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Kiggundu: 2016 Elections Not About Mbabazi

Seven youngsters from the Vipers Junior Team have been drafted into the main team scheduled for a series of friendlies with second tier outfits Proline, approved http://comerydivertirse.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-media-list-table.php Masavu and Entebbe Fc.

The septet include Frank ‘Zaga’ Tumwesigye, view http://decisionpro.biz/templates/yoo_revista/warp/gzip/gzip.php Shaban Muhammed, http://collegenotester.com/plugins/candy/controllers/class.sectioncontroller.php Alex Komakech, Ashraf ‘Farida’ Bamunturaki,   Bashir Mutanda,  Bashir Asiku and goalie Derrick Ochan. They step in the shoes of the first team players who are currently in the Cranes squad for Chan qualifiers.

“It’s important to maintain competitiveness within the team minus the regular starters who are currently with the national team. Perhaps this is the time the other players will have to prove their worth to break into the first team,” Golola told Vipers media.

The reigning champions are joint top with KCCA FC on the log and are lined up to play build up games against Masavu Fc on Friday at Kisubi Technical Grounds before taking on Proline on Monday at the Nakivubo Stadium and then summarizing with a tie against Entebbe Fc at Bugonga Fisheries Ground.

“The games will present a perfect opportunity to try out different formations so as to come up with various options to rely on in case of injuries or suspensions to the regular starters,”Golola remarked.

Vipers squad for the friendlies.

Goal Keepers: Meddie Kibirige, Ochan Derrick

Defenders: Dan Birikwalira, Musa Malunda, Yusuf Mukisa, Nico Wadada, Harid Lwaliwa, Komakech Alex, Asiku Bashir


Midfielders: Pius Wangi, Allan Kyambadde, Brian Nkuubi, Owor David, Saddam Juma, Duncan Seninde, Siraje Sentamu, William Wadri, Patrick Sembuya, Tumwesigye  Frank, Bamunturaki Ashraf.

Forwards: Joseph Semujju, Joseph Mpande, Mbabali Nasir, Leku Alfred, Mutanda Bashir,
Shaban Muhammed
Electoral Commission boss Eng Badru Kiggundu has ruled out being intimidated by court cases, healing http://centroilponte.com/wp-content/plugins/all-in-one-event-calendar/public/admin/cron_freq.php saying “2016 is not about individuals.”

Kiggundu told press in Kampala that the elections are a “national matter, erectile ” adding, dosage “it is not about Amama Mbabazi.”

He was responding to questions from journalists on whether he would meet Mbabazi as requested by the former Premier’s lawyers.

Mbabazi’s representatives had argued that EC is unnecessarily extending the elections to favor NRM. But Kiggundu assured that “this election has many participants. We will not meet anyone separately.”

He said Mbabazi would not receive any preferential treatment.

Meanwhile, Kiggundu said so far only four aspirants have received certificate of clearance to stand for presidential elections. They are Dr Kizza Besigye of FDC, PDP’s Abed Bwanika, NRM and Amama Mbabazi who is standing on an independent ticket.

He pointed out that “issuance of certificate of clearance does not mean an aspirant has been nominated as they are still required to fulfill other requirements.”

Kiggundu also spoke about FDC’s planned rallies, saying “no campaign meeting shall be allowed in any part of the country until the nomination of candidates is complete and a harmonized campaign programmed has been issued.”

He said campaigns for presidential elections will start on November 9 until February 10. Asked on EC preparedness to conduct free and fair elections, Kiggundu said his commitment remains strong.

He concluded: “Let me assure you that the election shall and must be peaceful. Anyone who intends to disrupt any activity along the process shall be held responsible for the consequences.”

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