Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) registered a spirited 2-0 win over Police FC in an electric game played at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.
From the onset, KCCA FC showed strong intent with speedy football from midfielders Sadam Juma, Muzamir Mutyaba and Allan Kateregga.
In the process KCCA FC forced Police’s custodian Davies Mutebi into action on several occasions throughout the first half.
But it’s wasn’t for so long before Sadam Juma powered a defense splitting pass that beat the entire Police FC back four before finding debutant Shaban Muhammad.
The striker donning shirt 21 made no mistake as he opened his goal account for the defending champions on 14 minutes.
Minutes later Allan Kateregga then combined well with Derrick Nsibambi but the latter’s shot whistled inches off the bar.
Muzamir Mutyaba and Shaban combined well for the latter to release Muleme Isaac whose delivery was saved by the busier goalie on the day Davies Mutebi.
At the verge of halftime, Shaban Muhammad’s overhead kick kissed the crossbar when custodian Mutebi looked beaten fair and square.
After recess, Muzamir Mutyaba was withdrawn for Tito Okello and Derrick Nsibambi also gave way for Denis Okot who was returning from injury.
Tito immediately showed impact with power runs down the right wing leaving the Police defenders for dead on many occasions.
Gangly KCCA FC keeper Charles Lukwago was called into action not once or twice but thrice with amazing reflexes to deny Police’s Albert Mugisa who was kept silent by Captain Timothy Awany for most spells of the tie.
Gaffer Mike Mutebi took off Saddam Juma for Lawrence Bukenya to bring a defensive aspect to the game and just when it looked like the game was headed for a 1-0 ending.
Allan ‘Dancing Rasta’ Kateregga, danced his way past the entire Police backline and chipped home making it 2-0 for KCCA FC and sending the crowd in a frenzy on 85 minutes.
And 2-0 is how it ended, KCCA FC stretching their winning run to four, with four draws and just one loss, taking the points tally to 16 and in third position a point behind the log leaders Police and second placed Police.
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