Allan Katerega, Mike Mutebi and Muhammad Shaban Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

KCCA FC officially parted ways with Mike Mutebi on Monday ending a five year tenure.

He became KCCA boss in 2015 for a third stint having managed the club before in 1997 and 2004 and under his leadership, the club won 3 Premier League titles, 2 Uganda Cups, 4 Fufa Super Cups and one Pilsner Super 8 trophy.

This article, originally written by Ismael Kiyonga looks at all the 68 players that featured under his reign.

KCCA FC defender Hassan wasswa Dazo jogs at the Philip Omondi Stadium in Lugogo. Credit: KCCA FC Photo

Hassan Wasswa Dazo – Signed from Express FC and started well at the heart of defence partnering Timothy Awany but his career at Lugogo was cut short by a persistent injury.

Shaban Kondo

Shaban Kondo signed from Tanzania’s Stand United

Signed from Tanzania’s Stand United but failed to blossom and went AWOL midway the first season.

Dan Nsubuga – Signed from SC Victoria University but rarely made the team at Lugogo.

Dan Nsubuga in RED joined KCCA in 2015 Credit: File Photo

Herman Wasswa – Re-joined the club from Sofapaka but failed to replicate the goal scoring form he had enjoyed before his departure.

Herman Wasswa while at KCCA Credit: John Batanudde

Richard Ayiko – Signed from Maroons and didn’t perform as well as had been the case at his previous club.

Richard Ayiko in action for KCCA FC against Vipers SC.

Lawrence Kasadha – Played a handful of games after joining from KPL and later disappeared. He is now at Gadafi FC

Lawrence Kasadha at KCCA Football Club Credit: KCCA FC Media

Godfrey Ssembatya – Signed from The Saints and started the first four games in the league for the club but later lost his spot.

Godfrey Ssembatya in action for KCCA in 2015/16 campaign Credit: Daily Monitor

Ceaser Okhuti – The striker failed to replicate his form he had enjoyed at Express after joining in the January window in 2016.

Samson Ceaser Okhuti Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Douglas Kisembo – Made a handful of appearances after joining from Police and failed to give Benjamin Ochan the much needed competition.

Goalkeeper Douglas Kisembo during the Police FC playing days Credit: Kawowo Sports / JOHN BATANUDDE

Isaac Sserunkuma – Joined from Express after a good 2014/15 campaign but could rank among the worst business KCCA has made in the last five years.

Isaac Sserunkuma in action for KCCA at the 2015 Cecafa Kagame Cup

Farouk Matovu – Impressed Mutebi in a friendly versus Kamwokya and signed him but failed terribly.

Farouk Matovu in action against KCCA Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Muhammad Shaban – Controversially joined from Onduparaka in an expensive deal and never disappointed as he scored goals until he fell out with the gaffer.

Muhammad Shaban Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

John Revita – Joined from Express and so far one of the best businesses at the club though his first season ended pre-maturely due to injury.

John Revita in action against SC Villa at Lugogo

Simon Sserunkuma – Signed from Tooro United but failed to live up to the hype and potential he possesses.

Simon Sserunkuma vies for the ball with Proline’s Mustafa Mujjuzi

Erisa Ssekisambu – Scored a couple of goals and made assists after signing from Gor Mahia.

Erisa Ssekisambu celebrates after scoring for KCCA FC

Muwadda Mawejje – Failed to nail a starting place in the team whether as a winger, wingback or fullback.

Muwadda Mawejje Credit: KCCA FC Media

Isaac Muleme – Signed from SC Villa; Solid and defensively astute either as a wingback or fullback.

Isaac Muleme while at KCCA FC Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Isaac Kirabira – Joined from The Saints – a superb holding midfielder who was always consistent.

Isaac Kirabira (right) Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Ibrahim Sadam Juma – Acquired from Express – never disappoints when fit but spent most of his time at Lugogo in the sickbay.

Saddam Juma unveilling Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AMINAH BABAIRYE

Allan Kyambadde – Joined from SC Villa – reignited his career at Lugogo and earned a recall to the national team. He now plays at El Gouna in Egypt.

Allan Kyambadde while at KCCA Credit: John Batanudde

Robert Ssentongo – The diminutive forward delivered when he was named on the team but fell out with the gaffer.

Robert Ssentongo scores against Onduparaka while still at KCCA FC Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Vincent Kayizzi – Joined from Express and consistently did well in the first season.

Vincent Kayizzi (Middle) celebrating with Geoffrey Sserunkuma and Derrick Nsibambi. Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Sulaiman Akinyemi – The Nigerian was reliable when called upon and scored the winner against Villa to hand Mutebi his first title.

Tom Masiko, Sulaimon Akinyemi, Paul Musamali and Robert Ssentongo Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Martin Mpuuga – Signed from Maroons – spent just half a season at Lugogo.

Martin Mpuuga (far right)

Patrick Kaddu – Scored goals at Lugogo after joining from Maroons.

Patrick Henry Kaddu scored 32 goals for KCCA FC in two seasons

Hassan Musana – Joined from BUL FC and plays well whenever he gets chance. He is the longest serving player on the current team.

Hassan Musana Credit: KCCA FC Media

Geoffrey Sserunkuma – Signed from Lweza and scored loads of goals domestically and on the continental.

Geoffrey Sserunkuma Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Tom Ikara – Failed to dislodge Lukwago after signing from Busoga United.

Tom Ikara against Township Rollers in the CAF Champions League Credit: KCCA Media

Jamil Malyamungu – Forever a back up to whoever has the number jersey since signing from Maroons.

Jamil Malyamungu Credit: KCCA FC

Jackson Nunda – A magician whose career has been blighted by injuries. He is now at URA FC.

Jackson Nunda Credit: John Batanudde

Muzamiru Mutyaba – Signed from SC Victoria University. A magician who was involved in every success since 2015.

Muzamiru Mutyaba is now at Express FC. Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AMINAH BABIRYE

Charles Lukwago – Joined from Proline and fought for the number one spot.

Charles Lukwago Credit: Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Gift Ali Abubaker – Signed from Proline – The true successor to Isaac Kirabira.

Gift Ali Credit: John Batanudde

Keziron Kizito – Returned from India but not as consistent so far.

KCCA midfielder Kezironi Kizito turns away from Fahad Bayo last season.

John Odumwegu – The Nigerian forward scored just a single at KCCA FC.

John Odumegwu Credit: File Photo

Brian Majwega – Had a good stint at the club before he fell out with Mutebi and company.

Brian Majwega in action against Lweza FC Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AMINAH BABIRYE

Tito Okello – Could play across the forward line but didn’t last at Lugogo.

Tito Okello shoots at goal during KCCA’s game against Masavu in 2018. Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Allan Kateregga – A fans’ favourite after joining on loan from Kenya’s AFC Leopards and lit up Lugogo with his mesmerising performances.

Paul Mucureezi, Allan Kateregga, Mustapha Kizza, Sadam Juma, Muhammad Shaban Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Ronald Musana – Arguably the most effective right wingback in Mutebi’s era but didn’t last long at Lugogo.

Ronald Musana in action against SC Villa. Credit: Photo Credits: KCCA FC Media

Nicholas Kasozi – Described by Mutebi as Uganda’s Iniesta prior to his debut in Arua but he hasn’t consistently featured in the team. Joined from SC Villa.

Nicholas Kasozi Credit: KCCA FC Media

Bernard Muwanga – Joined from SC Villa – was seen as Awany’s replacement but didn’t get played often until he left.

Bernard Muwanga (left) in action against Busoga United while still at KCCA Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Nelson Senkatuka – He wasn’t a success at KCCA after a brief stint on loan.

Nelson Senkatuka (Photo: John Batanudde)

Denis Rukundo – A decent right back after joining the club from Maroons. Sold to APR of Rwanda.

Denis Rukundo Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Emmanuel Magembe – Mike Mutebi was insistent that the once highly rated midfielder would be a success. He wasn’t.

Magembe on the left

Petit Wanok – A name that continually pops up whenever KCCA’s worst signings under Mutebi is debated at any place.

Petit Wanok during his unveiling ceremony at KCCA F,C back in the days Credit: KCCA F.C Media

Farouk Kawooya – Signed from SC Victoria University but never given a true run in the side.

Mike Mutebi unveils Farouk Kawooya in 2016

Brian Ochwo – Signed from Simba (UPDF) but I doubt many KCCA fans even remember him at the club.

Brian Ochwo (25) Credit: File Photo

Paul Musamali – At Villa, Mutebi signed him as a striker. At Lugogo, he became a strong defensive pillar playing at the centre and left back well.

Paul Musamali Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Allan Oryek – Signed from Sadolin Paints – failed terribly at Lugogo.

Allan Oryek

Mike Mutyaba – Could actually rank among Mutebi’s best signings.

Mike Mutyaba in action Credit: John Batanudde

Solomon Okwalinga – Signed from Mbarara City with high hopes but never good enough to earn a place in the starting team.

Derrick Nsibambi, Allan Okello, Muhammad Shaban and Solomon Okwalinga Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Samuel Kato – He carved a decent career in his first season at Lugogo but no longer among the first options after reportedly falling out with Mutebi.

Samuel Kato (right) in action against Derrick Kakooza.

Moses Aliro – The young winger cum right back looks set to have an impressive career on return to Lugogo.

Moses Aliro

Sam Ssenyonjo – The young striker has shown potential in the few games he has been at KCCA FC.

Sam Ssenyonjo celebrates a goal for KCCA at Lugogo Credit: KCCA FC Media

Abubaker Masiko– He was signed from then FUFA Big League side Artland Katale but I don’t remember his debut.

Faisam Malangu – The Congolese centre forward left as fast he arrived at Lugogo.

Abubaker Tijan – The Nigerian joined from Katwe United but left before he could even make his debut.

Abdallah Muhammad – Returned to UPL from Tanzania but failed to make any impact.

Faisal Kiberu – The midfielder joined from Nyendo Diamonds but failed to break into the team.

Ibrahim Wammanah – He has spent more time on loan than at Lugogo since joining in 2017 and is now at UPDF FC.

Ibrahim Wamanah (left)

Samuel Kayongo – The striker failed to blossom at Lugogo.

Samuel Kayongo Ssekamatte (left). Credit: File Photo

Ashraf Mugume Fadiga – Joined from Vipers SC last season and he has been one of the best performers this season.

Ashraf Fadiga Mugume Credit: John Batanudde

Charles Lwanga – Seven goals to his name this campaign since joining from SC Villa.

Charles Lwanga Credit: John Batanudde

Mazzengo Lloro – He called him the conductor of the team but nothing of the kind has been seen.

KCCA FC Midfielder Lloro Mazengo Credit: John Batanudde

Denis Iguma – Added steel to the backline but has been in and out of the team because of injuries.

Denis Iguma Credit: John Batanudde

Andrew Samson Kigozi – Joined from Police FC and has often been deployed as a right wing back.

Andrew Samson Kigozi in KCCA colours

Bright Anukani – He is on loan from Proline FC.

Bright Anukani Credit: KCCA FC Media

Brian Aheebwa – Made a perfect start scoring 7 goals in the 5 but has since gone off the boil.

Brian Aheebwa

Joel Muyita

Joel Muyita is a senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports.

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