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Stanbic Uganda Cup: Bright Stars FC in the Final, to play Proline

Stanbic Uganda Cup: Bright Stars FC in the Final, to play Proline FC on 25th May 2019 in Masaka. 

Bright Stars FC saw off Express FC 3-2  at Mutessa II Stadium, Wankulukuku on penalties after the return leg had ended 1-1 for a 2-2 aggregate score to make it to the final of the Stanbic Uganda cup. It is the first time for Bright Stars FC and Proline FCto reach the final of the prestigious Competition played on knock out basis.

The final will be played on 25th May 2019 at the Masaka Recreation Ground.

Both clubs had never gone this far in the tournament.

Bright Stars FC player Austine Kacancu trying to go in for the ball during the game with Express FC in the Stanbic Uganda cup

Express scored an early goal through John Revita in the 3rd minute with a teasing free kick that went past goalkeeper Hamzah Muwonge.

James Angu who scored his first league goal for Bright Stars FC last weekend against Paidha FC, was on the mark with a wonderful headed goal for the equalizer 10 minutes to full time.

Musitafa Mujuzi (M) of Proline FC challenging Kyetume’s Robert Ssentongo during the semifinal return leg match at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Proline FC also qualified after penalty shootouts.

In the shootout, Farouk Katongole, Rajab Kakooza and Nelson Ssenkatuka scored their kicks while Angu and Walusimbi missed their chances.

Michael Birungi, Davis Mayanja and Sadiq Ssekyembe all missed for the Red Eagles while Disan Galiwango and Revita converted their kicks successfully.

MAIN PHOTO: Bright Stars FC Captain Nelson Senkatuka converted the winning penalty during the shootout

 

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