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Video: Kitara controversially denied equalizer as Vipers scrape victory

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Denis Musanje

Vipers SC smiled to maximum points with a 2-1 come back win over Kitara FC in the Uganda Premier league game on Thursday.

Bright Anukani netted in either half as Vipers cut the gap on leaders BUL FC.

Kitara were however denied a late equalizer when assistant Referee Juma Osire cancelled Dudu Ramadhan’s goal for offside.

Video courtesy of Sanyuka Prime

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Replays however showed that Dudu was onside when he headed in the leveller.

Assistant referee Juma Osire cancelled Kitara’s late equalizer (Photo by Sanyuka Prime) in

Jude Ssemugabi had fired Kitara into an early when he tapped in Denis Omedi’s quality cross in the 12th minute.

Jude Semugabi celebrates his goal with teammates

Vipers levelled matters through Anukani’s well converted penalty after a foul on Yunus Sentamu.

Early in the second period, Anukani calmly made it 2-1 off a perfect assist from substitute Allan Okello.

In added time, Dudu thought he had restored parity but was denied by Osire’s flag.

The Venoms held on to maximum points and stay second on the log with 23 points, two adrift of leaders BUL FC while Kitara are third with 19 points.

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