KCCA Vs Bright Stars: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Tuesday 3rd May
KCCA FC Vs Bright Stars – Lugogo
Onduparaka Vs Vipers SC – Arua

Team News
KCCA FC welcome back Peter Magambo and Arafat Usama who missed the previous game against Tooro United due to illness.
Dominic Ayella joins the squad after completing school engagements.
The Kasasiro boys will miss out on Dennis Iguma who suffered an accident on Thursday morning.
Club captain Benjamin Ochan is doubtful after suffering a hamstring injury against Tooro and he will need to pass a late fitness test
Herber Achai and Filbert Obenchan are also doubtful with knocks they suffered on the previous game.

Bright Stars welcome back Ivan Irinimbabazi who has been out due to school engagements as he is back in training.
Issa Bugembe and Charles Ssemayange have also returned to training but they will require a late fitness test if they are to feature for the game against KCCA FC.

Probable Lineups

KCCA FC XI
Derrick Ochan (GK), Innocent Wafula, Ibrahim Juma, John Revita, Peter Magambo, Hassan Jurua, Ashraf Mugume, Rodgers Mato, Arafat Usama, Brian Majwega, Sadat Anaku

Bright Stars XI
Derrick Were (GK), Jonathan Odong, Derrick Ngoobi, Warren Buule, Allan Katwe, Fiat Cleophas, Marvin Youngman, Emmanuel Loki, Nelson Senkatuka, Joseph Janjali, Yasin Mugume.

Preview: We need points more than they do – Bright Stars head coach Paul Kiwanuka.

The Startimes Uganda Premier League will continue with rescheduled fixtures as KCCA FC takes on Bright Stars at the MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo.

Bright Stars head coach Paul Kiwanuka has anticipated a tougher game against KCCA FC but remains positive on how much they need the points in their battle for survival.

“The game against KCCA won’t be easy but it means a lot to us as it has always been a tough game. We are ready and prepared for the game as we seek maximum points,” said Paul Kiwanuka.

Bright stars come into the game against KCCA FC with a huge boost of securing a home win against Gaddafi FC at their home in Kavumba recreational centre.

“Its a short period of preparation as we played Gaddafi four days back but the boys have recovered well and are all prepared for the game against KCCA FC. It means that we don’t have time to relax as we are in the battle for survival and we now remain with four games.”

KCCA FC look set to stretch their points tally in the second position to four against third placed URA FC but they have struggled against Bright Stars at home as they are winless on their last three games.

KCCA FC take on Bright Stars who have had so far a much better performance against them playing at their own yard in the past three games as they have won twice and drawn once as they also eliminated them in the Uganda cup on the round of 32 tie.

Morley Byekwaso the Kasasiro boys head coach has tasked his side to show resilient as they take on Bright stars.

“The team is progressing well but we have a task to win against Bright Stars FC who have won their last two games at our ground.” Said coach Morley Byekwaso.

They come into this tie with a boost of a win away at Buhinga stadium against Tooro United with a 2-0 score as they bounced back to winning ways.

Match Stats
KCCA FC have had a better performance in the 18 games played against Bright stars winning 10 and 5draws as Bright Stars have just won three games

KCCA FC have failed to carry consistency and they have so far won twice in the last five league games and all coming away from home, drawing twice and losing a game at home

Bright have had a boosted performance in their battle for survival and are unbeaten in the last five league games with three wins and two draws as they now sit 10th with 30 points.

Head to Head
2021/22
Bright Stars 1-1 KCCA FC
KCCA FC ?-? Bright Stars
2020/21
KCCA FC 0-2 Bright Stars
Bright Stars 1-2 KCCA FC

2019/20
*Bright Stars 2-1 KCCA
*KCCA 1-1 Bright Stars

2018/19
*Bright Stars 0-0 KCCA
*KCCA 2-0 Bright Stars

2017/18
*Bright Stars 1-2 KCCA
*KCCA 0-0 Bright Stars

2016/17
*KCCA 2-1 Bright Stars
*Bright Stars 1-2 KCCA

2015/16
*Bright Stars 1-2 KCCA
*KCCA 1-0 Bright Stars

2014/15
*Bright Stars 1-1 KCCA
*KCCA 1-0 Bright Stars

2013/14
*Bright Stars 1-3 KCCA
*KCCA 4-1 Bright Stars

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