By Michael Kisekka.
The UCU Lady Cardinals have been shocked to a 2-1 loss by She Corporates at home on Friday, March, 5.
The Lady Cardinals took the lead at the 12 minutes mark through Shadia Nankya’s towering header. The Cardinals ended the first half in front.
However, in the second half, She corporates were awarded a penalty. The penalty was as a result of the ball hitting Mercy Nabulobi’s hand. The penalty was converted by Favor Nambatya to tie the scores.
The visitors [She Corporates] utilized the stoppage time of the game to grab the three points from Lady Cardinals. The winning goal was scored by She Corporates’ substitute Susan Atim.
The Lady Cardinals assistant head coach Simon Assimwe attributed the loss to lack of concentration in the last minute of the game. He is optimistic that in the next game they perform better.
“I know my players’ mentality and they will surely bounce back from this setback and work harder in the next game to make things right.” He added.
Following the defeat by She Corporates, means that the Lady Cardinals lose the top spot to their tormentors She corporates.
The Cardinals are now three points off the top. and the Corporates are at 13 points.
The UCU Lady Cardinals will lock horns with Kampala Queens Football Club in the next game at UCU New pitch on Saturday, March, 12th..