Thursday, December 7
•Gaddafi Vs UPDF – Gaddafi Arena
•Vipers Vs Kitara – Kitende, 7pm
- Vipers set to welcome back Abubakar Lawal who missed the last game against UPDF due to Malaria
- Patrick Mbowa will continue to miss out while Hilary Mukundane and Alfred Mudekereza are long term absentees.
- For Kitara, Najib Yiga is cap-tied, he cannot face his parent team
- Donato Okello back from suspension while Benjamin Nyakoojo continues recovery
Vipers – Jack Komakech (GK), Livingstone Mulondo, Murishid Juuko, Richard Matovu, Milton Karisa (C), Yunus Sentamu, Karim Watambala, Bright Anukani, Eric Kambale, Abdu Lumala, Siraje Sentamu.
Kitara – Crispus Kusiima, Maxwell Owachgiu, Jasper Aheebwa, Ibrahim Magandaazi, Dudu Ramathan, Paddy Muhumuza, Solomon Okwalinga, Living Kabon, Brian Aheebwa, Denis Omedi, Jude Ssemugabi
Preview: Vipers Target Kitara Scalp
Vipers aim to defeat Kitara in their encounter at Kitende under floodlights as second meets third in the standings.
Following leaders BUL being held to a draw by Express, Vipers have a chance to narrow the gap to just two points at the top of the table.
A victory would also extend Vipers’ lead over Kitara to four points.
With a successful track record against Kitara in the 2020/21 season, Vipers are confident about securing another win.
Maintaining an unbeaten home record in the league since 2021 highlights Vipers’ prowess when playing in front of their home crowd.
In their initial league clash with Kitara in 2020 at Kitende, Paul Mucureezi and Dan Sserunkuma scored for Vipers in a 2-1 win.
During the reverse fixture away, Vipers claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory, with Yunus Sentamu netting twice and Mucureezi adding one goal.
Head to Head
Kitara 0-3 Vipers
Vipers 2-1 Kitara