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Police Vs Bright Stars: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Tuesday, June 15
*MYDA Vs BUL, Tororo
*Police Vs Bright Stars, Lugogo

Team News

  • Police will welcome back Goalkeeper Tom Ikara who was sent off against SC Villa
  • Tonny Kiwalazzi, Sylvester Ssemakula and Edward Kiryowa are out because of illness
  • Bright Stars will miss Sam Sekitto, Ronald Sempala, Hamis Gabite, Benson Wagima who are still out with long term injuries
  • Ronald Nkonge and Andy Kyambadde are sidelined with illness

Team Lineups

Police FC – Tom Ikara, Sentume Joseph, Mawejje Tonny, Ssozi Yusuf, Kimera Ruben, Senjobe Eric, Duncan Sseninde, Tonny Kiwalaze, Kikyowa George, Mululi Mayanja Brian, Ocen Ben

Bright Stars – Simon Tamale, Derrick Ngoobi, Ssemayange, Samson Mutyaba, Warren Buule, Derrick Kiggundu, Joseph Marvin, Jungu Methodius, Samuel Ssekamatte, Joseph Janjali, Joseph Akandanwaho

Preview: Police Seek To Leapfrog Bright Stars

Police FC welcome Bright Stars as the Uganda Premier League returns from a Uganda Cup and International break.

Two points separate fourth placed Bright Stars and Police who will displace the side on Tuesday at Lugogo.

The first round between the two sides ended in a 2-2 draw: Forwards Samuel Ssekamatte Kayongo and Brian Muruli Mayanja scored twice each at Kavumba.

This will be the fourth meeting this season after Police eliminated Bright Stars over two legs.

The Visitors will be hoping for an improved performance after they conceded four times against Police at Lugogo in the cup.

Despite some poor results, Bright Stars have been tremendous this season and saw their players – Simon Tamale and Fred Akandanwaho summoned to the national team.

Police on the other hand will be seeking to make amends having failed to pick a win in their last six league games.

The Stats:

Police

  • Police occupy sixth place with 39 points after 26 games
  • Only KCCA (50) and Vipers (56) have scored more goals than Police (49) this season
  • The Peace Keepers are winless in their last six league games since beating MYDA 6-1 in April.

Bright Stars

  • They are fifth on the table with 41 points, having won 1games.
  • The Club is on a 7-game unbeaten streak on the road.
  • They have kept five screen shots from their last seven League games.

Previous meetings – League

2020/21
*Bright Stars 2-2 Police

2019/20
*Police 1-2 Bright Stars
*Bright Stars 0-1 Police

2018/19
*Bright Stars 1-1 Police
*Police 1-0 Bright Stars

2017/18
*Police 0-0 Bright Stars
*Bright Stars 0-0 Police

2016/17
*Police 0-0 Bright Stars
*Bright Stars 3-0 Police

2015/16
*Police 1-1 Bright Stars
*Bright Stars 0-1 Police

2014/15
*Police 2-1 Bright Stars
*Bright Stars 1-1 Police


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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