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AUPL: Vipers Seek to Redress Poor Run Against Soana

Viper's Deus Bukenya takes on Nyanzi Abu in the first leg (Photo by Vipers media)

Uganda Premier League
Vipers vs Soana
St.Mary’s stadium, salve Kitende
Friday 21st April 2017

Vipers Sports club find themselves in a mini crisis following a poor run that has seen the team go four games without victory.

With reports of intrigue, the management at the club on Monday this week sacked some members of the technical team.

Goalkeeper coach, Stephen Billy Kiggundu, assistant coaches Richard Wasswa and Edward Golola and technical director Haruna Kyobe were told to step aside.

Head coach Miguel Da Costa will be setting sights at finding at solutions as the two time league winners seek to return to winning ways.

The hurdle is against Soana this Friday at St. Mary’s stadium in Kitende. With the title out of reach, the target Vipers is to end the season on a high.

Soana have been on a resuscitation run winning their last two games including a 3-2 comeback against Sadolin Paints.

Vipers major concern has been with the striking department failing to score in the last three league meetings.

Soana on the other hand have had issues in defence keeping just a single clean sheet in their last nine outings.

Vipers however boost of a better head to head record against Soana unbeaten in the 7 encounters, winning six and drawing once.

Soana have managed just two goals against Vipers.The first leg ended in a 1-0 win for Vipers in Kavumba.

The two teams come into Friday’s clash level on points (36) but Vipers sit 6th on the log because of a better goal difference while Soana are 7th.

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