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Second vs third as KCCA host boggy URA

URA FC have been dominant in this fixture and have won 11 of the last 23 meetings with KCCA. KCCA have won only six times while the other six have been draws. Team News

Sinan RAJUB SENOGA 

KCCA FC vs URA FC
Lugogo MTN Omondi Stadium
Kick off: 4pm

URA FC have a glorious chance to close in on the league top as they make a visit to Lugogo to take on second placed KCCA FC.

Despite a slow start, The Tax Collectors are third on the table with 28 points, four behind leaders Vipers and three behind KCCA.

KCCA FC will seek for revenge over URA FC who beat them 1-0 in the closing stages of the first round and put an end to their 14 match unbeaten streak.

Head To Head

URA FC have been dominant in this fixture and have won 11 of the last 23 meetings with KCCA.

KCCA have won only six times while the other six have been draws.

Team News

KCCA are likely to hand a debut to Erisa Sekisambu who returned to the club during the secondary transfer window last month.

Morley Byekwaso will however miss Dennis Iguma due to a hamstring injury while Innocent Wafula returns from sickness.

Sadat Anaku, Julius Poloto and Ali Mwirusi are currently in Spain for the talent exhibition games with Team Fundi.

Yasser Mugerwa and Joseph Bukenya Kizza are back from injury while youngster Dominic Ayella is occupied with school engagements.

Long term absentees Peter Magambo, Geoffrey Wasswa, Emmanuel Wasswa and Brian Kayanja are out with respective injuries.

URA FC welcome back their skipper Shafik Kagimu who failed to make the match day squad for the previous two games.

The Tax Collectors however have doubts on Cromwell Rwothomio, Benjamin Nyakojo, Ashraf Mandela and Moses Sseruyidde.

Long term absentees Peter Mpoza together with Jackson Nunda and youngster Alex Akankwasa are still out of action.

Left back Derrick Ndahiro is currently out with Team Fundi in Spain.

Morley Byekwaso anticipates a close contest but hopes to use home advantage to win all three points.

” The game we are going to play tomorrow is a tough one. We face a side that we have not won against since 2019. We want to end this. We are home and we need to use that advantage over them.”

Byekwaso said in a pre match interview via KCCA FC Media.

” We have reviewed our first round and seen where we went wrong as a team and we have tried to work on that during the break. It is unfortunate that we will not have Iguma who sustained a hamstring injury in the previous game. We have able replacements that we are sure will get the job done”

He added.

Steven Mukwala who has scored four goals in the last two games, is expected to be instrumental for URA FC once again.

Mukwala leads the top scorers’ list with 11 goals and has scored six goals in the last four league games including the winner against KCCA in the first round.

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