Pepsi UFL: St.Lawrence University eye perfect start against Nkumba

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David GOMBE

Last season’s RunnersUp, St.Lawrence University takes on Nkumba University on Wednesday at Kavule as the Pepsi University Football League heavyweights kick off their respective seasons.

St. Lawrence will be looking to bounce back from the shock of the previous campaign where they lost the title to Uganda Martyrs’ University in the final and coach Nnono Davis is putting results ahead of experiments this time round.

Every game in the group stage will be very important for qualification to the knockout stage so it is not a time for experiments,” Nnono said.

“We are drawn in a tough group with Nkumba and Gulu and even IUEA so we don’t want to take risks. We shall keep trying things but our focus is on winning,” Nnono added.

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The first of these matches is against Nkumba and he broke down the style of play of the opposition.

“They have a great physical level and are stronger than us,” he said.

“They play directly, with the full-backs getting involved”

“We’ll have to limit their counter-attacking chances.

Meanwhile the Beach Boys as Nkumba University are known are ready to put up a great performance against St Lawrence to improve their chances for a better finish with in the group

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