Kasagga, Majwega named for KCCA against Kenya’s Gor Mahia

KCCA FC coach George Nsimbe has named three Uganda Cranes stars in his squad to face Gor Mahia of Kenya at Amahoro Stadium for the CECAFA Kagame Cup that has kicked off in Kigali today, Friday.

Majwega will takew part in the opening fixture though still fatigued following their exploits with the national team as they were part of the side that travelled to Mauritania.
Majwega will take in part in the opening fixture though still fatigued following their exploits with the national team as they were part of the side that traveled to Mauritania.

Nsimbe has deployed new defender Richard Kasagga, winger Brian Majwega and striker Brian Omony on the bench all just back from Mauritania where they took part in Uganda Cranes’ 1-0 win in the Afcon pre-qaulifiers. His opposite figure at Gor Mahia Bobby Williamson also boasts of a strong Ugandan contingent that including Daniel Serunkuma, Geoffrey ‘Baba’ Kizito and Geoffrey Walusimbi in their starting team.

KCCA last appeared in the CECAFA Kagame Cup in 2008 where they lost to Atraco at the quarter final stage. The match is one of the three scheduled for the day and will be aired live on SuperSport 9East (Channel 219).

Before KCCA takes to the pitch there will be a clash pitting South Sudan’s Atlabara FC versus Zanzibar champions KMKM FC as from 1400hrs Kenyan time then the last match of the day will see former Rwandan champions Rayon Sport take on Tanzanian champions Azam FC as from 1800hrs all at the Amahoro Stadium.

KCC FC X1 Vs Gor Mahia FC: Yasin Mugabi (GK), Sakka Mpiima (C), Simon Namwanja, Ronnie Kisekka, Ayub Kiiza, Hakim Ssenkumba, Tom Masiko, William Wadri, Owen Kasule, Steven Bengo and Herman Wasswa.

Substitutes: Martin Elungati (GK), Derrick Nsibambi, Richard Kasagga, Brian Umony, Brian Majwega, Habib Kavuma, Isaac Ntege, Rogers Lukwiya and Daniel Isiagi.

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