Tooro Vs Busoga: Bbosa Confident Despite Missing Three Key Players

Saturday, August 31
*Tooro United Vs Busoga United – 4:00PM

Tooro United will not be with three of their key players when they start their league campaign against Busoga United.

Tooro will play host to Busoga at Betway Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

The hosts will be without Godfrey Lwesibawa who lost his mum recently, Willy Kavuma is sick while Ibrahim Kayiwa is suspended.

Coach Wasswa Bbosa. Courtesy photo

Kayiwa was sent off (second yellow) in last game of the 2018/19 season while he was still at Express in a goalless draw with Onduparaka in Arua.

“My boys are in good shape except that I will be without three key players,” said Tooro coach Wasswa Bbosa.

“Am confident that we will the game, they (Busoga) are a good team and their coach has been them for a while, it will not be an easy game but we will try our level best to pick maximum points.”

The hosts have added Derrick Tekkwo, Chrispus Kusiima and Charles Musiige among others, however, Coach Bbosa will rely on last season’s players like Steven Luswata, Issa Lumu, Paddy Muhumuza, Yafesi Mubiru among others.

Tooro United in training on Friday morning at Wankulukuku. Tooro media photo

Notably, Tooro lost two of their key players from last season – Allan Kayiwa and Simon Sserunkuma who have joined Vipers and KCCA FC respectively.

Playing for the first time in the league as Busoga United since changing name from Kirinya Jinja SS, the visitors will target a positive result.

The side finished ninth last season with 41 points, eight below Tooro who finished fourth with 49 points.

The Eastern region team has added goalkeeper Ali Kimera, Ivan Wani, Shafic Kakeeto, Ibrahim Mugulusi among others.

Godfrey Akol (BUL), Sanon Mulabi (BUL), Faisal Muwawu (Villa) and Fred Amaku (Maroons) have left Busoga for greener pastures.

Head to head

Busoga United 1-1 Tooro United
Tooro United 1-2 Busoga United

Tooro United 2-2 Busoga United
Busoga United 0-1 Tooro United

Busoga United 1-1 Tooro United
Tooro United 1-0 Busoga United

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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