UGANDA CUP 2015/2016

Semi finals 1st Leg 8th June, 2016: 

  • Entebbe FC vs Onduparaka FC – Bugonga, Entebbe
  • KCCA FC vs Vipers – Nakivubo Stadium, Kampala

Semifinals 2nd leg 12th June, 2016:

  • Onduparaka FC vs Entebbe – Green Light Stadium, Arua
  • Vipers vs  KCCA FC – Buikwe Stadium

Final: 18th June, 2016 – Nakivubo Stadium

FUFA Competitions department on Friday confirmed the venue of this year’s Uganda Cup final as Nakivubo stadium in the heart of Kampala.

Ali Mwebe, the FUFA Competitions Director confirmed;

The final will take place on the 18th June 2016 starting 4 p.m at Nakivubo stadium. The venue was chosen by Kampala Region Football Association as per FUFA’s criteria of giving each of its 8 regions a chance to host the Cup final.

Relatedly, the semifinals are set to be played on 8th and 12th June (over two legs)

Over the years, the Uganda Cup final has rotated in the Northern, Western, Eastern and Kitara Regions.

Tournament dark horses, Onduparaka, also baptized as the Caterpillars will travel to the vast lake side Bugonga play ground in Entebbe Division A for the first leg as KCCA host Vipers.

Onduparaka eliminated Sports Club Villa Jogoo, who won the Uganda Cup last year after defeating KCCA 3-0 in a repeat of the finals at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

Semi Final rules

  • The Semi final round shall be played over two legs on home and away basis
  • The team at more goals at the end of the return leg shall be winner of the match.
  • If teams are tying by goals at the end of the return leg match, the away goals rule shall apply
  • If the return leg ends in a tie and the FIFA spot kicks shall be applied to determine the winner

Uganda Cup (formerly Kakungulu Cup) Winners since 1971:

1971 – Coffee F.C
1972-1975-Not Held
1976 – Gangama F.C
1977 – Simba F.C
1978 – Nsambya F.C
1979 – KCC F.C
1980 – KCC F.C
1981 – Coffee F.C
1982 – KCC F.C
1983 – SC Villa F.C
1984 – KCC F.C
1985 – Express F.C
1986 – SC Villa F.C
1987 – KCC F.C
1988 – SC Villa
1989 – SC Villa
1990 – KCC F.C
1991 – Express F.C
1992 – Express F.C
1993 – KCC F.C
1994 – Express F.C
1995 – Express F.C
1996 – UEB S.C
1997 – Express F.C
1998 – SC Villa
1999 – Mbale Heroes S.C
2000 – SC Villa
2001 – Express F.C
2002 – SC Villa
2003 – Express F.C
2004 – KCC F.C
2005 – URA F.C
2006 – Express F.C
2007 – Express F.C
2008 – Victors S.C
2009 – SC Villa
2010 – Victors S.C
2011 – Simba S.C
2012 – URA F.C
2013 – Sports Club Victoria University
2014 – URA F.C
2015 – SC Villa Jogoo

2016-????

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

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