By: Elias Kayondo
Newcomers Mbarara city will host defending champions KCCA in round 13 of the Azam Uganda Premier League.
The lions of Ankole played to a goalless draw away in Luzira against Maroons fc in their previous game while the Kasasiro boys lost their most recent game 2:1 against Proline at Lugogo.
This will be the first ever meeting between these two sides in the Uganda Premier League since the hosts are playing their debut season.
KCCA fc lie 3rd on the log of 16 teams with 22 points while Mbarara city are distant 11th with 14 points.
KCCA. L W W W W
Mbarara city D L D L D
Bassey Mako and Santos Hakizimana will remain on the sidelines for they are affected with a knee and a muscle injury respectively.
Boniface Amani and midfielder Samari Farouk are back to full training and will be available for selection.
Goalkeeper Ali Kimera has so far been so outstanding for the Ankole lions. Captain Asuman Alishe put up a man of the match performance in the previous game. Makweth Awol and Elieza Okorie are all expected to be in top form for the hosts.
Defender Paul Musamali , Abdallah Muhammad and Jackson Nunda are still sidelined due to injury while Mustafa Kizza who missed the last game with a knock in the knee is back to full training and is likely to be available for selection for KCCA fc.