Friday 2nd February 2024
Startimes Uganda Premier League
Gaddafi FC vs URA FC- Gaddafi Arena, Jinja -4pm.
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URA FC kickoff the Startimes Uganda Premier 2023/24 second round this evening with a trip to Jinja to take on Gaddafi FC.
The Tax Collectors will be aiming at nothing else but getting their first season victory on the road as well completing a double over the Soldier Boys.
Goalkeeper Denis Otim, Hassan Kalega, Nicholas Kabonge, Emmanuel Okech (injured), Najib Fesali (injured) and Denis Kisiriko have not traveled with the team to the Eastern side of the country but Joshua Letti Lubwama has returned to the team after missing out from a couple of games towards the end of the first round.
David Obua- (Head Coach)
“It’s another chance for us to try and make things work out. We have prepared well and we are hopeful for positive results. It’s the first game of the second round and we want to immediately make a statement.”
John Innocent Kisolo.
“We are ready for the match as our coaches have prepared us well. The training since first round ended has been great and we have learnt Alot in that period and we only waiting to display on the field.”
Head To Head.
This will be the sixth meeting between the two sides with the Tax Collectors winning thrice, one draw and one loss.
When the two sides met in the first round this season at Mehta stadium, Lugazi, URA won 2-0 thanks to Moses Aliro and Najib Fesali strikes.
Currently on the log, URA FC sit in 8th place on 21 points while Gaddafi FC are 13th on 16 points.