KCCA 1-0 Vipers
KCCA won the big boys encounter, edging StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) champions Vipers SC 1-0 at a packed MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo on Saturday.
Rogers Mato scored the game’s only goal in the first half, heading in Pilsner Man of the Match Allan Okello’s teasing delivery.
KCCA’s second win in three matches has them in fourth place on six points, four behind pacesetters BUL.
This was Vipers second game of the season and their first defeat.
They drew goalless with Soltilo Bright Stars their opening match of the campaign. The Venoms have one point and sit 13th.
The game generally lacked the spark to match its build-up, but KCCA won’t care much about that as they took the stat that matters at this well attended fixture.
Coach Morley Byekwaso’s side lost this fixture 2-1 last season, but Okello and Mato combined on the sixth minute to ensure it was fully avenged.
New signing Darcy Mabaka Kipoyi, Livingstone Mulondo, Hillary Mukundane and Bright Anukani all came close for Vipers but the home side held on for all three points.