Startimes Uganda Premier League

Thursday 21st December 2023

BUSOGA UNITED VS URA FC – FUFA Technical Center, Njeru @4:00pm


URA FC will on Thursday make a trip to Jinja to take on Busoga United at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru in the Startimes Uganda Premier League Match Day12 continuation.

The Tax Collectors will be aiming at getting their first win on the road as well as registering back to back wins this season following their 4-1 convincing home win against Arua Hill SC in the last tie.

Team News.

David Obua’s charges will miss out on the services of Joshua Lubwama, Hassan Kalega and Emmanuel Okech who suffered injuries this week in training while custodian Denis Otim, Shariph Kimbowa, Nicholas Kabonge and Justin Opiro aren’t in the match day squad.

However, the team is boosted by the return of youngsters Denis Kisiriko and John Innocent Kisolo were recently with the national U18 side in CECAFA in Kenya while another youngster Godfrey Sekibengo also returns in the match day squad.

Pre-Match Reactions.

David Obua- Head Coach

“I have had time to certain things right ahead of the clash at Busoga and we are hopeful of positive results and our first win away this season. The absence of Kalega and Lubwama is a big blow but we have depth in squad and it’s chance for other lads who will come in to prove their worth here.”

Laban Tibiita.

“We are ready for the encounter. However it’s not a usual one for me as I will be facing my former bosses. It’s a game we are yearning to win and register our first away win this season.”

Form Guide in last previous games.

Busoga United FC: LDLWL


Head To Head.

It will be the 14th meeting between both sides with URA FC managing 5 wins, two of those coming on the road, 4 draws, scoring 17 goals and picking up 19 points.

The Tax Collectors have also won their last two outings against Busoga in the previous two seasons, 0-4 and 1-3 respectively.

Currently on the log, URA FC sit in 7th place on 16 points from 11 games while the hosts sit in 12th place on 11 points from 11 games.

John Bugembe
December 20, 2023

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