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Giants KCCA FC, Express Battle

Table leaders KCCA FC travel to the Wankulukuku Stadium this afternoon to face arch-rivals Express FC in an Azam Uganda Premier League tie.
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Table leaders KCCA FC travel to the Wankulukuku Stadium this afternoon to face arch-rivals Express FC in an Azam Uganda Premier League tie.

Mike Mutebi, the KCCA FC coach said after conceding goals because of ‘schoolboy mistakes' in their loss to Vipers SC early this week, they will go all out to try and get a good result.  

The coach who said they are not pressing the panic button after failing to win the last three games, made it clear that they are confident of defending the League title.

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KCCA FC will however player with out suspended defender Timothy Awany, while attacking midfielder Muzamir Mutyaba will need a late fitness test.

Striker Geoffrey Sserunkuma (18 goals in the League) together with Daniel Nsibambi and Brian Majwega are expected to start the game for Mutebi's team that leads the log with 48 points, but with a better goal difference that SC Villa who have the same number of points.

For Express FC who are placed fifth on the log will be expected to show hunger to collect maximum points. “This is a very important game to us and we shall go all out to try and win the game,” Express coach Matia Lule told URN.

Express FC who are already in the semi finals of the knock out Uganda Cup have registered good results at their home ground where they also stopped arch-rivals SC Villa 1-0 two weeks ago.

The Red Eagles as the Express FC team is popularly known will look to inspirational skipper Saddam Juma, Simon Sserunkuma and Allan Kyambadde who scored against SC Villa. “This is like a final to us because we are now chasing the team ahead of us,” said Saddam Juma.

The second game on card will see SC Villa host tricky Police FC at their Masaka Recreation ground. Police FC who are 11th on the log will be eager to pick points since they are among the teams in the relegation zone.

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