Nsibambi Brace guides Cranes past Northern Region

Derrick Nsibambi against Northern Region in the Cranes’ Regional Tour on Saturday, he scored both goals in the 2-0 win

Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) striker Derrick Nsibambi scored twice as the Cranes defeated Northern Region 2-0 in the customary Regional Tour.

The Lethal goal poacher came on in the second half to score in the 55th and 62nd minutes to save the Cranes which had gone into the break without a goal having squandered a number of chances.

Derrick Nsibambi (R) celebrates one of his goals with his fellow national team members

After the game, Nsibambi told www.kccafc.co.ug that the brace is a great motivation ahead of the much anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier against Ghana on 7th October 2017 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

This goal is such a motivator to me and gives trust to the coach to consider me for the upcoming anticipated WCQ against Ghana

Nsibambi has seven caps on his name,  having made his debut against Cape Verde in opening game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier.

Muzamir Mutyaba (M) was a key figure in midfield as the Cranes defeated the Northern Region 2-0 on Saturday

He played in a four games and scored twice as Uganda defeated South Sudan and Rwanda respectively to qualify for the finals of the 2018 African Championship of Nations.
He also started both games against Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, as Uganda won the home tie 1-0, before losing the reverse with the same margin.

Paul Mucureezi (L) prepares to control possession as teammate Isaac Muleme battles for it

KCCA had five players who traveled with the National Team to Lira and they include goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan, defenders Timothy Awanyi and Isaac Muleme.

The others are midfielders  Paul Mucureezi and Muzamir Mutyaba