The 2014/15 edition of the Uganda Cup returns with 2 interesting fixtures of the round of 32.
Uganda Premier League (UPL) side, Bright Stars Football Club is away to Eastern boarder town of Busia where they are set to play home side, Busia Fisheries F.C.
The Kawempe based outfit is backing on the current rich goal scoring exploits of dead ball specialist, Jimmy Kibirige Lule, whose five goals so far for coach Fred Kajoba’s side have been crucial since the start of the current season.
Bright Stars welcomes back goal keeper, Mathias Kigonya, right back Joseph Nsubuga, who have been featuring for the National Under 23 side, The Kobs.
Teenager, John Kokas Opejo, left back, Joseph Nsubuga, Anthony Bongole, Hassan Kikoyo and the ever inspirational skipper, Benard Muwanga are the Stars’other talismen expected to give Busia Fisheries a torrid time.
Busia Fisheries F.C, a former Uganda Premier League club will fully utilize the home backing bearing in mind, they start the game purely as under dogs with no pressure what so ever.
Already, several Uganda Premier League clubs as Express F.C, Vipers. Rwenshama Soana have fallen prey to lowly opposition.
The two other round of 32 games will be played on Sunday before the FUFA Competitions fixes the remaining fixture between URA and KCC at a date that will be made public.
After the round of 32 fixtures, the round of 16 games will be determined at a draw to be held on Wednesday, 18th March 2015 at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.
The Uganda Cup is the oldest knock out football competition in Uganda proudly sponsored by Airtel Uganda. The winner of the Uganda Cup qualifies to represent Uganda at the CAF Confederations Cup.
Tax collectors’ side, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club are the defending champions, after they overcame KCC in a tense penalty shoot out finish after followed a 2 all draw.
Fri, March 13th 2015 FIXTURES:
Busia Fisheries FC Vs Bright Stars – Busia
Simba FC Vs CRO – Bombo Sun,
15th March 2015:
The Saints FC Vs Kyambogo FC – Namboole
Police Vs Airtel FC – Kavumba