The pre-season friendly preparations match between Rwandan military side APR FC with KCCA of Uganda settled for a 1-1 draw in an international friendly played on Friday, August 25th at Stade de Kigali Nyamirambo.
Despite the myriad of chances created mostly by the military side, both teams had to rely on the striking force during the match to get the goals.
APR FC Coach Jimmy Mulisa made a change in his usual first starting line up playing seven players including Christian Ishimwe who was signed from Isonga FC.
In front of the home fans, APR FC opened the scores with Martin Fabrice taking no chance but to put the ball in the visitors net in the 25th minute of the half hour.
Having found themselves on the backfoot, the visitors piled pressure on the host team but the Ugandan players continually fluffed their chances.
At the beginning of the second half, KCCA changed the game plan and in the 64th minute, Moustapha Kizza leveled the matters by slotting in the ball at the back of the net.
The equalizer was the last goal for the day as the entertaining friendly clash ended one goal apiece.
The game was a pre-season preparatory match for both sides as they look forward to the new seasons in their respective national league seasons.
KCCA starting lineup
KCCA FC: Charles Lukwago , Dennis Okot,Habib Kavuma , Philbert Obenchan , Dennis Rukundo, Isaac Kirabira , Ibrahim Wamani ,Mustafa Kizza , Patrick Serunjogi , Allan Oryek and Abubakar Saddiq Tijjani.
APR FC: Steven Ntaribi, Albert Ngabo, Christian Ishimwe, Shaffy Songayingabo, Herve Rugwiro, Innocent Bakundukize, Issa Bigirimana, Martin Fabrice Twizeyimana, Onesme Twizerimana, Fiston Ishimwe and Maxime Sekamana