The Eastern Giants have now opened a five-point lead at the top, having accumulated 37 points, ahead of runners-up Kitara FC.
Uganda Premier League leaders BUL FC extended their lead on the log after a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Soltilo Bright Stars FC on Wednesday at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.
The Eastern Giants have now opened a five-point lead at the top, having accumulated 37 points, ahead of runners-up Kitara FC, who have played a game less.
Defender Walter Ochora and midfielder Jeromy Kirya scored in the second half to avoid an early slump handed by their opponents.
The second was a make of calamitous goalkeeping from Hassan Matovu, who failed to stealthily gather an effort from Kirya.
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BUL's last win came over five weeks back, a hard-fought 1-0 three points against neighbours and arc-nemesis Busoga United.
Kirya had been the provider from a freekick, which was met with a thumping Ochora header.
Conversely, Bright Stars netted through Shafiq Kakande in the first half, but it wasn't enough to help his side avoid defeat.
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The deal drew exhilaration and elation from the more extensive section of the Ugandan football faithful, many of whom are Mutyaba's teammates at the national team or formerly at respective clubs.
BUL will now shift their attention to their next match as they will visit Maroons FC at Luzira on February 23.
A day earlier, Bright Stars, who are ninth with 21 points, will host Express FC at Kavumba.
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"We are competitors; we want to reach the finals and will do everything to achieve that," Desabre stated bullishly.