Flashback: History maker Senkatuka seals Stars’ first ever win over Express.

Bright Stars FC Captain Nelson Senkatuka receiving the Man of the Match Award after scoring a brace against Express FC at  Champions Stadium in Mwererwe on Tuesday 20th February 2018.

Azam Uganda Premier League

Bright Stars FC 2:1 Express FC

(Nelson Senkatuka 14’ 66’)

20th February 2018

On Tuesday 20th February 2018, Bright Stars FC hosted Express FC at the Champions Stadium in Mwererwe in the 2nd round of the Azam Uganda Premier League 2017/2018.

Before the encounter, Bright Stars FC was looking for the first win against the historical giants since joining the top flight in 2013.

Bright Stars FC captain Nelson Senkatuka scored the first goal in the 41st minute for the home team to head into the halftime break with a 1-0 lead.

Bright Stars FC striker Nelson Senkatuka taking on Express FC defender during the Azam Uganda Premier League match at Champions Stadium in Mwererwe on Tuesday 20th February 2018.
Bright Stars FC striker and Captain Nelson Senkatuka taking on Express FC defender Ayubu Kisalita during the Azam Uganda Premier League match at the Champions Stadium in Mwererwe on Tuesday 20th February 2018.

He sealed the win with his second strike in the 66th minute after showing class with ball control and pace through the opponent’s defence beating four defenders. His shining star among the home fans will never diminish as he continued to make history by helping Bright stars FC pick up their first ever win over Express FC.

Senkatuka was chosen Man of the Match and received his Award from Uganda Cranes assistant Coach Mathias Lule.

The 2:1 win over Express secured the fifth victory for Bright Stars FC in the Azam Uganda Premier League 2017/2018 season.

MAIN PHOTO: Bright Stars FC Captain Nelson Senkatuka receiving the Man of the Match Award after scoring a brace against Express FC at  Champions Stadium in Mwererwe on Tuesday 20th February 2018.