June 27, 2022

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USSSA ARUA 2022: Najib Yiga Wins Late For Kitende Against Nile High To Reach Round of 16.

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USSSA ARUA 2022: Najib Yiga Wins Late For Kitende Against Nile High To Reach Round of 16.

Vipers SC forward Najib Yiga scored late for St Mary’s Kitende to edge Nile High School Arua 1-0 to book a round of 16 place in the competition.

 

Despite struggling in the opening group games with two draws, holders Kitende have qualified with a game to play in the group.

 

A win against Nile High guarantees Kitende (17 points) a place in the knock out stages that will be played on Tuesday as group A leaders.

 

Coach Gadafi Wahab giving instructions to his team at half time.

 

Record National post primary winners Kitende will finish their group games against Fortportal SS at 2pm at Pokea Seminary pitch.

 

Kitende have joined Royal Giant at the knock out round that play Kibuli SS in the batlle of big boys at 4pm at Greenlight Stadium.

 

Nile High (14 pts) chances of making it to the round of 16 stage lies in the result between Dynamic SS (12) and Bugangazi SS.

 

Dynamic need to win their 2pm game against Bugangazi to qualify as second from group A adn Nile High will pray for a draw for this fixture to have chance.

 

Nile High Arua XI.

Nickson Otema, Jamal Suleiman, Osuta Jude Gerald, Emmanuel Asala, Idd Twalib, Asiku Zuberi, Phillip Lucky, Kennedy Echon, Donald Sijali, Swadiq Moro

 

Substitutes

Fred Ayiko, Ismail Ramathan, Dramaza Ronald, Moses Abiti, Brian Odama, James Ayikubwa, Khalifah Onduma

 

Coach
Gadafi Wahab

 

SMASK XI

Jack Komakech, Justin Opiro, Enoch Luyima, Madoi, Rogers Torach, Frank Katongole, Elvis Ngondwe, Charles Lwanga, Fazil Tumwine, Ivan Irinimbabazi, Najib Yiga

Substitutes
Ken Luguya, Simon Mukisa, Stephen Yiga, Brian Olega, Habib Oloya, Hassan Mubiru, Hakim Mutebi