KCCA FC Battle Burundi's Atletico In Battle For Cecafa Cup Quarters

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Uganda’s representatives at the on-going 2014 Cecafa Kagame Club Championship, KCCA FC need to register a win against Atletico this afternoon in Kigali if they hope to progress to the quarter finals.

Uganda’s representatives at the on-going 2014 Cecafa Kagame Club Championship, KCCA FC need to register a win against Atletico this afternoon in Kigali if they hope to progress to the quarter finals.

After a 2-1 win over Kenya’s Gor Mahia in the opening match, and defeat to Group B table leaders Telecom FC (Djibouti), Coach George Nsimbe’s team must come a hungry side to win at the artificial tuff off the Nyamirambo Stadium this afternoon.

Nsimbe told URN in an interview on Tuesday that they cannot afford to lose this match because it means so much for them as they target the knock out stage. Defender Ronnie Kisekka who was sent off against Telecom will be repalced by new signing and Cranes squadsman Richard Kasagga.

Tom Masiko, son to former KCCA FC defender Charles Masiko, is also expected to return to the starting line-up after missing the second game with a fever. KCCA Fc who last won the regional trophy in 1978 will have to keep a close watch on Hassan Hakizimana, scorer of the lone goal in their win against Coach Bobby Williamson’s Gor Mahia.

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In-form Brian Majwega who has scored one goal in the tournament and plays a pivotal role in the KCCA Fc team also said they are determined to silence their crictics. Majwega som Djibouti, they are going to play theier third game of the tournament like it’s a final.

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The second game of the day will see Rwanda league champions APR FC battle Telecom in what promises to be a thriller. Home side Police FC and Azam FC (Tanzania) are the only two sides that have so far qualified for the quarter finals.

Group B standings
                       P    W    D    L     F     A    Pts  
Telecom      1      1     0    0     2     1     3
APR              1      1     0    0     1     0     3
KCCA           2      1     0    1     3     3     3
Atletico         2      1     0    1      1     1    3
Gor mahia   2      0     0    2     1     3     0