Four time Uganda Premier League winners Express FC have performed below expectations so far in the first round of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League.
The Red Eagles who unveiled a series of sponsors led by a new administration of renown lawyer Kiryowa Kiwanuka looked to have hit the big time jackpot then but its been a mixed bag of fortunes.
The Wankulukuku based side have managed five wins and draws along with 4 losses and with the final fixture of the first round at home, Kefa Kisaala is hoping his charges sign off on a high against bottom placed Ndejje Lions on Thursday.
“We want to win the game and finish the first round in style and to give us the picture on what we should do in our Uganda Cup game next Thursday against Water FC,” Kisala told www.football-256.com.
“We have been working on how to be sharp in front of goal, but also remain tough at the back, I am sure we shall out up a good show against Ndejje,” he added.
Strikers Tony Odur and Eric Kambale will be expected to lead the charge for goals with the support of creative midfeilder Ibrahim Kayiwa.
The hosts will however miss the services of dependable midfielder Badru Nsubuga, the workhorse is suspended for the game.
Express are ninth with 20 points from 14 games, and face a Ndejje side that has gone winless in their last nine games, the Luweero based side have also scored only four times in their last nine outings.
Elsewhere, BUL fresh from defeating SC Villa 1-0 at Namboole host Nyamityobora at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.
Paidha Black Angles welcome Maroons at the Greenlight Stadium while Bright Stars are away to Tooro United.