Uganda Revenue Authority Football club will on Wednesday evening return to action as they host Soltilo Bright Stars FC at Nakisunga Saaza Ground in match day five of the Startimes Uganda Premier League.

The tax collectors will hope to build on their previous 4-0 victory at Busoga United which was their first of the season.

It will be the third match URA FC will be playing at home and they will be aiming at nothing but victory after two draws in their two home games so far against Onduparaka FC and Bul FC.

Team News.

Versatile player Huud Mulikyi is out on suspension after accumulating three yellow cards. Derrick Ndahiro, Derrick Nsibambi (fever), Salim Abdallah (fever), Justin Opiro (with Uganda Hippos) Kokas Alou and Hassan Kalega won’t be available as well. James Alitho remains a long term absentee.

Defender Simon Baligeya will come into the match day squad for the first time this season.


Head Coach Sam Timbe.

“The win against Busoga United motivated us and we are ready to face Bright Stars. We have trained well and everyone is hungry to prove which is what any coach would wish to see.”

Skipper Nafian Alionzi.

“We have successfully trained well and everyone one is in good mood. We won against Busoga United and that’s gone but it will give us momentum to approach our upcoming games starting with that of Bright Stars.”

Head to Head.

It will the 20th meeting between both sides with URA FC winning 8 times, 8 losses and three losses.

It should also be noted that the Tax Collectors beat Bright Stars home and away last season 3-0 and 3-1 respectively.

A win will take the tax collectors to 8 points.

October 25, 2022