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Super Eight: Okello Haunts Onduparaka Again To Set Up KCCA – Vipers Final

Featured Image: KCCA FC players in celebrations. KCCA FC media

Friday, August 16
*KCCA FC 3-1 Onduparaka FC

Allan Okello bagged a brace as KCCA FC pummeled Onduparaka FC 3-1 to reach the Pilsner Super Eight finals for the second consecutive time.

The youngster, on his debut as captain, scored the second goal for KCCA FC after Musa Ramathan had given the hosts an early lead in the 3rd minute. He latter bagged his brace from a beautiful free-kick.

Okello, has now scored seven goals for KCCA FC against Onduparaka FC in as many games.

The victory sees KCCA FC set up a final with Vipers FC who beat Mbarara City FC on penalties in the semis played last week.

Big Response From KCCA FC

Coming into the game on the back of a 2-3 loss to African Stars on the continent, KCCA FC needed nothing but a victory to garner motivation ahead of their return leg.

The side, however, had to do it without striker Patrick Kaddu who is set to join a new team in Morocco.

Herbert Achai, Saddam Juma and Gift Ali all missed out on the match-day squad as coach Mike Mutebi handed debuts to John Revita and Simon Sserunkuma.

KCCA FC set the tone when Musa Ramathan scored the first goal on the evening after he slowly started a counter attacker, beating the onduparaka defense before slotting a low ball past Onduparaka keeper Baker Yunus.

A minute to half time mark, KCCA FC magical left footed Okello doubled the advantage with a strong shot into the far corner off Sserunkuma’s assist.

Onduparaka showed intent to score – Former KCCA FC striker ceaser Okhuti made attempts but was denied by Jamil Maliyamungu.

Subsititute Bashir Bheto scored Onduparaka’s lone goal on the evening with a free header off Rashid okocha’s cross to make it 2-1.

Simon Sserunkuma won KCCA FC a free kick and Allan Okello stood to score his brace and a third for KCCA FC making it 3-1

Man of the match Okello could have gone home with a match day ball but had his free-kick hit the woodwork in the closing stages of the game.

KCCA FC starting XI
Jamil Malyamungu (GK)
Musa Ramathan
Hassan Musana
Samuel Kato
John Revita
Lawrence Bukenya
Nicholas Kasozi
Allan Okello
Anaku Sadat
Mike Mutyaba
Simon Sserunkuma

Onduparaka starting XI
Baker Yunus (Gk)
Rashid Okocha
Richard Ayiko
Ramandan Dudu
Alex Gasper
IbrahimFaizul
Dennis Andama
Joel Jangeyambe
Gaddafi Wahab(C)
Vitalis Tabu
Ceaser Okhuti

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