AFC Leopards were dimmed by a shocking 3-0 defeat in the
hands of City Stars at the Nyayo Stadium Saturday afternoon.
City Stars proved a thorn in the flesh of Leopards from
early in the match with Dan Sserunkuma being the man to watch.
Ingwe had an injury problem to deal with in the 40th
minute when Erick Masika was forced out with an injury in the 40th
minute and was replaced by Charles Okwemba.
The second half was action packed as the bottom placed team
return with their entire arsenal ready to chase back Leopards back to their
Their efforts paid off ten minutes into the second half when
Dan Sserunkuma finally got his way to notch the opener for the Stars.
Boniface Onyango was at it in the 64th minute
notching a second for the Stars with Ssrunkuma completing his brace four
Ingwe defense appeared to struggle with the absence of Erick
Masika and City Stars made inroads into their half more often than not.
The Ugandan could have made it four in the 75th
minute but Matasi was at hand to make the much needed save to leave it at 3-0.
The win lifts City Stars from relegation with 11 points
while AFC’s lead was reduced to within two points from Tusker FC.