Mbarara City Overcomes KCCA in Thrilling Encounter


In short
Swalik Bebe sealed KCCA’s fate when he netted the second goal for Mbarara FC in the 71st minute sending the home crowd in excitement.

Goals from Ibrahim Orit and Swalik Bebe were to hand Mbarara city FC a home win.

Mbarara City football club has overcome Kampala Capital City Authority - KCCA FC in the star times premier league game at Kakyeka stadium in Mbarara municipality.

KCCA took the lead in the 18th minutes of the game when Sam Senyonjo tapped in a fine pass from Keziron Kizito. However, Ibrahim Orit leveled the ground for the hosts in the 30th minute with an assist from Brian Aheebwa.  

  The first half ended in a 1 all draw.  Swalik Bebe sealed KCCA's fate when he netted the second goal for Mbarara FC in the 71st minute sending the home crowd in excitement. 

This is the first victory from Mbarara FC against the KCCA giants following draws in the last four matches. Mbarara city returned to their home ground after clearance by the Federation of Uganda Footballs Associations - FUFA on November 6th, 2019. 

The team has since then picked a maximum of 10 points from four matches. The interim coach of Mbarara FC, Brian Senyondo, says the win is vital for his team, saying it is also an indication that they are looking forward to better their performance.  

Arnold Akankwasa, the Mbarara City FC Public Relations Officer, says the win means a lot for the team and will attract fans who were bitter over poor performance.    
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Anthony Kushaba
For Anthony Kushaba, journalism is not just a job; it is a calling. Kushaba believes journalism is one of the few platforms where the views of the oppressed and margainalised can be heard. This is what his journalism aims to do: bring to light untold stories.

Kushaba is the Mbarara region URN bureau chief. Mitooma, Ntungamo, Bushenyi, Sheema, Isingiro, and Kiruhura districts fall under his docket. Kushaba has been a URN staff member since 2012.

Kushaba is a journalism graduate from Uganda Christian University Study Centre at Bishop Barham College in Kabale. Before joining URN, Kushaba worked with Voice of Kigezi (2008), Bushenyi FM (2010) and later on to Voice of Muhabura.

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