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Bright Stars seek to end drawing streak as Villa visit


Sinan Rajub SENOGA

Soltilo Bright Stars have drawn all the five games they have played so far this season and will be seeking to end the streak as SC Villa visit them at Kavumba at 4pm.

SC Villa are currently third on the table with 10 points and a win can spring them to the second place place and a point behind leaders BUL FC.

The Jogoos come into this fixture fresh from a 1-0 win over Busoga United at Wankulukuku thanks to a late winner by youngster Jonah Kakande.

Bright Stars sit 10th with five points from as many games. Their last match a comeback 2-2 draw against URA FC at Nakisunga.

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Bright Stars assistant coach Tony Ssali is confident of halting their drawing streak courtesy of an improving performance.

” We respect Villa because they are a historic club but they are like any other club. Our players are progressing in every game and we are only working on a few things which are not okay as far as the technical, tactical and physical aspects are concerned” Ssali said in pre match conference.

Head To Head

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The last 19 meetings between both sides have seen SC Villa win a lion’s share of 10 games. Bright Stars have only won thrice while six draws have been registered in the process.

Last season, Bright Stars beat Villa home and away.

Team News

The home side will miss Sam Ssenyonjo who is still recovering from injury. Ashraf Mulindi is also ruled out by injury.

Ibrahim Kasinde, Isa Bugembe, Simon Ssemayange and Shamuran Kamya are currently with the Hippos in Sudan.

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Team News.

SC Villa have been boosted by the return of Meddie Kibirige and Ivan Sserubiri.

Goalkeeper Martin Elungat is confirmed out due to a neck injury.

Youngsters Umar Lutalo and Mohammad Nsereko are still with the U20 team in Sudan.

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