Express FC Head Coach Wasswa Bbosa has said that his side would have emerged victors had his forwards burried chances against Nyasa Big Bullets.
The Red Eagles played to a one-all draw with Malawi’s side in a group A affair on Wednesday at the Benjamin Mkapa Satudim.
Eric Kambale missed a keeper to beat chance late in the game when he was put through by Godfrey Lwesibawa.
The Uganda Premier League reigning champions took an early lead thanks to a clinical finish from Muzamil Mutyaba but Big Bullets equalised through Chiukepo Msowoya in the second half which handed the Malawian guests a deserved point.
Speaking after after the contest, Bbosa said they played better than the first match because his boy’s fitness level was improving.
“Atleast today we managed to play well compared to our last one the player’s level of fitness was rising,” He stated.
Nyasa Big Bullets enjoyed more of the ball but the Red Eagles created the best chances.
“We created many chances but we didn’t utilise them and our opponents were very comfortable on the ball and they were not resting”, He added.
Bbosa claims that they managed to contain their opponents and salvaged a point but they will improve in the last game.
“But we managed to get a point which I think that in the last game if we do what we are supposed to do and add more speed”.
Express will face Young Africans in their last group A game on Saturday were they only need a draw to advance to the semi finals.
“The good thing we have two resting days what I know it will help us recover before playing our last game against Young Africans which I think we shall perform well”.
The Wankulukuku based side needed a victory to confirm a spot in the last four going into the clash with Big Bullets.
Midfielder John Byamukama admitted that their opponents were a better side but they will polish their mistakes.
“We managed to get a draw in today’s match though the team we played was not a bad side”. Said the midfielder.
“We scored first then later on they equalised us so we hope to correct our mistakes in the next game or we win it and proceed to semi finals”.
“We have to create more chances to score more goals in the last game against Young Africans so that we can proceed to semifinals” said Byamukama
The result means that Express remain on top of Group A with four points but will need to avoid defeat in their last game game against Young Africans on Saturday to advance to the CECAFA Kagame Cup semi finals.