MATCH PREVIEW | Derby day as KCCA FC visit SC Villa.

By: Moses Magero
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StarTimes Uganda Premier League

SC Villa vs KCCA FC

Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku

Friday 22nd December, 2023

4:00 pm

KCCA FC visit SC Villa on match day 12 of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League 2023–24 season.

Hosts SC Villa lie sixth on the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table after 11 league games.

KCCA FC were 3-0 winners over Bright Stars in the previous league game at MTN Omondi, Stadium, while hosts SC Villa were 1-0 winners over Gaddafi FC at Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku.

KCCA FC completed the double over SC Villa last term, winning 3-0 away at Aki Bua Stadium, Lira and 4-1 at MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo in the second leg.

The 13-time Uganda Premier League Champions will be hoping they can replicate their recent home form in the league as they face SC Villa in the Kampala derby away.

Statistics #SCVKCCA

In the previous 25 meetings, KCCA FC has won 12 times, while SC Villa has won three times.

Both sides have shared spoils 10 times in 25 meetings.

KCCA FC has scored 37 goals in the last 25 meetings, while SC Villa has scored 19.

Moses Waiswa (R) shields the ball from SC Villa’s Joseph Kafumbe last season at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

Form Guide (KCCA FC)

KCCA FC 3-0 Soltilo Bright Stars

Mbarara City FC 2-1 KCCA FC

KCCA FC 6-1 Gaddafi FC

Busoga United FC 2-1 KCCA FC

KCCA FC 3-1 Vipers SC

Form Guide (SC Villa)

SC Villa 1-0 Gaddafi FC

Express FC 1-2 SC Villa

Bright Stars FC 1-1 SC Villa

SC Villa 2-0 Busoga United FC

Mbarara City FC 0-0 SC Villa

Team News. | #SCVKCCA

Ashraf Mugume, Elvis Mwanje and Hassan Mubiru returned to full training this week and took part in a practice match. The trio is in contention to make the matchday squad for the derby against SC Villa.

Kizza Mustafa is a doubt for the derby. The left back pulled a hamstring in training and has since been involved in light training.

Julius Poloto has commenced light training.

Peter Magambo suffered a knock against Bright Stars FC and is a doubt for the derby.

Emilson Gonzaga is ruled out due to a long-term injury.

Available Team: #SCVKCCA

Ochan, Mutebi, Emojong, Bruno, Haruna, Obenchan, Mujuzi, Ogwang, Achai, Mubezi, Atube, Sserunjogi, Waiswa, Mugume, Mwanje, Wabyoona, Cungulo Gui, Saidi, Yiga, Ettiene, Ayella, Usama, Shaban, Abu, Gabriel, Mubiru, and Loki

The Head coach, Abdallah Mubiru, caught up with this website ahead of #SCVKCCA and said,

Abdallah Mubiru

We all need to be at our very best going into the derby. This is a big game that calls for big mentality. We are still working with the players so that they can master our game model. We welcome Mugume, Mubiru and Mwanje back from injury and illness. Kizza felt pain in his hamstring so he is being monitored. Magambo is a ruled out after picking a knock against Bright Stars. He has not trained with the rest of the group since.

Abdallah Mubiru

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