Maroons FC put an end to their five-match losing streak with a 2-0 home win over Gadaffi FC at the Luzira Prisons Grounds on Thursday evening.
Maroons started a new life without coach Charles Ayiekoh who was relieved of his duties following a poor run. The team was under the temporary stewardship of Muhammed Ssenfuma and James Chemari.
Forwards Bronson Nsubuga and Fred Amaku scored two early goals that guided the Prisons Warders to victory.
Nsubuga tap in on rebound after goalkeeper Muhammed Didi Kasule spilled Amaku’s ball in the second minute of the game.
Amaku made it 2-0 with an easy finish after Nsubuga set him up in the 11th minute.
Gadaffi sought for at least two goals to tie the encounter but emerged unsuccessful.
Maroons were reduced to 10 men after Musa Ssali was sent off for a second bookable offence deep in the second half.
Gaddafi were also reduced to 10 men as Naziru Ssewadda was shown red by referee Ali Sabila in the similar man inside the five added minutes.
The result implied that Maroons have completed a double over Gadaffi having won the first round encounter 2-0 in Jinja.
Gaddafi remained on 15 points, one behind joint leaders Arua Hill and Blacks Power FC.
Maroons XI; Eric Dhaira, Ceaser Olega, Godwin Kitagenda, Belmos Opio, Patrick Bayiga, David Ndihaabwe, Ronald Orombi (C) Bronson Nsubuga, Abraham Tusubira, Fred Amaku, Musa Ssali
Gaddafi XI; Muhamed Didi, Naziru Serwadda, Ibrahim Massa, Lawrence Kasadha, Najib Fesali, Pascal Ngobi (C), Ronald Obele, Mark Bamukyaye, Joel Madondo, Barssey Marco Methodius, Godwin Kawagga