The local Football season is on the door and it is time for the football fans to mark their calendars for the upcoming 2017/2018 Azam Uganda Premier League.
KCCA FC and Paidha Black Angels will curtain-raise the season in the FUFA Super Cup on September 9 at a venue yet to be communicated.
The draft fixture that has been revealed; sees 12 teams in action on Tuesday, September 12 with some mouth-watering ties, before 4 other clubs follow the suit the next day.
KCCA FC starts their journey of defending their crown with a home tie against New Comers Maroons; SC Villa will be in Masaka Recreational Centre against Soana and Express FC will play host to Kirinya Jinja SS in Wankulukuku.
League debutants Mbarara City will host their first historical league match at Kakyeka, and Express FC will be the visitors. The two teams lately had a friendly which Mbarara edged.
Mujib Kasule’s Proline FC will be the first team to travel north at the Betway Greenlight Stadium to face off with the fierce Onduparaka as Fisheries Training Institute in Entebbe, the home of Mssavu FC will welcome Police FC.
The Tentative fixture may alter to the T.V Schedule, CECAFA Senior Cup Confirmation and also the FUFA Licensing registration procedure that closes on Thursday, September 21st.
The Star attraction Fixtures
First on the menu of the mouthwatering games will come as early as September 23rd as Record league Champions will travel to Kitende to face off with SC Vipers.
On Matchday 5, Startimes Stadium in Lugogo will witness KCCA FC host Express FC on October 3rd in a repeat of last year’s Uganda Cup semifinal.
KCCA FC will travel to Masaka on Matchday 8 to play Wasswa Bbosa’s Villa on October 28th.
The much anticipated rivalry between SC Villa and Express FC will be reignited on Matchday 10, November 7th at the Masaka recreation ground.
The Tentative 2017/2018 Azam Uganda Premier League Fixture
Match day One
Masavu vs Police
KCCA FC vs Maroons
Bright stars vs Vipers
BUL FC vs Mbarara city
SC.Villa vs soana
Express FC vs Kirinya jinja
URA FC vs UPDF
Onduparaka FC vs Proline