Tuesday, February 23
*Kyetume FC Vs Bright Stars FC, Njeru – 1pm
*Busoga United Vs SC Villa, Njeru, 4pm – Live on Sanyuka
*Vipers SC Vs BUL FC, Kitende – 4pm
*MYDA FC Vs Express FC, Tororo – 4pm
*Wakiso Giants Vs KCCA FC, Wakissha – 4pm
Wednesday, February 24
*UPDF FC Vs Mbarara City, Bombo – Live on Sanyuka
*Police FC Vs Onduparaka – Lugogo
*Kitara FC Vs URA FC, Kavumba
- Joel Mutakubwa has not passes the fitness, meaning Derrick Were will continue starting in goal for Kyetume.
- Latif Kiyemba returns after missing the trip to face Onduparaka in Arua
- For Bright Stars, Sam Sekitto, Ronald Sempala, Methodius Jungu, Andrew Kyambadde and Alfred Onek all remain sidelined.
- Simon Kato Ssemayange is one booking away from suspension, but is expected to remain sidelined due to an injury.
Bright Stars – Godwin Buule, Andrew Kaggwa, Ronald Nkonge, Warren, Derrick Ngoobi, Suleiman Ssebunza, Nvule Jamie, Marvin Joseph, Samuel Ssekamatte, Joseph Janjali, Joseph Akandwanaho.
Kyetume – Derrick Were, Henry Orom, Richard Matovu, Joshua Kigozi, Mustafa Mujuzi, Iseja Deo, Isaac Kirabira, Ali Feni, Baker Buyala, Ezra Bida, Sharif Saka
Match Preview – Can Kyetume Dim Bright Stars?
Kyetume will play host to Bright Stars in a lunchtime kickoff encounter at FUFA Technical centre in Njeru.
The game will be followed by another UPL fixture between SC Villa and hosts Busoga United at the same venue in which will be the day’s televised game.
Kyetume are on a poor run of three winless games and coach Livingston Mbabazi’s charges will be hoping to bounce back.
Against Bright Stars, they face a side beaming with confidence having beaten UPDF FC 3-0 in their last encounter.
This will be the second top flight meeting between the sides – Sharif Ssaka scored the only goal of the game as Kyetume beat Bright Stars in Wankulukuku on October 12, 2019.
- The Slaughters are 11th on the 16-team log with 10 points after eight league games.
- They are yet to lose a home game, having won twice and drawn as many.
- They have collected one point from a possible nine and conceded eight goals during the spell
- Baker Buyala is the leading scorer for the club with three goals.
- The Stars are eighth on the log with 12 points
- They are yet to win on the road, with three draws and a loss
- After a poor start, the side has gone five games unbeaten
- Joseph Akandwanaho is the leading goalscorer for the team with four goals.