KCCA vs UPDF: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Sunday 9th April
Arua Hill vs URA 4PM, Barifa Ground

KCCA vs UPDF 6PM, MTN Phillip Omondi Stadium.

Monday 10th April
Busoga United Vs Onduparaka, Kakindu stadium.

Team News

KCCA will be without Mustafa Kizza, Faisal Wabyona, Filbert Obenchan and Oyella Dominic due to injuries.

John Revita is a long term absentee.

Goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan is back from compensationate leave after the death of his mother last month.

For UPDF, they will be without Kiggundu Moses due to sickness.

Nsimbe Badru Jibril and Kimuli Gerald are also ruled out.

Ibrahim Magandaazi and Oscar Lele are back after missing the previous games.

Probable Lineups

KCCA: Derrick Ochan (GK), Denis Iguma, Mustafa Mujuzi, Brian Majwega, Goefrey Wasswa, Moses Waiswa, Tshisungu Kankonde, Ssenoga Muhamed, Allan Okello, Mato Rogers, Shaban Muhammad.

UPDF: Were Derrick (GK), Kawagu Christopher, Oyirwoth Daglas, Samson Kasozi, Bernard Muwanga, Okello Donato, Ibrahim Wammanah, Yiga Frank, Mugisha Rogers, Ivan Ahimbisibwe, Ezekiel Katende.

Preview: KCCA seek to bounce back

KCCA will hope to keep their title ambitions alive when they host UPDF at the Phillip Omondi Stadium under the floodlights.

The Kasasiro Boys suffered a blow in their quest for the championship after consecutive draws with Blacks Power and Maroons.

Under Fire KCCA head coach Morley Byekwaso has seen his side drop to second, six points below leaders SC Villa however, they have three games in hand.

Any result less than a win will spark more pressure on Morley Byekwaso.

However, KCCA will be confident heading into this fixture bossing with nine games unbeaten streak, winning seven of them and drawing just two with UPDF.

However, they face a much improved UPDF side this year which has won their recent three games.

For UPDF they will hope to carry on with their impressive form in the last three games.

The Army side will also seek to break the Jinx of nine games winless record over the Lugogo based side.

The last time UPDF beat KCCA was a 2-1 away triumph at Lugogo in April 2016.

The Bombo based side comes into this game buoyed after Samson Kasozi, Ivan Ahimbisibwe and Nsimbe Jibril inspired them to a 3-1 victory over UPDF at Bombo Barracks Ground.

In the reverse fixture, Ssenoga Muhamed’s 11th minute strike was the difference at Bombo Barracks Ground.

Stats

KCCA
KCCA are sitted second on the log with 37 points. 11W, 4D, 3L

They have scored league high 30 goals and conceeded 16 times.

The Kasasiro Boys have managed two wins and draws apiece and a defeat in their last five games.

UPDF
The Army are in the 12th position with 21 points in 20 matches. (5W, 6D, 9L)

They have scored 18 goals and conceeded 30 times.

They boost with three wins in their last five games, drawing and losing the other.

Head to Head

2022/2023
KCCA ?-? UPDF
UPDF 0-1 KCCA

2021/2022
UPDF 0-3 KCCA
KCCA 2-1 UPDF

2020/2021
UPDF 1-1 KCCA
KCCA 6-1 UPDF

2017/2018
KCCA 2-0 UPDF
UPDF 1-1 KCCA

2016/2017
UPDF 0-1 KCCA
KCCA 1-0 UPDF

2015/2016
KCCA 1-2 UPDF
UPDF 0-1 KCCA

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