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July 24, 2024

BUL FC are set to complete a league double against their rivals in a Jinja Derby. 

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BUL FC players celebrate after scoring a goal Photo credit: BUL FC

BUL FC make a short trip to Jinja City centre to play Busoga United in a Jinja Derby this afternoon at Kakindu Stadium.

BUL FC have been dominate against their rivals this season with the latest results being a 4-3 penalty shoot outs win which saw Busoga United get eliminated in the Stanbic Uganda Cup.

Busoga United, who are fighting for survival in the top flight head into the derby with 22 points after 21 games leaving them in the 13th place on the current table. 

Busoga United want to revenge on their rivals after a 5-0 whooping in their reverse fixture, “We have got a better advantage compared to our opponents that we are going to face basing on our previous meetings though we lost terribly to them in our first leg of the league by 5-0 at kyabazinga stadium.” Coach Abbey kikomecho.

Having won most of our second leg games, the boys are always motivated and they always seem to be ready to accomplish every job ahead of them and for today’s game we need nothing else but maximum points from it.” He added.

Bul FC got a comfortable 2-0 over bottom side Tooro United at Kyabazinga Stadium in their previous fixture leaving them as joint 4th on the log at 36 points level with Arua Hill. 

Alex Isabirye’s men are keen to continue with their good run when they visit Busoga United,  “ We also have a good record at their home and we registered a 3-0 win when we last visited them but today it will be a different story as we all know they haven’t been a poor side at home ever since the second leg started.”

Yes we all know Busoga United FC is fighting to remain in the league but we also have our own seasonal goals that we set as a club, we want to finish either second or third in the startimes Uganda premier table though it won’t be an easy game but am sure my players are in good shape to attain the required points.” he added.

The last three encounters head to head 

24th/ April/ 2021

BUL FC 0-1 Busoga United

07th/ December/ 2021

BUL FC 5-0 Busoga United

25th/ February/ 2022

Busoga United 0-3 BUL FC

Match facts

This fixture between BUL FC and Busoga United FC has produced twelve games between the two teams in all competitions, resulting into four wins for BUL, three victories for Busoga and five draws.

BUL FC have won three times, drawn four and lost three games in ten (10) away matches.

The Eastern Giants have won three games in their past five league matches, lost once  and a draw in the other game.

But they haven’t won away from home in the league since the turn of the year, with the last victory coming against Tooro United on 10th December 2021.

The ties involving these two teams have produced at least a goal except on two incidents of goalless draws of September 2016 and March 2017.

Since turning to Kakindu stadium in February for their home matches, Busoga United the  has lost only one league game from there.

Other matches for the match day 22 

Mbarara City Vs Express FC 2:00 PM 

Wakiso Giants FC Vs Onduparaka FC 4:00 PM 

Tooro United Vs Arua Hill SC 4:00 PM

SATURDAY 26TH MARCH 2022

Gaddafi FC Vs Police FC 4:00 PM 

Soltilo Bright Stars FC Vs UPDF FC 4:00 PM

SUNDAY 27TH MARCH 2022

URA FC Vs SC Villa  4:00 PM

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