Walusimbi disappointed by red card against Onduparaka

Express FC skipper Enock Walusimbi has admitted that he was gutted to have been sent off against Onduparaka FC.

The giant defender was sent off in the 67th minute during Express’ one-all stalemate with Onduparaka at Greenlight Stadium in Arua.

The Red Eagles took a deserved lead in the 11th minute when Frank Kalanda converted from the penalty spot.

Skipper Walusimbi leads the warm ups just before kickoff

However, despite holding onto the lead for most of the game, they were denied maximum points as Kabong Livingston levelled matters for the home team in the 68th minute.

The goal was from the penalty spot, after Walusimbi was sent off for deliberately handling the ball inside the box.

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The 22-year-old, who started at the back partnering Murushid Juuko in the club’s first league game.

He has now said that he was disappointed to be sent off but remained hopeful the team will come good.

“I was so disappointed because it’s always sad to be sent off yet you want to play the entire game and help the team to win,” Walusimbi was quoted by the club’s official website.

“I think as a team we gave our all and we shall take a point but there’s always room for improvement and am sure we shall come good going forward,” he added.

The Red Eagles will next take on Bright Stars on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Betway Muteesa II Stadium Wankulukulu.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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