Kyetume football club defeated their arch rivals Kataka football club 1-0 in a match that turned physical as both clubs were looking for victory to have a comfortable settlement in the star times big league table. The game was played at Nakisunga Sazza ground home Kyetume FC.
The first half had a slow start especially in the first fifteen minutes but when time went by, Kyetume FC made numerous goal attempts from their attackers Baker Buyala, Denis Lubowa and left winger Ezra Kaye, due to the much pleasure Kataka FC conceded a goal which was canceled by center referee.
In the second half Kyetume made a strong attack which resulted in a goal from Simon Okwir’s header in the 61st minute, this win elevated Kyetume to the 6th position and Kataka to the 7th position.
Katata FC coach Toldo Godfrey said the players failed to take advantage of the opportunities they got. He added that he is going to improve on some of the mistakes he noted.
Toldo also decried the Kyetume fans hostility against their team saying that his players played under fear that fans would harm them and this psychologically affected their performance.
“My players didn’t utilise the chances they got, they were also playing under fear of the hostile Kyetume fans” Said Toldo.
“Kataka’s poor performance should not be blamed on our fans, let them accept that we have outplayed them because we are at our home and our mission is to win all home games” said Mutono.
However, his Kyetume counterpart Katono Mutono said they should not excuse themselves because fans are considered eleventh players on the pitch, Mutono said that his mission is to concentrate on winning every game at home.
The rivalry of the two clubs started from last year’s match when Kyetume stopped their qualification to Uganda’s top flight and the game ended in a serious fight that attracted police to fire tear gas.
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