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Stanbic Uganda Cup: Holders Proline FC, KCCA FC sail through to quarterfinal phase


Stanbic Uganda Cup

Round of 16 Results

Dove FC 0-1 KCCA FC

Kyetume FC 1(5) – 1(4) Maroons FC

Kiboga Young/ Mbale Heroes 0-1 Proline FC

Light SS 1-0 UPDF FC

Tooro United FC 1-2 Kitara FC

Kataka FC 1-0 Free Stars FC

Stanbic Uganda Cup holders Proline FC progressed to the quarterfinal stage after overcoming FUFA Big League entity, Kiboga Young/ Mbale Heroes FC over the weekend.

The Lugogo based side ensured their journey to defend the title remained on course with a hard-fought win over Kiboga Young/ Mbale Heroes FC on Saturday in the game played at Mbale Municipal stadium.

Experienced striker Hamis ‘Diego’ Kizza scored the solitary goal of the game to guide Proline FC to victory.

In the same vein, joint record holders (ten times), KCCA FC negotiated past Dove FC on Friday courtesy of Sadat Anaku’s 12th minute header. The striker nodded home from Filbert Obenchan’s cross.

Dove FC ended the game with a player less after Ivan Busingye was sent off for a stamp on Ibrahim Juma in the 70th minute.

In the other round of 16 games played over the weekend, Isaac Odeke was the hero for Light SS as his goal helped the Soroti based outfit to overcome UPDF FC.

Kataka FC defeated Free Stars FC from Mukono district with Emmanuel Mukisa netting the lone goal of the game.

Kitara FC stunned StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Tooro United FC in their own backyard (St. Paul’s Seminary, Fort Portal), winnig the game 2-1.

Geoffrey Abigaba and Maxwell Owachgiu scored a goal apiece for Kitara FC while Yaffesi Mubiru got the consolation for Tooro United FC.

The all- StarTimes Uganda Premier League affair between Kyetume FC and Maroons FC ended in a stalemate and the winner was determined on kicks from the spot.

Normal time ended in a one all draw with Baker Buyala and Abraham Tusubira scoring for Kyetume FC and Maroons FC respectively.

Kyetume FC, however held their nerves to win the tense penalty shootout 5-4 and advance to the quarterfinal stage.

Games between Wakiso Giants FC vs URA FC and SC Villa vs Mbarara City FC will be played at a later date which is yet to be confirmed.

The aforementioned teams have players on the national team that is currently in camp preparing for Championship of African Nations (CHAN).


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