Patrick Kaddu was the day’s star with a first-half hat-trick against Paidha Black Angels FC as KCCA Football Club consolidated their top spot at the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table.
The former Maroons FC striker scored all the three goals as the Kasasiro Boys thumped the visitors by 3-0 on Tuesday evening at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.
Kaddu opened the scoring at the quarter hour mark to send the fans into joyous celebrated before the doubling the lead just five minutes later for the yellow and blue boys.
Persistent attacks from the hosts forced the Black Angles into a first-half substitution, withdrawing Muhammad Kasirye for Charlie Anjuvuku in defence.
Kaddu’s efforts to mark his hat trick earlier on in the game where all foiled by shot stopped Kalumba with his closest moment coming in the 39th minute. However, his tenacious character saw him find his moment just four minutes later when he brushed off Mustafa Kizza’s exquisite cross into the back of the net to make it 3-0, extending his personal tally 7 goals in the league.
At the stroke of half time, sensational midfielder Muzamir Mutyaba had found himself in space and his well-struck shot came too close and yet too far from further extending their lead when his effort hit the crossbar.
In second stanza, Paidha’s Kalumba in goal had to produce a stunning performance with brilliant saves against Allan Okello and Mustafa Kizza to stop KCCA FC from further extending their advantage.
The victory had Mike Mutebi’s side go to 27 points from 12 games at the summit of the league table with Patrick Kaddu taking home the Pilsner Man of the Match award of UGX 100,000.
FT: KCCA FC 3-0 Paidha Black Angels FC