Masaza Cup 2021 (Masengere Group)
Monday, November 22, 2021 Results
- Kyadondo 2-2 Ssingo
- Kabula 1-3 Gomba
- Gomba 0-2 Kyadondo
- Buluuli 5-2 Kabula
Reigning champions Gomba earned their first win during the ongoing Masaza Cup with a 3-1 victory over Kabula at FUFA Technical Center, Njeru on Monday, November 22, 2021.
Daniel Nyanzi, Brian Aniku, and Abasi Kyeyune Diaz scored Gomba’s three goals.
Second-half substitute Rashid Mutebi pulled back a goal for Kabula who had now lost two matches in a row following Sunday’s 5-2 defeat at the hands of Buluuli.
Diminutive winger Nyanzi broke the resilience of Kabula with a well-curled free-kick on 17 minutes.
Kabula called for an early change in the 38th minute when Valentine Odoi replaced Moses Kasagga.
Gomba skipper Junior Jumah Lutankome had a diving header parried away for a corner kick by goalkeeper Sulaiman Ssali with three minutes to play.
Gomba’s forward Edgar William Katamba had two unsuccessful shots missing the target as the opening stanza ended 1-0 in favour of the five-time champions.
Aniku doubled the lead in the 53rd minute, tapping home off a well-laid ball from Nyanzi and Kyeyune made it three with a solo effort into the roof of the net via a venomous shot.
Kabula’s second-half substitute Mutebi pulled back a late-late consolation from a successful penalty kick with two minutes to play.
Gomba is now third on the Masengere Group log with three points, same as Buluuli who managed five goals past Kabula.
Meanwhile, after Kyadondo’s 2-all draw with Ssingo, they are top with four points off two matches, Ssingo has a single point from their only game while Kabula has no point thus far.
The games take a break on Tuesday and Wednesday and will return on Thursday, 25th November 2021 with a doubleheader.
Gomba will play Buluuli at noon before Ssingo shall lock-horns with Kabula.
The most important thing was to get a positive results (victory over Kabula) since we had lost the opening match. We hope to keep improving match after match.Ibrahim Kirya, Head coach Gomba Ssaza
We lost the second game in the championship which is unfortunate. The blame game partly goes to the officials who favour some big teams in the championship. There are two matches left and we have hope that we shall qualify.Fred Mbaziira, head coach Kabula Ssaza
Team Line Ups:
Kabula XI: Sulaiman Ssali (G.K, 17), Emmanuel Kawuma (16), Derrick Ssentongo (15), Denis Habagaya (13), Enock Katamba (3), Theodous Makubuya (7), Marco Matega (4), Martin Sseguya (9), Masudi Dod Mele (5), Moses Kasaga (14), Abdarah Mwazinga (10)
Subs: Aldrine Kawuki (1), Babr Ssaka (2), Valentine Odoi (8), Robert Kato (11)
- Head coach: Fred Mbaziira
- Doctor: Richard Ssenyondo
- Physio: Alozious Ngabo
- Team manager: Rev. Nathan Mugisha
Gomba XI: Peter Katongole (22, G.K), Hamis Dagada Kafeero (2), Sadat Mukembo (15), Musa Ssegujja (3), Frank Katongole (13), Edgar William Katumba (12), Danniel Nyanzi 7), Herbert Onenarach (20), Abasi Diaz Kyeyune (10), Junior Juma Lutankome (9, Captain), Brian Aniku (4)
Subs: George William Masembe (5), Yakeen Muwonge (11), Sharif Muwaya (25), Lamech Mwebaze (8), Eric Kaweesi (19)
- Head coach: Ibrahim Kirya
- Assistant coach: Leo Ssekamatte
- Team doctor: Sadik Akii Muhammad
- Team manager: Tonny Mukasa
- Center Referee: Charles Komakech
- Assistant Referee 1: Ivan Lubwama
- Assistant Referee 2: Julius Mukasa
- Fourth Official: Henry Musisi
- Assessor: Ali Tomusange
- Commissioner: Francis Bikeka