Maroons Football Club and Terrazo & Tiles FC shared spoils as they played to 1-1 draw at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara on Monday evening in a dramatic 90minutes display. David Ndihabwe opened the lead for the visitors in 19th minute, Solomon Walusimbi missed an open spot kick in the 46th minute after Ogwang Joel was brought down in the area to kill the game for the guests. Maroons continued commanding the game when Emmanuel Olinga and Zziwa Vincent were brought in for Samuel Omara and Pius Obuya respectively to beef up the attacking force but all their efforts didn't mature despite va
rious attempts. Terrazzo got a penalty in 71st minute but it was also saved by Maroons shot stopper Eric Dhaira, Emmanuel Obitre levelled matters for the hosts from the spot just three minutes to the stopage time to settle for a draw. "We did all we could to win the game on the field of play but it didn't come our way, many players were rested in the first leg but now that's history. We are turning all our focus to the second leg on Friday in Luzira, my side is still better on aggregate scores" Coach Charles Ayiekoh added Both sides will face-off on Friday 9th-April at Luzira Prisons grounds in the second leg of the Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32. Maroons starting lineup Eric
Dhaira started in goal with a thunder clap performance, Shamary Ramathan, Kitagenda Godwin, Ogwang Joel and Okello Maxwell completed the back line position, Bayiga Patrick and Ndibwe David in the defensive midfield role, Walusimbi Solomon, Olega Ceasor, Pius Obuya in the attacking role and Samuel Omara as a lonely striker Subs Akol Emmanuel, Kawawulo Isma, Mudali Derrick, Ssali Musa, Zziwa Vincent, Olinga Emmanuel, Tusubira Abraham.