Western Bulls head coach Howard Okwemba has revealed that they are working to secure a friendly with Ugandan Champions Black Pirates.
According to the Tactician, they have served the club with a request for a friendly and they are waiting for a confirmation.
Pirates are set to tackle Mbale on day one of the Uganda Cup set for Saturday 6 October. Bulls will also play one local side before the KRU Championship season.
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“We have plans to play a team in Uganda and one locally. In Uganda, we have approached Pirates. We sent the letters last week Friday so we are just awaiting a confirmation, ” Okwemba told Scrummage.
The team did not take part in the National 7s Circuit and the coach says they have been training four times a week and he is impressed with what they have had.
“We are doing four-session per week and so far so good. Players are still flocking in since we have not kicked off the residential camp, ” he added.
Bulls race back to Kenya Cup ended at the Semifinal in the 2017/18 season after they lost to Mean Machine. They will be hoping for a fine season in the 2018/19 season.
They will face competition from Kisii, Mombasa RFC, Kisumu, USIU and neighbours MMUST.