Charles Lwanga: KCCA’s teenage forward with rich figures | First Interview

New KCCA FC signing Charles Lwanga was recently unveiled as a Kasasiro Boy.

Despite his teen-age, Lwanga has got very rich and enviable football statistics for his age.

The forward started his football career at Kirinya Soccer Academy in 2016.

Before Kirinya, he played football as a leisure activity. It was until 2016 when he joined Kirinya Soccer Academy that he realized that the game would turn into a career.

The former pupil at St Jude Primary School, Masaka has a goal poacher instinct that has seen him rise quickly through the ranks at his former club.

Charles Lwanga at his unveiling as KCCA FC player

He joined SC Villa Junior Team in 2017/18 season and played 21 games, scoring 18 goals and recording 12 assists in his maiden season.

In 2018/19 FUFA Juniors League season, he played 14 games, scored 15 goals and recorded 9 assists.

He did not complete the season with the Jogoo juniors and was promoted to SC Villa senior team where he played 8 games, starting one and coming on as a substitute in 7 games. He scored 3 goals and recorded 2 assists.

Charles Lwanga

In 2019, he joined St Mary’s SSS, Kitende as a student.

He took part in the post primary zonal competitions and played 5 games, scored 9 goals and making 4 assists.

In the same year, he took part in the Wakiso District Football Competitions, played 4 games and scored 6 goals and made 2 assists.

At the Copa Coca Cola competitions 2019, Lwanga helped his school win the competition with his crucial goals. He played 7 games, scored 8 goals and made 6 assists.

At the East Africa games 2019, he played 6 games, scored 4 goals and made 2 assists.

In the Buganda Schools’ Cup 2019, Lwanga played 6 games, scored 5 goals and made 2 assists.

In 2020, he took part in Elite Secondary Schools – Super 8 tournament and played 3 games for his school, scored 3 goals and had 1 assist.

Charles Lwanga

Lwanga was part of his school’s side that took part in the Post Primary – zonal 2020 and played 2 games, scored 3 goals and made 1 assist.

While at SC Villa last season, Lwanga played 11 games, did not score and had 1 assist.

In total. Lwanga played 35 games, scored 33 goals, recorded 21 assists for SC Villa Junior team and played 19 games, scored 3 goals and recorded 3 assists for SC Villa senior team.

He has also played 33 games, scored 38 goals and recorded 18 assists for his school St Mary’s SS Kitende.

A sum of 77 games, 74 goals and 42 goals in club and school football for the teenage forward.

Charles Lwanga

Lwanga spoke to about his rich football statistics despite his age.

I am proud of the little I have achieved in my not so big career so far. The fact of the matter is that I love putting the ball behind the goal line. I know that makes that fans and every member of the team happy.

It makes me happy when people are happy and I always fight to make sure I can score and make the football crowd happy.

I hope I can score many goals for KCCA FC and win many Championships with the club and also make the fans, my friends and my family proud.

Charles Lwanga’s first interview with the club.