This is a wakiso derby because the two club’s Stadiums are found in this district(wakiso).
Vipers were supposed to play league debutants MYDA FC but the match was postponed because the “Venoms” had to pay visit to Khartoum based side Al Hilal Ormduman in Sudan for the second leg at the CAF Champions League.
Vipers sc lost the double header both home and away on an aggregate of 2-0 at the hands of the sudanase club. That means the Venoms were ejected from this term’s CAF Chamions League. Therefore they will focus on defending the Uganda premier league title they won last season.
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The kitende based side coached by Fred Kajoba Kisitu will vist Douglas Bamweyana’s Purple Sharks At kabaka Kyabagu Stadium in Wakiso.
However,Viper’s key players including Captain Halid Lwaliwa ,Abraham Ndugwa,Milton Kariisa, Livingstone Mulondo ,Geoffrey Wasswa and Abdul Karim Watambala missed the trip to sudan after testing positive for Covid 19.
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Aziz Kayondo, Najib Iga, Bobos Byaruhanga and Joseph Lujang Dhata are available for selection after joining the team in Khartoum.
Ceasar Manzoki is also available to partner and support Mzee Daniel Sserunkuma in the hunt for goals.
Muhammed Shaban Jogason is close to returning and is expected to make his debut for the Venoms in the league this weekend.