There may still be a week to go until the StarTimes
Uganda Premier League new season kicks off in earnest, but prior to that comes
the curtain raiser, the Fufa Super Cup.
Emerging force Vipers on Saturday September 22 meet
KCCA at Mutesa II stadium, Wankulukuku to compete for the second trophy of the
Earlier, KCCA won the inaugural Fufa Super 8 that
Vipers opted not to participate and will be eager to yet another trophy to
their cabinet before the season officially gets underway.
For Vipers SC, the recess period has been one of upheaval. Portuguese
coach Miguel Da Costa left, with Mexican Martinez Espinoza replacing him.
Over at Lugogo, however, Mike Mutebi is looking to build on his decent
campaign last term.
What the coaches said:
Martinez Espinoza (Vipers SC)
“We have had some good games in the pre-season. Looking at the
boys and training to come up with my best starting XI though it’s still work in
The Fufa Super Cup against another good side in the league and
we are really looking forward to it.
Mike Mutebi (KCCA)
“We shall treat this game as an indicator of
what is going to happen during the season. Our aim is to win the match and
accumulate more trophies. This winning mentality must be inculcated in
our young kids especially that you play well and win because you are playing
for a big league. And big clubs play to win trophies.
Probable Line Ups
Vipers SC: Fabian Mutombora (GK),
Livingstone Mulondo, Halid Lwaliwa, Bashir Asiku, Aggrey Madoi, Taddeo Lwanga ©,
Brian Nkuubi, Moses Waiswa, Daniel Sserunkuma, Duncan Sseninde and Noah Wafula.
KCCA FC: Charles Lukwago (GK), Timothy
Awany ©, Bernard Muwanga, Filbert Obenchan, Julius Poloto, Mustafa Kizza, Allan
Okello, Patrick Kaddu, Gift Ali, Lawrence Bukenya and Allan Kyambadde.