Victors FC Takes on Iganga in an Eastern Derby Super League Hit by Injury

2539 Views Jinja, Uganda
Iganga football club and Victors football clubs suffered injury set backs ahead of today's must win game for both teams in the Uganda Super league match in Jinja. Jinja based Victors FC Captain Isaac Katwere suffered an ankle injury in training on Sunday and is out of today's home ground tie against Iganga football club at Kakindu stadium. Victor football club coach George Best Nsimbe says Isaac Katwere's injury intensified as he tried to resume training on Tuesday. Aziz Mugonza will captain Victors FC today on top of anchoring their attacking formation. Victors' defense is manned by Isaac Isinde and Ismail Kazibwe who returns from injury. Victors FC enter today's' match in eleventh position with 13 points from 11 games, three places above Iganga FC who with 8 points from 11 games in the super league. A win for Victors football club will move them to 9th position with 16 points on table behind SC Villa who have 19 points. Victor's FC supporter, Moses Waiswa is unhappy about captain Isaac Katwere injury. \ Cue in iVictors fc#i Cue out i#my opinion.i// Isa Magoola is currently supervising Iganga FC who have no coach. The two teams did not meet last season as Iganga was playing in the first division. Iganga qualified from division 1 to super league from Kakindu stadium. Iganga captain Madilu Kasila says their club have injury worries of their own as creative midfielders Gerald Bagoole and Ayub Isiko are out of today's game. Ayub Isiko was involved in an accident and is currently recovering at Jinja hospital, Gerald Bagoole pulled a thigh muscle during training. Both teams need a win from the match. A win for Iganga will elevate them to 12th position with 11 points on table. Shaban Ngobi, a supporter of Iganga FC says he expects no excuse from his team but a win in today's game. \ Cue in itoday's game#i Cue out i#do the thing.i// Express football club tops the Uganda Super league with 30 points from 12 matches. Arua central, Soccer Club Simba and Kinyara are the bottom three of the 18 teams in the Super league.


Tagged with: eastern derby injuries

About the author

Aldon Walukamba
Aldon Walukamba believes he was born to be a journalist. Uganda Radio Network's former Busoga region bureau chief is now in Kampala to continue to do what he loves.

Walukamba has been an active journalist since 2000. He was a radio presenter and producer at Radio Management Services (Busoga FM, All Karamoja FM between 2000 -2004). He also worked as a media trainer at United Media Consultants and Trainers UMCAT and Makerere Institute for Social Development MISD (2005-2007), before he joined Buddu Broadcasting Services as a News Editor and Producer, later Programmes Manager and Station Manager.

Walukamba's journalistic interests are in local government, news, human rights, agriculture, environment and politics. He is member of several professional societies and sports Institutions.