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NEC Vs Maroons: Team News Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

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Wednesday, March 13

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Team News

NEC FC welcome back midfielder Enock Ssebagala from Injury. Cromwell Rwothomio fit to play despite coming off in the game against Busoga United in the stanbic uganda cup.

Defender Geriga Atendela is suspended after being sent off in the game against KCCA FC.

For Maroons FC they will be without defender Innocent Biyika, goalkeeper Hannington Ssebwalunyo, Adadi Kambugu and Umar Kyebatala who are all nursing injuries.

Probable Lineups
NEC FC – Benjamin Ochan(Gk), Ibrahim Thembo, Sulaiman Ssesazi, Allan Mugalu, Rashid Okocha, Gideon Odongo, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Shamir Kimwero, Cromwell Rwothomio, Joseph Dhata, Barni Kevin.

Maroons FC- Amir Nalugoda(Gk), Denis Rukundo, Fredrick Kigozi, Patrick Bayiga, Jacob Okao, David Ndihabwe, Ronald Orombi, Abel Etrude, Darius Ojok, Abraham Tusubira, Fred Amaku.

Preview: NEC FC target League Double over Maroons FC

NEC FC will be aiming to secure a league double over Maroons FC when they clash in the Uganda Premier League at the Omondi Stadium in Lugogo.

In the initial encounter at the Luzira Prisons Stadium, NEC FC emerged victorious with a 1-0 win, courtesy of Allan Mugalu’s lone goal.

Hussien Mbalangu’s side is eyeing maximum points to surpass Vipers and claim the third position in the league standings.

On the flip side, Maroons are eager to turn around their fortunes after a sluggish start to the second round.

Despite this, they head into the fixture with renewed vigor following a draw against table-toppers Kitara FC.

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Muhammad Ssenfuma’s squad is determined to narrow the gap between themselves and NEC FC, with a victory potentially lifting them to fourth place in the league table.

Match Stats

This will be the second meeting between the two sides. NEC beat Maroons 1-0 in the first meeting.

Maroons have not won any of their last four league games.

NEC FC have only won twice of their last four games and lost two as well.

Head to Head

2023/24
NEC Vs Maroons
Maroons 0-1 NEC

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