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Blunt Vipers host tricky Bright Stars

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Vipers SC's Tito Okello (R) takes on Kansai Plascon in the 2018-19 Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32 (FUFA media)

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Friday, 4pm

Vipers SC vs Bright Stars, Kitende (Live)

Vipers SC will hope to keep the chase on leaders KCCA FC when they host Bright Stars at St Mary’s stadium, Kitende this Friday in the only premier league game of the day. The hosts will miss injured goal keeper Bashir Sekagya, who is headed for a surgery, defenders Bashir Asiku and Geoffrey Wasswa are also out just while Livingstone Mulondo is also doubtful. Vipers have not scored more than once since beating Kansai Plascon 4-1 in the Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 32 in January and have lost and drawn in the last two league outings to SC Villa and Tooro United respectively. Bright Stars on the other hand a buoyant after ejecting three-time winners URA FC out of Uganda Cup at the Round of 16. The Fred Kajoba side has drawn the last four games but face a side they held to a barren stalemate in first round. The Venoms won 4-3 in the last encounter at Kitende last year.  it will be the 12th meeting between the two sides with Vipers winning 4 times and drawing seven in the last 13 fixtures. With a game in hand, second placed Vipers are 7 points behind leaders KCCA, who have 45 points after being held to a 1-1 draw by Police on Thursday while Bright Stars are 10th with 24 points from 19 games.

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