The Date: May 14th, 2024
The Contest: Busoga United vs. Vipers SC
The Time: 4pm
The Venue:
Fufa Technical Center

In their penultimate fixture before the closure of the 2023/2024 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season, Vipers SC visit Busoga United at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru, on Tuesday.

The two sides enter the fray with divergent, but significant ambitions at the tail end of the campaign. 

While the Venoms seek a third successive championship, Busoga United have survival high on their wishlist. 

Vipers are fourth on the table with 50 points, two behind leaders BUL FC after 27 matches.

On the other hand, Busoga United sit 13th on the 16-team log with 25 points, a place above the relegation zone.

In their first round meeting, Vipers ran out comfortable 3-0 victors at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende, courtesy of Eric Kenzo Kambale, Milton Karisa and Abubakar Lawal. 

Meanwhile, the Venoms hold the lion’s share of victories in the head to head, with ten in the past 14 meetings since 2016 when Busoga joined the top-flight.

Two fixtures have ended Busoga’s way while the other two ended in stalemates.


Meetings: 14

Vipers wins: 10

Draws: 2

Losses: 2

Goals for: 31

Against: 9

Points: 32

At the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende last season, Vipers were 5-0 winners, thanks to a Lawal brace and one apiece from Yunus Sentamu, Martin Kizza and playmaker Bright Anukani.

Team News:

Midfielder Abdul Karim Watambala is back in the squad after serving his one match ban for three yellow cards accumulation.

Defender Ashraf Mandela is still out with a knee problem he sustained in our match against Express FC.