EXPRESS FC 4-0 PAIDAH BLACK ANGELS: EXPRESS FC KNOCK OUT PAIDHA BLACK ANGELS SC OUT OF THE UGANDA CUP.
Express Football Club are safely through to the quarter-final of the Stanbic Uganda Cup following a 4 - 0 victory over Paidah Black Angels Sports Club on Wednesday. 15th. March. 2023.
The game started at a terrific pace with the hosts pressing high and looking to run in behind and it was no surprise that they scored 3 goals in the first half of the game.
James Odoch named a strong attacking line-up in Sekyanzi Faizal, Allan Kayiwa and Anwar Ntege for the contest at Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku and he was rewarded with a victory as Boban Zirintusa grabbed a double. The other two goals came from Faizal Ssenkyanzi and Anwar Ntege.
Midfielder Ssenkyanzi opened the scoring for the Red Eagles from a rebound in the 9th minute; with the earlier shoot on goal coming from Enock Ssebagala.
With their dominance in attack, Express went on to add two goals from Boban Zirintusa.
The forward's double hit on target came in the 31st and 41st minutes thus placing the Red Eagles in a comfort zone going into the interval.
After the break, Paidha Black Angles started on a high and tried to break loose Express FC's defence but it was all in vain.
As they tried to get to the end of Express, Anwar Ntege sealed off a solid win in the 79th minute strike, making it 4-0 for the hosts.
The West Nile based team fought valiantly but were simply outclassed in the end.
The lovely Ntege finish confirmed the extent of Express FC's superiority on the evening.
Express came into this game with a good run in the Uganda Cup having Knocked out Kajansi United Football Club and Lugazi Football Club in the round of 64 and 32 respectively.
After a classic display and victory, Express will now put their focus on the Star Times Uganda Premier League.
They visit Gaddafi Football Club on Sunday. 19th. March. 2023 with the hope of getting their first league win of the year.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH - Boban Zirintusa (Express Football Club).
The forward scored two goals and was so much involved in the build up play of the team; with beautiful technique, incredible awareness and good pace.
Story by www.sportznow.ug Football Writer, William Gad Bizimana.