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Uganda Cup: Round of 16 draws held, Charity cause attached

The Uganda Cup round of 16 draws for the 42nd edition have been held at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala on Wednesday.

FUFA Competitions Director, Ali Mwebe oversaw the full exercise, also attended by FUFA Finance Director, Decolas Kiiza, FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein, club officials and the media.

Mwebe congratulated the teams that have successfully progressed to the stage as he read the rules and regulations.

“In case the match ends in a draw after normal time, penalties will decide the winner who makes it to the quarter finals” Mwebe clarified.

FUFA Referees manager Samuel Wesonga Egesa picked Entebbe F.C to face CROFC

Maroons F.C will host Bright Stars at the Luzira stadium, 2014/2015 Uganda cup runners up KCCA FC takes on Ndejje University at Nakivubo stadium.

In the battle of two big league sides, Entebbe F.C will play Mbale’s CRO at Bugonga while Soana entertain BUL F.C at Kavumba Recreational stadium in Wakiso.

Lweza F.C will take on Kamuli Park at the Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku.

Uganda Cup holders, SC Villa Jogoo are yet to play Arua side, Onduparaka F.C in the round of 32 battle.

The winner between SC Villa and Onduparaka will host Busia Fisheries in the round of 16.

Sports Club Villa Jogoo official Valley Mugwanya during the draws at FUFA House on Wednesday morning

Mwebe also added that the case involving the aborted match between Airtel Kitara and Express FC will be resolved at the end of this week when the FUFA Competitions Committee converges.

The matches in the round of 16 will be played starting 5th March 2016.


Meanwhile, a charity cause has been attached to this year’s Uganda cup 42nd edition.

FUFA, in fulfillment of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) task, will handsomely pay back to the needy in the community during the final of this year’s edition whose venue will be decided upon after the FUFA Executive committee convenes next week (23rd February 2016).

The public is also encouraged to donate clothes, shoes and any tangible personal items.

The collection centers are at all the FUFA Regional Offices and at the FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.

FUFA Competitions Department staff Stellah Gwokyalya during the draws on Wednesday, 17th February 2016 at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.

Full Draws

Match 49 – Maroons F.C Vs Bright Stars – Luzira Stadium

Match 50 – KCCA F.C Vs Ndejje University – Nakivubo Stadium

Match 51 – Winner Match 46 (SC Villa/Onduparaka) Vs Busia Fisheries – Nakivubo Stadium

Match 52 – Lweza F.C Vs Kamuli Park F.C – Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku

Match 53– Entebbe F.C Vs CRO – Bugonga Stadium

Match 54 – Soana F.C Vs BUL F.C – Kavumba Recreational Stadium

Match 55 – Hope Doves Vs Iganga Young F.C –  Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku

Match 56 – Winner Match 37 (Airtel-Kitara/Express) Vs Winner Match 35 (Kasese New Villa/Bukedea or Vipers S.C) – Venue to be communicated

MAIN PHOTO: Soana F.C head coach, Charles Ayiekho Lukula held the draw confirming BUL F.C against Soana that will take place at Kavumba Recreational Stadium

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications

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