this week has been awash with reports indicating there has been a mini crisis
at reigning Uganda Premier League champions, KCCA FC.
Sports exclusively reported on Thursday about how the players had expressed
their discontent about especially the delay in paying their bonuses for winning
the CECAFA Kagame Cup in July.
All this happened in the wake of a bad run where the club went five games without winning, including exiting from the CAF Champions League at the hands of Angola’s Petro de Luanda.
Sports can reliably confirm that on Friday morning, the Lugogo based side paid
the outstanding arrears just before KCCA FC played Onduparaka FC, a game they
went ahead to win 4-0 thanks to goals from Sadat Anaku and Mike Mutyaba (hat
that featured at the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Club Championship in Rwanda was paid
one million shillings.
A series of
meeting have been held this week to help arrest the dip in form and one of the
issues the players had risen was the delay in clearing the CECAFA Kagame Cup
to one official who referred anonymity confirmed the players were paid but
indicated the delay was because CECAFA delayed to pay the cash prize.
were paid on Friday before the game against Onduparaka FC but it was not our
making to take long to pay the players. CECAFA sent the money on Tuesday and
because Wednesday was a public holiday, we could not get the money from the
To win the CECAFA Kagame Cup, KCCA FC defeated Tanzania’s Azam FC in the final courtesy of Musitafa Kizza’s goal.
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