Mapinduzi 2017: URA Launch Title Defense on a High

URA are Mapinduzi cup defending Champions

Congolese import Bokota Labama hit a second half brace to ensure URA FC kick start their Mapinduzi cup defense with a 2-0 win over KVZ FC on Sunday evening at the Amaan stadium in Zanzibar.

Coach Kefa Kisala made four changes to the team that beat KCCA FC in their last league match bringing on Ntambi, Mulyiki, troche Mukonghotya and Nkugwa to replace Richard Kassaga, Feni Ali, Ibe Obina and Peter Lwasa all of whom didn’t travel.

In the other match played, Tanzania moneybags, Simba survived a late comeback edging out Taifa Jangombe 2-1 in the other group A game played.

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Muzamir Hassan scored the first on the 27th minute and assisted Juma Luzio’s minutes later to lead at halftime.

The results mean the Ugandan tax collectors lead the five-team pool on goal difference. They return to action on Tuesday 3rd January to play Jang’ombe.

The games continue on Monday with Tanzania premier champions Young Africans taking on Jamuhuri ya Pemba and Azam facing Zimamoto FC.

Starting lineup: Alionzi Nafian Legason (GK), Ntambi Julius, Sekitto Samuel, Munaaba Allan, Kulaba Jimmy, Mutyaba Julius, Mulikyi Hudu, Shafiq Kagimu, Mukoghotya Robert, Bokota Labama, Elkanah Nkugwa.

Subs: Owiny Allan, Okot Fred, Lule Jimmy Kibirige, Ronald Kigongo, Wandyaka Richard, , Villa Oromchan, Kagaba Nicholas.


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