- Saturday February 3, 2018
- Mbarara Vs KCCA FC – Mbarara @ 4pm
KCCA commence their Uganda Cup defence with a tricky tie against Mbarara FC minus a number of key players.
Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Derrick Nsibambi and Muhammad Shaban are all out of the squad that travelled to Mbarara on Friday.
In addition, the team are without striker Derrick Nsibambi while new goalkeeper Tom Ikara was also left out of the 18-man squad.
Nevertheless, Mike Mutebi, KCCA manager is optimistic the ‘young’ squad will do well.
“I have confidence in these boys to perform well,” he told the press before the team departed.
The Kasasiro will look to Allan Okello, Julius Poloto and fast rising Steven Sserwadda for inspiration.
KCCA’s last visit to Kakyeeka ended in a goalless draw against premiership side, Mbarara City.
KCCA FC Squad
Goalkeepers: Charles Lukwago and Jamil Maliyamungu
Defenders: Filbert Ochen, Denis Okot, Timothy Awany, Mustafa Kizza, Hassan Musana, Peter Magambo and Habib Kavuma.
Midfielders: Isaac Kirabira, Lawrence Bukenya, Paul Mucureezi, Steven Sserwadda, Allan Okello, Ibrahim Wamanah and Julius Poloto
Forwards: Patrick Kaddu and Eric Senjobe