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Stanbic Uganda Cup 2018/19: Draws for Round of 16 held

Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 16

14th -19th February 2019

The draws for Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 16 fixtures were held during the weekly press conference on Wednesday morning at FUFA House Mengo.

Club officials from the qualified 16 teams witnessed the draws that were conducted by  former Uganda Cranes star Abbey Nasur, Stanbic’s Sonia Karamagi ( Senior Marketing Manager) and FUFA Club Licencing Manager Ivan Kintu Bayige.

FUFA Club Licensing Manager Ivan Kintu Bayige conducting the Round of 16 Stanbic Uganda Cup draws

Bayige confirmed that;

‘There wasn’t seeding of teams just like it has been since the start of the 2018/19 season in this competition. Matches that end in a draw after normal time,  the winner will be decided on kicks from the penalty mark’

 

Former Uganda Cranes International Abbey Nassur (played  in teh 1978 AFCON Finals) opening the plastic ball to check the team written on the paper during Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 16 draws

While speaking at the event, Abbey Nassur commended FUFA and the sponsors Stanibc for recognising him and urged the current players to be disciplined to achieve their goals because football is a job now.

‘I thank FUFA for recognizing me to be part of the event and i appreciate the sponsors for the funds they inject in the competition. We used to play Uganda Cup at no cost. But such funds from the sponsors are good for the welfare of Clubs and players’ said Nassur

Nassur is a former KCCA, Express & Prisons player in the 70s and 80s.

Stanbic Bank Senior Marketing Manager Sonia Karamagi made her remarks by praising the teams that made it to the round of 16.

Stanbic Bank Senior Marketing Manager Sonia Karamagi making her remarks during the round of 16 draws.

 

It’s a hard task to make it to this round. It’s full of tension and passion. We anticipate both have geared up as we come to this level. We are excited as Stanbic to continue supporting the competition. We wish the  teams success and may the best teams make it to the last eight’ said Karamagi

 

Round of 16 fixtures

Express FC Vs Police FC

Bul FC Vs Bukedea TC

Wakiso Giants Vs Tooro United

Kitara FC Vs Kyetume FC

Vipers SC Vs Kiboga Young

URA FC Vs Bright Stars FC

Proline FC Vs Onduparaka FC

Nebbi Central FC Vs Nkambi Coffee FC.
The fixtures for Round of 16 will be played between 14th -19th February 2019.

All teams at this round are entitled to receive cash prizes.

(L-R) FUFA Club Licensing Manager Ivan Bayige, FUFA Marketing Director Esther Musoke, Ex-international Abbey Nassur and Stanbic Bank Senior Marketing Manager Sonia Karamagi in a group photo after the round of 16 draws at FUFA House. 

MAIN PHOTO: Stanbic Bank Senir Marketing Manager Sonia Karamagi displaying Police FC during the round of 16 draws.  

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