Wednesday 10th May
BUL vs Arua Hill, Njeru
Friday 12th May
Onduparaka vs Vipers, Ababet Greenlight Stadium
URA vs UPDF, Mehta stadium
Busoga United vs Wakiso Giants, Kakindu stadium.
Saturday 13th May
Express vs KCCA, Luzira prisons ground
Goalkeeper Emmanuel Kalyowa is ruled out for BUL due to Malaria.
The rest of the squad is ready for selection.
Arua Hill is boosted with the return of Right Back Atendele Geriga.
However, they will be without Defender Ivan Okello and Midfielder Innocent Maduka due to sickness.
BUL: Saidi Keni (GK), Douglas Muganga, Walter Ochora, Ronald Otti, Reagan Kalyowa, Ibrahim Kazindula, Hillary Onek, Pascal Ngobi, Jerome Kirya, Ibrahim Nsimbe, Richard Wandyaka.
Arua Hill: Rogers Omedwa (GK), Atendele Geriga, Richard Matovu, Rashid Toha, Paul Musamali, Gibson Adinho, Ibrahim Faizul, Allan Mugalu, Isaac Ogwang, Innocent Media, Kawawa Rashid.
Preview: BUL eye first win in the second round
BUL FC will hope to put an end to their winless run in the second round as they welcome Arua Hill at the FUFA Technical Centre Njeru.
A goalless draw with Wakiso Giants at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in their previous game was BUL’ sixth stalement this year with four defeats in nine matches.
Against Arua Hill, they will target a double over a side they have not yet lost to in three meetings.
The Eastern Giants have won two and drawn once against the Kongolo.
Speaking ahead of the game, BUL FC Head Coach Simeon Masaba stressed that they are ready to pick maximum points.
“We have prepared well our team and we are ready to play Arua Hill to see that we get the three points” he said
“We picked some positives from our goalless draw with Wakiso Giants, we didn’t score but we kept a cleansheet”.
“So we are going to capitalise on that to see that we defend very well as well we can score”.
Arua Hill comes into this game buoyed after a comfortable 4-1 victory over Express at Barifa Ground.
The win was Livingstone Mbabazi side’ first in two matches after a defeat to Vipers and a two-all draw with Onduparaka.
The Kongolo will hope to pick their first win over struggling BUL FC and this will be the perfect time to get their revenge.
In the pre match interview Arua Hill Assistant Coach Ahmad Borini told the club media “This is a very hard game for us because this team has gone more than 7-8 games without winning”.
“I think they must have prepared much for us to see that they win their first match in seven games”.
Both sides have played 24 matches.
BUL FC are 8th on the log with 33 points after eight wins, nine draws and seven defeats.
They have scored 30 goals and conceeded 21 times.
In their last five matches, the Eastern Giants have drawn three times and lost twice.
Arua Hill sits fourth with 37 points, eleven wins, four draws and nine defeats.
They have scored 30 goals and allowed 24 against them.
The Kongolo have registered three victories in their last five matches with a draw and a defeat.
Head to Head
BUL ?-? Arua Hill
Arua Hill 0-1 BUL
Arua Hill 2-2 BUL
BUL 4-0 Arua Hill