Diaspora: Ugandan professionals abroad – what we should expect from them over the weekend

Diaspora - Ugandan Professionals abroad

We are already into another exciting weekend of football action where we get to find out what Uganda professionals abroad are up to and how we expect them to fare with their respective clubs around the world.

In Turkey, Farouk Miya expects to continue his starting streak this weekend as his Konyaspor side host defending champions Istanbul Basaksehir in the Turkish Super Liga on Sunday evening at the Konya Metropolitan stadium. Miya started his side’s last game and played 79 minutes.

In Estonia, Edrisa Lubega is expected to slot in back in the starting lineup when his Paide Linnameskond side takes on Kuressaare in the Estonian Meistriliiga game on Sunday afternoon.

In Sweden, Both Ronald Mukiibi and Isaak Ssewankambo are in the Ostersunds squad for the Swedish Allsvenskan tie against Mjällby AIF on Sunday. In the last game, Ssewankambo played full-time while Mukiibi came on in the 7th minute.

Having found the back of the net for Mallbacken IF last week, Ritah Kivumbi will hope to do the same this weekend as his side takes on Kvarnsvedens IK in the Swedish Elitettan.

Hat trick hero Viola Nambi is expected to start for Växjö DFF this Sunday as they take on Göteborg in the Swedish Damallsvenskan. Nambi netted thrice as Växjö defeated Mariebo 4-3 to win the 2020 Toyota Cup.

In France, Dereck Kutesa will have to face a late fitness test to feature in Reims FC Ligue 1 game against Strasbourg FC this Sunday. Kutesa missed out on Reims’ 4-0 win over Montpelier last weekend due to an injury.

In Denmark, Moses Opondo who has missed out of Odense Boldkub last two league game is expected to return to action this weekend as they host Horsens on Sunday in the Danish Super Ligue

Still in the Danish Super Ligue, Roberto Kakeeto is still out injured so, he won’t feature this weekend as his AaB Aalborg side takes on Brondby on Sunday evening.

In Scotland, Bevis Mugabi is still also out injured with a Shoulder injury so Motherwell’s trip to face Livingstone on Saturday comes early for him.

In England, forward Ulke Ikpeazu Mubiru will hope to secure more minutes on the pitch as his side, Wycombe Wanderers battles Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday evening in the English Championship.

Elvis Bwomono will be in action for Southend FC as they take on Port Vale on Saturday evening in the English league two.

In Portugal, Alex Kakuba is expected to make the matchday squad this time as his CD Cova De Piedade side takes on  Estoril Praia tonight in the Portuguese Liga.

In the USA, Mike Azira will expect to make the Matchday squad as his Chicago Fires side takes on Nashville FC on Sunday morning in Major league soccer.

In South Africa, Moses Waiswa will hope to grant playing minutes this weekend as Supersport United takes on Bloemfontein Celtics in the MTN 8 semifinals. Waiswa has been an unused substitute in each of Supersport’s last three games.

In Vietnam, Joseph Mpande who scored the winning goal last weekend will captain the Hai Phong FC team once again as they battle QNK Quang Nam in the V.league 1 game tomorrow afternoon.

The Israel Premier League will return this weekend after almost 6-weeks of rest so Fahad Bayo and Timothy Awanyi are expected to feature for Ashdod SC against Bnei Yehuda on Sunday evening while also Luwagga Kizito is expected to start for Hapoel Kfar Saba when they take on M. Netanya on Saturday evening.

In the Egyptian Premier League, Smouha’s MVP Derrick Nsibambi will start tomorrow as his side takes on El Masr tomorrow evening.

Allan Kyambadde will expect to feature as his El Gouna side takes on  El Hodoud In their last Egyptian Premier league game of this season.

In the Tanzania Premier League, Nicholas Wadada’s Azam FC will take on JKT Tanzania today evening while Boban Zirintusa is not expected to make the Matchday squad for Mtibwa Sugar for the game against Kagera Sugars.

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