Prior to the start of every new season, URA FC are always tipped as one of the teams to compete in the top positions of the Uganda Premier League.
However, three games into the 2022/23 campaign, the Tax Collectors find themselves in unfamiliar territory on the standings.
Sam Timbe’s charges have won none of their opening three games after losing once and drawing twice.
With only two points to their name, they are positioned 10th on the 15-team UPL log, and up next for them is an away game to Busoga United on Tuesday at Kakindu Stadium.
Timbe can not be impressed by his team’s start and he compared all the three games they have played so far ahead of their fourth.
“We did not score in the first two games but we managed a goal in our third game and that is a positive impact on our side,” Timbe said before adding.
“Given the situation, we are in we need any kind of motivation there is and therefore the goal was important.”
“The poor start has brought about a lot of negativity in terms of confidence and concentration but we have to lift ourselves.”
“We are a top club and we need to improve our performance before it is too late I am optimistic we are going to have a better game against Busoga,” he added.
The Nakawa-based outfit drew goalless with Onduparaka in the first game before losing 1-0 to Express in the second.
URA could have lost their third game to BUL the last time out having trailed for almost the entire game.
But George Ssenkaaba saved the day with a late equalizer in time added on for the game to end in a one-all stalemate.
Their hosts are a place better in ninth with three points having won once in three games.
Elsewhere on the same day, Gaddafi Modern’s Wasswa Bbosa will return to Wakukulukuku to visit his former employers Express.