Uganda Premier League
KCCA FC 1-1 URA FC
StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
LUGOGO – KCCA FC were held to a 1-1 draw by URA FC at the StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo on Wednesday.
The Kasasiros who went into the game on a five-game winning streak, saw Allan Okello equalize in the second half after Ashraf Mandela had handed the visitors a first half lead.
Okello scored after a period of sustained pressure by Mike Mutebi, slotting in from a Steven Sserwadda assist on 57 minutes.
Earlier, Mandela had seen his left footed effort deflected into the back of the net to put URA into a shock lead inside the opening minutes.
Before KCCA FC equalized, Cromwel Rwothomio could have doubled the Tax Collectors’ lead but shot straight at Lukwago before failing to capitalize after the custodian spilled Shafik Kagimu’s effort.
KCCA however got the closest to winning it but Mustafa Kizza’s free-kick rattled the frame of thw goal.
Erisa Ssekisambu also saw a free header head straight at James Alitho.
Muzamir Mutyaba then hit the post on a day that would just not belong to the Kasasiros.
Th other highlight of thw game saw referee Alex Muhabi limping off and replaced by fourth official-John Bosco Kalibala on 72 minutes.
The result sees KCCA FC climb into 4th with 23 points from 11 games.
For URA FC, they stay 12 but now have 16 points from 13 games.
How both teams started
Charles Lukwago, Filbert Obenchan, Mustafa Kizza, Samuel Kato, John Revita, Gift Ali Abubaker, Allan Okello, Erisa Ssekisambu, Muzamir Mutyaba, John Odumegwu, Mike Mutyaba
James Alitho, Brian Majwega, Ashraf Mandela, Patrick Mbowa, Hudu Mulikyi, Julius Mutyaba, Saidi Kyeyune, Joachim Ojera, Michael Birungi, Shafic Kagimu, Cromwell Rwothomio.