KCCA FC kept their StarTimes Uganda Premier League title hopes alive following their 5-2 win against Kyetume FC on Saturday evening at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.
The Kasasiro boys showed immediate intent to grab maximum points with rapid attacks towards the visitors’ backline.
Teenager and debutant Sam Ssenyonjo had the game’s best chance in the opening 15 minutes but his header was kept out by Kyetume keeper Mutakubwa.
On the 20th-minute mark, Obenchan had his header cleared off the line from a well-taken corner from Kizza Mustafa.
Mike Mutyaba broke the deadlock with a fine header from Kizza’s free kick to give KCCA the advantage on 23 minutes.
Five minutes later, scorer turned provider when Mike Mutyaba set up Kizza Mustafa for KCCA’s second goal before Sande Steven pulled one back for Kyetume FC in the 49th minute.
A minute later, debutant Sam Ssenyonjo nodded home the third goal to stretch KCCA’s lead and also record his maiden goal for the club.
On 66 minutes, Muzamiru joined the party when he scored off a rebound to record KCCA’s fourth goal.
With 10 minutes to go, Davis Lubowa scored for Kyetume before Allan Okello then put the icing to the cake with a trademark finish from outside the box to stretch the lead to five.
The Mike Mutebi coached side now lies 4th with 26 points from 12 games played, they are remaining with three games to complete the first round.