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KCCA confident ahead of quarterfinal tie

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 15th July 2019 08:52 AM

KCCA defeated home side Mukura Victory Sports 2-1 on Friday to top Group B with seven points and book a date with Rayon Sport who finished second in group A with six points.

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KCCA defeated home side Mukura Victory Sports 2-1 on Friday to top Group B with seven points and book a date with Rayon Sport who finished second in group A with six points.

Tuesday

Rayon Sport v KCCA                                          

TP Mazembe v Azam

Wednesday

APR v AS Maniema

Gor Mahia  v Green Eagles

KCCA FC assistant coach Morley Byekwaso has sounded confident ahead of their quarterfinal clash with home side Rayon Sport in a CECAFA Kagame Cup on Tuesday in Rwanda.                                           

"We are not worried about playing them (Rayon Sport) despite the fact there are at home. We know how they play so this gives us the advantage to defeat them, "he noted. 

KCCA defeated home side Mukura Victory Sports 2-1 on Friday to top Group B with seven points and book a date with Rayon Sport who finished second in group A with six points. 

Proline FC is the other Ugandan side that took part in the annual competition although they were eliminated in the group stages.

Both Ugandan sides are using the competition in preparation of the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup respectively.

The winner of the annual tournament will walk home with prize money worth $30,000 (sh 112m) while runners and third best team receive $20,000 (sh74.9m) and $10,000(sh37m).                                         

Azam FC is the defending champions having defeated Simba 2-1 last year in the final.

CECAFA Kagame Cup is the oldest club competition on the continent which brings together teams from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar

 

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