Eleven time StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions and current log leaders KCCA FC return to league action on Saturday at home to struggling Ndejje Lions.
Mike Mutebi’s side top the table with 21 points, three ahead of second placed and inform Bright Stars who will play hosts to BUL also on Saturday.
The Kasasiro boys like they are fondly known want to better their performance from the previous outing where they grinded out a 1-0 win away to Maroons in Luzira.
Midfielder Jackson Nunda netted the only goal then in a tie that had KCCA FC custodian Charles Lukwago and his Maroons counterpart Emmanuel Akol standout with sublime saves.
On the other hand, Ndejje are struggling for form, the Luwero based side has managed two wins in their last nine outings.
They’ve also shipped in 14 goals, scoring only four, a performance they don’t seem like changing considering their next opponent is KCCA FC.
Elsewhere, surprise package Bright Stars host BUL, the former are on a winning and goal scoring streak. The Mwererwe based side have racked up five wins, three draws and one loss from nine outings this season.
Scoring a staggering seventeen goals in the process with striker Brian Kayanja proving to be the new gem for Bright Stars as he has notched in four goals so far for Fred Kajoba’s team.
Express travel away to Jinja to play Kirinya Jinja SS without skipper Julius Ntambi who is suspended for indiscipline and other sources saying for alleged match fixing.
Both team are tied on 13 points, Express only occupy ninth position because of a better goal difference, Kirinya are 10th.
Mbarara City host a URA side that just won’t score, their last five league outings have all ended in barren draws and on two occasions URA failing to convert from 12 yards.
Tooro United host Nyamityobora at Buhinga Stadium with both sides not sure of their safety from the relegation zone.
The biggest game of the weekend should be the West Nile derby as Onduparaka host Paidha Black Angels. Onduparaka will go into this one as the inform side having won their previous two ties against Express and Ndejje Lions.
The script is totally different from Paidha Black Angels, they have lost their last six games of the league, and they lie bottom of the log with just four wins.
Their only victory coming as far as October 3rd when they defeated Police 2-1 at the Green light Stadium
Onduparaka V Paidha Black Angels
Bright Stars V BUL
Kirinya Jinja SSS V Express
Mbarara City V URA
Tooro United V Nyamityobora
Vipers V Police
Main photo caption: KCCA FC striker Patrick Kaddu celebrates his goal against Nyamityobora at Lugogo