Mbarara city vs KCCA: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and stats

Sunday 12th February
Mbarara city vs KCCA FC, Kakyeka Stadium – 4pm

Team News
Mbarara city welcome back club captain Solomon Okwalinga who missed their last game due to injury.

Both Karim Ramathan and Swalik Bebe will require a late fitness test.

KCCA FC will be without defender Dennis Iguma who remains sidelined due to a hamstring injury.

The trio of Sadat Anaku, Ali Mwirusi and Julius Poloto will also miss the game as they are with team FUNDI in Spain.

Long term absentees of Emmanuel Wasswa, Geofrey Wasswa, Brian Kayanja and Peter Magambo are still on their road to recovery.

Probable Lineups
Mbarara City XI
Elungat Martin GK, Aheebwa Jasper, Henry Musisi, Karim Ramathan, Otti Ronald, Dudu Ramathan, Pistis Barenge, Jude Ssemugabi, Swalik Bebe Ssegujja, Otude Ivan, Kitegenyi Henry

Benjamin Ochan (GK), Hassan Jurua, Herbert Achai, John Revita, Filbert Obenchan, Ashraf Mugume, Gift Ali, Brian Majwega, Arafat Usama, Rodgers Mato, Patrick Kaddu

Preview: KCCA FC Face their bogey side

The startimes Uganda premier league will return with a Sunday evening kick off as the Kasasiro boys of KCCA FC visit the Ankole lions of Mbarara City at Kakyeka playground in Mbarara.

KCCA FC target maximum points in attempt to keep their title chase on but they will have to work their souls out as they face a stubborn Mbarara city.

The Kasasiro Boys head coach Morley Byekwaso anticipates a tougher tie against a side which they have never picked up a win at Kakyeka stadium in the league.

“I thank the almighty for the gift of life, we put in alot of effort in our last game against URA FC and achieved what we wanted. We are now facing a stubborn side which we have taken long without collecting a win at their home,” said Coach Morley Byekwaso

“We have prepared well for the game against Mbarara City and we expect to get the result we want.”

He goes ahead to highlight on the teams season targets as they aim at finishing at the top of the table by the end of the season.

“This season we have got players with a 70% character and if we continue pushing the way we are, our main target is to be at the top of the table by the end of the season.”

Mbarara city come into this game as they are fighting against relegation having dropped in the 13th position with 15 points on level with Bright stars who sit in the relegation zone.

Match stats
KCCA FC sit second on the log with 34 points garnered from the 16 games they have played so far with four points below log leaders Vipers on 38points.

Mbarara city are yet to win a league game in 2022 drawing once and winning twice, only managing to score a single goal.

Head to Head
KCCA FC 1-0 Mbarara City
*Mbarara City 0-0 KCCA
*KCCA 2-0 Mbarara City
*KCCA 1-0 Mbarara City
*Mbarara City 2-1 Mbarara City
*Mbarara City 0-0 KCCA
*KCCA 0-0 Mbarara City
*KCCA 1-1 Mbarara City
*Mbarara City 0-0 KCCA



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