Soltilo Bright Stars FC played out to a 1-1 draw against Express FC at Kavumba on Sunday, in a closely contested encounter that saw both teams share the spoils. The hosts had a great start, with Ibrahim Kasinde scoring a goal in the 18th minute, capitalizing on a defensive error from the visitors. Soltilo Bright Stars continued to dominate the first half but were unable to convert their chances.
Express FC came out stronger in the second half and managed to level the scores through a calmly converted penalty from Allan Kayiwa. Both teams pushed for a winner, but the game ended in a stalemate, leaving Soltilo Bright Stars to settle for a point.
Despite the missed opportunity, Soltilo Bright Stars’ coach, Asaph Mwebaze, remained optimistic about the team’s chances in the upcoming fixtures, stating that the team will work hard to rectify the mistakes made in this match.
“We had a good first half, and I am pleased with the way the team played. We deservedly took the lead, and I think we could have scored more goals. In the second half, we allowed our opponents to get back into the game, but we fought hard to get the point,” said Mwebaze.
Mwebaze also noted that the team will go back to the drawing board and work on the areas that need improvement. He believes that Soltilo Bright Stars have a good squad and can get better results in their next games.
The draw sees Soltilo Bright Stars remain in 11th position, just one point behind their opponents. The team can take heart from their performance and will look to build on it in their next game away to BUL.
Soltilo Bright Stars will be looking to turn draws into wins in their upcoming fixtures, and the team will continue to work hard and strive for better results. With their coach determined to rectify the mistakes made in the previous match, the team is poised to achieve better results in the future.