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KCCA on brink of league title after win over Express

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 20th April 2019 07:50 PM

The victory saw KCCA move to 59 points, nine above second placed Vipers who lost 2-1 to URA on Friday.

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KCCA FC's player Allan Okello, Patrick Kaddu Jackson Nunda, and Mustafa Kizza celebrate Allan Kyambadde's goal. PHOTOS: Richard Sanya

The victory saw KCCA move to 59 points, nine above second placed Vipers who lost 2-1 to URA on Friday.

 
StarTimes Uganda Premier League
 
Results
 
KCCA 3 Express 1
 
Nyamityobora 0 Maroons 4
 
Onduparaka  1BUL 0
 
Tooro United 3 Mbarara City 1
 
KCCA moved closer to winning their 13th league title after coming from goal down to beat Express 3-1 on Saturday at StarTimes stadium Lugogo.
 

 KCCA FC's Gift Ali Abubaker leaves Express FC's defender John Revita on the  ground as Isaac Mutanga and goalkeeper Tony Kimera look on 

The victory saw KCCA move to 59 points, nine above second placed Vipers who lost 2-1 to URA on Friday. KCCA will now need a point in their last three games to be declared champions.
 
John Revita gave Express the lead from the penalty spot before Mustafa Kizza leveled matters for KCCA at the death of first half through a freekick. Muzamiru Mutyaba gave KCCA the lead through a free kick before Allan Kyambadde sealed it with third goal.
 
Express who have managed to pick only one win in their last six  games remained 11th with 33 points.
 

 Express FC's Isaac Mutanga clears the ball 

Elsewhere, Nyamityobora also become the second club to be relegated following their 4-0 loss to Maroons at Kakyeka stadkium in Mbarara. Paidha was the first to be relegated. Ndejje, SC villa and Maroons are still in the battle for survival.
 
At Kavumba, Tooro United defeated Mbarara City 3-1, while ten man BUL went down 1-0 to Onduparaka away at Green Light stadium in Arua.

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