For the fourth season in a row, Onduparaka leave Star Times stadium with their heads bowed down after they were annihilated by KCCA, 4-0 in their encounter at the Star Times stadium, Lugogo.
The Champions KCCA had failed to win a game in their last five games in all competitions, and heading into the game against one of the in-form sides in the league, presented them with a chance of reminding their opponents of what their credentials for the title are.
Sulaiman ‘Mike’ Mutyaba hattrick and Sadat Anaku’s brilliant goal were enough to ensure victory as the Champions got back to winning ways.
The hosts were presented with a golden chance to go into the lead in the 28th minute, Allan Okello’s low cross found Sulaiman Mutyaba inside the area, Mutyaba beat his marker but Ondu goalkeeper Yusuf Wasswa pulled off a superb save to keep out his effort.
Five minutes later, KCCA finally found the breakthrough, Academy graduate Sadat Anaku scored a picture perfect goal. The striker beautifully flicked past Dudu Ramadhan before cooly slotting past Wasswa, for his first goal of the season.
The Kasasiro boys kept up the pressure in search of a quick second but Mutyaba was twice denied in a matter of minutes, first by Wasswa and then agonisingly by the cross bar, after some clever footwork by the forward.
Onduparaka who were second best for the entire opening 45 minutes, had a rare opening at their opponent’s goal, but Ibrahim Faizul placed his shot straight at Lukwago who had virtually nothing to do in the evening.
KCCA doubled their advantage in the 63rd minute through Mutyaba’s close range tap in, after Sekisambu’s low shot from the left right was parried into his path. Minutes later, Mutyaba added his second on the day and in emphatic style.
Onduparaka’s fears were further compelled as Anaku was brought down by Muhamad Rashid inside the area, with the referee pointing to the spot. Mutyaba stepped up to complete his hattrick on the day, in the 70th minute.
The Caterpillars could not find even a consolation as they were so poor on the day, losing their second game on the bounce, as well as failing to win against KCCA at their home for the fourth consecutive season.
KCCA climb from 13th on the log to 10th, with 10 points from their six games so far, albeit with two games in hand. On the other hand, Onduparaka remain third on the table, but could slip further down by the end of the match day.
KCCA host new comers Kyetume FC next on 15th at the Star Times Stadium Lugogo, while Onduparaka return to Arua where they host Tooro United, at the Green Light stadium.
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