The victory on Saturday ensured the Tax Collectors went to the highest of the league desk with a three-point cushion
Uganda Income Authority FC head coach Sam Ssimbwa has revealed they have been solely planning on ending second, however after beating Premier League champions Vipers SC 2-1 they might preserve prime place.
Uganda internationals Shafiq Kagimu and ahead Steven Mukwala scored for the Tax Collectors whereas Ceasar Manzoki, who is popping out to be an influential determine for the Venoms, scored for the champions.
Ssimbwa has revealed they’d focused to be second on the Premier League desk on the half-way mark however the win over Fred Kajoba’s Vipers noticed them go prime. The ultimate recreation of the primary spherical will see them face Onduparaka FC and so they know one other win will guarantee they preserve their place on the summit.
“That is our final recreation [vs Onduparaka] and it’s going to be a remaining on our facet,” mentioned the previous Sofapaka head coach as per Sports activities Nation. “Our goal was to be quantity two however now God has made it simpler for us as we’re on the prime.
“We now have to maintain that and by doing that, it means we’ve got to beat Onduparaka, our subsequent opponent.”
The Ugandan tactician has maintained an unchanged line up within the earlier two video games towards Police FC and Vipers who have been arguably the hardest video games for them. Ssimbwa has defined how and why he made the choice to maintain religion in an unchanged line-up.
“We often choose our group in line with coaching,” the coach added. “We performed properly, we received and the gamers nonetheless performed properly and so they all got here so there was no want of adjusting.”
Ssimbwa additionally defined how his gamers managed to get the win towards their direct Premier League title rivals.
“The match was very powerful, very aggressive since you might see how we began and the way we ended,” he concluded.
“It was tight, everybody and every of the 2 groups needed to win however my gamers performed in line with the directions and the result was what it was alleged to be.”
URA have now received the final six video games and that represents one of the best run within the Premier League to date. The Tax Collectors, who at the moment are direct title contenders, have additionally been spectacular whereas taking part in away from their turf Enviornment of Visions on condition that they’ve received 5 of the six video games.
The win noticed the Tax Collectors open a three-point hole towards the Venoms as Specific FC, KCCA FC and Police FC lie third, fourth and fifth respectively in a season that guarantees to go all the way down to the wire in so far as the title contest is anxious.