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Bul hosts Paidah as Kirinya search for maiden victory away to Tooro United

The Bul team that started the 1-0 loss to Tooro in their last game (file photo)

StarTimes Uganda Premier League

Tuesday, 16-10-2018

-Bul FC vs Paidah Black Angels

Njeru Technical Center, Jinja @04:30pm

-Tooro United vs Kirinya JSS

Kavumba Recreation Grounds, Wakiso @04:30

Bul FC will be hoping to iron out their latest home woes when they host newly-promoted Paidah Balck Angels at the Njeru Technical Center on Tuesday afternoon.

The Jinja-based side have lost all of their last two home games in the league including a 1-0 defeat to Tooro United at the start of the month.

Aside from the recent form, Bul are usually a strong side at home and will be expected to take care of Paidah.

“We have no serious injury concerns and this gives us confidence as we face our opponent, said Bul coach Peter Onen.

“I am very optimistic about a positive result.

“We lost our last fixture but we have done our homework so well I expect the best from my players.

For Paidah, they received a harsh welcome to life in the top tier as they went down 2-0 at URA in the first game. However, the Arua based side recovered instantly, defeating Police FC in their last game and will be hoping the same luck befalls them in Jinja.

This will be the first ever top flight meeting between the two sides. Both sides start the day with three points each.

At Kavumba, Tooro FC will be out to prevent Kirinya JSS from registering a maiden victory this campaign.

Tooro United host Kirinya in their third league game (file photo)

The Schoolboys from Jinja are yet to taste victory but neither have they lost of their opening two fixtures, having drawn 2-2 with SC Villa and 0-0 with KCCA FC.

Clashes between these two sides have always been entertaining affairs but Kirinya JSS have never beaten Tooro United ( Former Soana) in 4 attempts.

Tooro United have beaten Kirinya JSS on 2 occasions, and later only managing to pick two points from the remaining clashes.

Head coach Charles Ayiekho maintains that despite the record, he is positive that his impressive team are good enough to get their first victory over Tooro

“This is a young team that grows in stature each day that passes on, we have always set our targets high and we work hard towards achieving them, said Kirinya coach Charles Ayieko.

“Tuesday’s game is very tricky because Tooro is a tough side who are hard to beat, they have quality having signed more than a half of SC Villa’s last season squad.

Isaac Isinde will miss tomorrow’s game after traveling with the national team to Maseru-Lesotho, but the inform Joel Madondo is expected to keep Tooro United at tenterhooks.

Simon Serunkuuma, Mahad Yaya Kakooza and Allan Kayiwa are expected to lift Tooro United as they try to maintain their dominance over Kirinya.

The other game on Tuesday:

Police FC vs Express FC, StarTimes Stadium-Lugogo @04:00pm

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