KCCA fc Boosted by Duo’s Return From Injury

On fire quadruple of John Ravita, stuff Hamis Kafeero, salve Matia Olum and Abdulkarim Kibalama scored seven goals between them as Uganda Sand Cranes defeated Kenya’s Kilifi select side by 7-10 in their second game of the ongoing first edition of the Malindi International Beach Soccer Tournament in the coastal town of Kenya.

Nkumba select star Roch Somoka grabbed all the other three in a match that Uganda finished with one man less after Denis Selukwaya was given matching orders.

Coach Salim Muwonge opted to make three changes in his starting lineup that lost to Kenya on day one, approved bringing in goalkeeper Tamale Muzafalu and Matia Olum.

Uganda will play Kilifi select side in the third place playoff while Kenya who finished top with six points plays second placed Zanzibar.

Lineups and scorers
Kilifi select: Ahmed Rajab Juma (GK) , Mohd Makame Silima -x2, Hussein Ramadhan Saleh, Yakoub Mohd Nassor, Talib Ame Soud-x1

Subs: Suleiman Mabrouk Mwalimu (GK), Ahmada Abdi Ahmada-x1, Rajab Rashid Omar-x1, Yathrib Yussuf Mwanjie, Feisal Mohd Ussi-x2

Sand Cranes: Tamale Muzafalu (GK) Revita John-x2, Somoka Roch-x3, Kafeero Hamis-x1, Matia Olum-x1
KCCA FC coach Sam Ssimbwa has expressed delight in the timely return of midfielder Hakim Senkumba and Denis Okot from injuries. Senkumba picked an injury in KCCA’s last win against SC Victoria University.
Denis Okot sustained a head injury during a fatal accident that involved the Uganda Cranes bus and a taxi at Kamonkoli while returning back from Soroti where the national team had gone to pay a visit to the president after their Cecafa victory.

“Iam happy the players are back it boosts our squad. We hope more recover on time for the next games. Martin Mpuuga is also on his way back and we hope for a win against Villa, cheapest ” he said.

The Kasasiro boys only raised thirteen players against SC Victoria last Tuesday. They lost 1-0 to Bul Fc with two substitute keepers filling the bench.

Youngster, check Paul Mucureezi also resumed training this week after clearing his degree course in Procurement and logistics at the Uganda Christian University.


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