Uganda’s representative at the CECAFA Kagame Cup tournament due July 6-21 KCCA FC are already in Rwanda.
The side arrived on Thursday 8am and are residing at Boni Consilli Hotel in Butare District.
Midfielder Gift ‘Gigi’ Ali is positive and confident ahead of the regional showpiece.
“The morale is high and we are prepared for the opener,” said Gigi. “It’s a tight fixture playing Bandari but we are a CAF champions league team.”
“We won’t take any team for granted and as a player, I want to improve my game and have a injury free season. Am looking at bigger challengers ahead of me and the team.”
The reigning Uganda Premier League Champions kick start the tournament on Sunday against Kenya’s Bandari FC.
KCCA FC is pitted in pool B with defending champions Azam FC of Tanzania, Mukura victory of Rwanda and Bandari FC of Kenya.