Vipers SC seek to close gap at the top against tricky Police

David GOMBE

Vipers SC will be seeking to close gap at the top when they hosts inform Police FC at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

The Kitende outfit come in this contest after edging out Sudanese giants El Merreikh in CAF Champions league preliminary round clash, courtesy of a Abraham Ndugwa solitary goal.

Police on the other hand were in brilliant form as they eased past Mbarara City 3-1 in their previous game at StarTimes Stadium.

The previous 8 meetings between the two have seen Vipers win 4, Police 3 and only one stalemate.

Javier Martinez Espinoza will be without the injured custodian Fabien Mutombora. Striker Steven Mukwala has been declared fit to play.

The Cops will be without Hassan Kalega who is on loan from Vipers and can’t face his parent club but the rest of the squad is fully fit for the contest.

Abraham Ndugwa, Dan Sserunkuma and male player of the year Moses Waiswa are expected to be productive for the hosts side.

Juma Balinya who has 5 goals this season alongside Pius Kaggwa are expected to inspire the visitors to dreamland.

Victory for Vipers will take them to second place on 21 points but with a game in hand over the leaders KCCA FC.

Abdullah Mubiru the Police tactician will be seeking to maximize points over his former paymasters to take his charges to 6 place.

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