KCCA Twice Recover Against URA In Five-goal Thriller

Shaban Muhammad (Sanyuka Prime photo)

Tuesday, January 2
•Busoga United 2-1 Kitara
•Mbarara City 2-1 Wakiso Giants
•Bright Stars 1-0 Maroons
•SC Villa 3-0 UPDF
•KCCA 3-2 URA


In a captivating match illuminated by Lugogo floodlights, KCCA demonstrated resilience by rallying twice from behind to secure a thrilling victory against URA in a five-goal spectacle.

Shaban Muhammad’s decisive goal marked the culmination of an exhilarating evening, sealing KCCA’s triumph and thwarting URA, managed by David Obua, in an enthralling contest.

Viane Ssekajugo of URA experienced a mix of emotions, scoring an own goal shortly after propelling his team to a 2-1 lead.

Herbert Achayi restored parity for KCCA after Norman Namanya had struck early for the visiting team.

This win extends KCCA’s winning streak to four games, following victories over Bright Stars, SC Villa, and UPDF, showcasing significant progress under the leadership of Abdallah Mubiru.

URA’s Namanya swiftly brushed on Godfrey Ssekibengo’s lofted freekick, netting a goal just three minutes into the game.

KCCA equalized early in the second half through Achai’s header from a corner that URA failed to defend.

Ssekajugo regained URA FC’s lead by slotting into an open net from James Begisa’s delivery, after goalkeeper Derrick Ochan had parried away a powerful freekick by Eric Ssenjobe.

However, Ssekajugo headed in an own goal when his header from Etienne Katenga’s cross unintentionally found the net, leveling the score.

Seizing on Begisa’s errant back pass, Shaban swiftly capitalized, outmaneuvering URA goalkeeper Rogers Omeddwa to complete KCCA’s remarkable comeback.

It’s the fourth defeat for URA this season, and they remain seventh with 20 points, a point below KCCA FC.

What Next – KCCA visit Wakiso Giants on January 6 at Kabaka Kyabagu Stadium while URA will play SC Villa on January 7 in Lugazi.

Players Used

KCCA – Derrick Ochan, Filbert Obenchan, Mustafa Mujuzi, Carlos Cungulo, Etienne Katenga, Herbert Achai, Ashraf Mugume, Abubakar Mayanja, Joel Sserunjogi, Arafat Usama, Rogers Atube

URA – Rogers Omedwa, James Begisa, Enock Walusimbi, Innocent Kisolo, Godfrey Ssekibengo, Eric Ssenjobe, Ibrahim Wamanah, Laban Tibita, Norman Namanya, Viane Ssekajugo, Bruno Bunyaga

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