Action between Kyetume and Wakiso Giants at Nakisunga Ssaza ground during the FUFA Big League. The two clubs square off in the Uganda Cup (PHOTO: Wakiso Giants Media)

2018/19 Uganda Cup:

Quarterfinal 2 | Sunday, 10th March 2019

  • Kyetume Vs Wakiso Giants – Nakisunga Ssaza playground (3:30 PM)

Quarterfinal 1 Result: Nebbi Central 0-1 Bright Stars

When two FUFA Big League sides Kyetume and Wakiso Giants square off at the Nakisunga Ssaza playground on Sunday, there will be one positive – at least a second tier club will play on the last four stage.

Jackson ‘Mia-Mia’ Mayanja at the helm of Kyetume alongside Allan Kabonge lock horns with Ibrahim Kirya’s coached Wakiso Giants.

Wakiso Giants has been impenetrable during the regular season of the FUFA Big L, with no loss to their name in as many as 14 matches.

Against Kyetume, it will be a battle for supremacy for a slot at the semifinals to join Bright Stars who edged Nebbi Central 1-0 on Saturday.

After all, when these two clubs faced off during the first round of the Elgon group contest, it was a one all draw.

It will be a battle of tactics vis-a-vis experience since both clubs have got tried and tested players.

Steven Bengo, captain Ali Feni, Fahad Kawooya, Norman Ogik, goalkeeper Yasin Mugabi, Yasin Mugume, Daff Luboobi, Hassan Wasswa Dazo lead the cast for the Purple Sharks.

Robert Ssentongo, Vincent Walugembe, Faisam Malango, Tarzan Kambugu, Ibrahim Kazindula and Elukanah Nkugwa are some of the players at Kyetume.

Kyetume Football Club XI

To reach this stage, Wakiso Giants overcame Tooro United 4-1 in penalties after normal time failed to produce a clear cut winner with a goalless draw.

Norman Ogik and Feni Ali celebrate a goal in the league (PHOTO: WAKISO GIANTS MEDIA)

Kyetume were 1-0 winners away to Kitara at the Kigaya playground in Hoima – thanks to a stunning long range effort from Robert Ssentongo.

After Sunday’s match, the Uganda Cup will resume on Monday, 11th March 2019.

Express will face off with BUL at Wankulukuku before the quarterfinals shall wind up on Tuesday when Proline hosts Vipers at Lugogo.

The semi-finals are played on a home and away basis.

The winner of the Uganda Cup earns a direct ticket to represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Other quarter final matches:

  • Monday, 11th March 2019:  Express Vs BUL – Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium (4 PM)
  • Tuesday, 12th March 2019:  Proline Vs Vipers – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo (4 PM)

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

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