The StarTimes Uganda Premier League preseason All-Star game is right on the wire and the Starmen, the masterminds of Ugandan football, coaches Mike Mutebi and Sam Ssimbwa have finally revealed the 16 players that made it to their lists from the nominees ahead of the game that is set to happen on Monday, September 27th. The game will be broadcast live on Sanyuka TV.
The campaign had over 500,000 fans taking part in this first edition, where they were trusted by the broadcasters StarTimes and Sanyuka TV to nominate their Uganda Premier League stars based on the 2020/21 season’s performance from all the 16 SUPL teams and the newly promoted 3 teams from StarTimes FUFA Big League.
From the exercise, the top five teams dominated the nominations, giving the 2 Mutebi and Ssimbwa a variety of SUPL crème de la crème. Now that the final squads are out, the training will take place on Saturday and Sunday at the MTN Omondi – KCCA FC stadium.
Below are the final list of players and their respective coaches;
DubyMax Kirunda Team
Coach Mike Mutebi: Mwerusi Ali (KCCA FC), Sekajja Bashir (Vipers SC), Gavin Kizito (SC Villa), Disan Galiwango (Vipers SC), Achai Herbert (KCCA FC), Derrick Ndahiro (SC Villa), Orit Ibrahim (Vipers SC), Anukani Bright (KCCA FC), Bobosi Byaruhanga (Viper SC), Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants), Sadat Anaku (KCCA FC), Lwanga Charles (KCCA FC), Samuel Ssekamate (Bright Stars), Walusimbi Ennock (Express FC), Salim Abdallah (SC Villa), Shafic Kagimu (URA FC)
DubyMax Hasule Team
Coach Sam Simbwa: Mutakubwa Joel (Kyetume FC), Saidi Keni (SC Villa), Majwega Brian (URA FC), Juuko Murushid (Express FC), Nyakoojo Benjamin(URA FC), Kyeyune Saidi (URA FC), Yaya Mahad Kakoza (Express FC), Ssemujju Joseph (Bull FC), Martin Kiiza (Express FC), Erick Kambale (Express FC), Jude Ssemugabi (Mbarara City), Sentamu Yunus (Vipers FC) Mbowa Patrick (URA), Sentamu Siraje (Vipers FC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Munguchi Steven (Gaddafi FC)
The game will be live on StarTimes local channel Sanyuka TV Channel 222 on antenna decoder, 403 on Satellite decoder and on mobile phones via the StarTimes ON App.
This is the first of its kind in Ugandan Football, Most importantly the fans took the lead as far as choosing the players is concerned. No doubt, the two coaches will give us the best show come Monday 27th. Isma Lule Brand and Marketing Director StarTimes
FUFA big league. This partnership between the Uganda football governing body FUFA and StarTimes is expected to last for 10 Football seasons.