By: Gladys Zawedde
The Key battle in today’s big league fixtures will be at Nyamityobora grounds in Mbarara as Nyamityobora hosts Kitara FC in a game which will see James Odoch’s side seal promotion to the premier league with 2 games to spare.
Kitara won the reverse fixture in the first leg courtesy of a Julius Luyinda strike and they are 2nd with 38 points 7 behind Nyamityobora.
Nyamityobora humiliated Greater Masaka with a 7-1 score whereas Kitara FC lost 1-0 to KCCA in the Stanbic Uganda Cup, in their last outings. In the league, they drew 0-0 with Kabale Sharp at home.
It will be pay back time as Kireka United hosts Kira United having suffered a 5-0 humiliating defeat in the first round at Kira Grounds Namugongo. Moses Sseruyidde currently at URA was so instrumental in that fixture.
After a 4-1 victory over Busia Fisheries at Nakisunga Grounds Coach Livingstone Mbabazi in his second encounter at the helms of Kyetume FC he is facing Kamuli Park as he targets play offs.
Second placed Paidha Black Angels pays a visit to Kataka FC in Mbale in their last fixture Lira United failed to honour the fixture in a rematch that was meant to be played in Masindi Grounds. Paidha Paidha Black Angles is three points behind Amuka Bright Stars with two games in hand.
Synergy FC who are 12th placed with 13 points host Ntinda United in a must win game to increase their chances of survival. Ntinda FC is 8th with 26 points but equally need the points to move positions far from the drop.
Vialli Binomugisha’s side Kabale Sharp FC who are six placed with 30 points target play offs as they host Bumate United with four games to go.Kabale Sharp played to a barren draw with Kitara FC at Booma Grounds Hoima.
Bottom placed Greater Masaka United the first team to be relegated after a 7-1 defeat to Nyamityobora FC pays a visit to Kansai Plascon.Greater Masaka has only managed six points in 19 games.
Full Thursday Fixtures
Nyamityobora FC Vs Kitara FC – Nyamityobora Grounds
Dove All Stars Vs Lira United FC – Arua Prisons Ground.
Bukedea TC Vs Busia Fisheries – Emokori Grounds.
Kamuli Park Vs Kyetume FC – Kamuli Grounds
Kataka FC Vs Paidha Black Angles- Mbale Municipal Grounds.
Agape SS Vs Amuka Bright Stars – Agape SS Grounds.
Kansai Plascon Vs Greater Masaka- Ntawo Grounds.
Kabale Sharp FC Vs Bumate United- Kabale Municipal Grounds.
Synergy FC Vs Ntinda United – St Charles Kasasa SS
Suncity FC Vs Water FC – Nyakasanga Grounds.
Kireka United Vs Kira United – Namboole Out