MATCH: BUL FC Vs BLACKS POWER
LEAGUE: Stanbic Uganda Cup
DATE: Thursday April 8, 2021
VENUE: Kyabazinga Stadium – Bugembe @3:30PM
BUL FC host Big League side, Blacks Power FC in Uganda Cup on Thursday afternoon at Kyabazinga stadium, looking to advance into the round of 16 of the competition.
The Eastern giants hold a 2-0 lead going into the second leg, courtesy of strikes by Deogracious Ojok and Simon Peter Oketch, and will be looking to complete the task at home.
The Eastern Giants won their last home game 3-2 against Kitara FC in the Uganda Premier League.
Arthur Kyesimira has a couple of roster issues ahead of the visit of Blacks Power. On Thursday, the BUL FC head coach is set to be without the services of five players due to injury-related absences.
Left back Aggrey Madoi, forward Ambrose Kirya, Richard Wandyaka, Kenneth Ssemakula and Martin Aprem will be unavailable due to their respective fitness concerns.
The coach’s thoughts on tomorrow’s game.
“We played the first leg with tenacity but the players have recovered and trained very well since. We hope for a very good performance tomorrow and win the game comfortably.”
The Captain’s comment.
“We have had very good preparations. Therefore, we expect good results against Blacks Power.”
The Gaffer may not make a lot of changes to the team that performed excellently in the first leg.
Peter Onzima, Douglas Bithum, Walter Ochora and Ramadan Dudu may return at the back in a fourman defense.
Vitalis Tabu is expected to join Godfrey Akol and Fredson Gwoto in the midfield, and cause havoc to the Blacks Power back line from the flanks.
The attacking unit of Simon Peter, Deogracious Ojok and Joseph Semujju are also expected to keep their forward positions
The Eastern giants only need to avoid a defeat of more than a 2 goal margin to cement their place in the round of 16.