URA Vs Busoga United: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Saturday 26th ,March

Uganda Premier League

URA FC Vs Busoga United – 4 Pm
Mehta stadium, Lugazi

Team News

URA FC will be without their skipper and goalkeeper Nafian Alionzi together with right back James Begisa Penz, who are with the national team the Cranes.

Defender Hudu Mulikyi returns from suspension while youngster James Opiro is also back from the U20 national team the Hippos.

Midfielder Salim Abdallah and Bruno Bunyaga are all ruled out due to respective, injuries.

For Busoga United, Kayiwa Ibrahim ( 3rd vice captain) is not available due to accumulated yellow cards.

Mulabi Douglas, Otwao abubaker, Matovu Eddie and Rashid Mpaata are not available.

Mugwa bashamu is back in the team selection after missing the last two games due fitness challenge

Probable Lineups
URA FC – Hannington Ssebwalunyo GK, Derrick Ndahiro, Patrick Mbowa, Najib Fesali, Eric Ssenjobe, Joshua Lubwama, Saidi Kyeyune, Nicholas Kabonge, Alfred Leku, Ssemujju Joseph, Living Kabon

Busoga United – John Okurut (GK), Charles Sunday Mulanda, Isaac Isinde, Benon Tahomera, Fredrick Ngalo, Nicholas Mutenza, Laban Tibiita, Isaac Doka Mweru, Nicholas Mwere, Herbert Onyango.

Preview: URA seek for a perfect start on return to Mehta stadium

URA FC will be seeking for a perfect start on their return to Mehta stadium in Lugazi when they host Busoga United on Saturday.

The Tax Collectors recently returned to Mehta, after six years ever since the 2016/17 season.

They had hosted their first round games at Nakisunga Ssaza grounds before relocating back to Lugazi.

And their first home on Saturday at Mehta will be the one against Busoga United.

The Tax Men have enjoyed a good start into the second round of the season, Winning all their three games.

They picked up a 1-0 win over Express, beat Onduparaka FC 2-0 in Arua and picked a vital 1-0 over Bul FC in their latest game at the start of this month.
“It’s another important game against Busoga United that we want to win inorder to continue with our good run. We know it won’t be an easy game and as a team we are ready to take them on. We had enough time to prepare and the mood in camp is good. We can only hope for victory, head coach Sam Timbe told the club’s media ahead of the game.

On Saturday, URA will be seeking to make it four wins in a row when they host Busoga United at their new home.

They are currently 8th on the log with 23 points and a win on Saturday will see them move to the sixth position as they seek for a better finish this season.

Meanwhile, the Visitors, Busoga United will be seeking for revenge when they take a visit to Lugazi.

The Tax Collectors suffered a 4-0 defeat against the Tax Men in the reverse fixture Infront of their home fans at Kakindu.

They have been out of action for a while ever since their 1-0 victory over UPDF at thez start of this month.

And they will bank on that to hurt the Tax Collectors at their new home having had enough time to prepare for this contest.

They are currently 12th on the log with 15 points, but are not yet safe from the red zone.

And now, each game is now like a final for Busoga United starting with Saturday’s visit to URA as they seek to save their season.

Head to Head

URA FC Vs Busoga United…..???
Busoga United 0-4 URA FC

URA FC 2-3 Busoga United
Busoga United 1-3 URA FC

*Busoga United Vs URA FC (not played)
*URA FC 1-0 Busoga United

*Busoga United 3-0 URA FC
*URA FC 0-0 Busoga United

*URA FC 2-0 Busoga United
*Busoga United 1-1 URA FC

*URA FC 2-0 Busoga United
*Busoga United 1-0 URA FC

*URA FC 1-1 Busoga United
*Busoga United 0-0 URA FC



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