KCCA Defends Uganda Cup Top story

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Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA FC has retained Uganda Cup after beating Vipers FC 1:0 in the final match held in Bukedea district on Saturday.
Julius Poloto scored the lone KCCA FC goal in the 38th minute of the match watched by hundreds of football fans. He headed the ball in the net from a neat pass by Allan Okello.
However, KCCA completed the match with man less after
Saddam Juma earned himself a red card in the 68th minutes of the game. Paul Mucureeu, one of the KCCA players, said he was happy that they had defended the trophy.
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Mike Mutebi, the KCCA head coach couldn't hold back his excitement after retaining the trophy.
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Gorge Migued Duarte de Costa, the head coach of Vipers FC said his team played well but misused some of the chances. "Although we lost but I appreciate the players for the good game," he added.

The best players from the tournament received television sets. They included Allan Okello, the best player of the tournament, Charles Lukwago, the best goal keeper and the top scorer, Patrick Kadu, all from KCCA FC.
All KCCA players were awarded Gold medals while Vipers players got silver medals.  This year's Uganda cup was sponsored by Stanbic bank.


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Salume Among
Salume Among is the Mbale URN bureau chief. Among has been a URN staff member since 2012.

Among started her career in 2000 as a freelance writer for Etop newspaper before starting to write for its mother paper, The New Vision. She also wrote for the Vision Group's XFM radio station from 2008 until she left to join URN.

Among has a keen interest in local politics having been a youth representative in the Soroti variously between 1996 and 2010. Among also regularly reports on health, education, the environment and sports.