From managing two wins in the first 15 games, Rwenshama have won three of their last seven including a 2-1 win that ended Vipers’ 20-game unbeaten run, eight days ago.
The three wins have all come in the second half of the season under new coach Charles Ayiekoh, who believes his side are capable of picking maximum points, again, today.
They travel to the Phillip Omondi Stadium in Lugogo to lock horns with KCC in the Azam Uganda Premier League. “We of course believe we can pick three points,” said Ayiekoh, who also blames poor officiating for the three games his team lost during the same fairytale run.
“Most of the players in our league are average and what matters is how you prepare your team.”
Despite his cockiness, Rwenshama are still in relegation trouble, sitting only above Entebbe, with eight games left and will be without three key players including goalkeeper Timothy Mbogo, Gadhaffi Kiwanuka and Deo Ochola, who travelled to Spain for trials. KCC, on the other hand, still harbour strong hopes of retaining the league title.
Victory, today, will move them within five points behind leaders Vipers. “We are taking it one game at a time but are also aware that we are very much still in the title race,” defender Joseph Ochaya said after Wednesday’s narrow 1-0 victory over Kira Young at Namboole.
Usually a left-sided defender or winger, Ochaya has lately featured in central defence alongside youngster Timothy Awany ever since they lost 2-1 to Sadolin, last month.
SOURCE: Daily Monitor