AUPL: JMC Hippos Aim Double over Struggling Maroons

Prisons side Maroons FC have a tough job to save their season with only nine games left to play. The coach Paddy Kintu’s team sit rock bottom of the log with only 12 points, buy information pills seven below the threshold line.

The team has a tougher assignment on Tuesday 5th against high flying league debutants JMC Hippos at the Maroons stadium in Luzira.

“We still have hope to survive in the league though its not that easy. The team gas been quite unlucky not to win games but that can’t be our excuse because at the end of the day the results talk. Tomorrow’s game (against JMC) is just like any other but we put a lot of emphasis to score and get points. It could turn our season, advice ” coach Kintu said.

Coach Paddy Kintu took over the team in the second half from former tactician Asaph Tumwebaze who is currently heading big league side Hope Doves FC.

Maroons have only won two games in the entire league bog coming at home against relegation fighting team’s The Saints and Simba Sc.

They host a team that is on a three match winning streak and not just that but convincing results against resilient sides like Express Fc (2-0), Police FC (2-3) and Bright stars (3-1).

Both sides have met only once in the first leg where Abdulrahim Rajah’s goal stood out the difference. The visitors propelled to fifth spot after their home win against Bright stars but coach Odoch doesn’t want his team to be carried away with the results.

“Its always good to win matches but we can’t be relax, a league is a marathon and we have to maintain form all through. They are struggling but we also need the points to better our season,” he said

Both sides were promoted to the top league at the beginning of the season, with Maroons coming as winners of the league while the Jinja Hippos had to diverge through the playoffs.

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