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BUL FC vs Wakiso Giants FC: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview, Stats

Saturday, March 06
*Mbarara City FC vs Vipers SC @1pm – Kakyeka Stadium (Live on Sanyuka TV)
*BUL FC vs Wakiso Giants FC @4pm – Kyabazinga Stadium
*Bright Stars FC vs Onduparaka FC @4pm – Kavumba Recreation Grounds
*Kitara FC vs Express FC @4pm – Kavumba Recreation Grounds
*SC Villa vs Police FC @4pm – Bombo Military Barracks Stadium


Team News

•BUL FC have not reported any injury worry from the team that beat Onduparaka in Arua.
• Forwards Ambrose Kirya and Vitalis Tabu remain long term absentees
•Wakiso will still be without Lawrence Bukenya who is still out with injury.
•Edward Satulo will also not feature after picking up an injury in training.
•Rahmat Ssenfuka who sat out the draw with MYDA FC is expected to return to the team on Saturday.
•Hassan Wasswa is also available despite limping off against MYDA with a knock.
•Samson Kirya is expected to return in goal after overcoming a finger injury.


Probable Line-ups

BUL FC – Abdul Kimera (GK), Aggrey Madoi, Fredrick Kigozi, Ramadan Dudu, Walter Ochora, Godfrey Akol, Elvis Kibaale, Robert Mukongotya, Richard Wandyaka, Simon Oketch Peter, Anwar Ntege.

Wakiso Giants FC – Samson Kirya (GK), Muwadda Mawejje, Simon Namwanja, Fahad Kawooya, Hassan Wasswa, Tom Masiko, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Owen Kasule, Pius Kaggwa, Kipson Atuhaire, Vianne Ssekajugo.


Preview – Another Draw For The Sharks?

Wakiso Giants are slowly writing unwanted history since the campaign started and there is no indication that they are stopping soon.

The Purple Sharks have drawn nine out of their opening 11 games of the season and will be hoping there is no 10th (draw) when they take on BUL on Saturday.

The only two games that have not ended in draws are the 1-0 win at Mbarara City and the 3-0 loss to Express FC.

These results have put head coach Douglas Bamweyana under pressure and he knows that they must improve so as jot to become a fourth full-time coach to lose his job at Wakiso in the last two years.

Wakiso will start the day in 11th spot with 12 points and are hoping to erase the memories of the 2-2 draw at home to lowly MYDA this past Wednesday.

For BUL, they have not written their name in glory either, this season.

The Jinja based side have been struggling too as they have won only four games so far and lost as many as six.

Sitting just a point and spot above Wakiso, Arthur Kyesimira’s side know that they must start gathering points steadily to climb up the table and run away from a possible dog-fight to fend off relegation fears.

The victory away to Onduparaka FC last time out must have lifted their spirits after going on a four game losing streak prior to that.


The Stats

This will be the third meeting between the two sides in history.

The first two meetings saw BUL collect four points of Waksio, last season including a 0-0 draw when they last faced off in Jinja.

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