Wakiso Giants Vs UPDF: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Match-day 10

Saturday, December 11
•Busoga United Vs Vipers – Njeru
•Mbarara City Vs Onduparaka – Kakyeka
•URA FC Vs Express – Ndejje
•Wakiso Giants Vs UPDF FC – Wakissha


Team News

  • Ibrahim Wammanah is a doubt for UPDF and will be subjected to a late fitness test.
  • James Begisa was with the national team for a friendly match with Tanzania.
  • Wakiso Giants will be without Defender Edward Satulo who starts his three-match suspension
  • Fahad Kawooya is also ruled out with an injury while Frank Senyondo has been with the national team.

Probable Lineups

*Wakiso Giants: Derrick Emukule (GK), Grant Matsiko, Simon Namwanja, Hassan Wasswa Dazo, Moses Aliro, Lawrence Bukenya, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Ibrahim Kasule Owen, Shariff Kimbowa, Ivan Bogere.

*UPDF FC : Brian Bwete (GK), Simon Mbazira, Oyirwoth Douglas, Denis Ssekitoleko, Bernard Muwanga, Okello Donato, Musa Mudde, Ezekiel Katende, Yiga Frank, Mugisha Rogers, Ivan Ahimbisibwe

Preview: Wakiso Giants Seek to return to winning ways against on-form UPDF

The two on-form teams will face off as Wakiso Giants host UPDF FC at Kabaka Kyabaggu stadium on Saturday.

Coach Alex Gitta will fancy his side’s chances for maximum points after that 1-1 draw at Onduparaka FC last time out.

Wakiso Giants have won three of their last five matches – The wins coming against Bright Stars, Tooro United and SC Villa

The Purple Sharks can move up to third with maximum points if other results go their way.

Such is a story that looked impossible when they opened the season with two losses.

UPDF on the other hand, have just lost one of their last 5 games against leaders KCCA and winning the remaining 4 against Bright Stars, Tooro United, Busoga United and Mbarara City.

However away from home, the Army side has won just once against Tooro United, losing to URA and KCCA and have drawn with Onduparaka.

The last time they met last season, Wakiso Giants were 5-1 winners at home thanks to goals fro. Ivan Bogere (2), Joshua Lubwana, Frank Ssebuufu and Viane Ssekajuko.

The first round had ended in a goalless draw in Bombo.

Head to Head

2020/2021
Wakiso Giants 5-1 UPDF
UPDF 0-0 Wakiso Giants


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