As the roads were leading to Phillip Omondi stadium, win expectations among KCCA fans were high to brighten theirs chances of winning Azam Uganda Premier League.
The highly confident Vipers Coach Jorge Miguel Duarte Da Costa saw his side live by his promise as they ended KCCA’s unbeaten run at Lugogo with a 2-1 victory on Tuesday.
Geoffrey Sserunkuma’s first half strike was turned into consolation when vipers duo Tonny Odur and Geoffrey Wasswa scored in the second half.
In the only game of the day, Vipers started well and dominated proceedings in terms of possession but it was KCCA that got the first goal when Nicholas Wadada handled in the area for a penalty that Sserunkuma brilliantly took in the 15 minute.
This took Sserunkuuma’s tally to 18 this season, sending the home fans into ‘frenzy’ celebrations.
Mike Mutebi the KCCA tactician made a change in the first half withdrawing Tom Masiko for Paul Mucureezi and the champions held on to their 1-0 lead at half time.
Vipers were also forced into a change when Moses Waiswa suffered a knock and had to be replaced by Brian Nkuubi.
Mutebi made a defensive change bringing on Habib Kavuma came for Brian Majwega forcing Paul Musamali to left back and then Isaac Muleme ventured forward.
It took 70 minutes for Vipers to find a leveller through KCCA ‘Old Boy’ Odur. The striker capitalized on a defensive error from Timothy Awany to slot home from a tight angle.
Six minutes later, they got the second through young defender Geoffrey Wasswa
sending the visiting fans into frenzy. Despite the loss, the KCCA tactician expects a bounce in the next game.
The final whistle was greeted with cheers as it puts a halt to KCCA title celebration although the Kasasiro boys remain on top with 48 points while Vipers are now 3rd.
Next KCCA will be hosted by Express FC at Wankulukuku stadium