KCCA FC gaffer Mike Hillary Mutebi has heaped praise on Gift Ali ahead of the StarTimes Uganda premier league game against Kyetume FC today at Fufa technical centre in Njeru.
Gift Ali returned from injury against Busoga United FC and played five minutes.
The intelligent midfielder started his second league game this season against UPDF FC and helped his side claim a 6-1 win over the army men. The second biggest win for the club since the game against Onduparaka fc in which he had last featured.
” Gift Ali is very key to this team, his position and role make the team very coherent and organized. He is the schemer for the team, ” said Mutebi.
He uses the players in front of him to play and involves them well. His involvement has helped us organise better and you can see that when we attack and when defending. His return helps us to push Ashraf Mugume in front of him and you can see when we did so, he had a good game, “Mutebi added.
Gift Ali was very vital in Kcca FC’s good run last season when they finished second below vipers after the league was cancelled to due Covid 19 outbreak.