Stanbic Uganda Cup record holders KCCA FC host Soltilo Bright Stars FC in the round of 32 of the 48th edition of the tournament.
In the previous round, Bright Stars FC overcame Free Stars FC 6-7 on penalties after both sides played out a one all draw in normal time.
KCCA FC on the other hand were 2-1 away winners against Busia United FC in the round of 64.
Both KCCA FC and Bright Stars FC shared spoils in a one all draw played in Kavumba in the first round of the 2021/22 season of the Uganda Premier League.
At this stage last year, KCCA FC beat Big League side Maroons FC 5-0 on aggregate.
This will be KCCA FC’s 20th game in all competitions this season. In the previous 19, the club has picked 12 wins, 6 draws and one loss.
KCCA FC has scored 30 goals and conceded 13 in all competitions this term.
In the last 17 games played between both sides, KCCA FC has won 10, Bright Stars FC twice and both sides have shared spoils five times.
The fixture has produced 46 goals in 17 games played between both sides.
KCCA FC have scored 35 goals while Bright Stars FC have scored 11 goals in the last 17 games between both sides.
KCCA Team News.
Julius Poloto, Sadat Anaku and Ali Mwirusi Ali are back in the squad. The trio missed the last three games because they had traveled to Spain for talent exhibition matches.
Dennis Iguma is back in the squad after missing the last three league games due to a muscle injury he picked up in the game against Onduparaka FC on 3rd February 2022.
Kaddu Patrick will miss the game due to injury. He is expected back in the game against Express FC in the league on Thursday 3rd March 2022
Dominic Ayella is away due to school commitments.
Peter Magambo, has stepped up his rehabilitation. The defender will return to full team training at the beginning of March 2022.
Wasswa Emmanuel, Wasswa Geofrey and Kayanja Brian remain long term absentees. The players underwent surgery and are undergoing rehabilitation.