Poloto, named captain by new head coach Sergio Traguil, was stretchered off after picking up an injury in the Super 8 quarter-final clash with Wakiso Giants FC.
KCCA FC midfielder and captain Julius Poloto has returned to full fitness ahead of the team’s FUFA Super 8 Tournament Bronze Match against SC Villa.
The Kasasiro Boys will face Villa in Sunday afternoon’s clash at the MTN Omondi Stadium to determine the third team in this year’s competition.
Poloto, named captain by new head coach Sergio Traguil, was stretchered off after picking up an injury in the Super 8 quarter-final clash with Wakiso Giants.
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The Luzira-based side finds itself in a precarious situation, where players have absconded from duty, throwing the club's preparations ahead of the new season into disarray.
He went on to miss the semi-final against URA FC, in which KCCA were bundled out of the competition by a late Laban Tibita goal.
Traguil will, however, have his captain available for selection going into Sunday’s clash with the Startimes Uganda Premier League record champions.
Poloto was on the score sheet as the Lugogo-based outfit defeated newly promoted NEC FC 1-0 in a practice match played Wednesday evening.
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The Cranes are on the brink of elimination and must beat Niger next Thursday to stand any chance of progressing to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 2019.
The 23-year-old has seen his progress hampered by injuries and will be hoping to start the new Premier League season in good shape to help the team he now leads to success.
KCCA has not won anything since lifting the CECAFA Kagame Cup in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2019.
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Yanga have started the season on fire, scoring 15 goals in just their last three games across all competitions.
And with the CAF Confederation Cup Qualifiers around the corner, KCCA will be looking to win the bronze in the Super 8 and build some sort of momentum before serious business starts.
Meanwhile, BUL FC will face URA in the final.