Ssentongo Aims for Caf Group Stage, Unbothered By Cranes Snub

Ssentongo made his debut for KCCA FC against BUL FC

KCCA FC new signing Robert Ssentongo has indicated his commitments to help the club reach the group stages of the Caf champions league next year.

The striker hit the net twice in the 16th and 21st minutes of his debut for the club in an away match against BUL FC in Jinja on Saturdayafternoon.

“I came with an intention to score a goal in the match. After all that’s why the club brought me, medicine ” Ssentongo told ChimpSport. “My wish is to always score in every game that I play though its also normal when I don’t.”

Season’s target and Cranes
“This season my target is to help KCCA FC reach Caf champions league group stages. I really want to see or help a Ugandan club reach this stage that has been elusive of recent, ” Ssentongo continues to note.

The four time league topscorer last turned up for the Cranes in the 2016 Chan finals held in Rwanda where it ended with media reports that he had several burst ups with the national team coach and other officials.

He scored his last goal in the national colors last year on Wednesday 10th July 2015 when he came up as a second half substitute to give Uganda a lead against Ggambia in an international friendly prior to the Afcon 2017 group D qualifier with Botswana.

The striker missed a chance to travel to Ethiopia for Cecda finals after a saga where he accused Cranes official of hiding his travel documents which he claimed to have recovered later.

“I am not so much focusing on Cranes at the moment because their is some misunderstanding between me and those driving the team. That’s why I care less whether am summoned or not. I just have to put my mind in my team.”

Ssentongo is joint tied with former SC Villa marks man Majid Musisi on four golden boots and now says he wants to inscribe his name in football history with the fifth.

“I used to compete to reach previous records where others won (the boot) twice or thrice but now am on four and aiming at writing my own history. I have started late but the ones ahead are not far,” he added.


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