CECAFA: Express Vs Yanga: Preview, Probable Lineups and How To Watch

Saturday, August 7
*Big Bullets (Malawi) Vs Atlabara (S Sudan), 4pm
*Young Africans (Tanzania) Vs Express (Uganda), 4pm
*Azam (Tanzania) Vs KMKM (Zanzibar), 7pm
*KCCA (Uganda) Vs Messager Ngozi (Burundi), 7pm

Express FC will be targeting a place in the semis when they face Tanzanian giants Young Africans at the ongoing CECAFA Kagame Cup.

The Red Eagles sit top of Group A with four points having beaten Atlabara in their opener before a 1-1 draw against Big Bullets.

Coached by Wasswa Bbosa, Express will be seeking to avoid defeat to guarantee a place in the knockout.

“We have prepared well for our last group Game, we have had improvements from our past two games and I can say we are ready,” said coach Bbosa.

“The boys know we need to win to end as group leaders and to achieve that, we should not only create many chances but also convert as well but overall I am sure we shall win the game.”

Eric Kambale scored Express FC’s goal as they beat Atlabara in a game where they had Abel Eturude sent off.

In their next game, Chiukepo Msowoya leveled matters for Nyasa Big Bullets tl deny Express maximum points after they took the lead through Muzamir Mutyaba.

Against Young Africans, they will be facing their biggest challenge so far. A side that is more competitive and experienced at the tournament.

Express FC probable Lineup: Joel Mutakubwa, Enock Walusimbi, Arthur Kiggundu, Murushid Juuko, Isa Lumu, John Byamukama, Daniel Shabena, Ivan Mayanja, Godfrey Lwesibawa, Eric Kambale, Joseph Akandwanaho

Who is Yanga?

Young Africans is a Tanzanian giant having won the league 27 times.

They have five CECAFA titles but have not won the competition since 2012.

The Yellow and Green boys sit third in Group A with two points.

They opened with a 1-1 draw against Messanger Ngozi of Burundi before following it with a goalless draw with Atlabara.

Now their job is to beat Express to guarantee a place in the knockout.

How to watch – Match will be live on Azam tv which can also be accessed by a phone app.

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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