By: Kamusiime Barnabas
It was another fantastic weekend for a number of Ugandan foreign based players in the diaspora as they registered different results.
Towering defender Martin Mpuuga had a debut in the Kenya Premier League at Western Stima.
Western Stima lost at home 3-2 to Kakamega Home Boys.
The former SC Victoria University, KCCA and Maroons defender featured full time with another home boy Isaac Mweru Doca, formerly at Express and lately MYDA.
AFC Leopards XI
Forward William Wadri grabbed a brace as his Bandari FC side beat AFC Leopards 2-1 at home.
Former Friends of Football (FOF), SC Villa and KCCA goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan was in goal for AFC Leopards.
Defender Yusuf Mukisa was not in Nairobi City FC’s match day squad as they beat Zoo 2-1 at home.
Goalkeeper Yasin Mugabi kept a clean sheet as his Red Arrows FC side beat Green Buffaloes 3-0 at home in a Zambia Super League duel.
Left back Shafiq Batambuze played full time as his Kabwe Warriors side drew 2-2 at Green Eagles.
Shafiq Batambuze (third from left) in action in Zambia
Custodian James Alitho was not in the match day squad as his Zanaco FC side won 3-1 at Indeni.
Elsewhere in Turkey, Miya Farouk started before paving way for Daci in the 64th minute as his Konyaspor side beat Yeni Malatyaspor 3-2 on the road.
In Sudan, custodian Salim Jamal was an unused substitute as his Al Hilal Omdurman side beat Al Khartoum 4-0.
In the Scottish Premier League, Bevis Mugabi was not in the match day squad as his Motherwell FC lost 3-0 at home to St. Johnstone.
In the Portuguese Segunda, Alex Kakuba did not make the match day squad as his CD Cova Piedade drew 1-1 at home against Chaves.
In the Primus Premier League in Burundi, midfielder Allan Brian Kiiza played full time while defender Mugisha Steven was an unused substitute as their Le Messanger Ngozi side drew 1-1 at Bumamura.
Meanwhile defender Joseph Othieno played full time as his Musongati FC lost 2-0 at Rukinzo in Burundi.
In the Danish Premier League, Moses Opondo played full time as his Odense FC drew goalless at Horsens.
Robert Kakeeto started before being substituted for Kusk in the 61st minute as his Aalborg FC lost 2-0 at home to defending champions Midtjylland.
In the Egyptian Premier League, Emmanuel Okwi was an unused substitute as his Al Ittihad side lost 3-1 at home to Aswan SC.
Allan Kyambadde wasn’t in the match day squad due to a groin injury as his El Gouna FC side lost 3-2 to Arab Contractors.
Khalid Aucho was not in the match day squad as his Misr Le Makasa side beat Wadi Degla 3-1 at home.
In the Ethiopian Premier League, Yassar Mugerwa wasn’t in the match day squad due to a knock in his knee as his Sidama Bunna lost 1-0 at Jimma Aba Jifar.
Defender Isaac Isinde played full time as his Hadiya Hossana side drew goalless at Ethiopia Bunna.
In the South Africa Premier League, Moses Waiswa was an unused substitute as his Supersport United side drew 1-1 at Kaizer Chiefs.
Custodian Ismail Watenga wasn’t in the match day squad as his Chippa United side drew 1-1 against TS Galaxy.
In the South African second division, Daniel Isiagi featured as his Jomo Cosmos side lost 3-0 at Polokwane.
In the Swedish Svenska Cupen, Alex Bbakka wasn’t in the match day squad as his Umea FC side beat Kalmar 2-1 on the road.
Still in the same competition, defender Ronald Mukiibi played 87 minutes before coming off for Awad while Isak Ssewankambo played full time as their Ostersunds FK beat Landskrona 3-0 on the road.
In the Tanzania Premier League, goalkeeper Cleo Ssetuba started as well as Joseph Zziwa as their Biashara Mara beat Ruvu Shooting 3-0.
Joseph Zziwa in action for Biashara Mara
Jackson Kibirige started on the bench as his Kagera Sugar lost 3-0 at KMC.
Boban Zirintusa was not in the match day squad as as his Mtibwa Sugars lost 1-0 at Young Africans.
In Algeria, Allan Okello came off the bench as his Paradou AC beat Medea 2-1.
In the Morocco Botola Pro League, Patrick Kaddu started and was taken off in the 41st minute for Aoufir as his Youssoufia Berrechid side beat Fus Rabat 2-1.
Nelson Ssenkatuka wasn’t in the match day squad as his Mogreb Tetouan lost 3-1 to Olympique De Safi.
Burly forward Karl Mubiru Ikpeauzi played for 85 minutes before paving way for Muskwe in the championship in Wycombe Wanderers’ goal-less draw at Millwall.
Meanwhile, Jordan Obita, teammate for Mubiru played full time for the “Chairboys”.
In the English League 2, Elvis Bwomono played full time and also saw yellow in the 83rd minute as his Southend FC lost 1-0 at Bolton.
Meanwhile, Jayden Onen played full time as his Reading U23 side lost 3-1 at Stoke City U23.
Elsewhere in the Germany Bundesliga 2, Herbert Bochorn started and was taken off at the start of second half in the 46th minute as his Bochum side lost 1-0 at Aue.
Finally in the CAF Confederation cup, left back Fred Nkata was on the bench as his Gor Mahia FC side drew 2-2 at Napsa Stars to miss out on the lucrative group stages while Abdu Lumala wasn’t in the match day squad as his Pyramids FC side also stormed the group stages.