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Stanbic Uganda Cup semi-finalists set for the draws

STANBIC Uganda Cup Semifinal Draws

Wednesday 10th April 2019

FUFA House, Mengo.

The Stanbic Uganda Cup semi-final draw will be conducted at FUFA House on Wednesday, 10th April 2019, starting at 10 am.

Two StarTimes Uganda Premier League clubs Express FC and Bright Stars FC are joined by two StarTimes FUFA Big League sides Kyetume and Proline in the draws.

Express is the only remaining club in the competition that has ever won this tournament.

Along with KCCA, Express has also won the tournament for a record 10 times.

The other three clubs – Proline FC, Kyetume FC, and Bright Stars FC shall be playing the semi-finals for their very first time.

Stanbic Bank Head of Corporate Banking Ronald Muganzi (R) and Former ExpresS FC player Ashe Mukasa (L) during the Stanbic Uganda Cup quarterfinal draws at FUFA House

Proline FC eliminated last year’s defending champions Vipers SC 2-1 in the quarterfinals.

Kyetume FC were ejected by fellow Elgon group StarTimes FUFA Big League side Wakiso Giants 4-3 in post-match penalties after normal time had failed to produce any goal.

During the last 16 stage, they (Kyetume) had eliminated Kitara 1-0.

Bright Stars FC out-muscled hard battling Nebbi Central 1-0  in the quarterfinals.

Earlier, Bright Stars were 5-4 post penalty winners over Bumate United after a one all draw in normal time during the round of 16 contest.

The semi-final draws will be graced by two former Uganda Cup winners Charles Namakola and Sam Timbe.

Namakola won the championship with Gangama Football Club in 1976 and Timbe was at Coffee FC as a goalkeeper in 1981.

The defending champions, KCCA were eliminated by Tooro United at the round of 32 stage.

Tooro United was subsequently ejected by Wakiso Giants at the round of 16 level.

Stanbic Bank Uganda is the main tournament sponsor.

MAIN PHOTO: Coach Sam Timbe a former Uganda Cup winner will take part in the semifinal draws

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