Uganda Cup Round of 16
Sunday, April 2nd
*Proline Vs Mbale Heroes, Lugogo 1:00pm (Live on UBC/ Star TV)
*Maroons Vs KCCA FC, Luzira 4:00pm
*Police FC Vs Bright stars, Lugogo 4:00pm live on UBC/ StarTv
*Wakiso Giants Vs Tooro United, Wakishha @4pm
•Maroons welcome back forward Abraham Tusuubira who has fully recovered from fever since the Calvary away game
•Midfielder Emmanuel Olinga and Musa Ssali are both to also return after recovering from injuries
•Defender Belmos Opio, forward Fred Amaku and Solomon Walusimbi are all ruled out with injuries
•Goalkeeper Eric Dhaira is set to retain his number one role in between the sticks
•Defender Philbert Obenchan returns for KCCA FC after missing out in the previous game against Bright Stars.
•Midfielder Gift Ali is fully fit and expected to return to first team
•Bright Anukani trained with the first team and he is available for selection after missing out the last three games for KCCA FC
•Vice captain Julius Poloto isn’t fully fit and will have to wait a little long to return for first team football
Probable Line ups
Maroons FC – Eric Dahira (GK), Eddy Kapampa, Isma Kawawulo, Silvester Okello, Maxwell Okello, Vincent Zziwa, Ronald Orombi, Abraham Tusuubira, Pius Obuya, Emmanuel Olinga, Musa Ssali
KCCA FC – Charles Lukwago(GK), Philbert Obenchan, Herbert Achai, Peter Magambo, Musa Ramathan, Gift Ali, Dennis IGuma, Hassan Jurua, Samson Kigozi, Sadat Anaku, Charles Lwanga
Preview: Maroons Out to pile more misery on KCCA FC, Morely Byekwaso
After losing four games on a bounce in the FUFA Big league, Maroons will be eager to return to winning ways when they host KCCA FC in the Uganda Cup round of 16 at the Luzira prisons play grounds.
Maroons ejected Terrazo and Tiles 7-1 on aggregate in the round of 32 while KCCA FC went past Nyamityobora 5-2 on aggregate to reach the last 16.
There will be no room of error for KCCA FC interim manger Morely Byekwaso after losing his last game in the Uganda premier league.
Maroons, forward Pius obuya will have a point to prove having missed out a chance to join the kasasiro boys at the start of the 2020/21 footballing season.
Forwards Charles Lwanga and Sadat Anaku will be tasked to do the donkey work for KCCA FC to take first leg advantage
Head to head
KCCA FC 0-0 Maroons
Maroons 0-0 KCCA FC
Maroons 0-1 KCCA FC
KCCA FC 6-1Maroons
Maroons 1-3 KCCA FC
KCCA FC 2-1 Maroons