Mutebi lauds Sadam and Lukwago’s performances against Al Ahly


CAF Champions League (Group A):

  • KCCA (Uganda) 2-0 Al Ahly (Egypt)

KCCA coach Mike Mutebi has lauded midfielder Sadam Juma and goalkeeper Charles Lukwago’s performances after their 2-0 win over Egypt’s Al Ahly in the CAf Champions League group stage match played at Mandela National Stadium on Tuesday.

Timothy Awany Somersaulting after converting KCCA’s penalty against Al Ahly at Namboole

Sadam netted KCCA’s first goal in the 73rd minute courtesy of his long range shot that beat Al Ahly goalkeeper El Shenawy.

Lukwago made several stops as well three of them, one-on-one situations as well as saving Walid Soliman’s penalty that should have handed the North Africans the lead in the 24th minute.

KCCA captain Timothy Awany celebrates his successful spot kick against Al Ahly at Mandela National Stadium

Mutebi was happy at their performance as well as his team’s tactical execution.

We exhibited very tactical discipline. As a coach am satisfied with the result on the day and the performance of the team players particularly the goalkeeper (Charles Lukwago) and Sadam Juma. There is still a lot to play for in the group.

Team Line Ups:

KCCA XI:

Charles Lukwago (G.K), Denis Okot Oola,  Mustafa Kizza, Habib Kavuma, Timothy Denis Awany (Captain), Isaac Kirabira (70’ Derrick Paul Nsibambi), Allan Okello, Ibrahim Saddam Juma, Jackson Nunda (47’ Lawrence Bukenya), Muhammed Shaban (85’ Paul Mucureezi), Julius Poloto

Subs Not Used:

Tom Ikara (G.K), Paul Mucureezi, Paul Musamali, Fillbert Obenchan, Solomon Okwalinga.

KCCA FC midfielder Sadam Juma celebrates his goal against Al Ahly

Al Ahly Sporting Club XI:

Mohamed El Shenawy (G.K), Mohamed Eldmerdash, Abdelmontelb, Samir Saad Ali, Naguib El Gharel Mohammed, Elsoulia, Hussein, Walid Said Ebeid (66’ Ahmed  Hussein Ahmed Hafez), Tharwat, Mahlambi, Hossam Alhour (Captain) – 75’ Islam Mohareb

Subs:

Sherif  Ekramy Ahmed (G.K),  Ahmed Fathi Abd El Monem , Basem Abdelnabi, Salah Mohsen Mohamed Shalabi

Match Officials:

  • Center Referee: Victor Miguel De Freitas Gomes (South Africa)
  • 1st Assistant Referee:  Zakhele Thusi Siwela (South Africa)
  • 2nd Assistant Referee: Johannes Sello Moshidi (South Africa)
  • Fourth Official: Victor Tinyiko Hlungwani (South Africa)
  • Commissioner: Kidane Melles Terfe (Eritrea)
  • General Coordinator: Alexander Sakyi Asante (Ghana)
  • Media Officer: Collins Okinyo (Kenya)

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