FUFA Big League: Mbarara City Fc host NEC FC in the top of the table clash.
Mbarara City Fc vs NEC FC
Kakyeka stadium is geared up for the mammoth clash in the context of the Uganda premier league promotion as Mbarara City Fc entertain NEC FC on Thursday 2nd of March.
The fight for the three slots available for top flight promotion hits up every matchday. On matchday 19 it is 2nd placed Mbarara City Fc who host table leaders NEC FC.
NEC FC entered matchday 18 third on the log but after a 1-0 home narrow eij over 10-man Ndejje University Fc, then Kitara Fc being held to a one all draw away to Jinja North United Fc and Mbarara City Fc settled for a 0-0 stalemate on the road to Lugazi Fc meant the Bugolobi based side head to matchday 19 on top with 36 points one above 2nd placed Mbarara City Fc and two over Kitara Fc who are 3rd on the log.
Micheal Lukyamuzi side (NEC FC) beat 10-man Ndejje University Fc 1-0 at Bugolobi coffee ground in their recent game, thanks to captain Kavuma Marvin solo strike. He is their top scorer with ten goals.
NEC FC has won two of the three matches in second round all ending 1-0 against Calvary and Ndejje University Fc. The remaining one was a 1-0 away loss to Police Fc.
It should be noted that all the four losses NEC FC has suffered this season have come away from home to Kitara Fc, Soroti Fc , Kyetume and Police Fc.
Back to the side of the home team Mbarara City Fc, have managed 35 points after 18 games. They have lost one sofar which came away to Luweero United 2-1 at Kasana play ground.
Coach Sadiq Sempigi side is still undefeated at home Kakyeka stadium this season with their last fixture on their base ending 2-0 in their favour over Jinja North United Fc where Henry Kitegenyi and Seiri Arigumaho were on the score sheet.
They have drawn two and won one in the second round. The two stalemates being 1-1 and 0-0 against Booma Fc and Lugazi Fc all on the road.
The reverse fixture in first round which was played at Bugolobi coffee ground ended in a burren draw.
The Ankole Lions will look to their top scorer Henry Kitegenyi (14 goals) but third in the league for the goals and others being Seiri Arigumaho, Najib Tushabe and Jamie Kisitu Nvule.
The visitors NEC FC will have all their eyes on captain Kavuma Marvin who has ten goals. Kavuma has been scoring important goals whenever they his team wanted them most.
More so Kavuma has notched two in the three matches in second round.