2017 CAF CC: River United 2-1 KCCA - As It Happened

2017 CAF CC: River United 2-1 KCCA - As It Happened
Muzamil Mutyaba of KCCA FC (Uganda) challenges Ayo Saka of Rivers United FC (Nigeria)

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Tuesday Jun 20, 2017. 19:08

Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group A match between Nigerian club Rivers United and Ugandan outfit Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) FC at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt.


Rivers XI: Rotimi, Nweke, Doumbia, Sanou, Austine, Asekunowo, Obomate, Sakin, Odumegwu, Atuloma, Saka

KCCA XI: Kisembo; Okot, Awany, Kavuma; Poloto, Muzamiru, Masiko, Muleme; Okello; Serunkuma, Nsibambi.


FULL-TIME! Rivers United 2-1 KCCA.

90' - RED CAD: KCCA's Kavuma is sent off.

85' - Rivers keeper Akande makes a good late save to deny KCCA striker Nsibambi.

80' - KCCA are pushing for a late equalizing goal as we enter the last 10 minutes of the match.

75' - KCCA keeper Ochan come off his line to make a good save as Rivers search for another goal.

73' - Rivers sub: Guy Keumian comes on for Odumegwu.

70' - KCCA sub: Julius Poloto off, Vincent Kayizzy on.

65' - Rivers attacker Ovoke makes a good run, but he is stopped by KCCA defender Okot.

61' - Rivers sub. Esosa Igbinoba replaces Obomate.

60' - Allan Okello is withdrawn for Ntege Ivan.

55' - CHANCE! Odumegwu sets up Rivers midfielder Obomate, who fires wide of the target.

51' - KCCA sub: Kisembo is replaced by Benjamin Ochan.

50' - KCCA keeper Kisembo denies Rivers' Atuloma from a free-kick.

46' - The second-half is underway.

HALF-TIME: Rivers United 2-1 KCCA FC

45' - GOAL! Geofrey Serunkuma pulls one back for KCCA following a mistake in the Rivers defence.

40' - KCCA are now pushing for their first goal.

35' - Rivers are searching for more goals as we approach the half-time break.

30' - KCCA defender Kavuma makes two timely interceptions blocking the Rivers attacks.

25' - Rivers, who were formerly known as Dolphins FC, are still leading 2-0 as we approach the half-hour mark.

20' - KCCA keeper Kisembo comes off his line to make a save as Rivers continue to dominate.

15' - GOAL! Frederick Obomate doubles Rivers' lead with Ovoke grabbing an assist. Rivers 2-0 KCCA.

10' - It is still 1-0 to Rivers with 10 minutes played.

05' - Rivers goalkeeper Rotimi is called into action and he gathers a long throw into the box.

01' - GOAL! Bernard Ovoke fires Rivers into the lead with a decent finish. Rivers 1-0 KCCA.

01' - Kick-off

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