Sport
KCCA, SCVU in battle for wits
Publish Date: May 11, 2014
KCCA, SCVU in battle for wits
KCCA defender Ronnie Kisekka (L) heads away from Sports Club Victoria Universitys Denis Iguma during a Uganda Cup semi-final match at the Phillip Omondi stadium on Friday. KCCA won 2-1. PHOTO/Michael Nsubuga
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By James Bakama

Today: 4pm, Uganda Cup
Semi-final, return leg
SCVU v KCCA, Namboole

Tuesday: 4pm
Jinja M’pal v URA, Jinja

First leg results: Lugogo

KCC 2 SCVU 1
Lugazi
URA 4 J. M’pal 0

KCCA Football Club face a tricky semi-final return leg in its chase for a maiden league and cup double. URA on the other hand already have one leg in the final after comprehensively beating Jinja Municipal Council.


KCCA visit Sports Club Victoria University (SCVU) at Namboole today well aware that they could pay dearly for the goal they conceded at Lugogo.

Morley Byekwaso’s side needs a 1-0 win to not only shatter the league champions’ dreams of a double, but also edge closer to retaining the Uganda Cup.

KCCA, who won the FUFA Super League for a tenth time on Tuesday, have lifted the knock-out competition eight times, the last time being a decade ago.

On Friday, SCVU underlined their intentions of stopping KCCA by taking the lead.

National team player Denis Iguma led by example scoring the opening goal. KCCA then clawed its way back with goals from William Wadri and Derrick Nsibambi. Byekwaso attributed the loss to injury of first choice players Isaac Muleme, Noah Semakula and Dan Nsubugu.

“I had to improvise but with little effect,” he explained however hastily adding that they will play their hearts out today.

As the two sides battled in Lugogo, URA had an easy run in Lugazi taking their Jinja opponents to school. Feni Ali had a brace while Saidi Kyeyune and Robert Ssentongo had a goal each.

FUFA spokesman Hussein Ahmed said the Jinja Municipal and URA return leg will be held on Tuesday. He explained that the match had to be extended from today to Tuesday because of URA’s players on the national team— the Cranes.

The Cranes leave later this week for Madagascar for a preliminary match of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
CAF reject Rwanda Africa Cup appeal
African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers....
Motocross: Uganda finishes fifth in Zambia
National team captain Arthur Blick Jr is the only rider that got a podium finish in the FIM Africa Motocross Championship in Zambia on Sunday where Uganda finished fifth overall....
More work awaits East African golf champions
As the Uganda Golf team celebrated winning the 16th edition of the East African Challenge at Entebbe Club on Sunday they were quickly reminded by UGU president Kiryowa Kiwanuka that it was only the beginning of many tasks ahead....
Togo name Adebayor for Nations Cup qualifiers
Emmanuel Adebayor has been recalled by Togo to play for the national team for the first time in 18 months as they get their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign under way next week....
CAF reject Rwanda Africa Cup appeal
African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers....
Seguya rallies support from Rugby Union
The national U-19 Rugby team coach has urged the national governing body (URU) to keep the team together so that it focus on winning the CAR Tier 1A championship next year....
Do you think banning the sale of single cigarette sticks will help regulate tobacco production?
yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter