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KCCA FC vs Kitara FC: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Saturday, February 27
*Onduparaka FC vs Vipers SC FC @1pm – Green Light Stadium (Live on Sanyuka TV)
*Bright Stars FC vs Police FC @4pm – Kavumba Recreation Grounds
*Mbarara City FC vs Kyetume FC @4pm – Kakyeka Stadium
*SC Villa vs UPDF FC @4pm – Bombo Military Barracks Stadium
*KCCA FC vs Kitara FC @4pm – Omondi Stadium
*URA FC vs Busoga United FC @4pm – Arena of Visions


Team News

•KCCA FC will continue to be without Opio Sunday due to license issues.
•However, Dominic Ayella and Sadat Anaku are expected to feature after securing their licenses in time for Saturday’s game.
•The Kasasiros are still minus Julius Poloto, Denis Iguma and Gift Ali who are all injured.
•They will also still be without several youngsters who are with both the U17 and U20 national teams.
•Kitara will once again lineup with Duncan Ssemakula who returned to the team earlier this week after a suspension.
•However, they are expected to continue to be without Musa Doka, Sudhir Kayemba and Roger Muhumza who are still out injured.


Probable Lineups

KCCA FC – Charles Lukwago (GK), Filbert Obenchan, Peter Magambo, Herbert Achai, Moses Aliro, Mazengo Loro, Yasin Mugume, Kezironi Kizito, Bright Anukani, Charles Lwanga, Brian Aheebwa.

Kitara FC – Emmanuel Opio (GK), Duncan Ssemakula, Edson Agondeze, Ronald Kyamanywa, Charles Kyomuhendo, Daniel Ekoyu Patrick, Vincent Kasoki, Patrick Mugume, Owachugui Maxwell, Oscar Joel Munihizi, Peter Lomoro.


Preview – KCCA target another thumping

KCCA FC will be hoping for another high-scoring win against another newly promoted side when they host Kitara FC.

Their last home game saw Mike Mutebi’s side thrash MYDA FC 5-0 last weekend and this is another opportunity to score as much as they can against another poor side.

They are coming off a 1-1 draw at Wakiso Giants FC in their most recent game and this is a perfect chance to return to winning ways and keep up pace with the leading pack.

Currently, KCCA sit in 8th spot with 14 points from their opening nine games.

They are eight points behind leaders Express and they know it is vital to beat up on sides like Kitara so as to keep themselves in contention for this year’s title.

Kitara have been awful in their maiden top flight season, so far.

After a spirited 1-1 draw at Kyetume in their first game, they have gone on to lose all their last eight fixtures.

Such form has left them facing the prospect of an instant return to the Big League.

They currently sit second from bottom, level with 16th place MYDA FC on one point.

Taking anything away from the game against KCCA on Saturday is a big ask and it will surely take a miracle for them to earn even a point at Lugogo.


The Stats

This will be the second meeting between the two sides in history.

The first was in a Uganda Cup game back in 2018, one that KCCA won 1-0.

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