StarTimes Uganda Premier League
KITARA FC vs KCCA FC
Friday 18th June 2021. | 4pm
KCCA FC visit Kitara FC on game day 27 of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League at Masindi
KCCA FC are fourth while Kitara FC lie bottom of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table with 45 and 13 points respectively.
In the reverse fixture this season in February, KCCA FC won 4-0 in a goals galore encounter played at MTN-Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.
KCCA FC won 3-1 against Busoga United in the previous league game while Kitara FC lost 4-0 to Express away.
Morley Byekwaso’s charges know that a win against bottom placed Kitara FC will instill more confidence in his charges as the season hits the final bend.
Both clubs have met once in the league’s history. KCCA FC winning 4-0 against Kitara FC. This will be the second time KCCA FC will be playing Kitara in the league.
Sadat Anaku will miss the game. The forward was handed a leave after the demise of his father early this week.
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 out of the game against Busoga United FC due to a knee injury. 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.
Defender John Revita has stepped up his rehabilitation. He continues to train with the first team but is yet to gain full match fitness.
Kizza Joseph Bukenya is ruled out to a groin injury.
Bright Anukani is ruled out due to sickness, He is expected to return week.
Julius Poloto and Peter Magambo are back training with the first team. The pair picked up injuries during training but are part of the available squad.
Teenager Dominic Ayella is back training with the first team. He had missed earlier engagements due to school
Dennis Iguma returns after missing the previous cup game due to suspension.
The 19 available players for #KITKCCA
Matovu, Mwirusi, Kato, Musa, Musana, Gift Ali, Achayi, Keziron, Mazengo, Kawooya, Mugume, Kafumbe, Iguma, Balinya, Jurua, Aliro, Poloto, Ssenyonjo and Lwanga
www.kccafc.co.ug caught up with the Manager Morley Byekwaso and he had this to say;
We want to go to Masindi and win. We need to respect our final 4 games and finish on a high. The players know that we need to show character and right attitude to win these games.
We shall have some new faces in the team. The players that have not played that much this season will feature in these games.
Players like Mazengo, Kawooya, Jurua, Ayella, Mwirusi, Matovu and others.
We shall give all these guys a chance in these games but with instructions to go and win.Morley Byekwaso speaking ahead of #KITKCCA