Richard Wandyaka scored a clinical brace as BUL FC beat URA FC in a 2-0 victory in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League at Kyabazinga Stadium, Jinja on Monday.
Benjamin Nyakoojo nearly placed the Tax Collectors ahead but his strong aerial challenge off Ivan Sserubiri’s freekick went wide by inches.
Three minutes past half an hour mark, Richard Wadyaka comfortably placed the ball past URA custodian Nafian Alionzi to give BUL the lead.
At the start of the second stanza, Hassan Kalega and Viane Ssekajugo replaced Brian Nkuubi and Joackim Ojera in URA’s double change.
In the 55th minute, Wandyaka doubled the host’s lead off Karim Ndugwa’s deliverance to send the fans on their feet.
Cromwell Rwothomio crossed the ball to meet Kalega whose final effort was blocked by George Kasonko while on its way to the goal.
Najib Fesali miscleared a low cross giving away the ball to Ibrahim Nsimbe but the defender rushed to block his mess.
The result leaves URA FC in the second position with 43 points while BUL are fourth with 41 points, one behind third placed KCCA FC.
In the next fixtures, URA host Vipers SC on Tuesday April 12 while BUL make a short trip to Gadafi on Friday.
The Tax Collectors enjoyed most spells of possession but where so blunt each time they reached the final third of the field.