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StarTimes Uganda Premier League
Vipers SC vs KCCA FC
St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende
Friday 5th May, 2023
It is second versus third in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League.
KCCA FC visit Vipers SC in crucial tie that could decide the destination of this year’s Championship.
KCCA FC are second on the table and a win against Vipers SC gets them to 48 points from 24 games played.
Visitors KCCA FC shared spoils in their previous league game against Onduparaka FC.
Hosts Vipers SC were 2-0 winners over Gaddafi FC in their previous league game played at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende
If KCCA FC win over Vipers SC, the cityzens will climb on top of the Premier League with a game in hand.
On the other hand, if the hosts win the tie, they climb to second position and will share the same points with KCCA FC but have a superior goal difference.
A draw will have both sides maintain their positions on the log.
The last time both sides met in the league earlier this season, KCCA FC won 1-0 at MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.
In the last 26 games between both sides, KCCA FC has won 7 games, Vipers SC has won 12.
Both sides have shared spoils 7 times in the last 26 meetings.
KCCA FC has scored 30 goals while Vipers SC has scored 35 in the last 26 meetings.
Head to Head (Last 5 games)
KCCA FC 1-0 Vipers SC
KCCA FC 1-2 Vipers SC
Vipers SC 2-2 KCCA FC
KCCA FC 1-2 Vipers SC
Vipers SC 1-0 KCCA FC
Form Guide (KCCA FC)
KCCA FC 2-2 Onduparaka FC
Gaddafi FC 0-1 KCCA FC
KCCA FC 4-1 SC Villa
URA FC 2-0 KCCA FC
Soltilo Bright Stars FC 1-0 KCCA FC
Form Guide (Vipers SC)
Vipers SC 2-0 Gaddafi FC
SC Villa 1-0 Vipers SC
Arua Hill SC 0-1 Vipers SC
Vipers SC 1-1 URA FC
UPDF FC 0-1 Vipers SC
Team News. | #VIPKCCA
Rogers Mato is back. He took part in full training all week and is available for selection.
Brian Aheebwa has returned to training. The forward missed the previous two games after he was granted leave to attend to a family matter.
Dominic Ayella continues with his rehabilitation. He suffered a knock in training and is not yet training with the rest of the team.
Faisal Wabyoona continues with individual training to attain match fitness.
John Revita is ruled out for a long term due to knee injury
Available Team #VIPKCCA
Ochan. D, Ochan. B, Mwirusi, Mujuzi, Wasswa. G, Obenchan, Lukwago, Magambo, Kizza, Atube, Iguma, Wasswa. E, Kagawa, Waiswa, Mugume, Mayanja, Usama, Okello, Poloto, Shaban, Kankonde, Lwanga, Mato, Aheebwa, and Mubiru.
The head coach Jackson Mayanja caught up with this website ahead of #VIPKCCA and said;
We are going there to play a game of our lives. We have no option but to go and play for a win if we are to keep our title hopes high. We have to show that we want it more than them. The title challenge is still open. The players have been prepared well, this is a great club and the players must show that they deserve to play for this club. We have to go all out and attack them and we get goals. Mato and Aheebwa is back, they will undergo a late fitness test.Jackson Mayanja ahead of #VIPKCCA