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The FUFA Drum 2022: Midfielders dominate matchday two

The FUFA Drum 2022

Match Day 2 Results

Kigezi 0-0 Buganda

West Nile 5-0 Karamoja

Tooro 1-0 Rwenzori

Bunyoro 0-0 Acholi

The third edition of the FUFA Drum 2022 continued over the weekend with matchday two fixtures that witnessed four thrilling ties, producing six goals.

West Nile were the biggest victors as they smashed Karamoja 5-0 at the Greenlight Stadium while defending Champions, Acholi shared spoils at Bunyoro.

Below is a look at the players that were outstanding in the four games thus taking home Man Of The Match plaques plus a cash prize of USH 100,000 each courtesy of Nile Special and FUFA.

Kigezi 0-0 Buganda

This was the third meeting between both sides in the FUFA Drum history with either side registering a single victory in the first edition.

In the early kick-off on Friday played at Kabale Municipal Stadium, both sides played to a barren stalemate in an equally contested encounter.

Kigezi skipper David Ndihabwe was named Man Of The Match following his industrious display.

David Ndihabwe receives the man of the match accolade from FUFA EXCO Member Ronnie Kalema.

They will square off again in the round of 16 return leg on Sunday 14th August at Nakisunga, Kyetume to determine who team storms the last eight.

West Nile 5-0 Karamoja

As anticipated, West Nile registered the biggest win, condemning Karamoja to a 5-0 loss at a fully packed Greenlight Stadium with four goals coming in the first stanza through defender Bright Vuni, Gaddafi Wahab and a brace from Ibrahim Dada before substitute Fred Amaku put the icing on the cake with a stoppage time finish.

Left back Rashid Okocha was named Man of the match for his fantastic display.

Rashid Okocha of West Nile.

They will face off again on 14th August at Naitakwae Sports Complex in Moroto in the return leg.

Tooro 1-0 Rwenzori

In the third meeting between both sides, the Runya-Kitara derby lived to its billing as either side came searching for maiden victory.

Going pound for pound, the hosts Tooro took the bragging rights with a narrow 1-0 victory thanks to David Opio’s 75th minute penalty.

Despite the loss, Rwenzori dreadlocked skipper Kacancu Gaddafi was named Man Of The Match.

Augustine Gaddafi Kacancu (right) receives the accolade for man of the match.

Bunyoro 0-0 Acholi

It was an entertaining encounter that witnessed reigning Champions Acholi start their title defence against Bunyoro on the road.

In an closely contested encounter, neither side managed to find the back of the net at Masindi Stadium despite chances created.

Bunyoro and Buhuku FC midfielder Mungu Jakisha stood out and was named Man Of The Match.

Jakisha Mungu(Middl) receives his award from FUFA Drum Organizing Committee Chairman, Rogers Byamukama(right)

Both sides will meet again on Saturday 13th for the return leg at Pece stadium in Gulu.

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