Referee Shamirah Nabadda In November, upon the advice of the Referees Disciplinary Panel and the FUFA Referees Standing Committee, FUFA banned three officials who officiated the game between Express and Vipers at Muteesa II Stadium – Wankulukuku for poor officiating.
Express appealed a decision by the committee banning Birungi for reportedly attacking match officials.
Peter Onen’s side beat Express 1-0 in their last outing and still have an axe to grind with KCCA considering the contested manner in which the Lugogo side won 2-1 at Njeru in the first round.
StarTimes Uganda Premier League Results SC Villa 2 Paidha 1 Onduparaka 0 URA 0 Bright Stars 0 Mbarara City 0 Maroons 0 Ndejje University 1 Kirinya Jinja 1Police 0 Tooro United 1 Vipers 1 Wednesday KCCA v BUL -Lugogo Nyamityobora v Express – Kakyeka Vipers’ title hunt suffered a setback following their 1-1 draw with Tooro United today at Buhinga stadium in Fort Portal.
SunSport quoting the Express however claims that the north Londoners are ready to go back in again for the star.
Villa were playing from the back, sustaining good build-ups, an approach, that saw them give their arch-rivals Express FC a rude awakening with a 2-0 win at Namboole.
Birungi who has been one of Express key players will miss the Sunday league game against BUL at FUFA Technical Centre.
Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 16 draws Express v Police Bul v Bukedea Wakiso Giants Tooro United Kitara v Kyetume Vipers v Kiboga Young URA Bright Stars Proline v Onduparaka Nebbi Central v Nkambi Coffee Express will be plotting for revenge when they meet Police in the Stanbic Uganda Cup.
If Police’s 2-0 win over Express on Monday was a fluke, Abdallah Mubiru thinks it could be even more brutal when the two teams face off in the quarterfinals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup next week.
Kisala and his entire technical team left the club by mutual consent and have been replaced by Express legends Simwogerere, James Magala and Hassan Mubiru as head coach, assistant and trainer respectively.