URA FC Beats KCCA FC 2:0 in UPL.
Written by Editor on April 13, 2021
Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club has defeated KCCA FC 2:0 in the Star Times Uganda Premier League at Arena of Visions in Ndejje.
The win helps the tax collectors to accomplish a double win over the Kasasiro boys after beating them in the first leg at MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo, however it is the first loss for KCCA FC under the stewardship of Morley Byekwaso.
The Game started with KCCA FC creating some threats to the opponent’s goal with KCCA FC midfielder Ashiraf Mugume and winger Julius Poloto having possession of the ball. However both teams never managed to score a goal leading to a half time goalless draw.
In the second half, the hosts came back with energy and in the 54th minute Joachim Ojera put the hosts in the lead with a header from Brian Majwega’s cross before Captain Shafick Kagimu doubled their lead in the 66th minute anf thus the final score
URA FC head coach Sam Simbwa said he was pleased by his team’s performance although they didn’t score many goals.
The win keeps URA in the second position with 39 points with just goal difference between them and table leaders Vipers SC.
Meanwhile Kyetume FC has held BULFC to a one goal draw at Jinja City based Kyabazinga stadium on Tuesday.
BULFC’s goal was scored by Robert Mukhongotya while Kyetume’s goal was scored Joshua Walugembe, who joined the squad as a substitute in the 70th, minute of the game.
Jackson Mayanja, the head coach of Kyetume expressed gratitude over their draw. He said that during the first round of this season’s Uganda Premier League-UPL, his side was struggling to earn a point from away matches.
He says that today’s result is a sign of improvement in their style of play.
Mayanja further says that, he is currently new at the club and is testing the abilities of individual players on the pitch, which will in turn enable the club’s technical bench to reorganize themselves and maintain their presence in the country’s top football league.
BULFC’s head coach, Arthur Kyesimira blames their average play on the afternoon rains which left the pitch soggy, hence incapacitating them from making accurate passes. He also said that his players lacked the ability to counter their opponents.