Hubert Lawrence: Be like Bolt?

first_imgThe trouble with the Usain Bolt comparisons that are flying around is that the tall man from Trelawny is a once-in-a-generation superstar. To confer comparable senior international success upon Akeem Bloomfield and Chris Taylor because they have exceeded Bolt’s high-school times is dangerous. It’s pressure that they don’t need. Both boys have given evidence that they are extra special and could go all the way. Bloomfield’s conversion from the shorter sprints to the 400m yielded a national junior record of 44.93 seconds at Boys and Girls’ Championships last year. Taylor is a marvel and has the World Youth gold medal to prove it. Though this little dynamo set his personal best of 45.27 seconds in the high altitude of Cali, Colombia, he is clearly capable of going faster. Theoretically, gold medals and world records aren’t out of the question in the future. Even so, the temptation to crown either one of them ‘the new Bolt’ must be resisted. It is borne of respect for the tall man and his 11 individual World/Olympics gold medals and five world records. Surely, it is too much to guarantee that anyone will fill Bolt’s shoes completely. Bad memory shrouds how good the tall man was in the 400 metres when he was 16 and in his last year at Champs for William Knibb Memorial High School in 2003. With insistent rain sprinkling down, he used his speed early on the very track where he had won the World Junior title the year before. He kept his foot on the gas until he realised that his prime rival, Jermaine Gonzales, had stopped. His time blasted the record from 46.22 to 45.35 seconds. A full effort might have broken the 45-second barrier. He hasn’t paid the 400m much attention since, and his personal best of 45.28 seconds shows it. Later in 2003, Bolt equalled Roy Martin’s world junior record of 20.13 seconds. He took sole ownership of that record at the 2004 Carifta Games by winning in 19.93 seconds at age 17. Even now, no other junior athlete has run the 200m faster than 20 seconds. More important than all that is the need for Kingston College and Calabar to continue to manage these two lads well. Neil Harrison, the KC coach, has strengthened Bloomfield and has avoided the 100 and 200 metres to avert the disasters of the past. Similarly, Michael Clarke, the Calabar guru, has kept Taylor clear of troubles. One thing is certain. Taylor must need some recovery time after his 10-race effort at Champs. Together with Jaheel Hyde and 2013 World Youth 400m champion, Bloomfield and Taylor give Jamaica bright hopes for this year’s World Junior Championships in the 400m, the 400-metre hurdles and the 4x400m. Some of them may even see action at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. – HUBERT LAWRENCE has made notes at track side since 1980.last_img read more

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New ads seek to unseat Miller

first_imgCongressional Democrats have launched an early campaign to unseat Rep. Gary Miller in 2008, unleashing a series of ads focusing on questionable land deals made by the congressman that are now part of a federal investigation. One ad, which is posted on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Web site, www.dccc.org, and on the video site Youtube.com, includes video of a 2000 Monrovia City Council meeting in which Miller, R-Brea, pleads with the city to buy land he later said was sold under threat of eminent domain. The piece, which is set to the tune of Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “Taking Care of Business,” features text in bold red letters stating that Miller avoided paying taxes by claiming the city forced him to sell the land. The statements are juxtaposed against footage of the congressman repeatedly asking the City Council to buy his property. Miller used IRS Code 1033, which allows individuals to shelter proceeds from a forced sale, to avoid paying millions of dollars in capital gains tax after he sold the land to the city in 2002. Federal agents have since obtained the 2000 council video from Monrovia officials as part of their investigation into the congressman’s land dealings. Miller’s spokesman, Scott Toussaint, dismissed the ad as a cheap political stunt and said the congressman is unconcerned about the Democrats’ early efforts against him. “It is heavily edited and is taken entirely out of context,” Toussaint said of the video. “Mr. Miller knows he has done an outstanding job of representing his district, concentrating on immigration, housing, water quality, issues that really matter to Southern Californians, as opposed to a badly produced Youtube video.” Miller has served the 42nd District in Congress since 1998, and Toussaint said he plans to run again in 2008. Congressional Democrats made gains in the 2006 midterm elections by linking Republicans to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and accusing the GOP leadership of condoning a “culture of corruption” in its ranks. The attacks against Miller appear to be an attempt to continue that strategy into 2008. The ads have been accompanied by a steady stream of press releases criticizing Miller’s congressional votes on a range of issues, from the war in Iraq to student financial aid. In another of its ads, the DCCC prepared a matrix comparing Miller’s defense against allegations he misused tax law to the defense of former Ohio Republican Rep. Bob Ney, who pleaded guilty to taking bribes from Abramoff. Ney is serving a 30-month sentence in federal prison. DCCC officials said Miller is vulnerable, citing the federal investigation and his vote totals in 2006, when he ran unopposed, as evidence that they can win the heavily Republican 42nd Congressional District. Miller got about 130,000 votes last November, in a district with about 347,000 registered voters. “We are actively recruiting to have someone run against Miller” in 2008, said Fernando Cuevas, western regional press secretary for the DCCC, adding that John Kerry got more than 40 percent of the vote in the 42nd in 2004. He declined to say how much the committee has spent on the ads, which have only run on the Internet. Cuevas said it was too early to name any potential Democratic candidates in the 42nd, where Republicans make up about 50 percent of registered voters versus the Democrats’ 29 percent, according to the California Secretary of State’s Web site. Cuevas said the DCCC is not naive about the numbers, but noted that last year’s elections were evidence of a change in the political landscape that can benefit the Democrats. “The 2006 election showed that Democrats can win Republican districts that are represented by members plagued with ethics problems,” he said. “Gary Miller certainly fits that bill – the FBI is investigating him.” The FBI has made inquiries into Miller’s land deals, asking former and current city officials in Monrovia and Fontana about the circumstances surrounding the transactions. A government watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, filed a formal complaint with the IRS alleging Miller evaded paying his taxes. Miller has denounced the allegations as nothing more than a smear campaign orchestrated by Democrats and perpetuated by an irresponsible media. Allan Hoffenblum, co-publisher of the nonpartisan California Target Book, said the early effort from Democrats amounts to little more than “political harassment,” considering the electoral makeup of Miller’s district. As an example, Hoffenblum said Republican long-shot Republican Richard Mountjoy beat Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein by 11 points in the 42nd. By contrast, Feinstein won the statewide vote by 24 points. “They are wasting their time,” Hoffenblum said. “The only way \ going to beat Miller is if he has handcuffs behind his back and is being taken to the federal pen, which I don’t think is very likely.” Miller’s district crosses three county lines and includes the cities of Diamond Bar, Brea, Whittier, Anaheim, Mission Viejo and Chino Hills. The ads, the latest of which come a full 20 months before the Nov. 2008 election, are emblematic of the early campaigning seen across the country, particularly in the 2008 presidential race. Hoffenblum said Republicans are making a similarly early run at Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton. In that case, however, Hoffenblum said Republicans have a decent chance at knocking off the incumbent. Such early campaigning is unprecedented, but not surprising in the era of cheap and instant Internet communications, said Jack Pitney, professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College. “In the old days – which was five years ago or so – you had to spend real money to put ads on the air,” Pitney said. “Now, you can produce an ad very cheaply and get it on the Internet for practically nothing. It is another example of how advances of technology are changing the character of campaigning.” Pitney said he does not remember parties running ads this early in the election cycle. “To run TV ads at this point would have been considered insane,” he said. “We are still shredding the \ signs of the ’06 election.” fred.ortega@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2306 gary.scott@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2733160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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State voters support path to citizenship

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SAN FRANCISCO – More than 80 percent of California registered voters support legalizing the status of illegal immigrants already in the country but also want tougher measures to reduce the flow of immigrants into the U.S., according to a Field Poll released Tuesday. The survey, taken in late March, questioned voters on many of the proposals that were part of the immigration overhaul plan described this week by President George W. Bush. About 83 percent favor programs that would create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants who have been living in the U.S. for several years. Voters want immigrants to be employed, learn English and pay any back taxes, according to the poll. Two-thirds want the government to create temporary worker programs so immigrants can enter the country to work legally. About the same percentage – 63 percent – favor stiffer penalties on employers who hire illegal immigrants. Voters also want more federal agents posted along the U.S.-Mexico border, with 71 percent in favor. Only 37 percent favored a federal plan calling for 700 more miles of border fence, down from 47 percent support in a Field survey taken in April 2006. A slim majority, 53 percent, favored the immigration raids in which thousands nationwide have been rounded up and deported over the last few months. The Field Poll, conducted in English and Spanish, was based on a random, statewide telephone survey of 570 registered voters taken March 20-31.last_img read more

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Lewis Hamilton relieved but puzzled with pole

first_img“Q3 wasn’t a groovy lap. I don’t know why but l keep getting to Q3 and it’s just not happening. Of course I am happy but I left three-tenths on the table,” Hamilton told Sky Sports F1.“I was three-tenths down all the way up to Turn 12. That’s frustrating. In the whole session l had half a second on everyone and with pole it was ‘phew, job done’, but it was only a tenth and that doesn’t look good on your CV!”Hamilton also expressed his surprise at the Ferraris of title rival Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen opting to start Sunday’s race – which gets underway at 3.10pm and is exclusively live on Sky F1 – on the fast, but fragile ultrasoft tyres.“I’m not really sure why they have gone with that tyre,” Hamilton said. “They must be confident. Either they know something we don’t or they have made a mistake.“We will find out tomorrow.”Hamilton will start the race on the supersoft tyres, as will Bottas and the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo.“We can race well from fourth and fifth,” said Red Bull chief Christian Horner.“Mercedes are gone – this tyre is really suiting their car on this surface. But we have a race with Ferrari. They have gone with a different tyre and it is higher degradation on that tyre. Hopefully that gives us more opportunities in the race.“The front-left tyre gets quite a hammering here and if the sun comes out tomorrow it will be interesting to see which strategy will work out best.”-By Sky Sports0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Stepping out: Lewis Hamilton in practice at the Paul Ricard in Le Castellet on FridayPARIS, France, Jun 24- Lewis Hamilton expressed his relief and puzzlement after claiming pole position for Sunday’s French GP.After topping both of Friday’s practice sessions and dominating proceedings at the start of qualifying, Hamilton secured pole by less than a tenth of a second ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.last_img read more

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Sane pulls out of Germany squad ‘for private reasons’

first_imgSane, 22, was controversially left out of the Germany squad for their disastrous World Cup campaign in Russia.However, he was brought back by Loew into his first squad since the tournament, and came off the bench towards the end of Thursday’s 0-0 draw with France in Munich in their first game in the inaugural UEFA Nations League.Germany play Peru on Sunday in Sinsheim, at the home of Bundesliga club Hoffenheim.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Leroy Sane hurdles a challenge from N’Golo Kante during Germany’s draw with France on Thursday © AFP / Christof STACHEMUNICH, Germany, Sep 7 – Manchester City winger Leroy Sane withdrew from the Germany squad “for private reasons” on Friday following a meeting with coach Joachim Loew, the German FA (DFB) confirmed.“Following discussions with head coach Joachim Loew, @LeroySane19 has left the team hotel in Munich for private reasons and will not be available” for Sunday’s friendly against Peru, the DFB’s English language Twitter feed said.last_img read more

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‘THAT WASN’T MUCH FUN’ – SAYS DEIGNAN AFTER RAIN-SOAKED DAY 2 OF GIRO d’ITALIA

first_imgDONEGAL cyclist Philip Deignan finished in 123rd place with Team Sky on Saturday as the Giro d’Italia wound its way through 200km of rain-soaked County Antrim countryside.And the Letterkenny man admitted it wasn’t much fun as driving rain made for tough conditions.The tough weather conditions and high speed throughout made for fraught nerves on the peloton’s five-hour ride. “I don’t think anybody had a chance to enjoy themselves out there, unfortunately the weather conditions were really bad,” said Philip.“It was wet all day and with 220 kilometres in the rain, it was not much fun at all.”Sky’s best placed rider in the bunch sprint was Ben Swift, who took seventh. Deignan himself finished in the main pack, in 123rd place.Marcel Kittel of Germany won today’s stage two when it finished back in Belfast. The Orica-GreenEdge rider finished ahead of Nacer Bouhanni in second and Giacomo Nizzolo in third.By virtue of finishing ahead of his Orica-GreenEdge team-mate Svein Tuft, Australia’s Michael Matthews takes the pink jersey.Tomorrow’s stage starts in Armagh, and finishes in Dublin after a 187km route, ahead of the race heading to Italy. ‘THAT WASN’T MUCH FUN’ – SAYS DEIGNAN AFTER RAIN-SOAKED DAY 2 OF GIRO d’ITALIA was last modified: May 10th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:AntrimBelfastGiro d”ItaliaPhilip Deignanlast_img read more

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LAGAN HARPS SECURE U14 GIRLS SOCCER TITLE

first_imgTerry Leyden presents Ciana Brogan with the Donegal Women’s U14 League trophyLagan Harps won the U14 Donegal Women’s League last night after a very tight fought game against Glenree Utd.The Lagan girls didn’t lose a single game through their campaign. The squad was a mixture of experience and very young, Ciana Brogan, Zoe Green, Chantel Kelly, Aine Deasley, Aoife Page and Caoimhe Walsh all move up to U16 next season, and Lagan will once again have to rebuild with their young girls of Geogia Keys, Yasmin Kelly, Leah and Lauren Gallagher, Bronagh Gallagher, Holly Cannon, Rihenna Devenney, Maura Sweeney.Donegal Town finished second, with a impressive season, for their first year at this age level. LAGAN Harps celebrateThe squad moving up from U12’s last year, gained experience when the win the WFAI U12 National Plate competition and two years running win the Ulster and FAI Schools 5 a side competition. Danielle McDevitt and Amy Boyle Carr excelled for their squads during the season, and both got selected for the U14 International squad trials after their displays in the Gaynor cup. Other players who impressed were young Bronagh Gallagher in goals, Shena Quinn in defence, Jodie Walker and Fiona Sholvin up front.Glenree Utd finished third. This has to be youngest of the squads competing in the league, however their team displays didn’t indicate any age difference. Keeper Clare Friel pulled of many an impressive save during the season, the defence was controlled by Siobhan Sweeney and the McDevitt sisters Niamh and Michelle, midfielders of Lauren Carr and Julie Trearty didnt give up, and Caoimhe Heron up front will give the best defenders heart ache in years to come.Kilmacrenna Celtic finished fouth. Kilmacrennan Celtic will feel hard done by this season, losing some games by the marginal 1 goal. Shannon Reid McDaid making vital tackles through their league season Meabh McDaid and Jill McGettigan ran the show in midfield and showed great fitness and ball control to keep their squad in games. Young Mia Alcorn in goals did excellent for Kilmacrennan throughout the season.Newcomers Dunfanaghy finished fifth. Dunfanaghy did well throughout the season, with some great displays by young Aoife Kelly, Ciara McGarvey, and Clara. Mary B Kelly did massive work in defence, along with Jasmine Murray, with Mary Ann Mullen have a impact in mid field.  LAGAN HARPS SECURE U14 GIRLS SOCCER TITLE was last modified: July 27th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:LAGAN HARPS SECURE U14 GIRLS SOCCER TITLElast_img read more

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Uncertainty surrounds Knight

first_imgThe first day of school was the hardest. It was the little things you’d never think of that ended up making the biggest impressions. For example: How do you find your way around a school when nobody else has any idea where they’re going either? “That was pretty funny. Even the teachers were getting lost the first day because nobody had maps of the campus,” said Jerrell Cotton, a junior at Pete Knight High in Palmdale, of his first day of school two years ago. “I liked it though. I was excited to be part of a new school and be part of the first graduating class.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Tonight, Cotton and his teammates on the football team will begin to write another part of the school’s history. Knight played five varsity games and five junior varsity games last year. This year, the Hawks join the Golden League and play all varsity games. They open the season tonight at 7 at Pioneer Valley High in Santa Maria. The opponent seems fitting. Pioneer Valley is in its second year of existence. Tonight is its first varsity game too. No one has much idea of what to expect from either school. Pioneer Valley was successful at the freshman and junior varsity level last year while Knight went 5-5. Knight hopes that will play to its advantage. “I don’t think they’re going to take us seriously,” said junior running back Terrell Merritt. “We’re expecting that. They think we’ll be the new kids on the block and we’ll just tumble over. But our team has a lot of character and a lot of personality so I don’t think that’s going to happen.” Knight coach Jim Bauer, who came over from Littlerock and is well-respected in the area, said he’s focusing on laying the foundation for long-term success. The last school to join the Golden League was Lancaster in 1997. The Eagles went 10-0 as a junior varsity team in 1996 but only 3-6-1 (0-4-1 in varsity games) in 1997. Knight has some talent, especially on defense and the offensive line, but they lack depth this year and the quarterback position remains unresolved. The starter for the past two years is ineligible so Mike Solano, the third-team quarterback of the junior varsity last season, will be the starter. Freshman Cody Schramm has looked good in practice, but he injured an ankle two weeks ago and missed some time, then got sick with the flu and missed a week. Calvin Reed, a starting defensive back and running back, is the emergency quarterback. “I expect us to compete hard from the opening kick to the final whistle,” Bauer said. “We are not sure how that will translate to wins and losses this year, but we will definitely compete.” Adding to the uncertainty is the ongoing construction of Knight’s football field. The Hawks have a practice field on campus, but will have to play home games at Quartz Hill High or Palmdale High until the stadium is completed next year. Heddy Cotton, Jerrell’s mother, said she’s been impressed with the school so far. She attended Birmingham High of Lake Balboa but said she doesn’t have a problem with her son attending a new school that lacks in tradition. “I’m happy for him,” she said. “So far it has been real good. He’s happy he’ll be part of the first class to graduate from there. He’s happy he’s making history.” Ramona Shelburne, (818) 713-3617 ramona.shelburne@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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DD Fitness: “You’re not entitled to weight loss. You have to work at it”

first_imgThis week Donegal Daily’s fitness columnist Emmet Rushe, owner and operator of Rushe Fitness, discusses the importance of food quality in a healthy and balanced diet, and how we have become a nation that feels entitled to overindulge.If there is one thing that I always recommend to a new client, whenever they come in for a consultation, it is the importance of food quality.Food quality is even more important at the moment with the ever increasing rise in obesity statistics. Irish men already have the highest BMI (body mass index), in Europe, while Irish women rank third, the study shows.Almost one-fifth of the world’s obese adults (118 million) live in Ireland and five other high-income English-speaking countriesBy 2025, 37 per cent of Irish women will be obese, just behind 38 per cent in the UK, the study forecasts.We did not get to these statistics by eating a diet that consists of a high quality of food. During the 2000s, it wasn’t only Ireland’s prosperity that was growing, our waist lines were growing alongside the Celtic Tiger and, unfortunately for us, it didn’t slow down like the economy.When you look at countries who have had prosperity since the 1980’s you will also see a rising problem with obesity.The USA were 1 st , then Britain and now Ireland has caught up and is slowly taking the lead.If we look at what prosperity brought with it, in regards to how we eat and how we view ourselves as a nation, it seems to have brought a sense of entitlement with it, and this hasn’t gone away.We seem to feel entitled to have the things that once would have been classed as a ‘special treat’, and we want them all the time. Coming from the humble beginnings that Ireland did over the last century, you could hardly blame people for splashing out on things that were once out of reach due to financial constraints.But the Celtic Tiger has been put out to pasture and we are left with a nation that is becoming more and more obese with each passing year.The sense of entitlement has clearly gotten out of control, whenever people cannot see that we are killing ourselves with food.Phrases like ‘Sure you have to live’, ‘Having one won’t kill you’ and ‘It’s only a treat’ are second nature to us now. We are so far removed from what a normal diet is, and what a bit of restraint feels like, we don’t actually realize that the ‘treats’ are now an everyday occurrence.Eating chocolate, or crisps, or cakes or biscuits on a daily basis is not a ‘treat’. Having a glass of wine every night and a few bottles at the weekend, because you ‘had a hard week at work’ is not a treat. Going out for dinner a few times per week is not a ‘treat’.If you are doing the the things listed above on a regular basis, and wondering why you cannot lose weight, it is time to realize that you are not ‘treating yourself’, you just have a really poor understanding of what you need in your diet for health and your sense of entitlement has run rampant.You are not entitled to anything. Do you feel like you are? What have you done to entitle you to it? Does a ‘hard week at work’ entitle you to wine or chocolate?Not if you consistently complain about your weight.If your consistency only ever revolves around the things that are causing your weight gain, you cannot complain about not being able to lose weight.You are not entitled to weight loss. You have to work at it.It will involve some sacrifice, either of the things you enjoy to much of, or of your time, so you can exercise.Does this make you feel uncomfortable?Good.We have become far too comfortable in ourselves.Maybe it’s time for a bit of discomfort to tip the balance and to make us realize that, the reason we cannot lose weight and are becoming obese as a nation, is because of ourselves.#TrainSmartYou can find out more information on my website or contact me on Facebook.This week’s column was sponsored by Emmet Rushe’s ‘Ditch the Diet’ cookbook. You can check it out by clicking here.DD Fitness: “You’re not entitled to weight loss. You have to work at it” was last modified: November 5th, 2016 by Emmet RusheShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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KCCA aim to go six clear atop standings

first_imgThe KCCA FC team that drew 0-0 away to Bright Stars in their last game (photo by KCCA media)StarTimes Uganda Premier League KCCA FC vs Bul FCStarTimes Stadium, LugogoWednesday, 13-02-2019LUGOGO – KCCA FC will be hoping to go six points clear at the top of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League when they host Bul FC at the StarTimes Stadium on Wednesday.After second placed, Vipers’ 1-1 draw away to Tooro United on Tuesday, KCCA start the day three points ahead of the Venoms and victory over Bul will see the Kasasiro move six points clear.However, it has not been a smooth last couple of weeks for KCCA, winning only one of their last three League games including a 0-0 draw away to Bright Stars last time out.With a chance to pull clear presenting it’s self, the Kasasiros who will still be minus head coach Mike Mutebi know their is no room for error. However, they have not been scoring as much as they should, scoring only once in three League games.“We are currently not scoring enough but it is just a physiological handicap that we are working on, said assistant coach Morley Byekwaso ahead of Wednesday’s encounter.“We have been playing games under fatigue but it is now good we are taking them away one by one, continued Morley.“We are playing a fourth placed team but our job is to get three points.KCCA will be welcoming back Saddam Juma who has been out since the 3-1 loss away to Express. Lawrance Bukenya also returns after a knock. They will however still be without Herbert Akyai, Gift Ali and Eric Ssenjobe who are all still injured.For Bul, they have been enjoying reasonable form lately, one that has seen them climb as high as fourth on the standings.Peter Onen’s side have not lost a game since 29th December, defeating Express 1-0 on Sunday, in their last encounter.If somehow they can defeat KCCA on Wednesday, they will move to with in three points of third placed Mbarara and 8 behind the leaders.Match Facts:This is the 16th encounter between the two sides since 2011.In the first 15, KCCA have lost only one game against Bul, winning 8 and drawing the other 6.The first game this season saw the Kasasiros win 2-1 at Njeru.In the reverse fixture last season, KCCA required a Derrick Nsibambi injury time winner to win 2-1.Going into the game, KCCA have won four of their last five League games, drawing the other.At home, they have not lost a League games in any of their last 25 encounters (W22 D5). Their last defeat at home was in a 2-1 loss to Vipers back on 25-04-2017.For Bul, they are currently on a five game unbeaten run, winning threw and drawing two.However, away from home, they have won only one of their last 5 games (D3 L1).The other game on Wednesday:-Nyamityobora FC vs Express FCComments Tags: Bul FCKCCA FCmorley byekwasoStarTimes Uganda Premeir Leaguetoplast_img read more

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