KCCA FC side netted two second half penalties to beat Lweza FC 2-0 this evening as they retained the Azam Uganda Premier League title.
The win took KCCA FC to 60 points from 28 games played, while second placed SC Villa have 52 points. The two teams all have two games to complete the League.
After a goalless first half, the home side returned hungry for goals and Tom Masiko netted the first penalty and Derrick Nsibambi had been fouled after 62 minutes. The visiting side tried to string passes together and level matters but found the KCCA FC defence tight.
Substitute Geoffrey Sserunkuma later took his League goal tally to 20 when he converted a penalty after 80 minutes. Moments later defender Timothy Awany was red carded.
Erias Lukwago, the Kampala Lord Mayor, also the Patron of the Club was a happy man after the final whistle. “We have proved a point that we are a strong team and retained the trophy. Now we need to concentrate on the CAF Total Confederations Cup where we are in the group stage and the Uganda Cup at the semi final stage,” added Lukwago
Former KCCA defender and coach Tom Lwanga said he was happy to witness the team retain the League title. Lwanga is also a board member of the KCCA FC.
Coach Mike Mutebi will now tomorrow lead his team to Morocco for the first match of the CAF Total Confederations Cup against FUS Rabat on Saturday night.
In the other League games played Vipers SC humbled Onduparaka FC 4-1 at the St Marys Stadium, while Express FC was losing 2-0 against Proline FC before the game was abandoned after 47 minutes when Express FC fans started throwing stones.
URA FC also picked a 3-1 win over Police FC to stay in third place and Bidco FC humbled Sadolin Paints FC 4-2, while Kirinya Jinja SSS FC also picked a 4-0 victory over bottom placed JMC Hippos FC. The Saints FC moved to ninth place after a 2-0 win over Soana FC in a match played at the Bombo Barracks ground.