Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) head coach Mike Mutebi has the belief that his will be able to advance out of the group in the CAF Confederation Cup.
KCCA FC were pitted in group A of the 2017 Total CAF Confederation Cup along FUS Rabat (Morocco), visit web Club Africain (Tunisia) and Rivers United in the group stage draws that were held in Cairo, drug Egypt on Wednesday and Mutebi is confident he has enough firepower in the armory to put up a fight.
“We shall compete and I believe we are capable of progressing to the next level because we have a good and talented squad that has the ability to take on any team, pills ” he told the club website.
Mutebi belives the games KCCA FC has played enroute to the group stage has helped the team get experience on the continent.
“We have played against champions of Africa, Al Masry from the Maghreb and a team from Angola that has a Brazilian culture, so the games have helped to shape our players for challenges and I think that will help us ahead of the upcoming fixtures,” noted the manager.
In the quest to build KCCA FC into a strong team that will regularly compete on the continent, manager Mutebi indicates this is a good chance to gauge against the very best.
“It is a wonderful opportunity for our players to play against such traditional and powerful clubs on the continent because we test ourselves against the biggest teams on the Continent,”
“It helps us to continue growing into a team that we want KCCA FC to be that can appear and compete on the continent regularly,” he added.
KCCA FC became the first Ugandan team to reach the group stages of any continental tournament since change in format after eliminating Al Masry 4-3 on penalties at the playoff phase after a 1-1 aggregate score over the two legs.
KCCA FC Fixture
May 12-14 FUS Rabat vs KCCA FC
May 22-24 KCCA FC vs Club Africain
June 2-4 KCCA FC vs Rivers United
June 20-22 Rivers United vs KCCA FC
June 30- Jul 2 KCCA FC vs FUS Rabat
July 7-9 Club Africain vs KCCA FC