Express FC


Express FC

Football club infobox
clubname = Express


fullname = Express Football Club
nickname = "Red Eagles"
founded = 1957
ground = Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku
Kampala, Uganda
capacity = 40,202
chairman =
manager = Sam Ssimbwa
league = Ugandan Premier League
season = 2006/07
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Express FC is a football club from Kampala in Uganda. They play their home games at Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku.

Express FC is the oldest premier football club in Uganda. It is popularly referred to by its faithful as 'Red Eagles' and was founded in October 1957. Top managers of then English Daily, Uganda Express Newspapers founded Express FC. Club legend Jolly Joe Kiwanuka, owner of the newspaper, was the main architect of the team's foundation. Express was the first Ugandan club to use football boots and it is the only premier league side that never featured in the promotional mini leagues.

Express FC has won six league championships and nine league cups with one 'Double' (league & cup) in 1995 and were twice East and Central Africa deputy club champions in 1994 and 1995.

Achievements

*Ugandan Premier League: 5:: 1974, 1975, 1993, 1995, 1996

*Ugandan Cup: 10:: 1985, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007

* East African Hedex Super Cup: 1:: 2001-02

Performance in CAF competitions

*CAF Champions League: 1 appearance::1997 - First Round

* African Cup of Champions Clubs: 6 appearances::1975: Second Round::1976: Second Round::1989: Second Round::1990: First Round::1994: disqualified in First Round::1996: Preliminary Round

*CAF Confederation Cup: 2 appearances::2004 - First Round::2008 - Second Round

*CAF Cup: 2 appearances::1999 - Second Round::2003 - First Round

*CAF Cup Winners' Cup: 5 appearances::1986 - First Round::1992 - First Round::1993 - First Round::1998 - Second Round::2002 - First Round

quad

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Notable players

*Hassan Mubiru
*David Obua


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