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Clash of Titans: Mubiru and Ayala Square Off at Lugogo as UPDF Fight for Survival

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  • In the upcoming penultimate round of the season on Tuesday, Wakiso Giants brace themselves for a significant showdown against KCCA at Lugogo Stadium, aiming to secure their first-ever double over the formidable opponents.
  • Yet, they remain eager to climb up the ranks and a potential three points from the upcoming match could propel them to the 9th position in the standings.

In the upcoming penultimate round of the season on Tuesday, Wakiso Giants brace themselves for a significant showdown against KCCA at Lugogo Stadium, aiming to secure their first-ever double over the formidable opponents. The Purple Sharks emerged victorious in the reverse fixture at Kabaka Kyabaggu, clinching a 2-1 win with stellar performances from Kenneth Kimera and Samson Kigozi, while Ashraf Mugume salvaged a late consolation goal for KCCA.

For KCCA, the recent setback against URA dashed their title aspirations, alleviating the pressure as they enter the game against Wakiso Giants. However, they remain determined to clinch a higher spot on the table, eyeing to displace NEC from the 5th position.

Meanwhile, Wakiso Giants solidified their stay in the division with a convincing 2-0 victory over Mbarara City. Yet, they remain eager to climb up the ranks and a potential three points from the upcoming match could propel them to the 9th position in the standings.

At Bombo, the stakes are high for hosts UPDF as they confront Maroons in a pivotal encounter. Positioned 15th on the table, UPDF must secure a victory to keep their survival hopes alive. With only six points left to fight for and trailing by four points from safety, UPDF understands the urgency of the situation. A triumph coupled with a stumble from Busoga United against Vipers would provide UPDF with a glimmer of hope heading into the final day of the campaign.

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In contrast, Maroons find themselves in a comfortable 7th place with 40 points, unaffected by the outcome of the match, as neither result will displace them from their current position.

The fixtures for Tuesday, May 14, 2024, are as follows:

  • SC Villa vs URA – Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku
  • Busoga United vs Vipers – FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru
  • KCCA vs Wakiso Giants – MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo
  • Mbarara City vs BUL – Kakyeeka Stadium, Mbarara
  • Soltilo Bright Stars vs Kitara – Kavumba Recreation Ground

Additionally, on Tuesday, May 15, 2024, the fixture is:

  • Gaddafi vs Express – Gaddafi Arena, Jinja

As the footballing season approaches its climax, fans eagerly anticipate the outcome of these thrilling encounters, with each fixture poised to shape the final standings and determine the fate of teams battling for glory and survival alike.

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