Fourteen time winners and defending champions KCCA FC fell to fierce Bright Stars after the home side beat the Kasasiro Boys 2:1 at Kavumba recreation grounds.
Bright Stars scored through Masaza products Joseph Janjali (Gomba and Buddu) and Ronald Ssempala (Ssingo) in the 1st and 77th minutes respectively. Muzamir Mutyaba had levelled matters for the Kasasiro boys in the 44th minute but Ssempala's 77th minute strike meant Bright stars claimed all points and the first win against Bright Stars.
Since their promotion to the top football tier of Uganda, Bright Stars had not won against KCCA FC in the previous 13 encounters, managing only four draws, losing nine matches.
For the second time in succession, Bright stars had the man of the match go their side with Jamil Kaliisa winning the accolade. The win was Bright stars' second in as many matches in the second round after managing only one in 15 matches of the first round.
The three points collected took their points tally of the season to 16 and now moves out of relegation to sit 13th, displacing Police FC who now dropped to the relegation zone in 14th position.
KCCA FC starting line up for the second time in the second round didn't have Mustafa Kiiza and Allan Okello who according to KCCA. com are sick but reliable sources indicate the duo is punished for refusing to renew their contract in a bid to quest for greener pastures elsewhere.
The two have been instrumental in KCCA's Performance in the first round and the last season and their absence is clearly felt as creativity has diminished at the club without them.
The other match day results:
Onduparaka 1:1 Maroons.
Proline 2:4 Vipers.
SC Villa 0: 1 Busoga United.
Action resumes on Wednesday 15th January, 2020.
Mbarara City Vs Wakiso Giants at Bombo Military play Ground.
BUL FC Vs URA at FUFA Technical Center Njeru.
Police Vs Express at Star Times Stadium, Lugogo.
Bright Stars Starting line up.
1.Kiwanuka Edwin,6.Kaggwa A,14.Ssekito Samuel,3.Kyambadde Andrew,18.Walusimbi Enoch, 4.Ssebunza Sulaiman(C),KaliisaJamil,21.Ssebadduka Juma,2.Janjali Joseph,13.Angu James,22.Nkonge Ronald.
21.Tamale Simon, 66.Kirya Aggrey,27.Ssempala Ronald, 15.Okot Moses,Onek Alfred,10.Jungu Methodius,29.Gabite H.
KCCA FC Starting.
29.Maliyamungu, 2.Samuel Kato,5.John Revita 28.Filbert Obenchan,30.Kafumbe Joseph,7.Kafumbe Joseph (C),19.Steven Sserwadda, 11.Erisa Ssekisambu,18.Mike Mutyaba,16.Herbert Achai, 9.John Odumegwu.
13.Peter Magambo, Musana, 6.Nicolas Kasozi, 10.Muzamir Mutyaba, 31.Sunday Opio.