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Mandela returns in Vipers’ win over URA



Ibrahim Orit scored the all important goal as Vipers edged wasteful URA FC 1-0 in the Uganda Premier league contest at Nakisunga playground on Saturday.

Orit’s 70th minute strike was enough to inspire the Venoms to their fourth consecutive win after victories over Blacks Power, Arua Hill and UPDF FC.

Orit scored the all important goal as Vipers edged URA

Right back Ashraf Mandela made a return to the starting Vipers lineup after recovering from the injury he sustained against Arua Hill weeks ago.

URA FC missed several scoring opportunities during the entertaining contest at Nakisunga.

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Saidi Kyeyune had his sensational strike kiss the crossbar late in the game.

Kabong Living could have given the home side an early lead but his effort went inches wide.

Left back Derrick Ndahiro and second half subsitute Jackson Nunda also squandered their chances.

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Vipers move to 17 points on the log and will next host SC Villa on Tuesday at Kitende.

URA FC who suffered defeat next travel to Maroons FC on the same day.

How both teams started


Nafian Alionzi (GK), James Begisa, Derrick Ndahiro, Patrick Mbowa, Najib Fessali, Hudu Mulikyi, Salim Abdallah, Saidi Kyeyune, Ibrahim Dada, George Ssenkaaba, Kabon Living

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Vipers SC XI:

Alfred Mudekereza(GK), Ashraf Mandela, Issa Mubiru, Murushid Juuko, Hillary Mukundane, Siraje Sentamu, Bright Anukani, Ibrahim Orit, Cromwell Rwothomio, Milton Karisa, Abubakar Lawal

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