April 23, 2024

UPL Match Day – Second Jinja Derby Looms as Wakiso Giants welcome errored URA FC

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Gaddafi FC are yet to register a win in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

StarTimes Uganda Premier League Match Day 6

Busoga United vs Gaddafi FC – 4;00 PM, Kakindu stadium

Wakiso Giants vs URA FC – 4:00 Pm, Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium, Wakiso

Tuesday – This Tuesday sees action from match day 6 of the 2022/23 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season and we can bring you the latest fixtures.

Busoga United’s match with Gaddafi FC at the Kakindu Stadium could be a classic with Paul Kiwanuka’s men looking to make ground up on those at the top of the table.

Gaddafi FC head coach Waswa Bbosa’s men are yet to register a win this season (3 draws, 1 loss).

This will be Gaddafi FC’s second successive Jinja derby this season.

Wasswa Bbosa: “We are yet to get any victory, it is unfortunate that in the previous encounters we could create so many chances but could not convert them,

“Derbies are usually tough games since players do not need anyone to motivate them. It is within them, my side will not underrate our opponents who have good players and their experience in the league can never be doubted.”

Gaddafi FC currently sit 11th on the StarTimes Uganda Premier League log. Meanwhile Busoga United occupy the 12th position. Both sides have 3 points each though separated by goal difference.

Wakiso Giants vs URA FC

URA FC will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2-2 draw with Soltilo Bright Stars in their last outing. The tax collectors were 2-0 up inside 60 minutes courtesy of James Begisa and Senkaaba George. However, the visitors were the better side in the final 30 minutes with Senkatuka and Loki ensuring the Wakiso based side walked away with a point.

Wakiso Giants won their previous match 1-0 against UPDF FC at Bombo Military Barracks and will be looking to add more three points at home against the tax collectors.

In their last encounter, URA FC won 5-0 against Wakiso Giants.

Baker Mbowa: “We have tried to correct our mistakes from the previous game that cost us 3 points having led 2-0. We want to win at Wakiso Giants which will be a big boost to the entire team. I believe with the preps and morale in camp, we shall get maximum points,” URA assistant coach.

Wakiso Giants are currently sixth on the table with 7 points after 4 games, one better than URA who have played five games ad are seventh on the log.

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