AUPL: Express on Recovery Plan in Trip to Wounded Police

Police and Express FC return to action on Friday afternoon at Kavumba Recreational grounds after almost a fortnight out of action due to the international break. It is the only match of the day.

Both teams are coming from a one all draw picked in their match day eight encounters against BUL FC and Kirinya Jinja SS respectively.

Police were on course for their second win of the season after Rahmat Senfuka’s third minute strike at Kakindu but the striker was wasteful in front of goal in the remaining period which allowed BUL to come back and pick a point through Hamid Tibita’s 47th minute goal.

The Policemen will be without star striker Ben Ocen who was sent off in the 79th minute after a second bookable offence. They currently lie second last on the log with six points from a win and three draws.

“The league is still on and I can’t predict the future but all I know is we are going to concentrate on our future games and for wins. Everyone concentrates on his games and takes one at a time, salve ” Timber said.

Both teams have won two and drawn one of their last five meetings at Magumba while Express has picked eight out of the fifteen points between the two in their previous meetings with Police picking only five.

Express FC have lost and drawn their two previous fixtures against KCCA FC (3-1) and the one all draw with Kirinya where it had to take Bob Kasozi’s late strike to salvage a point but coach Bossa is not shaken and is going for an outright win on Friday.

“Our aim is to go for an early goal and win the match. We shall miss four of our players due to injury but the team has enough cover to fill the void. We aim for the trophy and should therefore win such games whether its home or away, website like this ” Coach Bossa remarked.


The Red eagles will miss the services of Ismail Kazibwe, Rogers Lukwiya, Kiggundu and Mahad

The game will kick off at 4pm.

Previous meetings at Kavumba
27th May16 Police 2-3 Express FC
2nd Dec 14 Police 2-1 Express FC
18th Oct 13 Police 1-0 Express FC
12th Apr 13 Police 0-0 Express FC
16th Dec 11 Police 1-3 Express FC

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