Hoima based outfit Kitara FC have been promoted to the Uganda Premier League (UPL) after beating Kiboga Young 1-0 during the final of the FUFA Big League promotional playoffs played this Wednesday at FUFA Technical Center in Njeru.
Big League top scorer from the regular season, Brian Muluuli Mayanja scored Kitara’s only goal in the 55th minute.
Kitara now join Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA) and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) who already qualified for the top tier league after finishing among the top two in the Big League regular season.
In regular season, Kitara finished second in Rwenzori group with 22 points, just a point below automatically promoted UPDF FC.
Kitara FC XI – Jamil Kiyemba, Yasin Mubiru, Patrick Mugume, Musa Docca, Maxwel Owachgiu, Daniel Patrick Ekoyu, Jamil Kisitu Nvule, Benon Mike Baguku, Pius Mbidde, Brian Mululi Mayanja, George Senkaba.
Substitutes – Ivan Akera, Phillip Ssempira, Denis Monday, Peter Lumoro, Samuel Adibo, Vicent Kasoki.
Kiboga Young – Stephen Makumba, Julies Kizito, Godwin Kitagenda, Pascal Irasa, Beimos Opio, Solomon Ewol, Jamaldine Buchochera, Yahaya Luuti, Sula Wambede, Godfrey Otika, Brian Olega.
Substitutes – Luka Okori, Alex Kapyo, Peter Otai, Edmond Wamboka, Ibrahim Gidudu, Cyoef Lubangakene, Akiram Munyoro