Probable Starting Lineups:
Jinja North; Mutwalib Mugolofa (GK), Joseph Wanja, Derrick Basoga, Samuel Mwanje, Jonah Kiiza, Lawrence Nduga, Bronson Nsubuga, Umar Kyeyune, Huud Salim, Nicholas Luzige, Johnson Ssenyonga.
Police; Edward Kasibante (GK), Joseph Ssentume, Allan Bukenya, Jakony Daniel, Timothy Muwanguzi, Samuel Kayongo, George Kiryowa, Steven Kabuye, Gadafi Kacancu, Isaac Ogwang, Raymond Onyai
Police FC have got a big boost ahead of their FUFA Big League encounter away to Jinja North on Saturday.
Police missed upto five of their new players in the previous game due to licensing issues, that have now been sorted, and head coach Simon Peter Mugerwa will have more options to chose from.
Edward Kasibante, Duncan Sseninde, Gabriel Eragu, Robert Otim and Raymond Onyai have all had their licenses cleared, and will be available for selection against Jinja North at Kyabazinga stadium in Bugembe.
The match kicks off at 4:00 PM, on Saturday, 30th September and will also be aired live on FUFA TV.
The two Big League teams are potential title contenders this season, as they both aim to leave the second division for the top flight not exceeding this campaign.
Last season, Police narrowly missed out on promotion to the Uganda Premier League on final day, as they accumulated 54 points from 30 games – only one place and three points below promotion.
Meanwhile Jinja North, who finished in a distant 10th position also want to better their perfomance this season under Sadick Ssempigi who promoted Mbarara City to the top division last season.
Police, I’m their opening match needed second half goals from Brian Obedi and Denis Kalanzi to win 2-1 at home as visiting newcomers Young Elephants had scored very early on.
Meanwhile, Bronson Nsubuga scored for Jinja North as they drew 1-1 away to Booma FC.
Going into the Saturday game, Jinja North sit in seventh position with just one point, as Police are in forth with three points, same as the first three teams Kyetume FC, Calvary FC and Kaaro Karungi FC who have all scored more goals.
There have been no confirmed injuries as of yet, and no suspensions, so both sides will have the luxury to pick their best eleven to start on Saturday.
Jinja North; Mutwalib Mugolofa, Joseph Wanja Derrick, Basoga Derrick, Samuel Mwanje, Jonah Kiiza, Lawrence Nduga, Bronson Nsubuga, Umar Kyeyune, Huud Salim, Nicholas Luzige, Johnson Ssenyonga, Bernard Kateregga, Hakim Magombe, Dickson Mataama, Shaban Waiswa, Deo Isejja, Amos Etojo, Isaac Mukiibi.
Police; Davis Mutebi, Joseph Ssentume, Allan Bukenya, Jakony Daniel, Timothy Muwanguzi, Samuel Kayongo, George Kiryowa, Steven Kabuye, Gadafi Kacancu, Reagan Male, Emmanuel Mugume, Edward Kasibante, Duncan Sseninde, Gabriel Eragu, Robert Otim, Raymond Onyai, Edgar Tukahirwa, Dennis Kalanzi, Ivan Eyamu, Brian Obedi, Martin Owalamu, Timothy Muwanguzi, Tonny Kiwalazi, Herman Wasswa.