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Saturday 30th March 2024

URA FC vs Vipers SC – MTN Omondi stadium, Lugogo @7:00pm


In what promises to be a riveting encounter, URA FC is gearing up to host Vipers SC in a highly anticipated Uganda Premier League (UPL) showdown at the MTN Omondi Stadium this evening

Set against the backdrop of floodlit drama, this clash on matchday 22 is poised to be a spectacle for football enthusiasts.

Both teams enter this fixture with a burning desire to bounce back from disappointing defeats suffered in matchday 21 against Kitara FC and KCCA FC respectively.

Team News.

The Tax Collectors welcome back Hudu Mulikyi who missed the trip to Kitara with an injury, goalkeeper Denis Otim returns in the match day squad, replacing Rogers Omedwa while Bruno Bunyaga and Moses Aliro also return from national duty.

However on a low note, Ivan Ahimbisibwe will miss the tie due to suspension as he was sent off in the previous match at Kitara, Godfrey Sekibengo, Denis Kisiriko and John Innocent Kisolo (All at School) while Hassan Kalega, Eric Ssenjobe and Najib Fesali ain’t in the match day squad.

Pre-Match Reactions.

David Obua – Head coach.

“We have had enough preparations during the international break and we are ready to face Vipers. Like I have always said, we always want to win every game because we have a very good team. My humble appeal is to have a fair game and judgement from the match officials and may the best team win.”

Moses Aliro.

“I am happy to return from national duty and I am optimistic we shall get the positive results. These are games every player wishes to be at their best and it’s what I will try to bring to help my team win. It’s an important game for us a d we shall fight right from the first whistle to the end.”

Form Guide in last five games.

Vipers SC: LWWDW

Head To Head.

It will be the 28th meeting between the two sides with URA FC managing 8 wins, and 10; draws, scoring 27 goals and raking 34 points.

The first round meeting this season in November 2023 at St Mary’s stadium, Kitende saw us lose 2-0.

Currently on the log, URA FC sit in 8th place with 31 points from 21 games while the venoms are in 5th place on 35 points from 19 games.

The MTN Omondi Stadium is set to be packed to capacity as fans eagerly anticipate a clash of titans. The floodlights will illuminate the pitch, setting the stage for a gripping contest under the night sky. Expectations are sky-high as both sides showcase their skill, determination, and tactical prowess.

As the countdown to kickoff begins, anticipation reaches a fever pitch. Football aficionados across Uganda eagerly await the electrifying showdown between URA FC and Vipers SC. With both teams hungry for success, this clash is destined to be a memorable chapter in the ongoing UPL.

John Bugembe
March 30, 2024

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