Etoile de l’est go top of Pool A in 2nd division league

Unbeaten Etoile de l’est FC assumed top spot in Pool A in the second division league after defeating Gitikinyoni FC 3-0 at Ngoma ground.

Sunday
Group A
Nyagatare FC 0-3 Akagera FC

Saturday
Gasabo United 0-1 Vision FC
Etoile de l’est 3-0 Gitikinyoni Fc
Pepiniere FC 1-1 Rwamagana City FC
Esperance 1-0 Aspor FC
Sorwathe FC 1-1 Unity FC

Sunday
La Jeunesse 2-0 SEC Academy
United Stars 1-0 Intare FC

Saturday
Interforce 1-3 AS Muhanga
Heroes FC 1-1 Hope FC
UR FC 2-0 Rugende FC

Unbeaten Etoile de l’est FC assumed top spot in Pool A in the second division league after defeating Gitikinyoni FC 3-0 at Ngoma ground.

Etoile de l’est lead the table with 10 points, one ahead of second-placed Unity SC after drawing 1-1 with Sorwathe FC, who are in fourth place with 7 points. after After the loss Gitikinyoni dropped to 11th place with four points from five matches.

Ngoma-based Etoile de l’est took the lead through striker Yves Rukundo after 38 minutes before he added the second in the 41st minute, left-back Eric Mugisha netted the third goal in the 71st minute.

After notching his third win in four matches, unbeaten Etoile de l’est head coach Noah Nsaziyinka said, “This is a good result for us but we must keep the consistency because we want to stay at the top of Pool A until end of the group stage.”

Thierry Nzayisenga, the head coach of Gitikinyoni FC said, “Etoile de l’est is a good team with quality players. They were simply the better side today.”

Meanwhile, third-placed Pepiniere FC drew 1-1 with Rwamagana City.

In Pool B, AS Muhanga, on 13 points from five matches, opened up a three-point lead at the top of the table after winning 3-1 against Interforce on Saturday, second-placed La Jeunesse beat SEC Academy 2-0 at Mumena grounds on Sunday.

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