2019 Stanbic Uganda Cup final:
Saturday, 25th May:
Proline Vs Bright Stars
*At Masaka Recreational Stadium (3:30 PM)
The long awaited final of the 2019 Stanbic Uganda Cup will take center stage on Saturday, 25th May 2019.
It is Proline against Bright Stars in the final at Masaka Recreational Stadium.
The two head coaches of the respective clubs; Shafiq Bisaso (Proline) and Fred Kajoba (Bright Stars) were hosted in the official pre-match press conference at FUFA House on Wednesday, 22nd May 2019.
Both coaches expressed the desire and willingness to face each other in the final as history is being made.
”I am not looking at history but we believe this is our time as Proline Football Club. We are facing a big team who have a good coach and but we are ready to battle them. Time will matter not history. We respect them but do not fear them at all. They do not know our weak points but they knwo our strong points. This is the best time we have had as Proline. We are motivated by the FUFA Big league final win we had over Wakiso Giants” – SHAFIQ BISASO, Head Coach – Proline FC
”I begin by congratulating my fellow coach at Proline for bringing the club back to the top flight division. This is where they belong. Bright Stars will be playing in their first ever Uganda Cup final but personally, this is my third final. As a team, we are ready to play in the finals. There is no pressure at all. Proline knows what is going to happen in this final. We are focused and composed as well” – FRED KAJOBA, Head Coach – Bright Stars FC
This year’s final will be handled by FIFA Referee Ali Sabila Chelengat with the winner set to represent the country at the CAF Confederation Cup.
KCCA Football is the reigning cup holder of the Stanbic Uganda Cup after overcoming Vipers 1-0 in the 2018 final staged at the Emokori play ground in Bukedea district.
Meanwhile, the FUFA Events manager Liela Nankya has passed on the federation voice of appreciation for the clothes and other material donations given out by the general public as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) cause attached to this tournament.
”On behalf of FUFA, we convey our heart felt appreciation to everyone who donated generously. May the good Lord abundantly bless you” – Leila Nankya, FUFA Events manager
The collections will be officially handed over to the people in Masaka on Thursday, 23rd May 2019.