Super Eight: Wakiso Seek To Capitalise On ‘Home Advantage’ Against Hosts Tooro

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Tuesday, August 13
*Tooro United Vs Wakiso Giants – 4PM

Tooro United will play host to visiting Wakiso Giants in a Pilsner Super Eight classification game on Tuesday. URA FC and Proline face off on Wednesday in the other classification game.

Tooro have been bared to host games at Buhinga Stadium and have been redirected to use Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.

However, the side have opted to host Tuesday’s encounter at Wakissha resource centre, the home of Wakiso Giants.

In a press conference held at Kati Kati Lugogo Wakiso Assistant Coach James Odoch said that his side is ready to compete:

“KCCA FC was much stronger than us when they eliminated us in the Quater finals but against Tooro utd we are going to have a good game tomorrow and we are very ready to win it.”

The Purple Sharks will be without Ibrahim Kiyemba who is suffering from Malaria but Hassan Wasswa Dazo is expected to fill the void.

Tooro United FC team that started in Arua. Tooro media

New signing Geoffrey Sserunkuma will miss out as his ITC has not been obtained, reports suggest.

Wakiso Giants were ousted by KCCA FC in a 2-0 loss while Onduparaka ejected Tooro United via penalties.

Eric Ndifuna, an Assistant coach to Wasswa Bossa at Tooro United noted:

“We have planed better for this game and we expect to win tomorrow. The boys are in good shape and there is no room for errors.”

Tooro United is expected to be without Gerald Lule when they face Wakiso Giants in their first competitive meeting.

It should be noted that Vipers beat Mbarara City to reach this year’s final and await winner between KCCA FC and Onduparaka FC in the other semifinal on Friday.

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