Startimes Uganda Premier League

Wednesday 19th April, 2023

URA FC vs KCCA FC – Mehta Sports Stadium, Lugazi @2pm

Live On FUFA TV.

URA FC will this afternoon welcome KCCA FC in the Startimes Uganda Premier League in a highly anticipated epic lunch time kick off tie at Mehta Sports Stadium, Lugazi.

The Tax Collectors will be aiming at returning to winning ways following their barren stalemate at Barifa against Arua Hill SC last weekend as well picking up their second straight home victory at their favorite Tax Collection Den after the previous one against Wakiso Giants.

Team News.

Defenders Najib Fesali, James Begisa and striker Alfred Leku have made timely returns from injuries but on a low note, Hassan Kalega, Vianey Sekajugo (both injuries) Kokas Alou, Hannington Ssebwalunyo (both not in Match day squad) Joshua Lubwama (accumulated 3 yellow cards) and Salim Abdallah are out of the encounter.

Reactions.

Sam Timbe (Head Coach)

“It’s a very important game that we want to win. We shall handle KCCA FC just like any other team and we hope to capitalize on our home advantage. The absence of some of our players like Lubwama and Sekajugo is a blow but we have a huge squad and we are confident anyone that is trusted can ably do the job.”

He said in the Pre-Match Presser.

Hudu Mulikyi (Assistant skipper).

“We have prepared well and ready for KCCA FC. It’s a game of big sides and an early kick off which we want to win and with the preparations we have had, I believe we are good to go.”

Head To Head

In the last 25 games between both sides, URA FC has won 11 games, KCCA FC FC has won 7 and 7 draws.

Each side has scored 32 goals in the last 25 games.

Head to Head in the Last 5 games.

KCCA FC 1-1 URA FC

KCCA FC 1-0 URA FC

URA FC 1-0 KCCA FC

URA FC 2-0 KCCA FC

KCCA FC 1-2 URA FC

Form Guide (URA FC)

Arua Hill SC 0-0 URA FC

URA FC 2-1 Wakiso Giants FC

Bright Stars FC 0-2 URA FC

URA FC 1-2 Busoga United FC

BUL FC 0-1 URA FC

Form Guide (KCCA FC)

Soltilo Bright Stars FC 1-0 KCCA FC

KCCA FC 1-1 UPDF FC

Blacks Power FC 1-1 KCCA FC

KCCA FC 1-1 Maroons FC

KCCA FC 2-1 Mbarara City FC

The previous meeting between both sides this season in the first round saw both sides share spoils 1-1 in Lugogo with Derrick Nsibambi scoring first before Julius Poloto equalised for the home side.

Currently on the log, URA FC sit 5th on 30 points from 21 games while KCCA FC sit 2nd on 38 points from 19 games.

rogers
April 19, 2023

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