- Kitara 0-1 KCCA
Muhammad Shaban’s first half goal was all KCCA Football Club needed to beat FUFA Big League side Kitara Football Club in the Uganda Cup on Saturday.
Shaban was on target inside ten minutes at Boma Grounds in Hoima to send the Cup holders to the semifinals of the oldest competition in the country.
Former Kira Young and Express midfielder Derrick Tekkwo and Oscar Munihuri had a chances for Kitara while forward Roger Raymon Willa troubled the Kasasiro defense manned by Timothy Awany and forced a save from Tom Ikara who was between the sticks.
However, Mike Mutebi’s men held on to become the first side to advance to the semifinal.
The quarterfinals continue on Sunday, April 22 with Kampala Junior Team playing host to SC Villa at Lugogo.
Kitara XI: Jamil Kiyimba (G.K), Cassian Kaahwa, Ivan Ssempijja Kyoterekera, Moses Odera, Yasin Mubiru, Pius Mbidde, Derrick Tekkwo, Roger Milla Raymon, Billy Herbert Alinda, Joel Oscar Munihiru, Julius Rulinda
Substitutes: Timothy Kato (G.K), Rogers Lukwiya, Godfrey Abigaba, Denis Monday, Serial Komakech, Peter Waswa, Collensis Swadick
KCCA XI: Tom Ikara (G.K), Fillbert Obenchan, Timothy Awany (Captain), Denis Okot Oola, Hassan Musana, Paul Musamali, Lawrence Bukenya, Paul Mucureezi, Jackson Nunda, Patrick Kaddu, Muhammed Shaban
Substitutes: Jamil Maliyamungu (G.K), Isaac Kirabira, Habib Kavuma, Ibrahim Wamannah, Solomon Okwalinga
Other Uganda Cup Quarterfinal Fixtures
Sunday, April 22nd 2018
- KJT vs. SC Villa, StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
Saturday, April 28th 2018
- Synergy vs. Proline FC, Masaka Recreational Stadium
Sunday, April 29th 2018
- Kansai Plascon vs. Vipers SC – Naro Ntawo playground.