Dhata returns as Vipers take title charge to NEC

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David GOMBE

Saturday, May 11
*URA Vs KCCA – Wankulukuku
*Kitara Vs Busoga United – Masindi
*Maroons Vs Bright Stars – Luzira
*BUL Vs Gaddafi – Njeru
*NEC Vs Vipers – Lugogo
*Wakiso Giants Vs Mbarara City – Wakissha
*UPDF Vs SC Villa – Bombo


Vipers SC will hope to keep their title charge alive when they make a short trip to tricky NEC FC at Lugogo.

With the new regulations, the league title will now be determined on head to head.

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This means that Vipers are currently second on the table tied on 49 points with league leaders BUL FC.

BUL tops the standings having managed a historic double over the Vipers this term.

Vipers fixture against NEC is keep for them and can afford any slips ups if they are to keep their hopes of retaining the title for a third time in a row.

NEC on the other side have slim hopes in the title race and find themselves five points behind both BUL and Vipers, defeat on Saturday will all but end their hopes.

Vipers thrashed NEC 4-1 in their first round meeting at Kitende.

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NEC will welcome back their starman Joseph Dhata from suspension. Dhata who will be facing his former paymasters Vipers has scored 12 goals this term across all competitions. Mathew Kasirye also returns to the side after recovering from red hopes.

Vipers SC will miss the services of Abdul Karim Watambala due to card accumulation.

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Head to Head
2023/24
Vipers 4-1 NEC

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