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KCCA FC Wrap Up First Round On High Note

KCCA FC wraps up the StarTimes Uganda Premier League first round in style with a 4-1 win against struggling Proline FC at Startimes Stadium Lugogo on Tuesday evening.

The game kicked off in unusual fashion a little dull from what was expected but later picked momentum late in the first half, Okello danced his way through a forest of Proline legs but his effort went wide in the 17th minute.

At the stroke of halftime, Musa’s flawless kick smashed the crossbar and met Ssenyonjo in the right place at the right time and the teenager smashed the ball in the roof of the net to give KCCA FC the advantage before the break.

In the 69th minute, Gift Ali had a corner kick kiss the crossbar and the ball met Nicholas Kasozi on the far post who nodded home to open his account for KCCA FC and also doubled the lead.

Ssenyonjo then fed Okello on the edge of the box and he riffled the ball in the back of the net with a trademark touch and shoot strike in the 78th minute.

The highlight of the day was Julius Poloto’s return to the field of play after a nine-month knee injury lay off, he received a standing ovation as he walked onto the pitch replacing teenager Sam Ssenyonjo.

When he came on, he picked a ball from deep the midfield, took a touch and laid a flawless pass in Okello’s way. The teenager controlled and curled home the fourth for KCCA FC and a brace for himself.

A win took KCCA FC to 32 points from 15 games while Proline remains on the bottom of the table with just nine points.

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