Tuesday, 28th December
URA vs Wakiso Giants, Ndejje
BUL vs Arua Hill, Bugembe
Express vs Busoga United, Wankulukuku
BUL welcome back Ibrahim Kazindula who was suspended for the game against UPDF
Ambrose Kirya and Hamis Tibita are long term abseentees for BUL
Arua Hill will be without their Skipper Rashid Toha who has accumulated yellow cards
Innocent Maduka is still nursing injuries while Arua Hill is boosted with the return of Goalkeeper Richard Anyama.
BUL FC: Saidi Keni (GK), Hillary Onek, Richard Ayiko, Douglas Muganga, Walter Ochora, George Kasonko, Ibrahim Mugulusi, Fredson Gwoto, Joseph Ssemujju, Musa Esenu, Ibrahim Nsimbe.
Arua Hill: Richard Anyama (GK), Atendele Geriga, Richard Matovu, Vuni Bright Joseph, Ibrahim Magandaazi, Faizul Ibrahim, Allan Mugalu, Gadafi Wahab, Gadafi Gadinho, Robert Eseru, Alfred Leku
Preview: Maximum points up for grabs
Two in-form sides BUL FC and Arua Hill will face off in a league game at Bugembe.
The Eastern Giants will hope to return to winning ways after a one all draw with UPDF.
The Kongolo however comes into this full of confidence after a 2-1 victory away to Wakiso Giants.
BUL FC Head Coach Alex Isabirye has called upon the fans to rally behind their team because the players are ready to win the game.
“Both teams wants to take the 3 points but am sure we shall win the game” states Alex Isabirye
“The players are ready to win as I have been telling you we are competing this season”.
“So I urge the supporters to come and watch, support your team because without you we are not complete”.
Arua Hill Assistant Coach Sadiq Sempiji says they need to fight for the win against a very good opponent.
“I think we have had a very good run as well our opponents have been enjoying a good run of the season” claims Sempiji
He adds “We are aware of the strength and have come to try our best to get a good result”.
“Our main objective is to remain focused on our own performance we want to make sure our players play to their best and if they do it we shall get a good result”.
“We are are taking it as a very important game it’s a team ahead of us they are 3rd we are 4th so we expect a very big fight and we are ready to fight and pick something from that game”.
BUL FC are 3rd on the log with 22 points after 12 matches.
They have scored 20 goals and conceeded 11.
BUL have won two matches in their last 5 games, drawing two and losing one. They are winless in their last two games drawing both of them.
At home, BUL have collected 11 points in 6 matches. 3W, 2D, 1L scoring 9 goals and conceding just 3.
The Kongolo sits 4th on the log with 21 points in 12 matches.
They have scored 16 goals and conceeded 11 times.
Arua Hill are unbeaten in their last 5 matches winning three and drawing twice.
Away from home, they have picked 10 points in six outings. 3W, 1D, 2L scoring 6 and conceeded 4 goals.
Head to Head
This will be the first ever meeting between the two teams