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December 2, 2023

The Anchorman

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URA vs BUL: No room for error as the tax collectors target keeping the pressure on Vipers

Nankya Viola 

Challengers URA FC can not afford any slip ups if they are to keep the pressure on leaders and defending champions Vipers SC

They host a BUL side that is struggling for form. The Jinja based side are winless in the previous three league fixtures having drawn against struggling Kyetume in their most recent outing.

Kyesimira’s men need to avoid further backsliding if they are to mantain their topflight status, a privileged they have enjoyed since getting promotion in the 2011/12 season.

URA are fresh from completing a double over KCCA FC, a statement result that declared how serious they are in the title quest.


Three of the last five meetings between these sides have ended in draws with URA winning the other 2. However, the two URA wins came while playing away to BUL


URA FC have won 5 out of their 8 home matches at the arena of Visions this term. Only Vipers , Police and KCCA have a better home record that the tax collectors. They have only lost once at home with 2 draws.

BUL on the other hand have lost 5 of their 9 away matches this time, only managing 3 wins and a draw.

The reverse fixture in the first leg was won by URA 2-0 thanks to a late brace by top scorer Steven Mukwala.


Towering defender Benjamin Nyakoojo returns after sitting out the duel with KCCA. Moses Seruyidde has not yet recovered from the injury that saw him stretchered off against KCCA.

Further Kyesimira has a full squad available for selection. He will bank on over 5 former URA players in his squad headlined by Robert Mukongotya, Richard Wandyaka , Jimmy Kulaba and Anwar Ntege.

BUL are currently 10th with 21 points .