CAF CC: KCCA FC to host AS Kigali at Kitende

KCCA FC have confirmed that they will host their CAF Confederation Cup second leg encounter of the first round at St. Mary’s Stadium Kitende.

The Mike Mutebi coached side will take on AS Kigali on Wednesday, January 6th as they target a win on the day.

This comes after an inspection of Stadiums in Uganda where CAF notified KCCA FC that MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo was not eligible to host this edition’s CAF games.

Gift Ali controls a ball at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende

Meanwhile, the confederation accredited St Mary’s Stadium Kitende and deemed it fit to host CAF games.

This meant that KCCA FC had to hire St Mary’s Stadium Kitende for the return leg game against AS Kigali.

In late 2020, KCCA FC Stadium plans were approved by authorities and the club hopes to start construction of a modern, start of the art stadium in early 2021.

KCCA FC enters residential camp

Meanwhile, KCCA FC has entered a residential camp at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisasi ahead of Wednesday’s encounter.

The team entered camp on Saturday, January 2nd and will start training at St Mary’s Stadium Kitende the venue of Wednesday’s game.

Upon arrival, the players immediately went in for a brief meeting enlightening on the COVID-19 pandemic.

KCCA FC players in training

This was addressed by the team doctor Ivan Ssewanyana who urged players to follow all Ministry of Health Guidelines while in camp.

While talking to the players, assistant Coach Morley Byekwaso urged them to be more vigilant and alert about the guidelines governing COVID- 19 while in camp.

All the players and officials in the camp have undergone COVID-19 testing and returned negative.

The camp has been organized in line with preparations for the CAF Confederation Cup return leg game between KCCA FC and AS Kigali.

KCCA FC must win the game 3-0 if they are to progress to the next round.

 

 

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