AUPL: Vipers Visit Struggling JMC Hippos

The last meeting between the two sides ended in a barren draw

Uganda Premier League
JMC Hippos vs Vipers
Kakindu stadium 4:30pm

Vipers make a trip to Jinja to play against boggy side Jinja Municipal Council (JMC) Hippos on Tuesday at Kakindu stadium.

The Hippos have started the league with dismal performances, medicine yet to win a game this season and sit rock bottom of the 16- league table with just two points in four games.

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The departure of play marker and skipper Richard Wandyaka and striker Ivan Lubaale to URA and Sadolin Paints respectively has left the club with a gaping hole in the attacking area.

Besides, assistant coach James Odoch has also switched allegiance joining the tax collectors in Lugazi.

Vipers come into this game on the back of a hard fought win over Bul, another Jinja based and bear in mind that a win will keep them in the title contention.

The last time the two sides met in the league, the game ended in a barren draw.

Abdallah Mubiru, the Vipers head coach will be without forward Tony Odur who is out injured but he receives boost with the return of Brian Kakaire, Musa Esenu and William Wadri.

On the other hand, JMC Hippos head coach Vincent Lukyamuzi will try make amends from the 3-1 defeat against URA that sees lie in the drop zone.

Vipers are second on the table with eight points while JMC Hippos occupy 16th spot with just a single point.


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