Derby Day as Express Seek to complete a league double over SC Villa today in Bombo

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By Alunyo Jimmy Patrick

ombo Military Barracks stadium today at 4pm will see the two Titans from Kampala face themselves for the second time this season in the Uganda Premier League. Going into this match, Express recently beat URA 3 : 1 to heap dirt on their title bid for this season. 

In today’s derby, the Red Eagles have a chance to complete a league double over their arch rivals from Kampala in Bombo.The first leg fixture between these two sides at Wankulukuku, ended 1-0 in favour of the Red Eagles.

Both teams have all qualified for the Uganda Cup round of 16 and the momentum they both have will be key to picking a win in this game.It will be a tough game for both sides though, given the two teams history in Uganda football. 

In team news ahead of this match, SC Villa left back Derrick Ndahiro returns back to the side after missing the cup win over Ndejje with a knock and so is Ronald Ssekiganda who sat out against MYDA due to suspension. But goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige and midfield enforcer Amir Kakomo are out due to accumulated yellow cards.

And for the visitors, they will be without defender Murushid Jjuuko who was red carded in the last match and he joins the likes of injured Arthur Kiggundu, Abel Eturude and George Senkaaba on the sidelines for today’s game.

In other fixtures scheduled for today 4PM,

Bright Stars VS Wakiso Giants

Police FC VS UPDF

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