FUFA Women Delegate Owek. Florence Bagunywe Nkalubo displays the Lady Doves team during the quarter final draws
FUFA Women Delegate Owek. Florence Bagunwa Nkalubo displays the Lady Doves team during the quarter final draws

3rd FUFA Women Cup:

(Quarter finals):

Wednesday, 24th April 2019 (Kickoff: 3 PM)

  • Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga Vs She Corporates – Uganda Martyrs play ground, Lubaga
  • Makerere University Vs Kawempe Junior – Makerere University Play ground

Saturday, 27th April 2019:

  • Echoes High School Vs Tooro Queens – Soroti Sports Grounds

Wednesday, 1st May 2019:

  • Lady Doves Vs Olila High School  -Katushabe Ground, Masindi

The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) competitions department confirmed the dates for the 2019 Women Cup quarter finals.

According to Hajjati Aisha Nalule, the FUFA Competitions Director, the quarter final matches will be played starting this Wednesday, 24th April 2019.

On the aforementioned stated date, two games will be played.

Favourites Uganda Martyrs High School – Lubaga, conquerors of Divine Girls S.S 1-0 at the round of 16 will face She Corporates in Lubaga.

Uganda Martyrs High School Lubaga will host She Corporate in the quarter finals of the 2019 FUFA) Women Cup on Wednesday, 24th April 2019. (Photo: David Isabirye)

She Corporates had defeated Muteesa 1 Royal University 1-0 at the stage of 16 teams.

In the other game, Makerere University will face Kawempe Junior at the Makerere University play ground.

Uganda Women Football Association (UWFA) Chairperson Margret Kubingi picked Olila High School during the draws.

To advance to quarter finals, Makerere University ejected Asubo Gafford Ladies 3-0 and Kawempe Junior eliminated Mwandha Foundation at the round of 16.

The third quarter final will come on Saturday, 26th April 2019 when Soroti based Echoes High School entertains Tooro Queens at the Soroti Sports grounds.

The fourth and last quarter final shall be played at the start of May, as Lady Doves plays host to Olila High School at the Katushabe Play ground in Masindi.

Lady Doves captain Gladys Nakitto is eager to help his side win the 2019 FUFA Women Cup

We are set physically and mentally for the quarter finals because our objective is to win this year’s FUFA Women Cup

Gladys Nakitto, captain, Lady Doves

For starters, no club has ever managed to successfully defend the FUFA Women’s cup.

Last year’s defending champions Uganda Christian University (UCU) Lady Cardinals were eliminated by Kawempe Muslim 3-1 at the round of 32.

Round of 16:

  • Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga 1-0 Divine Girls S.S
  • She Corporates 1-0 Muteesa 1 Royal University
  • Makerere University 3-0 Asubo Gafford Ladies
  • Kawempe Junior 2-0 Mwandha Foundation
  • Bunyaruguru Girls 0-2 Tooro Queens
  • Kampala Queens 0-3 Lady Doves
  • Olila High School 2-0 Kawempe Moslem
  • Sagich Royal S.S, Serere 1-4 Echoes High School

Round of 32:

  • Bunyaruguru Girls Walked over Western United
  • Kumi University 1-3 Echoes High School, Soroti
  • Kamodi High School 0-4 Sagich Royal School
  • Olila High School 3-0 Amuria High School
  • Tooro Queens 3-2 Dynamic Jjeza
  • Jerome Uganda Limited 0 (2) – 0 (4) Mwandha Foundation
  • Kawempe Junior 3-0 High Land S.S
  • Makerere University 3-0 Town View S.S
  • Isra Soccer Academy 0-1 Kampala Queens
  • Uganda Martyrs 10-0 Watoto Women Football Club
  • Wakiso Hills 0-7 Lady Doves
  • Asubo Gafford Ladies 6-0 Luweero Women Football Club
  • UCU Lady Cardinals 1-3 Kawempe Muslim
  • Rines S.S 0 (2) – 0 (4) Divine Girls
  • Mutesa 1 Royal 1 (4) – 1 (3) Lango Queens
  • She Corporates FC 1-0 Ajax Queens

Top Scorers:

  • Shadia Nankya (7 Goals) – Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga
  • Esther Naluyimba (2 Goals) – Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga
  • Rashida Nankya (2 Goals) – Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga
  • Mary Nafula (2 Goals) – Lady Doves
  • Catherine Nagadya (2 Goals) – Makerere University

Round of 8 (Quarter finals) 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 not more than 15 minutes each shall be played to determine the winner and the team with more goals after extra time will 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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