Masaza Cup 2020 (Muganzirwazza Group): Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Results:

  • Match No. 27:  Buddu 3-0 Ssese
  • Match No. 28: Gomba 4-0 Kabula

Gomba Ssaza football team smiled 4-0 over Kabula during a Muganzirwazza group duel in the Masaza Cup 2020 tournament at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

Left footed attacker Charles Bbale led the assault with a brace.

Junior Juma Lutankome and captain Abdallah Ssentongo added the other goals in the exciting contest officiated by FUFA referee Nasser Muhammed Kirya.

Lutankome headed home the opener past goalkeeper Richard Sseguya in the 23rd minute off Collin Sseruwu’s cross from the left flank.

Gomba added the second when Sseruwu once again turned provider, laying the ball inside the goal before a totally unmarked Bbale tapped home past goalkeeper Richard Sseguya.

By the half time break, Gomba led 2-0.

Hamis Kafeero crosses the ball

Upon restart of the second stanza, the Gomba technical bench made three changes.

Defender Fred Gift, forward Jackson Ssemugabi and midfielder Ashraf Zizinga were introduced to add fire up for the four time record champions in the competition.

Gift replaced Hamis Dagada Kafeero at right back, Ssemugabi took over Sseruwu’s slot and Isaac Musiima paved way for Zizinga.

Captain Ssentongo made it three with a headed goal and Bbale struck a penalty following a foul in the area on Lutankome.

There were no further goals in the game as Gomba took home the maximum points with 4 goals to top Muganizirwazza group.

Ali Bayo Ashavin in action for Gomba against Kabula

Buddu, 3-0 winners against Ssese in the earlier match second placed in this Muganzirwazza group.

Lanky striker Frank Sebuufu scored twice and Emmanuel Mwesigwa added the other as Michael Skills Lukyamuzi’s charges got an emphatic victory.

Friday is rest day of the competition as well as national election day.

Action will resume on Friday, 15th January 2021 with two matches.

Gomba takes on Ssese in the opener at noon with Kabula facing Buddu in the subsequent game by 3 PM.

Team Line Ups:

Gomba XI: Nasif Kabuye (G.K), Hamis Dagada Kafeero, George Kaddu, Kiryowa George, Abdallah Ssentongo (Captain), Kiryowa George, Ali Bayo Arshavin, Derrick Mbowa, Isaac Musiima, Junior Juma Lutankome, Colline Sseruwu, Charles Bbale

Substitutes: Francis Anguzu (G.K), Fred Gift, Ashraf Zizinga, Jackson Ssemugabi

L-R:Davis Nnono Ssozi, Felix Kawooya Ssekabuuza and Ibrahim Kirya

Team officials:

  • Team manager: Ibrahim Kirya
  • Head coach: Felix Kawooya Ssekabuuza
  • Assistant coach: Davis Nnono Ssozi
  • Official: Mansoor Kabugo
Kabula XI Vs Gomba

Kabula XI: Richard Sseguya (G.K), Robert Akugizibwe, Julius Ocen, Sharif Sewankambo, Emmanuel Ocen, Frank Katongole, Marco Mateega, Valentino Odoi, Ronald Sande Andabati, Aristote Kambere, Ashirafu Karanzi

Substitutes: Allan Kakooza (G.K), Abdulkalimu Ddamulira, Baker Mabale Ssegitinya, Innocent Muwonge, Faishal Ssebyanzi

Team officials:

  • Team manager: Nathan T. Kasule
  • Head coach: Paddy Tan Kakande
  • Assistant coach: Isah Nsubuga
  • Official: Richard Ssenyondo
Referee Nasser Muhammed Kirya sprays to show demacartion of the defensive wall

Match officials:

  • Referee: Nasser Muhammed
  • 1st Assistant coach: Ronald Kayongo
  • 2nd Assistant coach: Bashir Jjunju
  • 4th Official: Fred Ishaka
  • Assessor: Ali Tomusange
  • Match Commissioner: Francis Bikeka

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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