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FWSL: Aluka on song as Olila stun UCU at home

Sinan RAJUB SENOGA 

UCU Lady Cardinals 0-1 Olila High School

Grace Aluka inspired Olila High School WFC to a hard fought 1-0 win over UCU Lady Cardinals in a FUFA Women Super League game played at the University grounds in Mukono.

Aluka scored the lone goal of the game and took her season tally to 8 goals to stretch her lead on the scorers’ table.

The former Kawempe Muslim left back cum winger struck the ball perfectly at the edge of the box following a fine pass from teammate Patricia Apio in the 23rd minute.

UCU staged a spirited fight but were relentlessly denied by the resilient Olila defense especially in the second half.

Crested Cranes defender Bira Nadunga made two crucial goal line clearances following a melee in front of the goal mouth.

Hasifa Nassuna nearly equalized for the Lady Cardinals in the closing stages but goalkeeper Esther Okello Akite made a perfect save.

The win took Olila to 18 points, level with UCU but separated by goal difference. UCU remained fourth while Olila who have an inferior (+4) goal difference are fifth on the FUFA Women Super League table.

Olila will face She Maroons on Monday 2nd May while UCU will host Tooro Queens on Wednesday 4th May.

UCU Lady Cardinals XI; Hadija Nalongo (GK), Bridget Nabisaalu, Shadia Nankya, Phoebe Banura, Fiona Atimaku, Teddy Najjuma, Joan Kwagala, Jackie Nakassi, Hasifa Nassuna, Sandra Kisakye, Ashait Naluggwa

Olila High School XI; Esther Okello Akite (GK), Marion Amangat, Bira Nadunga, Sharon Achen, Cecilia Apiding, Eunice Ariakot, Patricia Apio, Magdalene Ilamai, Dorcus Alakit, Siporosa Amoding, Grace Aluka

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