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AUPL: Depleted Kirinya Visit Masavu 

Kirinya will be without Tom Ikara and Ibrahim Kayiwa

Azam Uganda Premier League
Masavu FC vs Kirinya Jinja SS
Fisheries ground, Bugonga 4:30pm
The Uganda Premier League returns this Tuesday after a two week break following FIFA World Cup qualification games.
With three fixtures on card this Tuesday, Masavu will be in action at their home in Bugonga hosting Kirinya Jinja SS.
The visitors come into this game missing some of their key players who are sidelined with injuries.
Goalkeeper Thomas Ikara did not make the trip to Entebbe after sustaining an injury on national team duty in the Cranes regional tour game against Northern region.
The first choice goalkeeper will therefore won’t be available and new signing Emmanuel Rubangkene is expected to fill the void as he makes his debut.
Midfielder Ibrahim Kayiwa also got injured on the national team and is ruled out. The other players yet to recover include Bashir Mutanda and Allan Drajua.
Jinja SS come into this game on tje back of a 2-1 loss to Bright stars and will be seeking for a positive result against new comers Masavu.
Masavu on the other hand lost 2-1 to Vipers in their last game and will be looking at today’s game as a returning point.
They will be without assistant coach Joseph Mutyaba who starts his four match ban today.
Kirinya are 8th on the table with five points while Masavu are second from the bottom with three points.

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