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Mike Hillary Mutebi praises Tooro United
KCCA coach Mike Hillary Mutebi praises Tooro United form after 1-0 loss. File Photo

Following a 1-0 loss yesterday, to Tooro United Football Club, Kampala Capital City Authority manager, coach Mike Hillary Mutebi has praised the Tooro based side for their organisation.

While speaking after the match, coach Mike Hillary Mutebi insisted that he was impressed with how calm the hosts reacted even after getting a red card.

“It was a good game, we did the all possible but we played an organised side when not having the ball, they defended well even when a man down they didn’t panic,” stressed Mutebi.

“In the end, they got their chance on the break and punished us,” he added.

Tooro ended KCCA’s unbeaten run after only game week six for them in the 2019/2020 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season.

In a game played at St Paul Seminary, KCCA bossed the game with two of their penalties saved. Both Mike Mutyaba and Allan Okello could not convert.

Meanwhile, Tooro also had their captain Mike Kawooya sent off but remained calm and in the 74th minute it paid off with a goal from Charles Musiige.

The loss means that coach Mike Hillary Mutebi side now has six points from their three games played including a win against Wakiso Giants and Busoga United.

They Kampala City Authority FC (KCCA FC) will return to action on 5th October to take on Bright stars at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo.

Mike Hillary Mutebi praises Tooro United
KCCA coach Mike Hillary Mutebi praises Tooro United form after 1-0 loss. File Photo

In other games of the day, Onduparaka FC beat new entrants Wakiso Giants 1-0 on matchday six of the StarTimes UPL at the Greenlight Stadium to go top of the table.

An early goal from Ibrahim Fauzil separated the two sides as the hosts registered their fourth win of the season and a third in a row.

This was Onduparaka’s first game played from their home area. The win pushed them level on 12 points with BUL FC as the two sides leading the table although Livingston Mbabazi’s side has a better goal difference.

Sports Club Villa and Vipers also played to a goalless draw in the late kick-off game at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Tuesday evening.

With the score being 0-0 at 90 minutes of the game it means that SC Villa has dropped to third on the log, a point behind log leaders Onduparaka, with a trip to Jinja at the Mighty Arena against Busoga United next on the cards.

Appropriately, Vipers climbed to sixth in the 16-team log, as their winless run now stretches to two games, they next face Proline FC at the St Mary’s stadium, Kitende on Saturday 5th, October.

By John Dalton Kigozi