KCCA FC Ready For Al Shandy Challenge In Cecafa Kagame Cup

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Sam Ssimbwa, the assistant coach of KCCA FC has said his team is ready to outsmart Sudans Al Shandy FC on Wednesday in a quarter final tie at the on-going Cecafa Kagame Club Championship in Tanzania.

Sam Ssimbwa, the assistant coach of KCCA FC has said his team is ready to outsmart Sudan's Al Shandy FC on Wednesday in a quarter final tie at the on-going Cecafa Kagame Club Championship in Tanzania.
The Ugandan representatives managed to qualify as the second placed team in Group C after registering two wins over Adama City (Ethiopia) and South Sudan's Malakia FC. They lost 1-0 to Tanzania's Azam FC in the opening match.
Speaking to URN on phone from Dar es Salaam on Sunday night, Ssimbwa said after three matches in the group stages and getting used to the weather they are are now ready for the knock out stage. "We know what to expect against the Sudan team, but we shall make it to the semis," added Ssimbwa.
Although he did not want to reveal some of his injury worries ahead of the game, Ssimbwa added that he expects the players who picked knocks to recover in time for the match. However going into the quarters KCCA FC will have to improve in attack as they have only managed to score two goals in three games.
Former KCCA FC Coach George Nsimbe, now assistant coach of Azam FC will also be on the bench the same day when they face arch-rivals Young Africans in the last quarter final game. Azam registered wins in all their theree group matches scoring eight goals and conceding none.
Uganda Cranes players Godfrey Walusimbi and Khalid Aucho will also be in action on Tuesday in the second quarter final as Kenya Premier League Champions Gor Mahia FC face South Sudan's Malaakia FC.
The first quarter final tie will see Rwanda's APR FC battle Al Khartoum at the National Stadium. The Sudan side is handled by Kwesi Appiah who guided Ghana to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The winners of the regional tournament will pocket US$30,000, while the runners-up and third placed will take US$20,000 and US$10,000 respectively. Rwanda President Paul Kagame is a co-sponsor of the event.