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Preview: Kitara Vs Kiboga Young lock horns for remaining UPL slot

2020 StarTimes FUFA Big League Promotional Final:

Wednesday, 21st October – Kitara Vs Kiboga Young (12 pm)

At FUFA Technical Center, Njeru (*Live on 102.1 FUFA f.m & all official FUFA Social Media platforms)

On Wednesday, 21st October 2020, Kitara and Kiboga Young Football Club shall square off during the final of the StarTimes FUFA Big League promotional play-off at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.

To make it to the final, Hoima based Kitara overcame Mbale’s Kataka 7-6 in post match penalties after a goal-less draw in normal time during the first encounter.

The second game witnessed Kiboga Young out-muscle Ndejje University 3-1 with strikes coming from captain Jamaldine Buchochera, Brian Olega and Sula Wambede.

Ndejje University had got the opening goal via a Sulaiman Tumusiime’s kick from the penalty spot.

Kitara FC team that overcame Kataka 7-6 in spot-kicks on Monday

Prior to the final game, the two coaches of the respective sides are positive and ready to deliver their best.

‘We are not leaving anything to chance. Football is maracado. It is termed the beautiful game of hard work. We have worked hard and ready to qualify for the StarTimes Uganda Premier League’ Richard Makumbi, head coach at Kiboga Young remarked.

Richard Makumbi, Kiboga Young head coach during training on Tuesday, 20th October 2020 at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru

His counterpart at Kitara FC Mark Twinamatisko also expressed the readiness to register success.

‘Kitara Football Club is ready to make face Kiboga Young in the final. We are physically ready with no injuries and mentally strong’ Twinamatisko revealed.

Key players to watch:

The StarTimes FUFA Big League top scorer from the regular season, Brian Muluuli Mayanja of Kitara is one of the players to key watch of all.

Others are captain Maxwell Owachgui, goalkeeper Jamil Kiyimba, creative midfielder Jamil Nvule Kisitu, the ‘age-less’ defender Musa Docca and striker George Senkaaba.

The Kiboga Young star players are goalkeeper Steven Mukomba, captain Jamadlin Buchochera, their top scorer Luka Okori, Pascal Irasa, Brian Olega and Gody Otika among others.

Kitara FC players stretch during the last training on Tuesday at Njeru

Meanwhile, FUFA has confirmed the match officials who will officiate this eagerly awaited final of the promotional FUFA Big League play-offs.

The game will kick off by 12 pm and will be streamlined live on FUFA TV and across all the FUFA official social media platforms.

Kitara Football Clubs during the paces at Njeru

Match Officials:

Referee: Alex Muhabi

1st Assistant Referee: Dick Okello

2nd Assistant Referee: Isa Masembe

Fourth officials: William Oloya

Referee Assessor: Mark Ssonko