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FUFA DRUM: Allan Okello left foot salvages a draw for Lango against Tooro



Tooro 2-2 Lango

The second semi final of the FUFA Drum saw Tooro Province and Lango Province play out a thrilling 2-2 draw at the St. Paul’s Seminary Ground in Fort Portal.

Allan Okello was named the man of the match after scoring a brace that inspire Lango to rally behind twice and salvage a draw.

Following a barren first half, Tooro Province broke the deadlock through Vipers midfielder Marvin Youngman who struck perfectly at the edge of the box in the 57th minute.

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Okello equalized for Lango with a long range effort from about 25 yards that was not well dealt with by the Tooro keeper Simon Tamale in the 73rd minute.

Five minutes later, URA defender Benjamin Nyakoojo restored the lead for Tooro with a towering header from a John Byamukama cross.

Okello equalized again from a penalty kick following a handball by skipper Timothy Musinguzi in the area in the 90th minute.

The two sides will meet again in the second leg at the Akibua Stadium on 11th December to decide which team qualifies for this season’s final.

The other semi final is between West Nile and Acholi with the former leading 1-0 on aggregate.

Tooro Province XI; Simon Tamale (GK), Innocent Asiimwe, Fredrick Kigozi, Timothy Musinguzi, Benjamin Nyakoojo, Ibrahim Tembo, Marvin Youngman, Jungu Methodius, Norman Namanya, Henry Kitegenyi, Anwar Ntege

Lango Province XI; Emmanuel Odongkara (GK), Ivan Okello, John Paul Acire, Musa Ramathan, Jacob Okao, Norman Odipio, Franco Onen, Allan Okello, Rogers Mato, Moses Aliro, Dennis Omedi

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