Match-day 12

Tuesday, December 21
•Bright Stars Vs Vipers – Kavumba
•Gaddafi Vs Onduparaka – Gaddafi Arena
•Tooro United Vs Police FC – Buhinga

Wednesday, December 22
•KCCA FC Vs Express – Lugogo
•UPDF Vs BUL – Bombo
•URA FC Vs Mbarara City – Ndejje
•Wakiso Giants Vs Arua Hill – Wakissha
•Busoga United Vs SC Villa – Njeru

Team News

  • Tooro United will miss Marvin Oshaba who will be having his Exams at Makerere University on Tuesday
  • Lubega Rashid will miss the match but Patrick Sserunjogi is back
  • For Police FC, Johnson Odongo is sick, Mahmood Hassan, Tonny Kiwalazi and Mubarak Nsubuga did not travel with the team
  • Isaac Kiberu is in line for selection

Probable Lineups

Tooro United – Kenneth Lukyamuzi, Shafic Kakeeto, Apollo Kagoggwe, Ronald Kayondo, Patrick Sserunjogi, Hussein Mwanje, Gerald Lubanjwa, Ponsiano Ssegonja, Julius Pirwot, Denis Ojara, Mark Nsubuga

Police FC – Tom Ikara, Arafat Kakonge, Eddy Kapampa, George Kiryowa, Joseph Ssentume, Samuel Kayongo, Muwadda Mawejje, Eric Ssenjobe, Ruben Kimera, Juma Balinya, Brian Mululi

Preview: Battle of League Strugglers

Tooro United and Police face off at Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal as the two poor starters meet in hope for resuscitation.

Two points separate Tooro United on 4 points from Police in a bottom of the table clash.

The hosts will be banking on home advantage to pick their second win of the season after a poor run of results.

They showed admirable resilience for extended stretches against Vipers before Caesar Manzoki broke the deadlock to hand Tooro United another loss.

And with coach Edward Kaziba back, Tooro United will fancy their chances this time round against a fellow struggling side.

Police on the other hand, finally got off the mark with a deserved win over Busoga United and the visitors will be hoping to build on that result.

It remains to be seen whether Police have turned the corner after 10 games without a win.

Charles Musiige and John Byamukama were on scoresheet as Tooro United beat Police the last time they met at Buhinga in 2019/20 season and Steven Omvia also handed Tooro United a 1-0 win at the same venue against the same team a season before.

The Stats

Tooro United

  • The Hosts sit rock bottom (16th) with 4 points after 11 games (1W, 1D, 9L)
  • They have conceded 27 goals, the highest tally in the division
  • Club on a 9-game winless run

Police FC

  • The Peace Keepers sit second from bottom (15th) with 6 points after 11 games (1W, 3D, 7L)
  • They have scored just two goals away from home
  • They beat Busoga United in their last game to end a winless run

Head to Head

*Tooro United 2-0 Police
*Police 4-0 Tooro United

*Tooro United 1-0 Police
*Police 2-1 Tooro United

*Police 1-0 Tooro United
*Tooro United 2-1 Police

*Tooro United 1-2 Police
*Police 0-3 Tooro United

*Tooro United 2-3 Police
*Police 1-1 Tooro United

*Police 0-1 Tooro United
*Tooro United 0-1 Police

*Tooro United 1-0 Police
*Police 0-1 Tooro United


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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