Kumi’s Olupoti Cuthbert was the hero of the as his hat rick helped his side to their first win in the University football league.
The young star’s first game in the first stanza, with two in the second while Gulu’s Omech Norman was guilty of scoring in his own net to give the home side a 4-2 victory.
Mwesigwa Drake and Othieno Micheal’s own goal gave Gulu their two consolations for the day.
UCU tops group D with 13 points, Bugema is second three points shy, Kumi is third with four points while Gulu is left bottom of the pile with two points.
Elsewhere, the Uganda Sand Cranes have held their second training session ahead of their trip to Abidjan for the return leg against Ivory Coast in the 2018 AFCON BEACH SOCCER qualifiers for 21st of September.
Having lost the first leg 3-1 last week in Entebbe, Uganda will need to win by a margin of three goals to book a slot in 2018 finals in December in Egypt.