KCCA FC must show character – Mutebi

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KCCA FC head coach Mike Mutebi has urged his players to show derby character if they are to get something out the derby against Express FC.

The two sides will face off in Kampala derby at Betway Muteesa II Stadium Wankulukuku on Wednesday evening.

According to Mutebi, his players must show the true character of a derby if they are to beat rivals Express FC in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League game.

“We will take the game so serious given its magnitude and history around it,” Mutebi said as quoted by the club’s official website.

“It is a derby and derbies are won by teams that show the biggest of character on the day.”

“We need to show that we want to win so that we can pick three points,” he added.

During the last fixture between the two sides at the same venue, the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

KCCA FC’s poor run

KCCA FC has been in poor form of recent which saw them lose their previous three games in the league.


They last picked a win in the league on December 11, 2020, against Mbarara City FC at home in Lugogo.

Since then, they have gone on to lose the next three games since then.

KCCA FC enter this game sitting ninth on the 16-team table with nine points from six matches played.

Meanwhile, Express are fourth with 12 points from six outings.

The Red Eagles are still unbeaten in the top-tier with their last outing seeing them beat title challengers URA FC by a solitary goal away.

The Kasasiro Boys and the Red Eagles have met 22 times in the last 11 years.

KCCA managed to register nine wins while Express have picked four wins with the other nine battles ending in a draw.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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