Startimes Uganda Premier League

Tuesday October 31st 2023

Bul FC vs URA FC – FUFA Technical Center, @4pm

URA FC returns into action this evening with another away trip this time at inform side Bul FC at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru in the Startimes Uganda Premier Match Day 6.

The Tax Collectors who nearly picked up their first win on the road in the previous tie against Maroons FC only to be denied by a later Darious Ojok header will continue searching for it against the Eastern Giants.

Team News.

Right back Justin Opiro, midfielder Godfrey Sekibengo (both at school) Enock Walusimbi (suspension) and Bruno Bunyaga (injured) won’t be part of the Bul tie.

However, the good news is that right back James Begisa makes and match day squad and could make his first season appearance as well as forward Shariph Kimbowa.

Pre-Match Reactions.

Fred Muhumuza.

“We have prepared well to get maximum points in against Bul FC in the shortest time under rain. We have not won away in our first three games but possibly this time we shall do so. We know Bul is in fine form and unbeaten and I know the lads love playing such games. We are ready for the encounter, they are a good side but we shall try to unlock them. We shall try to push them to the limit and get better results.”

Joshua Letti Lubwama.

“Bul is a good side and we respect them but we are so ready for the match. It means alot to us so we want to give it our best so that we get our first away win this season. We won here last season and we believe we can repeat the same.”

Head To Head.

In the last 24 meetings between both sides, URA FC has managed 11 wins, 10 draws with only 3 losses and have scored 36 goals in total and collected 43 points.

From the 11 wins of the Tax collectors, five have come from away and the last time both sides faced off at FUFA Technical Center Njeru, last season, URA FC won 0-1 thanks to Ibrahim Dada late strike after an electric run from Ronald Andabati past the opponents before having his attempt parried in play by custodian Saidi Keni for Dada to tap into an empty net.

Currently on the log, URA FC sit in 6th place with 9 points from 5 games while Bul are joint leaders with 15 points from five games.

John Bugembe
October 31, 2023

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