CECAFA Kagame Cup
AZAM FC Vs KCCA FC
KCCA FC is left with one hurdle to negotiate so as to seal their second CECAFA Kagame Cup triumph.
On Sunday, the Kasasiros take on defending champions Azam FC of Tanzania at the Kigali Stadium in the tournament’s penultimate game.
KCCA secured a championship opportunity slot following an extra time victory against Zambian side Green Eagles, winning 4-3 after extra time, their second time to achieve the fate since 1978.
In the blue corner, Azam reached their third successive Cecafa final after edging DR Congo side, AS Maniema Union 5-4 on penalties after a barren draw on Friday.
Speaking to the press, one of KCCA FC inform players, Mike Mutyaba was optimistic that teenager Allan Okello can help them write history.
“We have been scoring in every single game and Allan is having a good tournament. So we expect him to lift us as we make history again since the club has this kind of trophy already.”
Okello was key in the win over Green Eagles, scoring twice and assisting once. He has so far scored four goals and assisted three at the 2019 Kagame Cup.
The winner of the annual club regional tournament mainly financed by Rwandan President Paul Kagame will be crowned champion with prize money worth $30,000 ( shs.100 million), while runners up wrill receive $20,000 (shs.80 million) and $10,000 (shs. 38 million) respectively.