AUPL: Police FC Seek to End Poor Run Against Struggling Saints

Uganda Premier League
Tuesday, try 7th March 2017
The Saints FC vs Police FC
Champions stadium, no rx Mwererwe 4:30pm

With the Uganda Premier League entering the final bend, the battle for relegation survival keep intensifying every other match day.

Just seven points separate Proline who occupy 9th position with 23 points from Kirinya Jinja SS that are third from the bottom.

Ahead of the clash between The Saints and Police FC at the champions stadium, Mwererwe this Tuesday, the two sides find themselves still within the relegation context.

The cops are 10th on the table with 23 points, just two ahead of their opponents(The Saints) who follow closely in 11th position.

Police will be seeking to end their poor run against the Saints in the league. Despite earning a 4-1 victory against them in the Uganda cup last month, the cops have failed to pick a win off the Saints in the three league meetings.

27/09/16 Police FC  0-1 The Saints

15/04/16 The Saints 1-1 Police FC


08/09/15  Police FC 1- 1 The Saints

The two sides come into the clash on the back of loses in their previous games. Police suffered their first defeat under Abdallah Mubiru at the hands of Onduparaka while The Saints fell 1-0 to league leaders KCCA FC.

Defender Martin Mpuuga who limped off the 2-0 loss to Onduparaka has recovered and will be available. Ibrahim Kibumba who has missed the last two games is also back.

However, Abdallah Mubiru will be without forward Reuben Kamera and skipper Ben Ochen through injuries.

Saints on the other hand have no majory injuries but manager, Moses Basena is expected to make changes to team that started against KCCA FC.

Godfrey Wakaza and Ezekiel Katende are expected to return to starting team.

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