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BUL Vs Busoga United: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Saturday, April 24
*Bright Stars vs URA FC (Live on Sanyuka TV)
*Police FC vs MYDA FC
*UPDF FC vs Kitara FC
*BUL FC vs Busoga United
*Mbarara City vs SC Villa

Team News

  • BUL FC will be without Joseph Ssemujju and Hamis Tibita due to injuries
  • Ambrose Kirya started training but the game comes too early for the former SC Villa forward, and so is Aggrey Madoi
  • Busoga United welcome back Ibrahim Mugulusi and Edrine Opaala after missing the Kyetume tie.
  • Sharif Kimbowa out with a hamstring while Abubaker Otwao is nursing bruises from an accident

Probable Lineups

BUL XI – Sanon Mulabi, Godfrey Akol, Fredson Gwoto, Robert Mukongotya, Walter Ochora, Simon Peter Oketch, Ramathan Dudu, Kenneth Semakula, Vitalis Tabu, Onzima Peter.

Busoga United – Rogers Omedwa, Ashraf Batwawula, George Kalyowa, Douglas Muganga, Shafik Kakeeto, Franco Balabala, George Kasonko, Isma Mugulusi, Anthony Mayanja, Ivan Wani, Shaka Ssozi

Preview: Much Anticipation Ahead Of Jinja Derby

Jinja will come to a stand still when Busoga United take a short trip to face cross town rivals BUL FC at Kyabazinga Stadium in the UPL.

Four points separate the two sides, with BUL in ninth with 24 points while Busoga are are 13th, a place above red zone with 20 points.

Busoga United will have their eyes on revenge having lost the first round tie 3-1; Joseph Semujju scored a hat trick for BUL while Jerome Kirya scored a consolation for Busoga who had Anthony Mayanja miss a penalty.

“We are playing Busoga United a derby that we know we are the giants of football in Eastern Uganda and we want to be giants of football in Uganda. it’s for games like this that fans look for,” said BUL coach Arthur Kyesimira as quoted by the club.

“The first game we won 3-1, there were no fans in the stadium, some fans will be allowed in so its games like this that we want to play for our fans.

“We are coming all out to win the game. We know Busoga have been on the run, they lost their last game but it doesn’t deny any other options. We have trained well, we are motivated and passionate and we hope for tomorrow’s win.”

BUL come into this one after edging UPDF 4-3 while Busoga United lost to Kyetume to suffer their 4th loss in five games!

Head To Head

2020/21
*Busoga United 1-3 BUL FC

2019/20
*Busoga United 2-1 BUL FC
*BUL FC 0-3 Busoga United

2018/19
*BUL FC 1-0 Busoga United
*Busoga United 2-2 BUL FC

2017/18
*BUL FC 1-1 Busoga United
*Busoga United 1-1 BUL FC

2016/17
*BUL FC 0-0 Busoga United
*Busoga United 0-0 BUL FC


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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