The veteran tactician was disenchanted with the primary leg final result however guarantees to beat the Ankole Lions within the return leg on Friday
Uganda Income Authority coach Sam Ssimbwa has expressed his displeasure on the crew’s lack of ability to get a win towards Mbarara Metropolis of their first leg match within the Spherical of 32 of the Uganda Cup on Tuesday.
The Tax Collectors performed out a 0-Zero draw on a wet night towards Mbarara on the Enviornment of Visions in Ndejje, a end result that left coach Ssimbwa a disenchanted man.
The veteran Ugandan tactician has maintained his crew deserved to win the sport however remained assured they nonetheless have the return leg to make issues proper and qualify to the subsequent stage.
“Disappointing that we haven’t gained the sport however all isn’t misplaced,” Ssimbwa informed the club’s official website. “We are going to put together for Friday and check out all the things in our energy to progress to the subsequent spherical.”
Forward of the match, the 2 sides had solely met six occasions and this was to be the seventh and not one of the sides had ever gained a recreation, which means the Tax Collectors had been on a quest for simply their first win towards the Ankole Lions.
Coach Ssimbwa arrange with a 4-4-2 attacking formation – Mutyaba Julius beginning within the midfield alongside Majwega Brian and Shafik Kagimu on both aspect of the flanks whereas Moses Sseruyidde performed a bit extra ahead behind the 2 strikers.
The league high scorer Steven Mukwala and Cromwel Rwothomio had been charged with the accountability of scoring objectives for the Tax Collectors whereas Nafian Alionzi began his first recreation since getting back from harm.
The opening exchanges had been vastly dominated by URA not solely by way of possession but in addition within the variety of offensive probabilities created and it took a few half-chances within the first half, from Rwothomio within the eighth minute and Mukwala within the 15th minute, earlier than Mbarara took cost of the sport.
Sensing hazard, Ssimbwa made some modifications within the second half as he introduced on Ibrahim Dada for Galiwango Ashraf, and it was across the similar time when Benjamin Nyakoojo noticed his header miss by inches, after an correct nook kick from Moses Sseruyidde within the 58th minute.
The return leg might be performed at Kakyeeka Stadium on Friday, April 9.