FWSL: Wakiso Hill secure safety as UCU Lady Cardinals get relegated

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Sinan RAJUB SENOGA

Former league champions UCU Lady Cardinals succumbed to relegation from the FUFA Women Super League after suffering a 2-1 defeat to Rines WFC at Kabaka Kyabaggu.

The defeat left the University side sitted second from bottom with 14 points from the 17 games.

Catherine Wujja scored a goal in each half to secure victory for Rines who also confirmed safety at full-time while Jovia Nakagolo’s 36th minute goal turned out to be a mere consolation.

UCU who won the league title in 2019, became the second side to be relegated this season following Asubo Ladies’ relegation a week ago.

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Consequently, Wakiso Hill officially secured safety after a hard drilled 1-1 draw against Lady Doves at Katusabe Grounds in Masindi.

Captain Zaitun Namaganda scored her fourth goal of the season from a Fatumah Nakasumba assist to give Wakiso a deserved lead in the 70th minute.

Lady Doves equalized late in the 90th minute capitalizing on a deflection off Nakasumba and ultimately shared the spoils.

Wakiso Hill have garnered 19 points, 14 of which have been achieved in the second half of the season.

In other games; Makerere University held Uganda Martyrs to a 1-1 draw at Lubaga with Noeline Namiiro and Brenda Munyana scoring for either side respectively.

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Shamirah Nalugya scored a brace and assisted Anitah Namata for the other to give Kampala Queens a commanding 3-0 win over She Maroons at Luzira.

Kawempe Muslim left it late to beat Asubo Ladies 2-0 in the Valley courtesy of goals from substitutes Esther Nangendo and Rhoda Nanziri.

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The title will be decided on the final match day of the season as Kawempe Muslim host Kampala Queens on Sunday 26th May.

MATCHDAY 17 RESULTS
• Uganda Martyrs 1-1 Makerere University
• She Maroons 0-3 Kampala Queens
• Lady Doves 1-1 Wakiso Hill WFC
• Rines SS 2-1 UCU Lady Cardinals
• Kawempe Muslim 2-0 Asubo Ladies

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