Vipers aim to intensify title defense in visit to Ndejje

DAVID GOMBE

(Picture courtesy of Batanudde photography)

Ndejje University FC Vs Vipers
Venue : Arena of Visions, Luweero
Date : Tuesday 5th March,2019.
Time : 4:30pm

Vipers SC will head to relegation threatened Ndejje University hoping to cling onto the leaders coat tails in a crucial midweek programme.

The hosts are currently third from the bottom on the log of 16 with only 16 points accumulated whereas their day’s visitors are second with 45 points and only three separate them from leaders KCCA FC.

Ndejje come into this contest after suffering a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Bright Stars in Mwerwere on Saturday.

The Venoms come into this encounter back of an emphatic 2-0 victory over Express FC at St. Mary’s Stadium Kitende, courtesy of a Dan Sserunkuma brace.

In the first round meeting between the two sides, Vipers SC needed Davis Kasirye’s late strike.

FORM GUIDE
Ndejje University : LLWWL
Vipers SC : WDWDL

Raymond Komakech’s charges have lost 5, drawn 2 and won 3 out of the 10 home league games while Vipers SC are now unbeaten in 18 away games.

Michael Nam Ouma haa told the official club website that he is confident and hopeful that his beleaguered troops can overcome the Ndejje challenge.


“I said before that every match for us is like a final so every game is important therefore I am confident and hopeful that my players can make this happen.” 


The home side will be without Francis Onekalit since he is on loan from Vipers SC. Richardson Asaba and Isaac Kisujju will be the men to watch for the Raymond Komakech team.

Geoffrey Wasswa, Livingston Mulondo and Bashir Sekagya remain on the sidelines for the Kitende outfit through respective injuries.

Dan Sserunkuma who has scored 11 goals this season alongside Tito Okello and youngster Aziz Kayondo will be expected to guide Vipers SC to maximum points.

Victory can see the Venoms move level on points with leaders KCCA FC who return to action away to Tooro United 24 hours later.

With relegation looming for the league debutants, they will need to maximize points to close the gap on Maroons who currently occupy the final slot of safety.

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