2018/19 StarTimes Uganda Premier League Champions KCCA FC have confirmed their participation in the upcoming 2019 Cecafa Kagame Cup that will be held in Rwanda.
In a response letter addressed to Edgar Watson Suubi the Chief Executive Officer of FUFA, Anisha Muhoozi the Ag. Chief Executive Officer of KCCA FC confirmed that; “We wish to confirm that KCCA Football Club will represent Uganda at the CECAFA Kagame Cup 2019” CEO KCCA FC Anisha Muhoozi.
The players and technical team of KCCA Football Club are currently on holiday but will return for pre-season preparations on Monday 17th June 2019 ahead of the CECAFA tournament that is highly seen as a major precursor ahead of an action packed 2019/2020 season. KCCA FC became the first Ugandan Club to win the CECAFA Cup that was held in Kampala – Uganda in 1978. Police FC, under Manager Sam Timbe is the last Ugandan team to win the championship back in 2005, by defeating Moro United 2-1 in the final.
The competition is contested by clubs that win their domestic leagues and is set be staged in Kigali and Rubavu from July 7th to 21st. This year’s winner of the annual tournament will smile home with prize money worth USD 30,000.
The CECAFA Club Cup is a football club tournament organised by CECAFA. It has been known as the Kagame Interclub Cup since 2002, when Rwandan President Paul Kagame began sponsoring the competition. Azam FC from Tanzania are the defending champions while Sim