The third edition of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Women Cup quarter finals will be played starting this Wednesday, 24th April 2019.
Uganda Martyrs High School Lubaga XI

FUFA Women’s Cup 2019:

Fourth Round (Quarter finals):

  • Match No 25: Echoes High School Vs Tooro Queens – Soroti Sports grounds
  • Match No: 26: Uganda Martyrs High School VsShe Corporates – Lubaga
  • Match No. 27: Makerere University VsKawempe Junior – Makerere University
  • Match No. 28: Lady Doves Vs Olila High School – Katushabe Play ground, Masindi

*Dates will be confirmed

Favourites in the 2019 FUFA Women Cup Uganda Martyrs High School will host She Corporates in the quarter final of this year’s edition.

This was confirmed at the draws for the fourth round held on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at FUFA House in Kampala.

In the other matches, debutants Lady Doves from Masindi who have had an impressive season thus far will also play at home, against Olila High School at the Katushabe Play ground.

For starters, Olila High School were 2-0 conquerors of last year’s defending champions, Uganda Christian University (UCU) at the round of 16 stage.

Soroti based Echoes High School plays host to Tooro Queens at the Soroti play ground in the other contest.

Meanwhile, Makerere University faces Kawempe Junior at Makerere University.

Owek. Florence Bagunywa Nkalubo picked Lady Doves at home
Margret Kubingi picked Uganda Martyrs at home

The draws were conducted by two delegates representing the women at the FUFA General Assembly – Margret Kubingi and Owek. Florence Bagunywa Nkalubo.

The dates for the quarter finals will be confirmed.

Last year’s defending champions, UCU were ejected at the round of 16 stage by Olila High School 2-0.

No club has ever managed to successfully defend the championship.

As stake holders, I thank you for supporting the teams that engage in women football development. I thank FUFA for providing the perfect environment to operate from , sponsors and the Government.

Chairperson of the Uganda Women Football Association (UWFA), Margret Kubingi

This is the third edition of the tournament that is played on a knock out basis.

Round 4 (Quarter finals) Competition rules:

1 – Shall comprise of 8 teams qualified from the third round

2 – FUFA shall draw lots to generate fixtures for the fourth round

3 – If the teams are still tying by goals at the end of the match, extra time of of not more than 15 minutes each half shall be played to determine the winner and the team with more goals after extra time shall be the winner of the match.

4 – If the teams are not separated by Art 23 (3) above, spot kicks shall be applied to determine the winner.

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

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