Match Preview | KCCA FC host Express in Quarter Final | Uganda Cup

Stanbic Uganda Cup

KCCA FC vs Express FC  

Friday 4th June, 2021. | 3:30pm

MTN-Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

KCCA FC host Express FC in the Stanbic Uganda Cup make or break tie at MTN-Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

It is worth bearing in mind that KCCA FC are yet to lose a game in this year’s edition of the Uganda Cup

Both clubs shared spoils in a nil nil draw in the first leg of the Quarter Finals at Wankulukuku.

Moses Aliro beats Express’ Arthur Kiggundu in the 1st leg

Morley Byekwaso’s charges know that a win against Express at home will take KCCA FC to the semi finals and with a chance to win the 11th Uganda Cup.

A draw with any goals means that Express FC are through to the semifinals.

KCCA FC must win the game to proceed to the semifinals. A nil nil draw means both teams have to tussle it out in spot kicks.

STATISTICS

KCCA FC skipper Charles Lukwago makes a save in the first leg against Express FC at Wankulukuku

In the last 24 meetings between both sides; KCCA FC has won ten and shared spoils ten times against Express FC. The visitors Express have won four times against KCCA FC.

Team News.

Samuel Ssenyonjo and Sadat Anaku are back. The pair missed the first leg of the quarter finals due to injuries but are now back and are part of the squad that will face Express FC at Lugogo

Fillbert Obenchan is ruled out due to a knee injury he picked up in the game against Onduparaka FC. His expected return date is not known.

Midfielder Samson Andrew Kigozi is ruled. His expected return date is not known.

Brian Aheebwa is ruled out for the remaining part of the season. The forward picked up an injury during the game against Wakiso Giants early in the season.

Keziron Kizito training

Defender John Revita has stepped up his rehabilitation. He continues to train with the first team but is yet to gain full match fitness.

Julius Poloto, Peter Magambo, Andrew Kawooya and Kizza Joseph Bukenya are ruled out after picking up injuries in training. Their return date is not known.

Teenager Dominic Ayella is back training with the first team.

Junior Team and Uganda U17 youngster Mwanje Elvis looked good in training with the first team. He is part of the squad available for selection

Denis Iguma is suspended after picking up two bookings in the Uganda Cup.

Available Squad

KCCA FC line up that started against Express in the first leg at Wankulukuku

The 22 available players for #KCCAEXP

Lukwago, Matovu, Mwirusi, Kato, Kalanzi, Musana, Musa, Gift Ali, Achayi, Keziron, Mazengo, Anukani, Mwanje, Ayella, Mugume, Kafumbe, Balinya, Jurua, Aliro, Ssenyonjo, Anaku and Lwanga

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

Morley Byekwaso

We are set for the return leg quarter final game against Express FC.

We are delighted to have Anaku and Ssenyonjo back for this tie.

The pair missed the first leg because of injury. It is unfortunate that we shall miss Iguma and Magambo due to suspension and injury but we have able replacements.

We know we have to win at home if we are to progress. We shall ensure we win and get into the semifinals.

Morley Byekwaso speaking ahead of #KCCAEXP