By: Elias Kayondo
KCCA fc will play hosts to table leaders Police fc in match day 10 at the StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo.
The visitors currently lie top of the table with 17 points while their hosts are distant 5th with 13 points but have a game in hand.
Police fc come into this game having come from 2 goals down to force a draw with Maroons fc in their previous game.
On the other hand, KCCA fc are coming into this game with a winning touch having defeated Masavu fc 6:0 in their previous game at the same play ground.
The most recent fixture between the two sides ended in an entertaining 2-2 stalemate when Police were battling relegation last season.
However, the last 14 meetings between the two have seen KCCA win 10 and the other 4 played to stalemates.
Mike Mutebi is very respectful of Police fc but was quick to warn them its a struggle when they come to Lugogo, He said;
“We are going to play against the table leaders, a very respectable side who play good football.”
“We prepared well , we are going to play a very strong team , a team that love to play football so we expect a very good match. Of course as KCCA our aim is to win but its not going to be easy but the bottom line is, I expect a very good match from both teams.”
Abudallah Mubiru the Police fc head coach sounded no different from his counterpart as he said;
“We are going to play against the league champions. It’s a great opportunity to test our stand as tittle contenders but its definitely not going to be easy. We expect a very competitive game.”
Youngster Mustafa Kizza who has so far this season been key in the KCCA fc side is expected to recreate his form.
KCCA FC: W L D W D
POLICE FC: D W W L W
Other players expected to feature for the hosts include , Charles Lukwago, Tito Okello, Patrick Kaddu and marksman Derrick Nsibambi among others.
Jackson Nunda, Paul Musamali and Muhammad Abudallah are all out with injuries. Allan Okello is out for UACE examinations while Samuel Kayongo Ssekamatte who went off injured during their previous game is reportedly still under rehabilitation and will not be part of the team. The rest of the team are available for selection.
Police fc goalkeeper Douglas Kisembo is ruled out of this game for the fact he is a KCCA fc player on loan.
Willa Paul and Yasin Mugume are former players at KCCA who are expected to be instrumental on the hosts’ side as they face their former pay masters.