As the Nile Special University Football League (NSUFL) returns, Kampala University (KU) will host Busitema University this Wednesday, 19 October 2016. The match will be played at Villa Park at 2; 30 pm. These two sides are to lock horns in order for one to qualify for the NSUFL semi-finals.
During the first leg that was played a fort night ago, KU hammered Busitema 2-1 in what proved to the audience to be a heated contest. KU’s first goal came from Fibele Muyamana who scored on the spot. KU doubled their lead through Abdallah Walusimbi who converted a lot of efforts into a notch. Ibrahim Orit later pulled one back for the hosts at the later ages of the second half. However his goal proved to be a mere consolation when the referee blew the final whistle with the score still 2-1.
The Ggaba based University head coach, Vincent Tumusiime is confident that his side will make it to the semi-finals and later one emerge champions. He urges so on grounds that enough preparations have been made in order to clinch the trophy. Tumusiime also admits that the support of the fans is a great deal to the team.
Makerere University (MUK) and Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi (UMU) are already in the semi-finals stage after whipping Kyambogo University (KYU) and Uganda Christian University (UCU) respectively. MUK hit KYU 2-0 on average while UMU’s away goals ensured that UCU is out of the competition although the two shared spoils in all the legs which resulted to a 3-all goal average.
Meanwhile on Thursday, 20 October 2016, Nkumba University will host Gulu University in the NSUFL quarter finals return leg set to be played in Entebbe. These two ended in a goal less draw on 30 September 2016. Therefore it is a fresh contest between the two teams. However a draw that involves goals will ensure that Gulu University knocks out Nkumba.
However, the first leg of the league semi-finals will be played on 26 and 27 October 2016. The second leg will be played on the 2 and 3 November 2016. The Finals and Third place will be played on Saturday, 19 November 2016 at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Nambole.