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Stanbic Uganda Cup 2021: Express FC advances to the semi-final stage

Stanbic Uganda Cup 2021 (Quarter finals, 2nd Legs):

  • BUL 0-1 Proline (Aggregate: 2-1; BUL advanced)
  • SC Villa 0-2 Vipers (Aggregate:1-3; Vipers advanced to semi-finals)
  • Police 0-2 Wakiso Giants (Aggregate: 3-3; Police advance on away goal’s rule)
  • KCCA 1-1 Express (Aggregate: 1-1; Express advance on away goal’s rule)

The quarter finals of the 47th edition for the Stanbic Uganda Cup were successfully completed on Friday, 4th June 2021 after the 2nd leg matches.

BUL FC, Vipers sC, Police FC and Express FC are the teams that have advanced to the semi-finals of the annual tournament.

Jinja based side BUL eliminated 2019 winners Proline 2-1 on aggregate.

BUL had defeated Proline 2-0 at the MTN Omondi Stadium in Lugogo in the 1st leg but lost 1-0 at the Kyabazinga Stadium during the return leg.

Vitalis Tabu and Joseph Ssemujju were on target for BUL at Lugogo as Ivan Ocholit scored Proline’s solitary goal in Jinja city.

SC Villa Vs Vipers action at the Army Military Barracks stadium, Bombo (Credit: Vipers SC Media)

Vipers overcame SC Villa 3-1 on aggregate; the first leg at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende ended one goal apiece.

Second half substitute Lawrence Tezikya scored the opener for Vipers before Ronald Ssekiganda headed powerfully past goalkeeper Bashir Ssekagya in the closing minutes.

Bobosi Byaruhanga expertly curls the ball from a set piece (Credit: Vipers SC Media)

During the return leg at the Military Barracks stadium in Bombo, Vipers scored through Bobosi Byaruhanga (free-kick) and substitute Milton Karisa.

SC Villa ended the game with 10 men following Ssekiganda’s red card.

Action between KCCA and Express during the return leg of the quarter finals at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo. It ended 1-1 (Credit: KCCA FC Media)

The final two return legs of the quarter finals were played at the MTN Omondi Stadium in Lugogo on Friday.

The early kick off at 1 PM witnessed Wakiso Giants beat Police 2-0 but bowed out on away goal’s rule after a 3-3 aggregate score.

Viane Ssekajugo scored a brace in the return leg in which midfielder Joshua Lubwama missed a penalty.

Express booked the last semi-final berth with a 1-all draw away to KCCA to advance on away goal’s rule.

Martin Kizza’s penalty cancelled out the opener by KCCA forward Sadat Anaku as the game ended 1 goal apiece.

By and large, Express made the last four stage on the away goal’s rule.

The date and venue of the semi-final draw will be communicated by the FUFA Competitions Department.

The final of this year’s championship will be hosted by the Kitara Region Football Association at Masindi Municipal Stadium.

MAIN PHOTO: Wakiso Giants’ defender Edward Satulo (left) in action against Police’s Ben Ocen at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo. The game ended 2-0 in favour of the purple sharks but bowed out on away goal’s rule (Credit: Police FC Media)

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