Tuesday January 04, 2022

Uganda Premier League

Wakiso Giants Vs BUL FC

Kabaka Kyabagu stadium

Kick off : 3PM

BUL football club will be looking to stay in touch with the leading pack when they continue their 2021-22 campaign away to Wakiso Giants on Tuesday afternoon before another trip to Vipers SC three days later.

The Eastern Giants saw off Arua Hill SC 4-0 last Tuesday, whereas Wakiso Giants’ encounter with URA ended in a one all draw. Four points and two positions separate the two teams

The home side are currently 6th in the table, having picked up 21 points from their opening 13 matches of the season.

Hillary onek in action

BUL, meanwhile, are enjoying a four game unbeaten run. Alex Isabirye’s men have also won seven, drawn four and lost two from their 13 matches to sit third with 25 points. However, they are three and four points behind KCCA and Vipers respectively who have each played a game less.

Wakiso Giants have been victorious in our last two ties, including a 2-1 win when the two teams last locked horns back in may, while they also triumphed 1-0 at Kyabazinga stadium last term. This will be the 5th meeting between the two sides .

what they said;

Coach Kasule Richard :

As we going for 14th game of the season visitng Wakiso Giants knowing that last season we lost home and away to them but this time around its a new season and we are well prepared. Wakiso has a good coaching staff but we are prepared to put up a good show and come back with the 3 points.

Ibrahim Nsimbe celebrating with teammates.

Martin Aprem

We are coming into this game expecting 3 points because we have prepared well and i call upon all our fans to come support us and we promise to win the game and give you a smile.

Last time out

December 28, 2021

BUL FC 4-0 Arua Hill SC

Musa Esenu scored a brace as BUL FC humbled Arua Hill SC 4-0 at Kyabazinga stadium in the last days of December last year.

The Eastern Giants took the lead when Esenu calmly controlled the ball in the box and slotted it into the net on 18 minutes. He then completed his brace barely a minute after the break with a sublime finish before Ibrahim Nsimbe made it 3-0 ten minutes later.

Ibrahim Kazindula put the icing on the cake with a spectecular free kick ten minutes from full-time to seal our 7th win of the season.

Heat to Head

This fixture has produced four league meetings, resulting into one win for BUL FC, two wins for Wakiso Giants and one draw.

Previous Meeting

May 18, 2021

Wakiso Giants 2-1 BUL FC

Goalkeeper Abdul Kimera scored at the wrong end when he guided a Frank Ssebuffu low cross into his own net as Wakiso Giants FC completed a double over BUL FC with a 2-1 win at Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in Wakiso.

Joseph Semujju blazed a one-on-one chance above the crossbar before Vianne Ssekajugo curled at the far post to extend his side’s lead. Ssemujju however made amends in the 77th minute as he slotted past Samson Kirya after receiving a pass from Jimmy Kulaba but it was not enough to complete a comeback.

Last four encounters

September 14, 2019

Wakiso Giants 0-1 BUL FC

January 29, 2020

BUL FC 0-0 Wakiso Giants

March 06, 2021

BUL FC 0-1 Wakiso Giants

May 18, 2021

Wakiso Giants 2-1 BUL FC

Match Facts

BUL FC have the third best away record this season after winning three games, drawing two and losing once..

And they have scored 11 goals and conceded only eight times across those matches

Their 11 points tally on the road can only be bettered by the top two teams, KCCA (12) and Vipers SC (16).

Isabirye’s men have also made five clean sheets this season, with one shout out coming away from home – (a 2-0 win over Onduparaka FC in late October).

Wakiso Giants have not won in their last three games, drawing twice and losing the other.

They have lost two home games this term – 2-1 to Arua Hill SC in December and 3-0 to KCCA in October last year but won four consecutive home outings between the two losses.

Those six games have seen 10 goals scored and seven conceded, and three clean sheets for the home side.

They have gathered 12 points from a possible 18.

Match Coverage

The game will not be live on television but our fans can follow our text updates of the game through our social media platforms. The match report will be available on our website and the match highlights will be uploaded on our YouTube channel later.

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