Revita and Aliro scored for KCCA. Courtesy
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KCCA FC managed to overcome regional league side Catda FC in a Uganda Cup round of 64 played at Lugogo.
Centre back John Revita and a debut goal for new signing Moses Aliro take the headlines for KCCA who reach round of 32 with a 2-0 win.
Revita headed in Mustafa Kizza’s delivery at the half-hour mark before Aliro who signed a five-year contract for the Lugogo team, doubled the advantage.
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CATDA had a strong start, pressing the ten-time winners and would have scored early in the game but Ronald Ssekiganda’s strike was kept out by Peter Magambo.
KCCA FC regained composure and started to grow into the game. Herbert Achai had his powerful shot kept away by Ibrahim Banalya while Sadat Anaku off Mustafa Kizza cross go an inch wide.
At the 30th minute mark, KCCA went ahead thanks to Revita’s glancing header from a well weighed Mustafa cross.
KCCA, visitors at Lugogo, would have had their lead doubled but Achai was denied before the end of the first stanza.
CATDA were dominant in the second half but failed to take advantage: Ivan Mayanja and Dennis Ola were presented with chances but both failed to beat Charles Lukwago in goal.
Anaku almost put the game to bed only to be denied by the post before Julius Poloto header hit Keeper Ibrahim Banalya.
Debutant Aliro doubled KCCA, ending Catida’s hopes of a comeback, with an 88th minute strike after he was set up by Erisa Ssekisambu.
CATDA FC: Ibrah Banalya (Gk), David Ssegawa, Brian Kasule, Mike Kintu, Ahmed Ndawula, Ronald Ssekiganda, Dennis Ola, Derrick Walugembe, Ivan Mayanja, Alex Mawanda, James Ssenabulya
KCCA FC: Charles Lukwago (Gk), Moses Aliro, Peter Magambo, John Revita, Mustafa Kizza, Nicholas Kasozi, Steven Sserwadda, Herbert Achai, Julius Poloto, Sadat Anaku, Mike Mutyaba