Express Vs KCCA: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

KCCA players training at Lugogo.

Saturday, May 14
•Express Vs KCCA – Lugogo, 2pm

Team News

  • Express welcome back Daniel Shabene and Hussein Ssenoga who missed the recent games
  • Defender Arthur Kiggundu is also back while Joseph Akandwanaho may need a late fitness test
  • Joseph Dhata and Marvin Oshaba are suspended due to accumulated yellow cards
  • For KCCA, Simon Kankonde (8) and Coach Jackson Mayanja (2) begin their FUFA suspensions
  • KCCA have striker Brian Aheebwa back, Dominic Ayella continues to miss out and so is Faisal Wabyoona
  • Defender John Revita is ruled out for the rest of the season

Probable Lineups

Express – Abdu Kimera, Andrew Kaggwa, Derrick Ngoobi, Arthur Kiggundu, Joshua Musoke, Hussein Ssenoga, Daniel Shabene, Anwar Ntege, Enock Ssebagala, Boban Zirintusa, Allan Kayiwa

KCCA – Benjamin Ochan, Mustafa Mujuzi, Denis Iguma, Geoffrey Wasswa, Mustafa Kizza, Ashraf Mugume, Allan Okello, Moses Waiswa, Saidi Mayanja, Mato Rogers, Shaban Muhammad

KCCA, Over To You

KCCA will go top of the Uganda Premier League table if they beat Express on Saturday at Prisons ground in Luzira.

This will be KCCA FC’s first game since losing 1-0 against Vipers in a heated game under floodlights at Kitende.

Then, it looked like the world had crumbled on KCCA but after Vipers have picked just one point in their subsequent two games, the title race is wide open.

And to be specific, KCCA are the front runners – The equation is simple for Lugogo-based side; win all your remaining matches and you will be crowned champions.

Going into Saturday’s match-day, KCCA are third on the log with 45 points, a point below Vipers and Villa who have played a game more.

KCCA FC’s goal difference is 15, Villa has 5 while Vipers’ is 19.

In their remaining four games, Express looks the biggest hurdle in comparison to BUL (H), Busoga United (A) and Bright Stars (H).

Against Express, they face a side that has gone three games without a win including a 4-1 defeat away to Arua Hill.

Express are 10 points above relegation and will just be fighting for pride in their remaining games of the season.

It’s strong to add that Express FC’s next fixture is against Vipers at Kitende.

The game against KCCA is a home fixture for the Red Eagles, but it will not be played at Wankulukuku as the venue will be hosting the Bika Tournament Opener.

Previous League Meetings

KCCA Vs Express
KCCA 3-0 Express

Express 2-2 KCCA
KCCA 0-0 Express

KCCA Vs Express (not played due to Covid-19)
Express 1-1 KCCA

KCCA 1-1 Express
Express 1-3 KCCA

KCCA 3-1 Express
Express 3-2 KCCA

Express 1-2 KCCA
KCCA 1-0 Express

Express 0-1 KCCA
KCCA 3-1 Express

Express 1-1 KCCA
KCCA 1-1 Express

KCCA 0-3 Express
Express 0-0 Express

KCCA 2-3 Express
Express 1-1 KCCA

KCCA 5-0 Express
Express 1-1 KCCA



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