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MATCH PREVIEW: Aheebwa, Musa, Gift Ali back as KCCA FC host SC Villa.

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KCCA FC team in training (photo credit; KCCA media.)

*KCCA FC Vs SC Villa | MD 18.
Venue: MTN Omondi stadium
Time: 4:00 pm.

KCCA FC will be welcoming their old archi rivals Sports Club Villa at Omondi stadium Lugogo blessed for match day 18 of 2020/21 Uganda Premier League season.

The last time the Joogos played at Omondi stadium in November 2019 faced the wrath from the Kasasiro boys were the lost 4-1.

KCCA FC comes into this game with aim of inflicting revenge to SC Villa after loosing the first leg 2-1 at Boombo Military ground thanks to Ronald Sekiganda and Nicolas Kabonge goals.

Morley Byekwaso will be in charge of his second home game as full head coach of KCCA FC after losing the previous game against URA FC (2-0) at the same ground.

Meanwhile SC Villa drew 0-0 against their old archi rivals Express FC when they hosted them at Boombo Military ground on Wednesday.

Only one point separating both teams, KCCA FC have collected 30 points from 17 games occupying 4th position on a 16 team table log.

SC Villa have managed to collect 29 points from 17 games and a win for them over take KCCA FC’s 4th position.

Team News.

*KCCA FC

Musa Ramathan (defender), Brian Aheebwa (forward) and Gift Ali (midfielder) all are back from injuries and are contention for selection.

While Juma Balinya and John Revita are still out as they continue for their rehabilitation.

*SC Villa.

Amir Kakomo (holding midfielder) and Meddie Kibirige (goal keeper) are back into the team after serving their suspension for accumulated yellow cards and missed Express FC game.

Kiwanuka Andrew (left back) is ruled out of this game after sustaining a hamstring injury in the previous game.

And Benson Muhindo as well out of this game as he continues with the rehabilitation.

WHAT THE COACHES SAID ahead of the game.

Morley Byekwaso (KCCA FC head coach).

“We are fully focused on winning the game on Sunday. We face a physical side in Villa and we have to manage the game very well if we are to get three points. Byekwaso told the club Media.

“We want to revenge against them because they beat us in the first round. 

“We expect Aheebwa, Musa and Gift Ali back for this game. We will see who can start and who can come off the bench.

“The team is slowly and steadily getting there in terms of fitness and a number are playing well. They are copying up well with the demands of the club.”

Edward Kaziba (SC Villa head coach).

“My team is in very good shape. Since we finished the Express game, all our focus has been on this game. Kaziba quoted by Club website.

“We beat KCCA in the first round but last season they beat us in Lugogo. It’s something we look forward to changing tomorrow.

“I have only one fresh injury(Andrew Kiwanuka) in the squad and the two(Kakomo and Kibirige) who were suspended for the Express game are back and ready to take part.

“Tomorrow’s game is another Derby, we will go to Lugogo with the sole aim of collecting all three Derby points.”

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