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WAKISO GIANTS vs UPDF: The Purple Sharks aim to stretch gap away from Kyetume

Danito NSUBUGA

Following their powerful 3-1 win over Police FC in their last league match, Wakiso Giants will want to build on the 3 points attained to consolidate their place in the top 13.

Kitara granted them a huge favour by beating Kyetume 4-2 which gave them some breathing space of 4 points above the drop .

Douglas Bamweyana’s men are fresh from an impressive show in the Uganda cup where they eliminated Tooro United to reach the quarter finals.

UPDF on the other hand were ejected by Vipers SC at the round of 16.

The first reverse fixture ended in a goalless stalemate when the two met at Bombo.

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Wakiso Giants will aiming for their 5th win of the season , only their 3rd at home. They have scored 16 times and conceded 14 while playing at home.

UPDF have played 10 times so far away from home and they have lost 6 games, winning thrice and drawing once.

This will be the 4th meeting between the two sides. They have so far won once each and drawn once.

Team news:

Captain Hassan Senyonjo , Fahad Kawooya and Atendele Geriga return to the squad after sitting out the trip to Tooro in the Uganda cup .

UPDF have not reported any injury concerns

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