Startimes Uganda Premier League

Tuesday 6th February 2024

URA FC vs UPDF FC- Mehta 🏟️ Lugazi @4pm

LIVE ON FUFA Tv.

Uganda Revenue Authority FC returns to action this evening as they welcome Army side UPDF FC at Mehta stadium Lugazi in the Startimes Uganda Premier League Match Day17 seeking back to back wins for the first time this season as well as maintaining their home unbeaten run.

The Tax Collectors picked up maximum points in their previous match on the road which was also their first in the season.

Team News.

Joshua Letti Lubwama is out suspended after accumulation of yellow cards, Justin Opiro, Nicholas Kabonge, Najib Fesali, Ibrahim Dada are not in the match day squad. Skipper Saidi Kyeyune has been rested while Hudu Mulikyi is on compassionate leave.

Meanwhile Moses Aliro, Hassan Kalega and Ronald Andabati have returned to the squad.

Pre-Match Reactions.

David Obua (Head Coach)

“We know it’s not going to be easy facing a side that is in relegation but we are ready to take them on and fight for maximum points. They might be struggling but we are going to take the much very serious without under looking them.”

Ibrahim Wammanah.

“Our coaches have prepared us well and playing against UPDFC FC of course won’t be easy to be as they are my former bosses which I respect but now I am a URA FC player and ready to fight for positive results if given chance.”

Form Guide in last five Games.

URA FC: WDLWD
UPDF FC: LLLLL

Currently on the log, URA FC are in 8th place on 24 points from 16 games while UPDF FC are second last in 15th place with 9 points from the same number of games.

The first round encounter between both sides ended in a barren stalemate at Bombo barracks grounds.

John Bugembe
February 6, 2024

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