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Bright Stars Vs Kitara: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview And Stats

Saturday:
*SC Villa Vs MYDA FC – Bombo Military Barracks Grounds (live on Sanyuka TV)
*Vipers SC Vs UPDF FC – St. Mary’s Stadium
*Soltilo Bright Stars Vs FC Kitara FC – Kavumba Recreation Ground

Sunday
*URA FC Vs Express FC – Arena of Visions (Live on Sanyuka)


Team News

  • Bright Stars welcome back goalkeeper Edwin Buule Kiwanuka who will be set for his first game this season.
  • Sam Kayongo, Derrick Kiggundu and Sam Sekitto also return
  • Club leading goalscorer this season Ronald Ssempala is injured while Simon Ssemayange is suspended (and injured as well)
  • Kitara FC have reported no new injury worries ahead of league restart
  • They will be starting for new life without striker Brian Mululi who joined Police FC.

Probable Lineups

Bright Stars XI – Godwin Buule, Andrew Kaggwa, Derrick Ngoobi, Andrew Kyambadde, Allan Katwe, Hamisi Gabite, Joseph Janjali, Marvin Joseph, Ibrahim Kasinde, Augustine Kacancu, Joseph Akandwanaho

Kitara FC XI – Hillington Musoke, Maxwell Owachgiu, Ronald Kyamanywa, Musa Docca, Patrick Mugume, Yasin Mubiru, Vincent Kasoki, Rogers Lwebuga, Daniel Ekoyu, Peter Lomoro, Philip Ssempira

Preview:

Bright Stars will be targeting maximum points when they take on struggling newcomers Kitara FC at Kavumba Recreational ground.

The hosts, after a poor start that saw them pick one point from the opening three games, beat MYDA and held Wakiso Giants before the league went for a break.

They sit 12th with five points from as many games and will fancy their chances on Saturday.

Kitara FC on the other hand, will be playing at a familiar ground, given that they host games at the same venue.

After their 1-1 draw with Kyetume in their first ever top flight game, the side has gone into a deep slumber – losing the next four games including conceding five against UPDF and Police in a row.

They have scored four goals in five and the departure of their main striker Brian Mululi provides more selection headache for coach Tony Ssekito whose side is rooted at the foot of the log.

The Stats

Bright Stars
Games:
KCCA (H) 1-2
URA (A) 0-0
Express (A) 1-2
MYDA (H) 2-1
Wakiso Giants (A) 2-2

Kitara FC
Games:
Kyetume (A) 1-1
UPDF (H) 1-5
Police (H) 0-5
Vipers (A) 1-2
Onduparaka (H) 1-3


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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