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Busoga United vs KCCA: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Tuesday, May 23

Busoga United vs KCCA, Kakindu stadium

BUL vs Vipers, FUFA Technical Centre-Njeru

SC Villa vs Blacks Power, Mutesa II Stadium Wankulukuku

URA vs Gadaffi FC, Mehta stadium

Bright Stars vs Arua Hill, Kavumba Recreation Ground

(All 4pm kickoff)


Team News

Goalkeeper Micheal Lutaaya is a doubt for Busoga United.

The rest of the squad is fit and ready for selection.

KCCA will be without Forward Tshisungu Kankonde for the rest of the season after he was handed 8-match ban by FUFA.

John Revita is a long term absentee due to knee injury.

Faisal Wabyona is also out with a knock while Mustafa Kizza returns after missing the previous game.

Head coach Jackson Mayanja is back after completing his suspension.

Probable Lineups

Busoga United: Okurut John (GK), Hassan Kintu, Isaac Isinde, Charles Sunday Mulanda, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Laban Tibiita, Isaac Mweru, Fredrick Ngalo, Ochungu Thomas, Peter Onzima, Bashamu Mugwa.

KCCA: Benjamin Ochan (GK), Filbert Obenchan, Brian Majwega, Mustafa Mujuzi, Goefrey Wasswa, Denis Iguma, Moses Waiswa, Allan Okello, Saidi Mayanja, Rogers Mato, Muhammad Shaban.

Preview: KCCA Seek To Keep Pace At The Top

KCCA can’t afford to slip as they visit relegation threatened Busoga United at Kakindu stadium.

The Kasasiro Boys are level on 49 points with leaders Vipers and third-placed Villa.

Vipers sit top of the log with superior goal difference of 22 compared to KCCA’s 16 and seven for SC Villa.

With two games to the end of the campaign, none of the three teams would risk to drop points, any slip will end their title hope.

Against Busoga United, KCCA will face a stubborn side fighting for survival and are also desperate to get points on board.

Ahead of this game, Allan Okello’s penalty inspired KCCA to a 1-0 victory over BUL FC at Omondi Stadium in Lugogo.

It’s strong to note that Busoga United have never beaten KCCA in 12 meetings.

Busoga United need just three points to avoid relegation and anything less than that, they will hope that Blacks Ppwer lose at Villa.

The Students are four points above 14-placed Blacks Power who have two games left.

They come into this game boosted with a 4-1 thrashing of Arua Hill at Barifa Ground.

Bashamu Mugwa hat-trick and Laban Tibiita’s strike spurred Busoga United to a needed win.

In the reverse fixture, Julius Poloto and Tshisungu Kankonde were on target as KCCA emerged 2-1 winners over Busoga United whose only goal was scored by Laban Tibiita at Lugogo.

Stats

Busoga United
Are 13th on the log with 27 points after 26 matches. 9W, 3D, 14L

They have scored 18 goals and conceeded 35 times.

Lukyamuzi side have won at one game in their last five matches, two draws and defeats apiece.

KCCA
The Kasasiro Boys are in the second place with 49 points after 26 matches. 14W, 7D, 5L.

They have scored league high 39 goals and allowed 23 against them.

In their last five matches, they have registered two wins, two draws and one defeat.

Head to Head

2022/2023
Busoga ?-? KCCA
KCCA 2-1 Busoga

2021/2022
KCCA 2-1 Busoga
Busoga 0-1 KCCA

2020/2021
KCCA 3-1 Busoga
Busoga 0-4 KCCA

2019/2020
KCCA ?-? Busoga (Not played due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
Busoga 0-1 KCCA

2018/2019
KCCA 2-0 Busoga
Busoga 0-0 KCCA

2017/2018
Busoga 0-1 KCCA
KCCA 2-1 Busoga

2016/2017
KCCA 5-1 KCCA
Busoga 1-1 KCCA

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