D-DAY: Who Will Win The Ninth Cup Title

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2015 edition of the Uganda cup climaxes on Saturday afternoon with a much awaited crunch tie between giants SC Villa and KCC Fc at the Kyamate sports ground, thumb store Ntungamo.

Both teams are seeking for a ninth cup title. SC Villa arrived in Ntungamo on Sunday evening and had a feel of the stadium on Thursday while KCC, unhealthy who encountered a minor accident en route to the venue on Tuesday, tasted the pitch yesterday.

Team News

SC Villa has a full squad ready for the game save for veteran Stephen Bengo who was reportedly infected with malaria and Isaac Muleme (joint). They will be assessed later.

Abdullah Mubiru has more injury concerns on his squad with strikers Derrick Nsibambi, Francis Olaki, and ‘home boy’ Paul Mucureezi [started his career at Kyamate] are all ruled out of the finals together with long time absentee Savio Kabugo and Ronnie Kisekka.

The Kasasiro boys will face three of their former players in goalkeeper Nicholas Sebwato, midfielder maestro, Hassan Wasswa and crafty winger Steven Bengo.

Brief history:

Saturday’s final will be the fourth in the history of Uganda cup the last coming 25 years ago in 1990 where KCC thrashed Villa by 3-0 with goals coming from Jackson Mayanja, the late Isa Sekatawa  and Charles Masiko, the father of KCC forward Tom Masiko.

The other two meetings were in 1983(Villa won) and 1987(Kcc won) with both ending 1-0. Kcc Fc has so far feautered in 14 finals and lost six while Villa has feautered in eleven and won eight.

The winner of the Cup represents Uganda in the Caf Confederations cup next year on top of a Shs. 7.5 million prize plus a trophy and the bragging rights back to the city.

SC Villa: Nicholas Sebwato (GK), Derrick Walulya, Yeseri Waibi, Fahad Kawooya, Isaac Kirabira , Steven Bengo, Hassan Wasswa, Erisa Sekisambu, Denis Kamanzi, Chrizestom Ntambi and Nigerian import Victor Emenayo.

KCC FC: Benjamin Ochan (GK), Sakka Mpiima, Joseph Ochaya, Timothy Awani, Ibrahim Kizza, Ivan Ntege, Hakim Senkumba, Tom Masiko, Herman Wasswa, Owen Kasule and  Michael Birungi.



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