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CAF CC: KCCA FC Target Rivers United Scalp to Keep Dream Afloat

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Kampala Capital City Authority have combed through the domestic completions and the dream at hand is to go as far as they can in the Total CAF Confederation Cup.

At the start, and the target was to make the group stages, ask which was achieved. However, the ambitions have since changed after the first three games in group A.

Fresh from winning the Uganda Cup and in the process completing the domestic double, Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club is still in quest for more success.

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KCCA FC take on Rivers United from Nigeria on Tuesday in Port Harcourt in their fourth game of the Total CAF Confederation Cup.

The league and Uganda Cup winners sit second in group A with six points same as leaders FUS Rabat and team manager, Mike Hillary Mutebi is optimistic his side can get the result they want away in Nigeria.

“We are in the perfect shape for the game. The players are motivated and ready to play. We came to Nigeria with the intention to win here and keep out intentions of advancing to the quarterfinals,” he said.

Mutebi however notes that he expects a tough challenge from Rivers United after having a chance to play against them 10 days ago.

“They (Rivers United) are a good team, we played them back home and we saw the challenge they gave us but we ready for that and like I have always said, we shall play our way, dominate possession and make sure we earn a good result,” the manager added.

KCCA FC will have an uphill challenge if they are to get maximum points in Nigeria. Rivers United are unbeaten at home in the CAF Confederation Cup and have also not conceded a goal at home.

KCCA FC is second in group A on six points after 3 games while their opponents Rivers United are bottom of the table on 3 points.

KCCA FC won the first leg against Rivers United 2-1 at Philip Omondi courtesy of Derrick Nsibambi’s brace.

KCCA FC squad in Nigeria:

Benjamin Ochan, Denis Okot, Timothy Awany, Paul Musamali, Bukenya Lawrence, Isaac Muleme, Vincent Kayizzi,Muzamir Mutyaba, Tom Masiko, Derrick Nsibambi, Geoffrey Sserunkuuma, Douglas Kisembo (GK), Habib Kavuma, Denis Rukundo, Paul Mucureezi, Ivan Ntege, Allan Okello, Julius Poloto

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