Saturday, May 15
*SC Villa vs Vipers SC, Bombo @3pm
*BUL FC vs Solitilo Bright Stars, Bugembe @4pm
*Wakiso Giants FC vs Kitara FC, Wakissha @4pm
*Express FC vs UPDF FC, Wankulukuku @4pm
*URA FC vs Police FC, Ndejje @4pm
*Mbarara City FC vs Onduparaka FC, Kakyeka @4pm
•Mbarara City will be without defender Jasper Aheebwa who is suspended after accumulating 3 yellow cards.
•They welcome back Makueth Awol who trained with the team and is available for selection.
•Bamba Soulyamane and Rodgers Adriko are still out injured.
•Onduparaka will be without Okocha Rashid who is still out injured.
•However they welcome back Matata Gabriel from injury after missing the last few games.
•The rest of the players are available and travelled with the team to Mbarara.
Mbarara City – Mohammad Ssekeba (GK), Innocent Wafula, Hillary Mukundane, Ibrahim Magandazi,Karim Ramathan, Pistis Barenge, Ivan Eyam, Bashir Mutanda,Solomon Okwalinga, Henry Kitegenyi, Jude Ssemugabi.
Onduparaka FC – Tonny Kyamera (GK), Allan Busobozi, Hakim Magombe, Hamza Geriga, Najib Tusaba, Andama Dennis, Mahdi Ajobe, Living Kabon, Gibson Adinho, Emmanuel Oketch, Jamal Malish.
Preview – Mbarara City seek to bounce back with victory at home
Mbarara City will be seeking to bounce back with victory when they host Onduparaka FC at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara
Having lost 3-1 away to Solitilo Bright Stars in their last game, the Ankole Lions will be desperate to forget the past and focus on getting back to winning ways.
They have had a poor run of results, winning just once in their last 6 league games (D3 L2).
Playing at home, Mbarara will have no room for error as they also try to save their season as they continue to slip close to the relegation zone.
Sitting just six points above 14th spot, they know they need to start gathering points to avoid being dragged into the dog-fight.
On the other hand, the Visitors also seek to continue with winning ways after they beat SC Villa 1-0 in their last game.
Before their victory against the Jogoos, Joseph Mutyaba’s side had gone five consecutive games without a win, losing five on the trot.
Sitting in the 11th with 27 points, one above Mbarara City who sit 12th, the Caterpillars will have to work harder to avoid being leapfrogged by the Ankole Lions.
At the moment, with the league almost at it’s climax, Onduparaka have no choice other than picking positive results to save their season as well.
They currently sit in the 11 th place with 27 points.
Won 1-0 when at home when they hosted Mbarara City early in the season.
Won once in their last 6 league games (D0 L5).
Mbarara City currently sit 12th on the table with 26 points after 23 games.
They lost 1-0 in the reverse fixture against Onduparaka FC.
Won just once in the last league 6 games (D3 L2).