Women league: Goal machines Nassuna, Mwanzi, Kinavudori shine   

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UCU’s Moureen Kinavudori controls a high ball as Uganda Martyrs High School’s Sarah Mbikirize and the other player close gap.

The 2016/17 FUFA Women Elite League first set of play offs were held on Wednesday afternoon at the Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo in Kampala.

Defending champions, Kawempe Muslim Women Football club will face UCU Lady Cardinals in the finals coming this Sunday at the Mutesa II Wankulukuku stadium.

Hasifa Nassuna dribbles past Olila’s Grace Aluka at Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo on Wednesday

The Football radio 102.1 FUFA f.m was alert to relay live all the match proceedings to the masses.

The first game on the day witnessed UCU Lady Cardinals out muscle the Uganda Martyrs High School Lubaga 2-1.

Kawempe Muslim captain and the league top scorer shoots at goal as Olila defender led by Imran Magadelene and Eunice Akiror close the gap.

Moureen Kinavudori and Millicent Mwanzi scored the goals for UCU in the 21st and 25th minutes respectively.

Uganda Martyrs High School Lubaga got their consolation through Resty Nanziri in the 53rd minute.

Moureen Kinavudori attempts to dribble past Bonita Assimwe of Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga

Team captain for Kawempe Muslim Hasifa Nassuna was the heroine with a well taken double coming in the 47th and 91st minutes over a hard fighting Olila side that had held the holders to a goal-less draw in the first half.

The third place play off and final will be held at the Mutesa II Wankulukuku stadium on Sunday.

Olila’s Specioza Amoding (11) in action against Kawempe Muslim. Olila lost 2-0

PLAY OFF  REFEREES:

Uganda Martyrs, Lubaga vs UCU Lady Cardinals:

Center Referee: Anna Akoyi

First Assistant Referee: Marex Nakitto

Second Assistant Referee: Jane Mutonyi

4th Official: Hajjat Aisha Ssemmambo

Match Assessor / Match Commissioner: Margaret Kubingi

Kawempe Muslim Vs Olila:

Center Referee: Aisha Ssemmambo

First Assistant Referee: Lydia Nantabo

Second Assistant Referee: Docus Atuhaire

4th Official: Anna Akoyi

Match Assessor / Match Commissioner:  Margaret Kubingi