In Summary

With the title bagged, you would expect them to put the foot off the gas pedal but it’s not the case as they want to win every game of the season. “We want more than just winning the title,” captain Romano Ogwal told this paper last week after a 29-17 win over Shell Rimula Rhinos that confirmed Heathens as champions

KAMPALA.

At the beginning of the 2016/2017 Nile Special Premiership, Buzz Pirates had big dreams. “We want to win the league title this year,” their captain Marvin Odongo warned the rest of the pack.
Unfortunately Hima Cement Heathens beat them to the dream by winning the league last week.

Heathens, the champions-elect visit second placed Pirates, on the back of 14 straight wins that have seen them stroll to a record 13th title with two games to spare.

With the title bagged, you would expect them to put the foot off the gas pedal but it’s not the case as they want to win every game of the season. “We want more than just winning the title,” captain Romano Ogwal told this paper last week after a 29-17 win over Shell Rimula Rhinos that confirmed Heathens as champions.

“We now want to focus on finishing the season unbeaten,” the lock added.

In a repeat of last year’s Uganda Cup final, Heathens visit Pirates with the Sea Robbers oozing with confidence after a first league victory over Kobs in six years last week.

Nile special premiership

Pirates vs Heathens
Legends - 5pm

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