The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda will go toe to head in their opener in African Nations Cup Group A conflict on Saturday as both defensive crews via for three in Cairo.
A win for either side could help their chances of making it of the group close by hosts Egypt, who delighted in a triumphant begin on Friday.
What is the kickoff time for the match?
The match will start at precisely 14:30GMT
Recent form in all competitions::
DR Congo: W(1), D(2)
Uganda: W(1), D(2)
Cedric Bakambu, notwithstanding missing a punishment in DR Congo’s final AFCON warm-up match against Kenya, is relied upon to lead the assault, He will get support from the capable trio of Tresor Mputu, Yannick Bolasie and M’Poku.
West Ham ace Musuaku should begin at left-back after excelling in the two warm-up games.
Uganda head coach Sebastien Desabre has no injury issues here. He could choose a 4-4-2 development with Farouk Miya being the primary man up front. The 21-year-old has 22 goals in 59 appearances for the Cranes.
His team’s quality, be that as it may, is in defence. They surrendered only three goals in qualifying. Uganda goalkeeper Denis Onyango kept five cleans sheets in the six games he played in qualifying.
What is the head to head record?
There have been only three past matches including DR. Congo and Uganda with the Ugandans leading the no holds barred by two wins to one. Two gatherings in that run have created under three goals.
Potential Starting XI:
Matampi, Masuaku, Tisserand, Luyindama, Mpeko, Mulumbu, Mbemba, Bolaise, Mabi, M’Poku, Bakambu
Onyango, Juuko, Aucho, Mugabi, Wasswa, Azira, Walusimbi, Okwi, Kaddu, Miya, Abdu.