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UPDF vs MYDA Preview: Army Sides Aim To Complete Double Over Flying Eagles

Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) Football Club will be aiming to complete a double over Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA) Football Club when they host the Flying Eagles at Bombo Military Grounds in Bombo in the Startimes Uganda Premier League matchday23 on Tuesday evening

Keffa Kisala’s charges thumped MYDA FC 3-0 in the first round of the league with Robert Eseru, Brain Kalumba and Davis Kasirye all doing the damege infront of the home crowds at King George IV Memorial stadium in March 12-2021.

UPDF FC players celebrate their 3-0 win against MYDA at King George IV Memorial (Courtesy).

Team News:

Vice Captain Ibrahim Wammanah, Simon Mbazira and Dickson Okwir are ruled out for UPDF FC due to injuries.

Goalkeeper Douglas Kisembo continues to be monitored after resuming training with the first team and requires a late fitness test.

MYDA’s Isma Mafabo has recovered from a joint injury and is in contention.

Solomon Babyesiza (knee) remain sidelined while forward Eric Mutebi is ruled out due to family issue and Saleh Ahmed is understood to be in Tanzania.

Previews and Stands

The army sides come into this game on a back of a very disappointing result losing 5-1 away to Wakiso Giants FC in their last league outing.

They have managed to register 2 wins in their last five encounters (WLWDL) and will be seeking to bounce back to their winning ways.

The Flying Eagles on the other hand head into this particular encounter on a back of a 2-2 draw against Kyetume FC at King George in their last league game.

MYDA FC players during their last training session ahead UPDF clash at Bombo (Courtesy)

Their form in the league has been patchy, they have managed to win only once in their last five encounters (LWLLD) and will want to cause an upset to the Army sides when they lock horns at Bombo Military ground.

UPDF FC are currently in the 8th place of the Startimes UPL log with 32 points in 22 games. MYDA meanwhile, are rooted 2nd from the bottom of the log with 10 points in 22 games.

The hosts will look at the two Brains Kayanja and Kalumba for gaols while the Flying Eagles will look at Paul Musamali, Peter Mutebi and Amos Kirya for their goals.

As Dribbler Sports we’ve provided all the important informations for Tuesday’s Startimes Uganda Premier League fixture, complete with a previews and reakdown of a team news heading into a crunch clash.

Startimes UPL MD23 – FIXTURES:

*Onduparaka v SC Villa (Ababet Green Light).
*UPDFC v MYDA (Bombo Military).
*Bright Stars v Mbarara City (Kavuma).
*Busoga United v Wakiso Giants (FUFA Technical Center Njeru)

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