CECAFA: KCCA FC Thrash Rayon Sports To Reach Semis

Tuesday, July 16
*TP Mazembe 1-2 Azam
*KCCA FC 2-1 Rayon Sport

Wednesday, July 17
*Gor Mahia Vs Green Eagles
*APR vs AS Maniema

KCCA FC beat reigning Rwanda league champions Rayon Sports 2-1 to reach the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup in highly contested affair at Stade Kigali.

With the game tied 1-1, Jackson Nunda scored a free header in the 66th minute off Muzamiru Mutyaba’s lofty delivery before Mike Mutebi’s charges held on till the final whistle.

Mustafa Kizza put KCCA in the lead. Kwizera photo

Mustafa Kizza had given KCCA FC a deserved lead in the 33rd minute with a strong left foot effort off Allan Okello’s assist.

Rayon’s new signing Herve Rugwiri scored with a beautiful freekick to send the whole stadium into eruption.

The Kasasiro boys having fun in Rwanda

At semis, KCCA FC will now wait for the winner between Gor Mahia and Green Eagles in Wednesday’s quarter final.

In a game played under intimidating atmosphere from the Rayon fans, Okello missed plenty of opportunities including a keeper to beat in the 54th minute.

Mustafa Kizza (right)

The youngster also had a goal disallowed when referee Hagi Hassan called for an offside.

In the other quarter final game, defending champions Azam FC erased DR Congo’s TP Mazembe with a laboured 2-1 win.

Peter Magambo. (Right)



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