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Express FC Set for Stanbic Uganda Cup Showdown Against Rwenzori Lions

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In the heart of Ugandan football, anticipation reaches its peak as Express FC and Rwenzori Lions gear up to face each other in the Round of 32 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup. This highly anticipated clash is scheduled to take place on February 17, 2024, at the renowned Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium in Kabowa, promising fans a spectacle of skill, strategy, and raw determination.

Rwenzori Lions, hailing from the Kitara Regional League, have captured the imagination of football enthusiasts with their remarkable journey to the Round of 32. Their path to this stage has been paved with commendable performances, notably their victory over FUFA Big League entity Kiyinda Boys FC. This triumph, achieved through the stellar contributions of Ojoka Divid and Kozaina Kule, underscores the team’s potential and resilience. Under the astute guidance of Coach Nsamba Andy, Rwenzori Lions have set their sights on a deeper run in the tournament, with aspirations of reaching the Round of 16 and beyond.

However, standing in their way is none other than Express FC, a formidable force in Ugandan football with a storied legacy. The Red Eagles, boasting an illustrious history and an impressive tally of ten trophies in Uganda’s premier national cup competition, are no strangers to success. Their journey to the Round of 32 was marked by a hard-fought victory over MYDA, a testament to their tenacity and skill on the pitch.

As the match draws near, both teams are leaving no stone unturned in their preparations. Rwenzori Lions, based in Kasese, have undergone rigorous training sessions, fine-tuning their tactics and strategies to overcome the challenges posed by their formidable opponents. However, they will have to navigate the match without the services of key players Thembo Alex and Ahad Masereka, who are sidelined with injuries.

The 24-man squad representing Rwenzori Lions is a blend of experience and youthful vigor, with players such as Diella Masereka, Mandela Nelson, and Besse Alex leading the charge. Their collective resolve and determination are sure to be on full display as they step onto the pitch to face Express FC.

On the other side, Express FC, guided by their seasoned coaching staff and led by a roster of talented players, will be aiming to assert their dominance and secure victory in front of their passionate supporters. With stars like Diella Masereka and Mandela Nelson in their lineup, Rwenzori Lions are ready to give their all and stake their claim for glory in the Stanbic Uganda Cup.

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As the countdown to kickoff begins, anticipation builds among football enthusiasts across Uganda. The clash between Rwenzori Lions and Express FC promises to be a spectacle of skill, intensity, and drama, with both teams vying for supremacy and a coveted spot in the next round of the tournament.

In the vibrant tapestry of Ugandan football, this encounter shines as a testament to the spirit of competition and the enduring passion that unites fans and players alike. As the sun sets on Kabowa’s Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium on February 17, 2024, all eyes will be on the pitch as Express FC and Rwenzori Lions lock horns in a battle for glory in the Stanbic Uganda Cup.

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