Kampala Capital City Authority FC

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Kampala Capital City Authority FC
Kampala City Council.png
Full name Kampala Capital City Authority
Football Club
Nickname(s) Kasasiro Boys (Garbage collectors)
Short name KCCA FC
Founded 1963
Ground Lugogo Stadium,
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Michael Okua
League Ugandan Premier League
2013/14 1st

Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club, abbreviated as KCCA FC, is a Ugandan football club from Kampala, the largest city and capital of Uganda. Kampala City Council which was rebranded to Kampala Capital City Authority[1] and the club title has been changed accordingly.[2] Many sources and news reports still refer to the club's traditional title, Kampala City Council Football Club, abbreviated as KCC.


The club was founded in 1963 by the late Samuel Wamala who was head of the Council's Sewage Works section in the City Engineering Department. The club initially was dominated by casual workers in the sewage section but subsequently expanded to cover all departments within Kampala City Council.[3][4]

In 1965 KCC joined the Kampala and District Football League (KDFL) Third Division (which was split into two sections) and under the guidance of Bidandi Ssali (Head Coach) and Samuel Wamala (Chairman) the club soon progressed. After finishing in sixth place in their first season, in 1966 they gained promotion from the Third Division South after finishing in second place.[3][4]

By 1968 KCC were playing teams like Express FC, Army FC, KDS (Kampala District Bus Services), Railways, UEB and Nsambya in Division One of the KDFL but in 1971 they were relegated back to the Second Division. By this time the KDFL was being run concurrently with the National Football League and subsequently was scrapped to allow room to a wider national competition with several divisions. KCC became a member of the newly formed second division of the National League along with Nsambya and NIC.[3][4]<that was the lead>

By 1974 KCC had gained promotion to the National League and finished in second position in both their first and second seasons in the top tier just one point behind champions Express FC on each occasion. The following season in 1976 KCC won their first championship title finishing one point ahead of Express. They also won the title in 1977 in a more emphatic manner although during this season Express were banned for allegedly being involving in anti-government activities.[3][4]

Simba FC (the Army side) finished as champions in 1978 with KCC taking second place but the Council side won the CECAFA Clubs Cup, the regional club championships in Kampala, becoming the first Ugandan side to take the regional title. The trophy was presented to the KCC skipper, Sam Musenze, by President Idi Amin. Players representing KCC included Phillip Omondi, Jimmy Kirunda, Jamil Kasirye, Hussein Matovu, Tom Lwanga, Sam Musenze, Yusuf Toyota, Peter Mazinga, Apolo Lumu, Billy Kizito, Hussein Matovu, Chris Dungu, Gerald Kabaireho, Ashe Muksa, Rashid Mudin, Moses Sentamu, Timothy Ayeieko, Angelo Dotte and Hassan Biruma, Peter Wandtette.[3][4]

Unfortunately the 1978 team broke up with some senior players turning semi-professional and moving to the United Arab Emirates. However, following the recruitment of youthful players such as Godfrey Kateregga, Sam Mugambe and top-scorer Davis Kamoga the club made an impact on the Ugandan Cup winning the competition in 1979 having been awarded a walk-over for their match against Uganda Commercial Bank FC in the final.[3][4]

The club enjoyed their halcyon days in the 1980s by winning the Uganda Cup in 1980, 1982, 1984 and 1987 and the league championship in the intervening years in 1981, 1983 and 1985. The goal scoring exploits of Davis Kamoga, with 21 goals in 1980, and Frank Kyazze, with 18 goals in 1984 and 28 goals in 1985, made a major contribution to the club's success.[5]

A less successful period followed although KCC did take Super League title in 1991 and 1997 and the Uganda Cup in 1990 and 1993. After the 1997 championship success there followed a period of administrative problems and upheaval including the appointment and sacking of a succession of coaches .

In 2007-08 KCC won the league championship for the first time in over a decade with a rising star in striker Brian Umony who netted 15 goals and subsequently moved on to professional ranks with Supersport United of South Africa. In 2012-13 the club repeated the feat by finishing 7 points ahead of Uganda Revenue Authority SC. The other success in the last decade was a Uganda Cup title in 2004.

On the international club football front KCC reached the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Champions Clubs in 1978 and 1982 and made second round appearances in 1977, 1984, 1986 and 1992.[6] In addition they have made two appearances in the CAF Champions League in 1998 and 2009; four appearances in the CAF Cup in 1995, 1997, 2001 and 2002; two appearances in the CAF Confederation Cup in 2005 and 2009; and finally seven appearances in the CAF Cup Winners' Cup in 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1991 and 1994.[7]

In total KCC (now known as KCCA) have won nine league championship titles and eight Ugandan Cup titles, along with a CECAFA Clubs Cup win at the regional level.

Record in the top tier[edit]


African cups history[edit]

Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg Aggregate
1977 African Cup of Champions Clubs First round Ethiopia Mechal Army 1–0 3–0 4–0
Second round Algeria MC Algiers 1–1 2–3 3–4
1978 African Cup of Champions Clubs First round Somalia Horsed FC 1–1 2–0 3–0
Second round Egypt Al-Ahly w/o
Quarter-Finals Nigeria Enugu Rangers 1-3 0-1 1-4
1980 African Cup Winners' Cup First round Somalia Marine Club FC 3–1 2–1 5–2
Second round Zaire Tout Puissant Mazembe 0–1 2–2 2–3
1981 African Cup Winners' Cup First round Algeria EP Sétif 1–0 0–2 1–2
1982 African Cup of Champions Clubs First round Kenya AFC Leopards 3–0 1–4 4–4 (ag.)
Second round Sudan Al-Hilal 2-0 3-1 5-1
Quarter-Finals Ghana Asante Kotoko 0-6 1-1 1-7
1983 African Cup Winners' Cup First round Somalia Horsed FC 2–0 0–1 2–1
Second round Egypt Al Moqaweloon Al Arab 2–2 2–2 4–4 (1-3p.)
1984 African Cup of Champions Clubs First round Mozambique Desportivo Maputo 6–1 3–2 9–3
Second round Zimbabwe Dynamos FC 0-0 1-2 1-2
1985 African Cup Winners' Cup First round Burundi FC Inter Star 2–1 3–0 5–1
Second round Zimbabwe Gweru United FC 3–1 1–1 4–2
Quarter-finals Libya Al-Nasr SC (Benghazi) 1–0 0–1 1–1 (2-4p.)
1986 African Cup of Champions Clubs First round Libya Al Dhahra Tripoli 1-2 2-0 3-2
Second round Burundi FC Inter Star 1-1 1-2 2-3
1988 African Cup Winners' Cup First round Zaire AS Kalamu 0–1 0–1 0–2
1991 African Cup Winners' Cup First round MadagascarFC BFV 0–1 3–1 3–2
Second round Egypt Al Moqaweloon Al Arab 0–2 1–0 1–2
1992 African Cup of Champions Clubs First round Lesotho Arsenal 1-2 1-0 2-2 (ag.)
Second round Zambia Nkana Red Devils 0-4 0-2 0-6
1994 African Cup Winners' Cup First round Tanzania Malindi SC disqualified
1995 CAF Cup First round Sudan Al-Hilal SC (Port Sudan) 2–0 1–1 3–1
Second round Tanzania Malindi SC 0–1 0–2 0–3
1997 CAF Cup First round Rwanda Rwanda FC 3–0 1–2 4–2
Second round Zaire AS Bantous 1–0 not played 1–0
Quarter-finals Kenya AFC Leopards 2–2 1–0 3–2
Semi-finals Tunisia Espérance de Tunis 1–3 0–6 1–9
1998 CAF Champions League First round Zambia Power Dynamos 0-1 1-2 1-3
2001 CAF Cup First round South Africa Ajax Cape Town 0–2 1–1 1–3
2002 CAF Cup First round Ethiopia Saint George FC 0–1 0–0 0–1
2005 CAF Confederation Cup First round Rwanda APR FC 0–0 0–1 0–1
2009 CAF Champions League Preliminary round Mozambique Ferroviário Maputo 1-2 2-0 3-2
First round South Africa Supersport United 2-1 1-1 3-2
Second round Sudan Al-Merrikh 0-1 1-1 1-2
2009 CAF Confederation Cup Second Round of 16 Nigeria Bayelsa United 3–1 0–4 3–5
2014 CAF Champions League Preliminary round Sudan Al-Merrikh 2–0 1–2 3–2
First round Zambia Nkana 2–2 1–2 3–4



Current squad[edit]

As of 11 March 2015[9]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Uganda GK Yasin Mugabi
2 Uganda DF Rogers Lukwiya
3 Uganda DF Saka Mpiima
4 Uganda MF Ivan Ntege
5 Uganda MF Hakim Senkumba
7 Uganda MF Tom Masiko
8 Uganda MF Gadaffi Kiwanuka
9 Uganda FW Paul Mucureezi
10 Uganda MF Brian Umony
11 Uganda MF Michael Komunda Birungi
12 Uganda FW Herman Wasswa
13 Uganda FW William Wadri
14 Uganda FW Derick Nsibambi
15 Uganda DF Ibrahim Kizza
No. Position Player
16 Uganda MF Simon Peter Nawanja
17 Uganda DF Ronnie Kisekka
18 Uganda FW Daniel Opolot Isiagi
19 Uganda MF Brian Majwega
20 Uganda MF Marti Kizza
21 Uganda DF Habib Kavuma
22 Uganda MF Isaac Ntege
23 Uganda FW Francis Olaki
24 Uganda GK Emmanuel Opio
25 Uganda MF Owen Kasule
26 Uganda DF Savio Kabugo
27 Uganda MF Yasin Mugume
28 Uganda FW Timothy Dennis Awanyi
30 Uganda GK Benjamin Ochan

Former players[edit]

For a complete list of existing and former Kampala City Council FC players with Wikipedia articles, see Category:Kampala City Council FC players.


1976, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1997, 2007–08, 2012–13, 2013–14
1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 2004

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]


  1. ^ "KCCA Web Portal". Kampala Capital City Authority. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
  2. ^ "Kampala Capital City Authority F.C.". KCCA FC. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "KCC Football Club". Soccer256. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Kampala City Council Football Club". Internet Archive. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  5. ^ a b "Uganda - Various Data 1960-1991 - RSSSF (Hans Schöggl)". RSSSF Archive. 2002–13. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  6. ^ "African Champions' Cup - RSSSF (Stephen Halchuk and Karel Stokkermans)". RSSSF Archive. 1995–2013. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  7. ^ "African Cup Winners' Cup - RSSSF (Stephen Halchuk and Karel Stokkermans)". RSSSF Archive. 1995–2003. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  8. ^ "Kampala City Council - Scoreshelf.com". Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  9. ^ "KCC FC". FUFA. 2014-02-09. 

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