Match Preview | KCCA FC host BrightStars – UPL

StarTimes Uganda Premier League

KCCA FC VS Soltilo Bright Stars FC

Thursday 29th April, 2021. | 4pm

MTN-Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

KCCA FC host Bright Stars FC in game day 21 of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League at MTN-Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

KCCA FC will be hoping they can continue the good form against Bright Stars.

Bright Stars FC shared spoils with URA FC in the previous league fixture while KCCA FC beat Onduparaka 1-0 away in Arua.

Sadat Anaku

KCCA FC’s number 14 Sadat Anaku will be hoping he can replicate his fine form in the fixture against Bright Stars at Lugogo.

The KCCA FC academy graduate has scored 7 goals in the league this term.

KCCA FC beat Bright Stars FC FC 2-1 in the opening fixture of the league this season.

STATISTICS

KCCA FC has played 20 matches in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League this season. The club has won 11 games, drawn 4, lost 5 games, scored 43 goals, conceded 14 goals, with a goal difference of +29 and lie 4th on the log with 37 points.

Denis Iguma is back

Bright Stars FC has played 20 games in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League this season. They have won 8 games, drawn 6, lost 6, scored 33 goals, conceded 24 goals, with a goal difference of -9 and lie 8th on log with 30 points.

In the last 15 league games between both sides; KCCA FC has won 10, lost once and both sides have shared spoils four times.

In the last seven games played between both sides at Lugogo, KCCA FC has won five times and shared spoils twice.

Fourteen goals have been scored in the fixture at the MTN-Omondi Stadium, Lugogo. 11 goals for KCCA FC and three for Bright Stars FC

Morley Byekwaso gives Jurua Hassan instructions

Team News

KCCA FC picked a three points on the road against Onduparaka FC in the previous fixture.

Midfielder Denis Iguma returns to the squad after missing the previous fixture due to suspension.

Samuel Ssenyonjo and Brian Aheeebwa celebrate a goal against Brightstars FC in the first round.

Teenage forward Samuel Ssenyonjo and Brian Aheebwa who scored for KCCA FC’s in the first round against Bright Stars FC will miss the game due to injury.

KCCA FC backline of Peter Magambo Herbert Achai, Musa Ramathan and skipper Charles Lukwago have kept three clean sheets in the last three games. They will be hoping they can maintain this form

Bright Anukani returned to training this week after missing games against Mbarara City and Onduparaka but this fixture comes a little early for him.

Juma Balinya and Stefano Mazengo who traveled with the team to Arua for the league game against Onduparaka will make the match day squad for game day 21.

Loro Stefano Mazengo

The game comes a little to early for John Revita who started training with the first team but is yet to gain full match fitness.

Teenagers Dominic Ayella and Kafumbe Joseph are ruled out due to school commitments.

Fillbert Obenchan is suspended after picking up three yellow cards

Available Squad

Lukwago, Matovu, Kato, Musana, Musa, Gift Ali, Kigozi, Magambo, Anaku, Achayi, Lwanga, Sserwadda, Keziron, Ssenyonjo, Mazengo, Iguma, Balinya Jurua, Aliro

www.kccafc.co.ug caught up with the Manager Morley Byekwaso and he had this to say;

Morley Byekwaso

We face a very good side in Bright Stars FC. They are on red hot form with Four wins and a draw in the last five games.

We have a very good home record against them. But that will not count tomorrow when we face them.

We want to maintain the rhythm and keep winning games and playing beautifully and we have to do this by playing beautifully too

Morley Byekwaso speaking ahead of #KCCASBS