Tuesday 28th December
URA FC Vs Wakiso Giants – Arena of visions
BUL FC vs Arua Hill – Bugembe stadium
Express FC vs Busoga United – Wankulukuku
The hosts of URA FC remain without the services of long term absentee Jackson Nunda whose return date is expected in late January.
Wakiso Giants welcome back defenders George Kaddu and Edward Saturo from suspension as well as Ivan Bogere who missed the game against Arua Hills due to yellow card accumulation.
Frank Ssebuufu will need a late fitness test if he is to feature in the URA game at the Arena of visions
The purple sharks travel to Luweero without Fahad Kawooya who is nursing a thigh injury and goalkeeper Derrick Emukule out with a shoulder injury.
URA FC XI
Nafian Alionzi, Ashraf Mandela, Derrick Ndahiro, Najib Fesali, Benjamin Nyakojo, Patrick Mbowa, Shafic Kagimu, Joachim Ojera, Saidi Kyeyune, Steven Mukwala, Cromwell Rwothomio
Wakiso Giants XI
Samson Kirya (GK), Abubakari Matsiko, Simon Namwanja, Lawrence Bukenya, Hassan Wasswa Dazo, Alex Komakech, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Ibrahim Kasule Owen, Titus Ssematimba, Tom Masiko, Sharif Kimbowa
Preview: The tax collectors aiming for maximum points
The Tax collectors of URA FC aim to collect maximum points from the purple sharks of Wakiso Giants at the Arena of visions stadium in Luweero.
URA FC will be aiming for a second successive home win after emerging 2-0 winners in their last home fixture against Mbarara City FC, they are unbeaten in their last five game but have only managed one win.
Wakiso Giants visit URA FC after a shock 2-1 loss against Arua Hills in their last fixture. Inconsistency has halted the purple sharks alot as they have failed with squad balancing as they are losing points despite putting up great performances.
URA has failed to claim all the three points against Wakiso Giants in the two meetings these teams have met so far and this encounter comes at a time when both teams are struggling with inconsistency in results.
URA FC stand high chances of winning this encounter and a win will take them in the 6th position above Wakiso Giants with a better goal difference.
All eyes will be on URA FC forward Vianney Ssekajugo who left Wakiso Giants this year.
URA FC sit in the eighth position on the log with 17 points from 10 games as we enter into matchday 13.
Wakiso Giants are two places above the tax collectors in the 6th position with 20 points from 12 games.
URA FC have managed just three wins in the last 6 home games played and the rest ending in draws as they remain unbeaten at home
The purple sharks have had mixed results on away from home collecting just 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 loses from the six game played on away soils.
Both teams have so far faced each other twice in the league and the tax collectors are yet to win a game losing one and the other ending in a draw.
Head to Head
Wakiso Giants 3-1 URA FC
URA FC – Wakiso Giants – not held due to covid
URA FC 0-0 Wakiso Giants
Wakiso Giants – URA FC – not held due to covid