Tuesday, April 17
Express FC vs UPDF FC
Express FC Coach Shafic Bisaso has cried out to club fans to come in large numbers and cheer up the team when they play fellow relegation threatened side UPDF FC.
Express FC will on Tuesday evening host the army side at Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku in the Azam Uganda premier league.
Bisaso believes that the fans can create a positive atmosphere to boost up his boys as they tear down UPDF FC.
“This is the time when the team needs the twelfth man (fan),” started Bisaso.
“They cheered us up in our recent game, and its that positive atmosphere they created that helped us to keep pushing for that win on a day we didn’t play well.
So I call them to come up in large numbers as they did the last time and I promise that we will deliver our best.”
This tie is very crucial to both sides, but more important to the hosts as a win will elevate the Red Eagles out of the red zone whatever the other results in other games.
Express FC come in this tie in 14th place with 22 points from 23 games.
The Visitors are 12th on the log, just three points above ‘Mukwano Gwa Bangi’.
Good news from the hosts’ camp is that Michael Birungi returns after missing Mbarara victory, the veteran is expected to beef up the striking line that has an off firing Alfred Leku
However, this game comes too early for left back Suleiman Jjingo who was still nursing Malaria – The player trained in the last two sessions but he may lack match fitness.
Stephen Luswata, Sam Galiwango and Ronnie Kisekka are still serving their club bans.