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June 18, 2024

The Anchorman

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Vipers aim to strengthen grip at the top with routine win over resurgent Busoga

Joseph Balikuddembe

Champions Vipers SC have engaged top gear in their quest to defend their crown.

They are fresh from back to back wins against Busoga in the Uganda cup where they edged them 5-1 on aggregate.

Vipers have the best home record in the league with a 100% record in the league, having won 8 in 8 games played at the St. Mary’s this term.

Busoga on the other hand have only won once on the road, losing 4 and drawing twice.

Abbey Kikomeko’s men are enjoying their best form this term, they have not lost a single point in the last 4 league matches.

In this transition, they have beaten Onduparaka, Kitara , Wakiso Ginats and MYDA, picking 12 points that have elevated them to 12th on the log with 17 points.

Head to Head

Vipers have won 3 of the most recent meetings and managed 2 draws. Busoga haven’t won any.

Team news

VIPERS

Milton Karisa is in line to make his first appearance of 2021 after fully recovering from a thigh torn muscle injury. He last played in Njeru last December in his side’s 5-3 victory over Busoga United and scored.

Ahmed Amayo is out injured and he wont join the party. Ceazer Manzoki was rested for the Busoga game but he is now available.

Busoga United

Wani Ivan is available after a long lay off.

Ismael Mugulusi and Edwin Olaala wont feature in the game due to academic engagements. The two are going to sit for UACE final examinations.