Mbarara Vs BUL: Duo Out As Hosts Seek Revenge

Wednesday, February 26
*Vipers Vs Maroons – 4pm
*KCCA Vs Maroons – 4pm
*Mbarara City Vs BUL – 4:30pm

Hosts Mbarara City FC will be without Souleymane Bamba and Solomon Okwalinga when they face BUL FC in a league game at Kakyeka Stadium.

Okwalinga will be serving his suspension of accumulated yellow cards while Bamba is nursing an hamstring.

Hillary Mukundane and Ibrahim Orit will require a late fitness while Jasper Aheebwa who lost his dad and child returns from compassionate leave, the club has confirmed.

BUL won the reverse fixture 3-0 in the reverse fixture at Bugembe and the Ankole Lions will be hoping for a revenge.

Mbarara currently sit eighth on the log with 30 points, just three points behind sixth placed BUL, a position which denies them a chance to play in Pilsner Super 8.

Brian Ssenyondo’s team are coming into this one at the back of a motivating away point after a one all draw in their last game against stubborn Onduparaka in Arua.

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For the visitors, they travel to Mbarara on Monday morning at the back of their first win of second round after beating Villa 2-1.

BUL who traveled with its full squad, sit sixth on the log with 33 points from 23 games and a win for them will pile pressure on rivals and neighbors Busoga United who occupy 5th place.

New coach Arthur Kyesimira will bank and build on Joseph Ssemuju who netted in a brace in their first win of second round.

Since the 3-0 win courtesy of Musa Esenu’s hat-trick against Mbarara, BUL FC have managed one win and three draws in the 10 league games played.

Previous league meetings.

BUL 3-0 Mbarara

*BUL 3-1 Mbarara
*Mbarara 1-0 BUL

*Mbarara 2-1 BUL
*BUL 0-0 Mbarara

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