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April 12, 2024

Express FC to complete a league double against Wakiso Giants.

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Express FC players share a light a moment after a match. Photo credit: vintage events UG

Express FC makes a short trip to Wakiso to face Wakiso Giants FC at Wakisha recreation grounds in matchday 25 of the Startimes Uganda Premier.

The Red Eagles are looking to win a third straight game but also complete a league double over the purple sharks.

Match stats.

This will be the fourth meeting between both sides.

The Red Eagles have won on three occasions while there’s been one draw between the sides.

The Red Eagles won the first meeting this season one goal to non scored by Erick Kambale.

It’s a difference of three points separating the two sides with Express 5th on the table of the league with 39 points while Wakiso Giants are 7th with 36 points from the 24 matches played 

Team news 

Express FC

Murushid Juuko returns to the side after missing five league games.

Midfielder Abel Etrude remains sidelined as well as Deus Bukenya.

Center back Issa Lumu is suspended after accumulating three bookings.

Wakiso giants FC

Titus Ssematimba and Simon Namwanja are suspended due to accumulation of three bookings and a red card.

Hassan Wasswa Dazo is still nursing an injury but Grant Matsiko, and Edward Satulo who missed the trip to Tooro are back and available.

Express FC Interim manager James Odoch said, 

“Ofcourse our game against Wakiso Giants will be a different game because Wakiso is not S.C Villa, they have their style of play but we’ve been watching them on several occasions and we’ve been perfecting our errors from the previous game, they score many goals at home and that’s what we want to avoid but our target is to win tomorrow’s game so that we close the gap and finish in the top 4”.

“we are all well motivated and happy due to our back to back wins but we want to make it 3 in 3, we want to make the top four but to do that we must win games.

Individually I am hoping to give my all if given the opportunity to play the match”. Express winger Charles Musiige said.

Matches in the Startimes Uganda premier league today 13th April 2022.

Wakiso giants FC Vs Express FC, kabaka kyabaggu stadium at 4:00PM

Tooro United Vs Solito Bright stars, Buhinga stadium at 4:00PM

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