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Mbarara City vs Tooro United: Ankole Lions out to to maintain fine home record

Mbarara are still unbeaten at home this season (file photo)

StarTimes Uganda Premier League

Mbarara City vs Tooro United

Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara

Tuesday, 11-12-2018 @4:30pm

MBARARA – Mbarara City FC welcome Tooro United in the StarTimes Uganda Premier game on Wednesday.

The Ankole Lions have been formidable at home this season, winning four and drawing the other of their first five game.

It should be noted that the Mbarara City duo of Paul Mucurezi and Livingstone Mbabazi won the November best Player and Coach accolades respectively, courtesy of Pilsner lager. Being named the best in the League should push the Ankole Lions, to try and win Tuesday’s game.

For Tooro United, they defeated Nyamitobora 2-1 last week while Mbarara City drew 1-1 at home to URA in their last encounter.

What the coaches are saying:

Livingstone Mbabazi (Mbarara City).

“Am aware that am facing an experienced coach Wasswa Bbossa so I have prepared my team to see that we get the home win.

“My players are fresh and am not worried because we are going to get the three points regardless we even have the home advantage.

Wasswa Bbosa (Tooro United)

“We have travelled to Mbarara and all my players are in good shape.

“I believe we are going to defeat Mbarara City because my player have trained well.

“We didn’t travel all the way here to lose the game and my players know that already.

Team news.

Mbarara City’s Paul Mucureezi, Ibrahim Orit, Steven Kabuye, Makweuth Wol, Pitis Barenge, Rashid Muhammed, Asuman Alishe and goalkeeper Ali Kimera are some of the potential match winners for the home team.

Tooro United will dwell upon midfielder Paddy Muhumuza, Simon Sserunkuma,Godfrey Lwesibawa, Allan Kayiwa, Baker Buyala as they seek maximum points away from home.

Match Facts

Mbarara City is fifth on the 16 team log having accumulated 17 points off 10 matches.

Tooro United is currently 11th with 10 points, having recently picked their second win of the season after overcoming Nyamityobora 2-1 last week.

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