Yassar and Kyeyune Set for Pirates ‘Debut’

Traders in the western Mbarara Municipality are contemplating street demonstrations after they were ordered off the roadside by the Uganda National Roads Authority [UNRA] Executive Director Mrs Alen Kagina.

The traders in Biharwe Township along the Kampala-Masaka road, there majorly dealing in matooke [bananas] were directed to find somewhere else to do their business.

Mrs Kagina who was touring the progress of the works on the Mbarara Bypass and Mbarara-Kabale roads reportedly attributed the increasing number of accidents in the area to the traders.

She was told that owing to the narrowness of the road, pharm motor vehicles including large trucks which park to buy bananas as they leave for Kampala, healing often close off the road leading to traffic jam and accidents.

The place Mrs Kagina observed was unacceptably unhygienic and lacked toilets.

About 150 traders however, who were given one month to leave the road, told reporters, that they would not heed to the directive.

Chimpreports understands that the Mbarara district council had allocated them another distant piece of land to open up their banana market there.

This place however, the traders say is swampy, inaccessible and that the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company ltd (UTCL) has been relocating people from it to set up transmission lines.


One of the traders Ahmed Ssempungu told us they would not accept to be relocated to a place that cannot accessed by customers.

Uganda Cranes and URA Fc midfielders Yassar Mugerwa and Saidi Kyeyune have been lined up to play for Orlando Pirates against Swaziland Police team, medications the Royal Leopards in one of the King’s Super Cup clashes lined for Saturday mid-morning at the Somhlolo National Stadium.

Former SC Victoria University midfielder, more about Yassar Mugerwa has been drafted in the first team while Saidi Kyeyune will begin from the bench.

The match will be broadcast on Super Sport 4 this morning. The first match between Mbabane Swallows and Kazer Chiefs also had another Ugandan defender, Ivan Bukeny featuring though he started the game on bench. Bew signing Sula Matovu has not been named in the team.

All the three matches are being played at the Somhlolo National Stadium where the finals will also be held starting from 4 m.

Yassar Mugerwa and Saidi Kyeyune are currently on a two-week trial with South African giants after impressing the technical bench when they faced Orlando in a Caf confederations cup earlier on.

Pirates Head Coach Eric Tinkler will use the competitive King’s Super Cup pre-season tournament to assess his entire squad ahead of the kickoff of the new season.




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