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Startimes UPL: KCCA welcome Busoga to Lugogo


Busoga United travel to Kampala to face KCCA in the Startimes Uganda Premier League at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo on Friday.

The Eastern side will set their eyes onto a surprise win over the league leaders with a boost from their previous displays where they have won only one (against Wakiso Giants).

As they welcome back forward Laban Tibita, Busoga will have to create more goal scoring opportunities for him to put in the back of the net.

Busoga sit 14th on the table with six points in 12 games so far.

For KCCA, they will look to maintain their unbeaten run and also get back to the winning path after a draw in their last game .

The Kasasiro boys who have been excellent in their works since their last loss 1-0 away against Maroons (winning six times and drawing twice).

The Yellow boys will be set to keep their lead at the summit with nothing but a win against Busoga United.

Morley Bwekwaso, the KCCA head coach is sure that if his side keep playing the way it has been, they will win;

“This is not going to be an easy game, you don’t compare the table standing to present for, this team has improved a lot, they won against Wakiso.” he said

“We need to be very aware of them and work extremely hard as a team, need to possess so well and be very effective and clinical in everything especially front of goal.” he added

“We are not going to underestimate Busoga, we know what they are trying to build, they have been fighting tooth and nail so they stay in the league, so such a team can surprise you.”

“We need to focus and not undermine them, once we play the way we have been playing these days and score goals, I think we shall take the day.” he concluded

KCCA sit top of the log with 26 points in 12 games, two ahead of Vipers in second.

Last game.

Both sides played their last games at Njeru as Busoga lost 1-0 to Arua Hill in a home game  while KCCA drew 1-1 away to BUL.

What would a win do?

A win for KCCA will stretch their points tally at the top to 29 points, five ahead of second placed Vipers while Busoga it will keep them in 14th.

Team news.

KCCA will be without Geoffrey Wasswa who accumulated yellow cards

For Ashraf Mugume he will need a late fitness test after limping off during the game against BUL.

For Busoga, they welcome back Laban Tibita from suspension.

Probable Line-ups


Benjamin Ochan (GK), Emmanuel Wasswa, Mustapha Mujuzi, Haruna Lukwago, Brian Majwega, Moses Waiswa, Saudi Mayanja, Allan Okello, Muhammed Ssenoga ‘Kagawa’, Shaban Muhammad, Rodgers Mato

Busoga United

Michael Lutaaya(GK), Hassan Kintu, Thomas Ochungu, Isaac Isinde, Fredrick Ngalo, Herbert Onyango, Isaac Doka Mweru, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Peter Onzima, Charles Mulanda, Dickson Niwamanya

Head to head


KCCA 2-1 Busoga
Busoga 0-1 KCCA


KCCA 3-1 Busoga
Busoga 0-4 KCCA


Busoga 0-1 KCCA


KCCA 0-0 Busoga
Busoga 0-2 KCCA


KCCA 2-1 Busoga
Busoga 0-1 KCCA


Busoga 1-1 KCCA
KCCA 5-1 Busoga

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