- Friday September 30, 2022
- St. Mary’s stadium, Kitende 4pm
The Uganda Premier League returns with champions Vipers hosting Soltilo Bright Stars at Kitende on Friday.
The reigning champions start life minus last season’s top scorer Ceaser Manzoki, and the league’s best defender in the past five or so years, Halid Lwaliwa.
A new look Bright Stars under Asaph Mwebaze is also looking to present a tough challenge as the Venoms seek to earn a record 7th straight win over the side.
Coach Robertinho Oliviera will return to the bench after missing through lack of qualification in the Caf Champions League game against Olympique de Bangui.
Lumala Abdu, Isa Mubiru, Murushid Jjuuko, Abubaker Lawal and former Bright Stars gem Marvin Youngman could be handed starting spots according to Kawowo Sports.
Vipers are unbeaten against Soltilo Bright Stars in the league in 17 meetings [W10, D7]. The hosts are unbeaten in the last 17 league games since a 1-0 defeat away at Arua Hill in January. [W 13, D4]
Bright Stars have won only three of the past 15 away games [L9, D3].