Bright Stars FC vs Onduparaka FC: Playing at home gives us confidence for positive results

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Azam Uganda Premier League

Wednesday 15th November, 2017

Bright Stars FC vs Onduparaka FC 4pm (Live on Azam TV)

Fee: 5,000/-

Venue: Champions Stadium, Mwererwe 

When Fred Kajoba’s boys step out of their dressing room to play Onduparaka FC on Wednesday-one word will be on their mind; WIN.

No so many teams will come to Mwererwe and dream about winning at the Champions Stadium. Giants have fallen or left Mwererwe with just a point.

Onduparaka will not be spared as well when the Stars take on the Arua based side in a match to be televised live by League sponsors Azam TV.

Opejo Kokas (L) with Innocent Asiimwe during training on Tuesday in Mwererwe
Opejo Kokas (L) with Innocent Asiimwe during training on Tuesday in Mwererwe

‘We are thinking about how to get a positive result on Wednesday off Onduparaka. We trust our players while playing in front of the home fans. It is always a big boost’ said Paul Kiwanuka-Bright Stars FC assistant coach.

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The two teams have faced off twice in the league with Bright Stars taking top honors for the home fixture (2-0) and goalless draw in Arua.

‘Let us not be taken by events surrounding this match. Both teams have young players ready to showcase their talent on Wednesday. I am certain the fans will enjoy the game’ added Kiwanuka.

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Onduparaka FC will have three people with Bright Stars FC connections. Coach Livingstone Mbabazi handled Bright Stars FC on their debut top flight season in 2013/2014, Goalkeeper Nicholas Sebwato was part of the Stars team last season while Mahad Kakooza was with Bright Stars during the Kampala region days in 2011/2012 season.

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Bright Stars FC will look forward to their star players Captain Nelson Senkatuka, keeper Hamza Muwonge, defender Innocent Asiimwe and midfielder Banga Farouk.

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Both coach Kajoba and Senkatuka will bring a well of experience gathered from the National team after returning from a FIFA world cup qualifier against Congo.

‘I have a very good squad that has impressed a lot so far since the start of the season.  The players want to learn every time they step out on the pitch’ added Kiwanuka.

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The Lato Milk and Ferro Mobile sponsored Bright Stars FC are 4th on the table.

ALL PHOTOS TAKEN FROM TUESDAY’S TRAINING IN MWERERWE