BUL Vs Police: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Friday, October 22
*Vipers Vs Wakiso Giants – 3pm
*BUL Vs Police
*Bright Stars Vs Onduparaka

Saturday, October 23
*Tooro United Vs Mbarara City
*KCCA Vs Gaddafi
*UPDF Vs Express

Teams News

  • BUL FC will be without forward Joseph Ssemujju who is suffering from malaria.
  • Winger Ambrose Kirya set for League debut with BUL FC after sitting out the whole of last season due to an injury.
  • For Police FC, they will be without Captain Tonny Mawejje who suffered a concussion against Vipers
  • Johnson Odongo remains out while the Club is hoping to get licenses for right back Eddy Kapampa and returning Juma Balinya.

Preview: BUL Eye Perfect Start

BUL FC will be eyeing a perfect Start to the new 2021/22 Uganda Premier league seasons when they host Police FC at the Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe.

This will be their first game of the season given that their would be opponent on Matchday one SC Villa was not cleared by FUFA licensing Committee.

Last month, they were slashed 8-1 in the Uganda Cup final by Vipers, but left with heads high having reached their first cup final in a run that saw them oust Express.

Ahead of the new season, they start the league campaign with a new coach in Alex Isabirye who was handed a two-year employment contract on his return to the club.

The Jinja based side were highly involved in the recent Transfer market, signing a couple of new players as they seek to have a new shape.

In one of his remarks during the pre-season, Isabirye commented that they target a top four finish in this season.

Ahead of their first game, Isabirye had this to say: “We have been training for the last two months. We are very ready for Police FC. Police is one of the strongest teams in the league. If we are to win something, we have to win this game.”

Last season, BUL FC won five of their 13 home games in the league at a home, a record they must improve if they are to get a place in the top half of the table.

Police FC Seek To Make Amends

Police will be seeking to bounce back with Victory when they face the Isabirye coached side on Friday.

The Cops lost to Vipers SC 2-0 in their first game of the season played on Sunday at the Omondi Stadium in Lugogo.

Last season, the Abdallah Mubiru coached had a decent start in the league, winning four of their first six games of the campaign and were seen as potential title contenders.

However, midday way in the season, they failed to keep up the momentum as they kept on having mixed results, ending up in 6th position with 42 points.

And now, having lost in their opener, Mubiru is targeting his first three points.

“We are targeting maximum points against Bul FC. We are ready to make changes and hopefully we have all the players whom we didn’t have last time because of licence issues,” Mubiru said.

“Statistics don’t favour us because we have always lost to them at their home ground but that has motivated us more and we are ready to get maximum points tomorrow.”

Last season, Police beat BUL at Lugogo 2-0 thanks to a goal each from Johnson Odongo and Brian Muluri.

Probable Lineups

BUL FC – Saidi Keni (G.K), Douglas Muganga, Fredson Gwoto, Godfrey Akol, Aggrey Madoi, Ibrahim Mugulusi, Owen Mukisa, Thomas Kabaale, Martin Aprem, Musa Esenu, Ambrose Kirya

Police FC – Tom Ikara, Hassan Muhamood, Eric Ssenjobe, George Kilyowa, Eddy Kapampa, Samuel Kayongo, Yusuf Ssozi, Juma Balinya, Brian Muluri Mayanja, Duncan Sseninde, Muwadda Mawejje

Head to Head

2020/ 21 Season
Police 2-0 Bul FC
Bul FC Vs Police ( Not Held)

Police 0-2 Bul FC
Bul FC Vs Police not held

Bul 3-2 Police FC
Police FC 1-2 Bul FC

17/18 Season
Police FC 0-1 Bul FC
Bul FC 1-0 Police FC

16/17 Season
Bul FC 1-1 Police FC
Police FC 3-2 Bul FC

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