KCCA FC kicks off the 2020/2021 season with a win

KCCA FC kicked off their 2020/2021 StarTimes Uganda Premier League on a high note after claiming a 2-1 away win against Bright Stars on Thursday evening.

Brian Aheebwa and Samuel Ssenyonjo were on target for the visitors while Joseph Akandwanaho scored the only goal for Bright Stars.

Samuel Ssenyonjo celebrates his fourth goal in five games for KCCA FC

KCCA FC lost the reverse fixture 2-1 and they were keen on avenging the defeat.

The first 15 minutes or so were quiet for the goalkeepers since the strikers did not find their way into the danger zone.

In the 22nd minute, the Matugga-based side was caught napping.

Brian Aheebwa celebrates his maiden goal for KCCA FC on his debut

Brian Aheebwa, who was making his debut did not hesitate to find the back of the net.

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Five minutes later, it was 2-0 but this time around Samuel Ssenyonjo finishing an inch-perfect pass from Aheebwa.

Keziron Kizito produced a man of the match performance against Bright Stars FC

The hosts could have halved the deficit in the 38th minute but Charles Lukwaggo did well to parry Andrew Kaggwa’s effort to safety. 

The home team were rewarded in the 83rd minute when Joseph Akandwanaho capitalized on a good cross from the left.

The 13-time champions missed the services of assistant captain Julius Poloto, John Revita, Gift Ali, and Moses Aliro who are nursing injuries.

Lineups:

Bright Stars XI: Benson Wagima, Andrew Kaggwa, Simon Kato Ssemayange, Derrick Ngoobi, Allan Katwe, Suleiman Ssebunza, Joseph Janjali, Marvin Joseph Youngman, Ronald Ssempala, Jamil Kisitu Nvule, Joseph Akandwanaho

KCCA FC XI: 
Charles Lukwago, Hassan Musana, Peter Magambo, Dennis Iguma, Ashraf Mugume, Steven Mazengo, Herbert Achayi, Keziron Kizito, Brian Aheebwa, Samuel Ssenyonjo

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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