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UPDF vs KCCA: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview And Stats

Tuesday, May 18th
*Kyetume FC Vs URA FC – 4:00pm
*Police Fc Vs SC Villa – 4:00pm (Live on TV)
*UPDF FC Vs KCCA FC – 4:00pm


Team News

•KCCA will have striker Sadat Anaku returning after missing that last game against Kyetume FC due to suspension.
•Steven Sserwadda who has been ill for a while is now fine and available for selection.
•However, KCCA will continue to be without Musa Ramathan who is ruled out with a head injury he sustained against Police FC last week.
•Filbert Obenchan is ruled out with a knee injury and so is Brian Aheebwa who is not expected to return this season.
•Longterm absentee John Revita continues to miss out despite starting to train with the first team.
•Teeneger Dominic Ayella is ruled out due to school commitments.
•UPDF FC continue to miss the services of Ibrahim Wamannah, Goalkeeper Douglas Kisembo and Saif Bate who are all injured.
•Brian Kalumba is a doubt after picking up an injury in the loss to Express last weekend.
•Captain Denis Ssekitoleko is suspended due to accumulation of yellow cards.
•The good news for the Army side is the return of Simon Mbazira and Dickens Okwir.

Probable Lineups

UPDF FC – Yusuf Wasswa, James Begisa, Jesse Kajuba, Joseph Bright Vuni, Kamagu Christopher, Bernard Muwanga, Ibrahim Thembo, Charles Ssebutinde, Brian Kayanja, Dickens Okwir, Isa Mubiru.

KCCA FC – Charles Lukwago (GK), Peter Magambo, Denis Iguma, Hassan Musana, Gift Ali, Moses Aliro, Herbert Achai, Ashraf Mugume, Sadat Anaku, Julius Poloto, Sam Ssenyonjo.

Preview – KCCA Out To Compile UPDF Misery

KCAA FC will be hoping for a second successive victory when they take on UPDF FC at the Bombo Military Barracks Stadium on Wednesday.

The Kasasiros are fresh from victory over Kyetume FC on Sunday and will be confident they will register all the points.

The win on Sunday was their first in four league games and they will hope to build on it in a bid to finish the season strong.

Winning the league title is not going happen but Morley Byekwaso will want to see his side build necessary momentum that they can use to challenge for honours next season.

“I am a bit proud of the improvement of the team. Said Byekwaso ahead of the game.

“You can see my players are trying to stabilize.

“The character that I want to see is building up slowly but steadily.
The depth in squad is good right now.”

For UPDF, they are desperate to build any sort of momentum as the season approaches it’s close.

They started well and sat up the table after 8 games but all that has flown out of the window.

Kefa Kisala’s side start the day in 8th with 33 points from 24 games and are closer to the drop zone than they are to the top.

Currently, they are on a four game winless run (D2 L2) and are coming off a 1-0 loss to Express FC last time out.

Match Stats

This will be the third meeting between the two sides since September 2017.

The previous two match-ups have produced two victories for KCCA and a draw.

Both of those victories have come at Lugogo with the only fixture at Bombo ending 1-1.

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