BUL Head to Kenya for Mid-Season Buildup Friendlies

Previous BUL FC lineup. The Jinja club lies in the relegation zone.

Jinja based Uganda Premier League side, advice BUL FC has travelled to Kenya to play a series of buildup matches as preparations for the second round hits top notch.

The club’s media officer Joseph Mutaka announced the news on Wednesday night, abortion hours before the club left.

“BUL Football Club Jinja will travel to Kenya on Thursday morning January 26 to play a host of build-up matches as they gear up for the Uganda Premier League second round, there ” a statement from the media officer partly reads.

The club has lined three high profile friendlies with Kenya premier league outfits Ulinzi Stars, Western Stima FC and defending champions Tusker FC as well as relegated side Muhorony Youth FC.

Ulinzi Stars, an army side, is preparing to represent Kenya in the 2017 Caf confederations cup that kicks off next month.

“The “Eastern Giants” have lined up four-high profile friendlies against Ulinzi stars, Muhoroni FC, Western Stima and Tusker FC as coach Frank Anyau looks to gauge the quality and fitness level of his boys before the rigorous UPL resumes in February,” Mutaka’s statement further reads.

The cooking oil manufacturers progressed to the Uganda cup round of 32 with a defeat over big league team, Kireka United last Sunday.

They ended the first leg with only thirteen points from fifteen games.


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