Football

Mbarara City host resurgent Wakiso Giants at Kakyeka

David GOMBE 

Mbarara City will be aiming for back to back home wins when they host Wakiso Giants on Friday at the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara.

The Ankole Lions came from two goals down to beat Onduparaka FC 3-2 in their previous game.

Wakiso on the other hand overcame UPDF FC 1-0 at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in their last game.

This season, Mbarara have managed four wins and lost once in the five games they have hosted this campaign.

The Purple Sharks have been in fine form since Alex Gitta took over from Douglas Bamweyana, they have registered six wins, lost once and drawn the other in the eight games he has managed.

Team News

The hosts will be without striker Jude Ssemugabi and Makueth Wol through respective Injuries.

They will however be boosted with the return of left back Jasper Aheebwa who returned from injury.

Wakiso Giants

The Purple Sharks will be without defender Satulo Edward who is serving his three match ban for violent play whereas Pius Kaggwa is out of the contest.

Match Stats

The two sides will be meeting for the fifth time and in the previous four meetings, each side has managed to win twice.

Current league Positions

Wakiso are fourth on the Uganda Premier League log with 19 points garnered in 10 games while Mbarara are 9th with 13 points.

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