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UPL: KCCA seek to consolidate second position as they host Bright Stars

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KCCA's John Revita (right) controls the ball in a cup game against Bright Stars FC at MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo. KCCA FC Photo

StarTimes Uganda Premier League
Tuesday, 3rd May
*KCCA vs Bright Stars – 4PM
*Onduparaka vs Vipers – 4PM

With Vipers SC having won the 2021/22 StarTimes Uganda Premier League (UPL) title over the weekend, other sides in the division are now playing for positions and aim to finish as high as possible, save for Tooro United who have already been relegated.

KCCA FC who have been title hopefuls in the recent past will now aim to finish the season as runners up with the campaign now in it’s final bend.

KCCA host Bright Stars FC at MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo today and will be aiming for maximum points but so will the latter.

KCCA FC are second on the Uganda Premier League table with 50 points and with a game in hand and are a point ahead of third placed URA FC who have 49 points from 27 games.

KCCA Coach Morley Byekwaso says that his side have improved in the recent past and will go for the win.

“The team is progressing well but we have a task to win against Bright Stars FC who have won their last two games at our ground,” Byekwaso told the club website.

Bright Stars were 1-0 winners against Gadaffi FC at home in their previous league fixture.

KCCA FC on the other hand were 2-0 winners against relegated Tooro United away in the previous league fixture.

Bright Stars FC has won 7 games, shared spoils 9 times and lost 10 league games so far this season.

The visitors have scored 20 and conceded 29 goals this term. They have a goal difference of -9.

KCCA FC on the other hand have won 13 games, shared spoils 11 times and have lost twice this term.

The 13 times Uganda Premier League Champions have scored 38 goals, conceded the least goals this season, 18, and have a goal difference of +20 with 50 points from 26 games.

KCCA FC has one win in the last 7 games against Bright Stars FC while the visitors have 3 wins against the Kasasiro boys Both sides have shared spoils three times in their last 7 meetings in all competitions.

The visitors have won their last three league games and are unbeaten in their last 5 league games, winning thrice and sharing spoils twice.

In the last 18 games against Bright Stars FC, KCCA FC has won 10 times and lost 3, both teams sharing spoils 5 times.

KCCA FC and Bright Stars shared spoils in the reverse fixture early this season. The match ended one all.

KCCA FC has scored 25 goals while Bright Stars FC has scored 15 goals in the last 18 games played between both sides.

Out of the 10 wins for KCCA FC against Bright Stars FC, 5 have been home and the Kasasiro Boys have won as many times away.

KCCA FC has lost thrice to Bright Stars FC, two of the losses have been at KCCA FC’s home ground.

*Partial credit to KCCA FC website.

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