Jinja Municipal Council (JMC) Hippos team Credit: Courtesy

Uganda Cup (Round of 64)

  • Masavu 3-0 JMC Hippos*
  • Lira United 3-0 Kataka*
  • Onduparaka 3-0 Light S.S*

*All away clubs failed to show up

[/media-credit] Jinja Municipal Council (JMC) Hippos team Credit: Courtesy

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Competitions Committee will make a verdict on the clubs that failed to show up for their respective Round of 64 engagements.

On Saturday, FUFA Big League outfit Kataka failed to honour their away match to Lira United without any communication to the FUFA competitions department.

In the same vein, Regional League club Light S.S was a no show at the Green Light Stadium in Arua against Uganda Premier League club Onduparaka.

On Sunday, another FUFA Big League club JMC Hippos failed to honour their away match against UPL side Masavu at the lake side Fisheries Training Institute playground in Bugonga, Entebbe.

Birungi stars as Express humiliate Kachumbala Rock Stars

Meanwhile, Express Football Club registered a 6-0 convincing result over Kachumbala Rock Stars played at Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium. Birungi scored three times before Juma Ssebaduka’s brace and a powerful header from defender Ronnie Kiseeka.

Big League outfit Kansai Plascon condemned Butyaba Red Stars 6-1.

It was a bright start for James at the helm of Nyamityobora winning 5-0 on the road to Pallisa Young. Former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) forward David Kizza scored a hat-trick in the game. Charles Ssebutinde, son to Uganda Cranes assistant coach, Mathias Lule added the other goals.

Arua Tigers progressed to the last 32 stage after a hard fought 4-3 post match penalty shoot out against Kireka United at the outside training ground of Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. The ninety (90) minutes had  ended one goal apiece.

Big League side Bumate United from Bundibujo also required a tense 4-3 post match penalty win over Nabitende United after normal time ended goal-less.

The other matches at the round of 64 will be completed on Sunday before KCCA, Vipers, SC Villa kick off next weekend.

KCCA is cup holder of the FUFA Uganda Cup.

Other Saturday Results:

  • Express 6-0 Kachumbala Rock Stars
  • Kansai Plascon 6-1 Butyaba Red Stars
  • Pallisa Young 0-5 Nyamityobora
  • Kireka United 1 (3)- 1 (4) Arua Tigers
  • Nabitende United 0 (4)- 0(3) Bumate United

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

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