Mbarara City beat Kaaro Karungi to secure promotion back to UPL

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Sinan RAJUB SENOGA 

Mbarara City secured a promotion back to the Uganda Premier League after beating neighbors Kaaro Karungi 2-0 in Ibanda in the penultimate round of the FUFA Big League.

Strikers Henry Kitegenyi and Jude Ssemugabi were on target to inspire the Ankole Lions to a much needed result.

Kitegenyi scored first in the 5th minute from the penalty mark after Seiri Arigumaho was brought down in the forbidden area.

Nvule Jamie Kisitu made a wonderful spadework to set up Ssemugabi who made it 2-0 in the 50th minute of the game.

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The win took Mbarara City to 57th minute and subsequently earned them a place in next season’s UPL alongside rivals and leaders Kitara FC who have a point more.

Kitara beat Adjumani Town Council 3-0 thanks to goals from Paul Mucureezi, Paddy Muhumuza and George Senkaaba.

Mbarara City and Kitara will be vying for the Big League championship as the season next week.

Results
• Kaaro Karungi 0-2 Mbarara City
• Jinja North 2-0 Calvary
• Adjumani TC 0-3 Kitara
• NEC FC 2-1 Kyetume FC
• Lugazi FC 1-1 Kataka FC
• Booma FC 0-1 Police
• Northern Gateway 0-2 Ndejje University
• Soroti City 2-0 Luweero United

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