Startimes Uganda Premier League

Thursday 28th September 2023

Soltilo Bright Stars FC vs URA FC – Kavumba Recreation Ground @2pm, Live on Sanyuka Prime TV

Match day three of the Startimes Uganda Premier League gets underway today as URA FC visit Soltilo Bright Stars FC this afternoon in an early kick off encounter at Kavumba Recreation Ground.

This will be the Tax Collectors second match on road and they will be aiming at picking up their first win as well as keeping their unbeaten run and clean sheet at the back.

Team News.

Forward Joseph Ssemuju returns from injury and he is available for selection but Shariph Kimbowa (minor knock), Justin Opiro, Godfrey Sekibengo (both back to school), James Begisa (compassionate leave) and Ibrahim Dada (injury) are all out.

Pre-Match Reactions

Fred Muhumuza (Coach)

“We are set and ready to take on Bright Stars FC and we hope to pick up our first away. We have traind well and ready for the task ahead. It’s an early kick off tie but this doesn’t scare us as we have played against the same opponent at that very time last season and we won.”

Hudu Mulikyi (captain).

“We are in good spirits ahead of our early kick off tie at Soltilo Bright Stars. We know they want to get their first season win but we also want to get our first win away and that will push us alot to get maximum points.”

Head To Head.

Out of the 21 meetings between both sides, URA FC have won 9 times with 9 draws, scoring 25 goals and 36 points collected.

In the Pre-Season, both sides met in the Super 8 cup quarter final in Lugazi with URA FC winning 2-1 while last season saw URA win 2-0 at Kavumba with Ibrahim Dada and Kabon Living finding the back of the net.

From two games played sofar, the Tax Collectors have 4 points while Bright Stars FC have 1 point..

John Bugembe
September 28, 2023

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