Express In Fix As Wankulukuku Ban Stays

Express FC is in search for a new place where they will host their league games after the Wankulukuku ban stays ahead of the second round of the StarTimes UPL.

The released fixture for the second round sees Express start on the road against Busoga United and Police FC before hosting Proline FC at a venue yet to be determined.

Other clubs – Tooro United, Bright Stars, SC Villa, Mbarara City and Kyetume – are yet to confirm their home grounds.

Express FC team at Wakissha
The Red Eagles training at Wankulukuku before the stadium was banned by FUFA Licensing committee. Express FC photo

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Muteesa II Stadium, commonly known as Wankulukuku was banned from hosting top flight league games on October 30 because it did not meet the minimum standards and a recent inspection has seen the ban stay.

Express FC CEO Hamza Junju has told that the club is weighing on two options – Kitende or Wakissha.

Express FC (white) playing at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende. Vipers photo

“Truth be told, stadium management is too competent. They pretend but never let stadia recover hence becoming hard to remain football pitch especially with modern day licensing,” Junju said.

“On the part of FC (Express), good to start and push for bigger dreams of making sure we have a home that we can own and manage 100 percent.

“On a temporarily basis, we are looking at Wakissha and St Mary’s Kitende.”

Express FC CEO Junju Hamza (right) with club captain Disan Galiwango at Betway Awards dinner. John Batanudde photo

He confirmed that Wankulukuku still has bare patches on the field of play.

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Express FC Chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka, in June, hinted that the club was planning to enter its new stadium, located Kasanje – Wakiso, by start of new year.

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