Soltilo Bright Stars’ head coach Baker Mbowa has underlined his confidence that his team will beat Mbarara City football club in their 2021/22 StarTimes Uganda Premier league opener.
The tussle with the Ankole Lions will take center stage at the Kakyeka Stadium on Friday, October 15, 2021.
Mbowa helped his side to fifth last term, 2020/21 and he is certain that with a convincing start, his team can attain a better feat.
“We have done thorough preparations of over two months. The team is a family of the young players and their older counterparts,” he told the club media, moments after training on Thursday.
“On our mind is fully focused to the league and we know that picking positive results at the start will enhance our chances of a better position than last season.
It will not be easy but we are confident we shall get the victory in Kakyeka tomorrow, just like it was last season,” he added.
About new addition Nelson Senkatuka’s impact; “he came in and has fit in very well.
He is a good striker, we are counting on him for the goals tomorrow and for the rest of the season,” concluded Mbowa.
The Ankole Lions on the other hand will be looking for revenge against Bright Stars having lost to them 1-0 and 3-1 in both the home and away fixtures respectively last season.
The home team finished seventh with 38 points, four adrift of the Soltilo who garnered 42 to make fifth.