KCCA Seek to Maintain Summit Status Ahead of Saints Game

Uganda Premier League
Champions stadium, drugs Mwererwe 4pm
The Saints vs KCCA FC

League leaders KCCA FC return to action on Tuesday against struggling Saints with the aim of maintaining their stay at the top.

KCCA FC come into Friday’s clash in a better shape than the Saints after a comprehensive victory against Onduparaka over the weekend and assistant Manager, buy information pills Morley Byekwaso believes they have an edge against their opponents.

“I believe it will not be an easy game given the fact the Saints are playing at home, but I’m confident we can earn victory over them,” he said.

“I think we come into tomorrow’s game with an advantage because Saints are not the same team as they were last season. They have struggled a bit so that gives us an edge,” Byekwaso added.

KCCA FC have the chance to go four points clear ahead of second placed Villa who play against Proline on Saturday and skipper Dennis Okot is confident they can nick maximum points against the Saints on Friday.

“We are quite aware of the table standings and we believe we just need to keep winning our games to stay on top,” he said.

“As players, we are highly motivated and prepared ahead of the Friday game and the recent performance we have had automatically motivates us,” Okot stressed.


On the other hand, Saints come into this clash on the back of a 2-0 loss to Kirinya Jinja SS a result that throws them deep into the relegation mix.

The Army side are 11th on the log with 21 points just 5 above the drop zone and head coach Moses Basena is aware of the pressure as the season heads towards the final bend.

This will be Saints’ second game at their new home at the champions stadium in Mwererwe since shifting from Bombo military ground. The first game in Mwererwe was a 2-0 win for Saints against Bul.

The last meeting between the two sides was on 26th November 2016 and KCCA won 1-0 at Phillip Omondi stadium courtesy of Paul Mucurezi’s goal.

Striker Derrick Nsibambi and midfielder Brian Majwega who missed the game against Onduparaka have fully recovered and will be availabe for selection but Tom Masiko is sidelined after suffering a setback.

Saints have no major injury worries with Godfrey Wakaza and Julius Malingumu expected to lead the attacking line against KCCA FC.

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