Startimes Uganda Premier League

Tuesday 7th May 2024

Mbarara City FC vs URA FC – Kakyeka stadium, 4:00pm

URA FC is geared up to face Mbarara City FC at Kakyeka Stadium, eyeing a double victory in the 2023/24 Startimes Uganda Premier season.

Despite missing some players, including Amis Bwangani due to illness, Denis Kisiriko, Innocent Kisolo and Godfrey Sekibengo (All at School, James Alitho, Justin Opiro and Ronald Andabati (all not in match day squad) they welcome back Ibrahim Wammanah which is a big boost in midfield.

In a pre-match interview, caretaker head coach Robert Mukasa emphasized caution against the home side, while forward Ivan Ahimbisibwe expressed readiness for the challenge.

Form Guide:

Mbarara City: DDLDL, URA FC: DWLLL.

Head-to-Head:

URA FC has dominated with 4 wins in 13 previous encounters, while Mbarara City has secured one win. The last face-off at Kakyeka Stadium ended in a 1-0 victory for URA FC in 2021.

This season, URA FC clinched a 3-0 win in the first round tie at home, courtesy of strikes from Norman Namanya, Ivan Ahimbisibwe, and Moses Aliro.

On the current log, the Tax Collectors sit in 8th place on 35 points from 25 games while the Ankole Lions are 11th on 30 points from the same number of games.

John Bugembe
May 7, 2024

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