Uganda Premier League

Preview: On form Vipers SC visit defenders KCCA FC in Lugogo

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KCCA host vipers at the Startimes stadium, Lugogo this Saturday in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

The two teams, Vipers and KCCA are believed to be off the edge in being league champions this season, although the Kitende based club, Vipers SC is given an upper hand by most of Uganda’s football fans in the country.

Vipers lead the Premier League table with 33 points out of 13 games while KCCA FC is in the 5th position having played 9 games.

Vipers last played against URA FC on Monday winning the game by 1-0 thanks to Daniel “Mzee” Serunkuma’s lone strike whereas KCCA FC comfortably beat Express FC 3-1 on Wednesday at Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium, with goals from Anaku Sadat, Mike Mutyaba and an own goal by Yiga Mohammad for KCCA while Express’s lone goal was scored by Frank Kalanda.

The fixture comes when both teams have some of their key players away on national team engagement come Sunday against Malawi in Namboole.

Vipers will be without their leading goal scorer Fahad Bayo, captain Halid Lwaliwa and first-choice goalkeeper Mutombora while KCCA will be missing skipper Charles Lukwago, Defensive midfielder Nicholas Kasozi and a young star Allan “Jolly” Okello. Sadat Anaku will also miss the tie tomorrow as he is injured.

Last season these teams picked a point off each other, 1-1 in Kitende and the same result in Lugogo.

Statistics | courtesy of kccafc.co.ug

  1. In the last 19 games played between KCCA FC and Vipers SC, KCCA FC has won five times, Vipers SC has won nine times while both teams have shared spoils five times.
  2. KCCA has scored 24 times in the last 19 games against Vipers SC while the Venoms have scored twenty-eight times in the last 19 games against KCCA FC
  3. KCCA FC has collected 20 points in the last 19 games played against Vipers SC while the opponents have bagged 32 points in the last 19 games.
  4. In the last nine home fixtures, KCCA has won thrice and shared spoils twice.

Head-To-Head Encounter:

KCCA FC

 

VIPERS

5

WINS

9

5

DRAWS

5

24

GOALS FOR

28

20

POINTS

32

Probable line ups
KCCA starting XI
Malyamungu, Obenchan, Magambo, Revita, Kizza (C), Gift, Muzamir, Sekisambu, Keziloni, Mike, Nunda.

Vipers SC starting XI
Ochan, Willa, Kayondo, Asuku, Wasswa, Ssentamu, Ssenfuka, Ndugwa (C), Kayiwa, Sserunkuma, Kalumba.


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