By: David Gombe
Proline Vs BUL FC
Venue : StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
Kick off : 4:30pm
Date : Friday 9th March 2018
Proline hosts BUL FC as they seek be to put an end to a 6 match winless streak that has seen them being dragged in the relegation mix. They host.
Their last win in the league came on the 28th of November 2017 when they beat Bright stars FC at Lugogo. Since then, they have lost to SC Villa, Kirinya JSS, Maroons, UPDF FC and drew with Express FC.
They currently sit 14th on the Azam Uganda Premier League table with 18 points, victory on Saturday will elevate Mujib Kasule’s side from the drop zone.
BUL FC are 10th on the log with 22 points only four above the red zone, victory will bridge the gap between them and the drop zone to 7 points.
Both sides come in this fixture after drawing in their previous encounters, the hosts drew goalless with Express at Wankulukuku while BUL FC were forced into a 1-1 stalemate by Masavu at Kakindu.
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Proline and bottom placed Express are the sides that have lost the highest number of games in the topflight division, both losing 11.
Mujib Kasule the Proline tactician is hopeful that his team will bounce back to the winning was and save their season. He says,
“We are more prepared for the game, the character and team spirit is good. We are facing a side that is also fighting for survival which makes this fixture difficult for us but we have worked on a strategy to break them down to get maximum points and the good thing is we are playing at home.”
His opposite number Kefa Kisala is also aiming at three points, he says,
“Proline won’t be an easy side since they are also fighting for results but we have prepared well for the contest. Despite the result in our last game against Masavu we are confident and we are targeting three points this time.”
The first round meeting between the two sides saw BUL edge Proline 1-0 at Kakindu Stadium thanks to a Fred Agandu goal.
Proline will be without Kintu Sam and Mujuzi Mustafa all out through suspensions due to accumulation of cards. The good news is that no new reported injury from the Proline camp.
Mujib Kasule will look at Nordin Bunjo, David Awori and Joseph Mandela to inspire the hosts to a much needed victory. No fresh injury reported from Proline camp.
Kefa Kisala’s side will have their hopes of a positive result in Richard Wandyaka, Hamis Tibita and William Otongo.
Aziz Kemba and Charles Tibingana will also be facing their former employees Proline. Mike Ndera is the only absentee for Bul due to injury.
A win for the hosts Proline will take them to 11th place in case other results go in their favour while victory for the visitors will move them closer to league safety.
The full fixtures
Mbarara City Vs Maroons
Kirinya Jinja SS Vs UPDF
Masavu Vs Bright Stars
Proline Vs BUL FC
Police Vs Express
Ondupakara Vs SC Villa
Soana Vs URA