Express take relegation fight to Maroons

By: Erias Kayondo

Venue: Prisons grounds Luzira 

Kick off: 4:00pm 

Date: 28th, April,  2018. 

With the season close to the business end, Express FC a renown football giant is still crawling in the relegation zone in the 15th position with only 25 points.

Their struggle for survival continues with a visit to Luzira Prison’s grounds to face the home side Maroons FC.

With 34 points from 25 matches, Maroons are leaving in a comfortable zone, free of any threat and they are only fighting to improve their position on the league table.

We have no pressure and we want to play our usual way but the most important thing is that we want to get the 3 points because we must be among the best 6 clubs if the league this season”

Vowed Maroons head coach Asaph Mwebaze.

The last 5 games for Shafiq Bisaso’s charges have seen them win to thrice against Soana, Mbarara city and UPDF and lost twice against Police and Kirinya Jinja SS.

Form guide ;
Maroons FC: D D D D L
Express FC : W W L W L

The last 7 encounters between these two sides have seen Express wyin 5 while Maroons won once and the other game played to a stalemate.

Maroons FC last won a game against Express FC in November 2011 and the reverse fixture of this ecounter ended 2-0 at Wankulukuku in favour of the hosts last September.

Express FC have a full house available for selection ahead of this encounter while Allan Aguyo is to be sidelined due to injury for Maroons.

Maroons welcome come back Felix Okot who was given a red card in there game against Onduparaka FC in Arua.

Victory will send Express to 28 points and leapfrog both Mbarara city and Proline to in the 14th and 13th position respectively while the Luzira based side will consolidate their position on 37 points in case they win this encounter.

Other fixtures 

Mbarara city Vs SC Villa 

Kirinya JSS Vs Bright Stars

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