Relegation tie-Saints FC thumps Jinja Municipal Council Hippos (Jmc)

Relegation tie-Saints FC thumps Jinja Municipal Council Hippos (Jmc)

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Saints in the first round with jmc. Photo by Fred Kyambade
Saints in the first round with jmc. Photo by Fred Kyambade

By Fred Kyambadde

Goals from Ivan kiwewa and Alex Kitata gave saints the much deserved win against JMC at Nambole National Stadium last saturday.

 

The hosts were in fight to avoid relegation to the  FUFA Big League next season.

They were points ahead of Simba FC which is at the top of the relegation line with 25 points and saints with 27 points.

Victory for the home team stretched them to five points away from Simba FC.

Saints player in blue attacking jmc player in green. Photo by Fred Kyambade
Saints player in blue attacking jmc player in green. Photo by Fred Kyambade

The two teams, both debutants were promoted last year to the top league but the hippos are safe from being relegated.

The Jinja based club shared points with the Saints in a goalless game which was at Kakindu Stadium in Jinja.

Saints come in this game after suffering 1-0 loss against Express FC at Muteesa ll Stadium at Wankulukuku.

While JMC will be motivated by a win they registered from Uganda Revenue Authority FC.

 

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