2016 Mapinduzi Cup:

Semifinal Results:  

  • Yanga 1(3) – 1(4) URA FC
  • Simba 0-1 Mutibwa Sugar

Finals: Wednesday, 13th January 2016

  • URA F.C Vs Mutibwa Sugar F.C – Amman Stadium, Zanzibar (8:00 p.m)

Uganda’s representatives at the 2016 Mapinduzi Cup will play Mutibwa Sugar in the finals of the Mapinduzi peace cup on Wednesday, 13th January 2016.

This is after overcoming Tanzania side, Yanga 4-3 in a penalty shoot out that followed a one all draw.

Hamis Tambwe gave Yanga the lead before second half substitute Peter Lwasa made amends to force the game into post match penalties.

In the tense shoot out, goalkeeper Brian Bwete saved two penalties before converting the winner.

Other URA F.C players who scored their penalties were; Jimmy Kulaba, Saidi Kyeyune and Deo Othieno successfully scored past goalkeeper, Deogratious Dida as only Samuel Sekitto’s effort was missed.

The other semifinal witnessed Simba bow out of the tournament after losing 1-0 to Mutibwa Sugar F.C.

Yanga will play Simba in the third place play off as URA takes on Mutibwa Sugar in the finals slated this Wednesday at the Amman stadium.

The winner will take $10,000.

The event defending champions, KCCA F.C did not participate in the tourney.

Team Line ups:

Yanga XI: Deogratius Dida, Juma Abdul, Haji Mwinyi, Vicent Busoue, Kelvin Yondani, Mbuyu Twite, Thaban Kamusoko, Donald Ngoma, Hamis Tambwe, Deus Kaseke

Subs: Mostapha Bathez, Oscar Joshua, Yousuf Abubaker

URA XI: Brian Bwete (GK), Simeon Massa, Allan Munaaba, Jimmy Kulaba, Oscar Agaba, Samuel Senkoomi, Saidi Kyeyune, Derrick Tekkwo , Godfrey Villa Oromchan, Julius  Ntambi and Elkanah Nkugwa.

Subs: Sulait Luyima, Samuel Sekitto, Deo Othieno, Shafik Kagimu, Ronald Kigongo, Noah Semakula, Bob Kasozi, Peter Lwaswa

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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