By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba
Kabale based Kigezi Home Boys needed an early goal against Water FC to jump from red zone to 4th position in the ongoing second leg of Federation of Uganda Football Association–FUFA Big League Rwenzori Group Table.
The game’s only goal was scored by striker Dickson Niwamanya Kihanga in the 6th minute at Kabale Municipal Stadium, the home ground of Kigezi Home Boys.
It was the Gorillas’ second league win since this season began and the Team Captain Fiat Cleophas said the victory was crucial since it comes a few days before they face off with Bull FC in the Stanbic Uganda Cup last 16 Knock-out stage.
Kigezi Home Boys’ Media Officer Timothy Tuhumwire said the win at home was a token of motivation for the team that had previously struggled to get three points from the league matches.
“This win comes at a time when we needed it very much. It is a motivation for the players, management and the fans” he said.
Water FC Team Fred Habineza said he was satisfied with the performance of his players, though he thought they could to better if it wasn’t the fatigue because of traveling a long distance from Kamapla to Kabale.
“My players tried. They did not have enough time to rest because we traveled a very long journey from Kampala” he said.
Kigezi Home Boys will host Bull FC in the Stanbic Bank Uganda cup on Tuesday Next week, as they prepare to travel to Luwero to face Ndejje University FC in the FUFA Big League.