Reigning champions Vipers SC picked maximum points in a 2022/2023 Uganda Premier League tie played on Tuesday at their St. Marys Stadium in Kitende.
Skipper Milton Karisa capitalized on a Bright Anukani cross to score after 19 minutes.
The newcomers Arua Hills tried to fight back, but failed to find goals. Vipers SC defender Ashraf Mandela was rushed to hospital in the first half after he got concussed following a collision with Rashid Kawawa.
The win takes Vipers SC to fifth place with 11 points from six matches played. Vipers SC are one of the teams from the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Zone that have qualified for the group stage of the 2022/2023 TotalEnergies Champions League.
In another match played Solitilo Bright Stars FC picked their first win of the season when they saw off visiting Onduparaka FC 2-1.
Innocent Kitimbo and Nelson Ssenkatuka netted for Solitilo Bright Stars FC, while Dominic Abong scored for the Arua based side Onduparaka FC. The win sent Solitilo Bright Stars to 11th place.
Blacks Power FC also registered a convincing 3-1 win against Maroons FC at the Lugazi Stadium. Dickens Okwi put the visitors ahead after 7 minutes, but Solomon Walusimbi leveled matters after 14 minutes for Maroons FC. Mike Siwu later converted a penalty for Blacks Power FC, and Petter Otto made it 3-1 before the break.
Action returns on Wednesday with Busoga United FC hosting Express FC. Bidco FC still lead the table with 14 points, while Wakiso Giants are second on the log.