By Denis Turyahebwa
Kampala Capital City Authority football club settled for a point on Friday in the Star-Times Uganda Premier League at MTN Omondi stadium with Sadat Anaku coming to the rescue of the Kasasiro boys in the 72nd minute with a spectacular header.
Anaku restored parity after 72 minutes of fruitless attacks from Mike Mutebi’s boys thanks to a wonderful delivery from Kato Nemeyimana.
Muwada Mawejje the former KCCA starlet had put the corps in the lead as early as the 13th minute.
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The best chance of the first half fell on Charles Lwanga but he whistled his effort wide and therefore police led 1-0 at the break.
Keziron Kizito came in for Moses Aliro at the break a change that saw Mugume shift to wingback in order to accommodate Keziron in the midfield.
Gift Ali was shown a yellow card for a lethal challenge in the 57th minute before he was subbed off for Hassan Musana in the 64th minute.
Ten minutes later, Brian Aheebwa replaced Charles Lwanga in search of the winning goal.
Anukani Bright should have won the game for KCCA FC but the midfielder fluffed his chance over the bar with the goalkeeper to beat in the 81st minute.
Police FC head coach Abdullah Mubiru made the first substitution in the 44th minute introducing Henry Kiseka for Brian Muluuli.
And later, Ben Ocen who was returning from injury replaced goal scorer Muwadda and Frank Tumwesigye came in for Johnson Odongo.
Mubiru during the post-match interview said it was not the result they expected but it’s the result they got due to the quality they displayed and also negligence of the players.
Police are fifth with 25 points. Up next is a home game against Express FC on Tuesday while KCCA will lock horns with the table leaders Vipers at St Mary’s Kitende.
Elsewhere, UPDF overcame troubled MYDA 3-0 at King George IV memorial stadium in Tororo thanks to Robert Eseru 23rd, Brian Kalumba’s 34th and Davis Kasilye’s 60th-minute goals.
The army side has now won their last two games having edged Express 1-0 at home to end the Red Eagle’s unbeaten run in their previous game having struggled since the resumption of the league including being humiliated by KCCA 6-1 at MTN Omondi stadium.