Fufa women league: Kawempe, Kampala Queens go top

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Ajax Queen FC (Black) and Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC (Blue) players battling for the ball in the FUFA Women Elite League at Kawempe Muslim on Sunday

Defending Champions Kawempe Muslim Ladies and Kampala Queens FC have finished top of Victoria and Elizabeth Groups respectively at the closing day of the FUFA Women Elite League first round.

Kawempe Muslim Ladies defeated Ajax Queens 1-0 to finish top of Victoria Group with 19 points from 7 games. Kawempe is unbeaten with 6 wins and a draw.

In Elizabeth Group, a win away in Bugiri against Town View helped Kampala Queens finish top of the group with 14 points from 7 matches.

The Queens won 2-4 in Bugiri. Midfielder Namuleme Zaina scored a brace. Nanziri Resty and Matama Damali scored the other goals.

UCU Lady Cardinals slipped to 4th position:

FUFA Women’s Cup holders UCU Lady Cardinals FC that has been leading the table since the league started slipped to fourth position in Elizabeth Group after the last match of the first round against Uganda Martyrs HS Lubaga.

The visitors won the game 1-2 thanks to goals by Nankya Shadia and Nankya Rashida. Hasifa Nassuna scored for UCU.

In the same group, Olila High School bounced back in the top 3 positions with 12 points after a 0-0 draw away in Lira against Lango Queens.

Other matches at the end of first Round:

Nakayobyo Habibah guided Mutesa I Royal University to a 0-1 win over Asubo Gafford at Kanyanya. Mutesa moved to 3rd position of Victoria Group with 10 points.

At Wakisha Ground, Rines SS FC shared the spoils with She Corporates in a 2-2 stalemate.

Nalukenge Bridget and Nanteza Halima scored for Rines while Nambirige Tina and Namulindwa Sarah were on target for She Corporates.

Makerere University Ladies fell to Isra Soccer Academy by 1-2 at home in Makerere.

The result saw the She MAK dropping to 6th position in Elizabeth Group.

Lady Doves FC edged Dynamic Jjeza 0-1 in Muduma with a sole effort by Lydia Nyandera. Doves confirmed second position in Victoria Group with 13 points from 7 games.

Leading Scorers:

Kawempe Muslim striker Nalukenge Juliet and UCU’s Hasifah Nassuuna are tied on 6 goals followed by Nankya Shadia 5 goals (Uganda Martyrs HS) Nanziri Resty 4 goals (Kampala Queens)

Kawempe MuslimLadies FC and Lady Doves FC are the only teams yet to lose a game in the Elite League.

Both teams shared spoils in the 1-1 draw on match day 1 at Katusabe Stadium in Masindi.

FUFA Competitions Department will officially release 2nd round fixtures for the Elite League.

The best 2 teams from Each Group shall qualify for the semi final play off at the end of regular season.

Standings:

Elizabeth Group Table: http://www.fufa.co.ug/table/fwel-2018-19-elizabeth-group/

Victoria Group Table: http://www.fufa.co.ug/table/fwel-2018-19/

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