THE BIG MATCH PREVIEW: BUL FC Host KCCA FC For The Second Spot
BUL Football Club will be eager to close the gap when they host Kampala City Council Authority Football Club in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League action at Kakindu Municipal Stadium on Wednesday evening.
Alex Isabirye’s charges are currently in the third-place of the log with 44 points from 25 games just two points adrift second-placed KCCA FC who will be cautious of not losing further ground on their imminent opponent.
The Jinja based entity head into this particular encounter on a back of a 2-0 win against Gaddafi courtesy of goals from Hilary Onek and Jerome Kirya.
On the other hand, the Kasassiro Boys travel to their next Premier League match after suffering a 2-1 defeat against table toppers Vipers SC.
Ceasor Manzoki and Milton Karisa scored for the Venoms meanwhile Denis Iguma bagged a consolation goal for KCCA FC who suffered their second defeat of the season.
BUL vs KCCA FC Team News:
Bull FC will be without the duo of George Kasonko and Simon Peter Oketch who have been sidelined due knock and knee injury respectively.
However Alex Isabirye will be pleased by the returns of Saidi Keni and Waiter Ochora who looks to have recovered from their respective injuries.
Unfortunately for KCCA FC, Sadat Anaku is not in the squad as he is being suspended after picking up a yellow card against Vipers SC. Meanwhile forwards Brian Aheebwa and Erisa Ssekisambu are ruled out of the game due to knee injury and illness respectively.
The Kasassiro Boys will continue to be without Patrick Kaddu, Julius Poloto, Gift Ali, Emmanuel Wasswa, Wasswa Geofrey and Brian Kayanja due to various injuries.
And the duo of Dominic Ayella and Charles Lwanga will miss the game due to school commitments
What The Managers Are Saying:
We lost 3-1 to them in the first round but this will be a different game because we are improving game by game under the guidance of an excellent group of coaches.Alex Isabirye BUL FC Head Coach.
We play a side that has been in great form but we know we need to improve on our recent performances and defend the club badge.Morley Bwyekwaso KCCA FC Head Coach.
Head-to-Head BUL FC vs KCCA FC:
The last time the two teams met KCCA FC returned home with maximum points after beating BUL FC 3-1 thanks to goals from Innocent Wafula, Davis Kasirye, and Charles Lwanga. Musa Esenu scored a consolation goal for BUL.
This fixture has produced 18 meetings between the two teams, resulting into four wins for BUL, nine for KCCA and five draws.