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Karisa out as Vipers seek return to winning ways against Bright Stars

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David GOMBE

Friday, October 27

•Maroons Vs URA – Luzira, 2pm
•Bright Stars Vs Vipers – Kavumba, 4pm
•UPDF Vs Express – Bombo, 4pm


Vipers SC will be without their captain Milton Karisa when they travel to Soltilo Bright Stars on Friday at Kavumba.

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The Vipers skipper suffered a harm-string in their 1-1 draw against SC Villa at Kitende.

The Venoms are seeking to return to winning ways after back to back stalemates against Mbarara City and SC Villa.

Bright Stars on the other hand are winless this campaign and will be desperate to maximize points against the Venoms.

The Joseph Mutyaba coached side come into this game after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Express FC last weekend.

What the coaches say,

Mutyaba (Bright Stars)

“Preparations have been good only that luck has not been on our side. We have done everything possible to see that we get what we want against Vipers. They are coming at our home and we are confident we can get positive results.” Said Mutyaba

Assistant Coach Richard Wasswa at Vipers

“I can say that we have prepared our players well mentally and physically they’re ready for any moment that may come their way.”

“Our intention is to win that match, stick to our philosophy of high pressing, building the ball from the back, quick movements and capitalize on the chances.” He told the club website

Team News

Bright Stars will be without Ivan Irinimbabazi due to on and off the pitch reasons.

Vipers SC

Besides Karisa, former Bright Stars midfielder Marvin Youngman is also ruled out due to injury.

Head to Head

Meetings: 19

Bright Stars:1

Vipers wins: 10

Draws: 8

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