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StarTimes Uganda Premier League
KCCA FC vs NEC FC
MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo
Thursday, October 26, 2023
KCCA FC host new entrants NEC FC on match day 5 of the 2023/24 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season.
NEC has won three of its four opening games of the league and lost once.
KCCA FC will be playing its third home game and fifth game of the season.
The 13 Premier League Champions have yet to pick up points this season.
KCCA FC starts life with new interim Head Coach Jackson Magera who took over from Sergio Daniel.
KCCA FC will be hoping they can put aside their recent shortcomings and pick up the first points of the 2023/24 season.
Both sides have never met in a competitive game.
However, they met in pre-season, and KCCA FC won 1-0 courtesy of Captain Julius Poloto’s goal.
Form Guide (KCCA FC)
BUL FC 1-0 KCCA FC
KCCA FC 3-2 Abu Salim SC
KCCA FC 1-2 Maroons FC
KCCA FC 1-2 Express FC
Kitara FC 3-1 KCCA FC
Form Guide (NEC FC)
NEC FC 2-0 UPDF FC
SC Villa 3-0 NEC FC
NEC FC 5-0 Busoga United FC
Mbarara City FC 0-1 NEC FC
Team News. | #KCCANEC
Goalkeeper Emojong Anthony has recovered from a shoulder injury, and he is part of the matchday squad.
Captain Julius Poloto started light ball work this week as he continues with his rehabilitation
Usama Arafati who missed the previous match against Kitara FC is back in the matchday squad.
Herbert Achai is ruled out due to a knock.
Goal Keeper is ruled out due to illness, and thus Junior Team goal keeper Lukyamuzi Ashraf makes his first senior match day squad.
Available Team #KCCANEC
Emojong, Lukyamuzi, Bruno, Haruna, Kizza, Emilson, Obenchan, Mujuzi, Mubezi, Magambo, Atube, Sserunjogi, Mugume, Wabyoona, Cungulo Gui, Saidi, Abu, Gabriel, Ettiene, Ayella, Usama, Loki, Shaban, and Mubiru.
The Head Coach Jackson Magera caught up with this website ahead of #KCCANEC and said;
We have had honest conversations as a team this week, where we talked about our current situation. We know what we must do to get out of this and that is what we have been working on all week. We are know the team we are facing and the threat they possess and we will try to play to our strengths and secure a positive result.Jackson Magera