Saturday 22nd May
*BUL vs Onduparaka @3pm
*SC Villa vs Kyetume @4pm
*Mbarara City vs Police @4pm
•All players are available for BUL apart from Ambrose Kirya who is still nursing injury.
•BUL is boosted with the return from injury of Walter Ochora and Goefrey Akol.
•Okocha Rashid didn’t travel with Onduparaka as he got a setback on his ankle injury.
•Amis Muwonge is out with a thigh injury while Gibson Adinho is also ruled out for the caterpillars.
•Defender Najib Tusaba will undergo a late fitness test.
Probable Line ups
BUL FC – Abdul Kimera (GK), Denis Okot, Walter Ochora, Jimmy Kulaba, Kenneth Semakula, Robert Mukongotya, Aggrey Madoi, Richard Wandyaka, Simon Peter Oketch, Joseph Semujju, Musa Esenu.
Onduparaka FC – Kagiri Michael (GK), Allan Busobozi, Hakim Magombe, Hamza Geriga, Derrick Ochen, Andama Denis, Joel Jangeyambe, Mahdi Ajobe, Kabon Living, Matata Gabriel, Emmanuel Okech.
Preview – Alex Isabirye seeking for first league win as BUL boss
Alex Isabirye will be looking for his first league win since replacing Arthur Kyesimira on the BUL touchline on Saturday.
BUL are winless in their last five matches losing two and drawing three.
At home they have registered just one win in last five games, defeating UPDF FC on the 20th of April.
Speaking ahead of the game, BUL assistant coach Kabaale Dan said that they will get their first win against Onduparaka.
“Tomorrow we have a game against Onduparaka. In our camp we had some card accumulations and injuries but some are in coming back and others are out. “What I want to assure fans is that we have been working on something though we have been losing. “We are not bad but it was just a poor run, so we have worked on most things. Winning starts tomorrow and the fans should be encouraged because tomorrow we shall get a comfortable win.”
For Onduparaka, they are 11th in the standings with 28 points, one above their opponents BUL.
BUL have won seven matches, drawn six and lost 12 in their opening 25 games.
Onduparaka have won eight drawn four and lost 13.
The Caterpillars have lost all their last five away matches.
These two have met nine times in the Uganda Premier League.
BUL FC defeated Onduparaka at the Greenlight stadium 1-0 in the first meeting courtesy of Anwar Ntege first half strike.
In the nine outings they have faced off, BUL have won three while Onduparaka have won twice and they have drawn four times.
Onduparaka have never defeated BUL away from home with the hosts winning twice and drawing the other two games.
Head to Head
Onduparaka 1-1 BUL
BUL 1-1 Onduparaka
BUL 0-0 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 1-0 BUL
BUL 1-0 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 1-0 BUL
Onduparaka 0-0 BUL
BUL 4-0 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 0-1 BUL