Defending Champions KCCA FC

CECAFA-Kagame Cup Defending Champions KCCA FC have today returned the trophy they won in 2020 to the tournament Organising Committee.

Head of Ugandan Delegation and Makindye Division Mayor Ali Kasirye Mulyanyama officially handed over the trophy to the Zonal Director of Competitions Mr. Yousuf Mossi at Tiffany Diamond Hotel in Dar es salaam City, Tanzania.

Mossi commended KCCA football club for maintaining the trophy in it’s original shape. KCCA lost their opening game 0-2 to Azam on Monday evening. Coach Morley Byekwaso however insists he will correct the mistakes of the first game to ensure this same trophy returns to Kampala City. His counterpart for Azam FC Vivier Bahati said in a post match press conference that his boys were also determined to retain the trophy home.

Other participating clubs include Messager Ngozi (Burundi), Young Africans SC (Tanzania), Express FC (Uganda), KMKM (Zanzibar), Atlabara (South Sudan) and visiting Big Bullets FC from Malawi.

KCCA players in Dar es salaam:

Goalkeepers: Ali Mwirusi, Hassan Matovu

Defenders: John Revita, Brian Majwega, Samuel Kato, Jurua Hassan, Denis Iguma, Moses Aliro, Achai Herbert, Musa Ramathan, Peter Magambo

Defending Champions KCCA FC

Midfielders: Yassar Mugerwa, Emmanuel Alex Wasswa, Ashraf Mugume, Samson Kigozi, Abubakar Gift Ali, Juma Balinya, Bright Anukani, Andrew Kawooya

Forwards: Charles Lwanga, Brian Kayanja, Brian Aheebwa, Samuel Ssenyonjo, Julius Poloto

Technical team:

Morley Byekwaso (Manager), Richard Malinga (Assistant Coach), Saka Mpiima (Assistant Coach), Moses Oloya (Goal Keepers Coach), Felix Ayobo (Fitness Coach) ,Ivan Ssewanyana (Team Doctor), Emma Tusuubira (Physiotherapist)

Other officials:

Michael Kirunga (Team Administrator), Moses Magero Mwanje (Public Relations Officer), Ivan Turyatunga (Media Officer)