Express FC 1-1 Azam FC
Express Football Club rallied from behind to hold Tanzanian giants Azam FC in a friendly game played on Sunday at Wankulukuku stadium.
Playing under Kefa Kisala who is in his second stint as Express FC head coach, the red eagles managed to hold Azam FC in their first major pre season build up game.
Azam FC took the lead in the 15th minute through Danny Lyanga but new recruit Ruben Matovu levelled matters in the second stanza.
Besides, Omar Hitmana, Shafik Nana Kakeeto and Mike Birungi, the rest of the players that started for Express FC were new recruits.
These included goalkeeper Fabian Mutombora, Badru Nsubuga and Charles Lubega, Herbert Katongole and Disan Galiwango among others.
This was Azam FC third friendly game in Uganda which is part of their pre season tour in Uganda.They first drew goalless against URA FC before losing 4-2 to KCCA FC.
Express FC Starting XI
Fabian Mutombora, Charles Lubega, Disan Galiwango, Omar Hitmana, Shafik Nana Kakeeto, Mubarak Nsubuga, Herbert Katongole, Badru Nsubuga, Michael Birungi, Ruben Matovu, Pius Mbidde
Azam FC Starting XI
Razak Abalora,Nicholas Wadada, Bruce Kangwa, Abdallah Kheri, Aggrey Morris, Yahya Mudathir, Frank Dumayo Raymond,Joseph Mahandi, Danny Lyanga,Tafazdwa Kutinyu,Ramathan Singano