Referee Nasser Muhammed Kirya sprays to show demacartion of the defensive wall

Masaza Cup 2020 (All quarter finalists)

  • Butikiro Group: Bulemeezi (Leader), Mawogola (Runners up)
  • Bulange Group: Busiro (Leader), Busujju (Runners up)
  • Masengere Group: Mawokota (Leader), Bugerere (Runners up)
  • Muganzirwazza Group: Gomba (Leader), Buddu (Runners up)

The final list of quarter finalists at the on-going Masaza Cup 2020 was known following the completion of matches 29 and 30 in Muganzirwazza group at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

Gomba overcame islander Ssese 4-3 in a 7 goal thriller before Buddu smiled 2-0 past a 10 man Kabula outfit.

Charles Bbaale led Gomba’s assault with a brace before the other goals came from George Kaddu and Junior Juma Lutankome.

Ssese fought gallantly and reduced the deficit, scoring through Mubarak Masereka, Moses Okwera and second half substitute Lawrence Kambugu.

In the second game on Friday, Buddu scored in either half through midfielders Miisi Diego Semugera and Fahad Nsamba to join Gomba on 6 points.

The results guaranteed Gomba and Buddu slots in the quarter finals even with a game in hand between the two giants.

Gomba Lions Team against Ssese. Gomba won 4-3

The leader of Muganzirwazza group (Gomba) squares up with Bugerere on Tuesday, 19th January 2021 at noon.

The runners up (Buddu) shall consequently face Mawokota on the same day at 3 PM.

Buddu XI Vs Kabula

“We are happy having qualified for the quarter finals. We however need to avoid conceding carelessly as we look forward the knock-out stage” Ibrahim Kirya, Gomba’s head coach disclosed.

Buddu head coach Michael Skills Lukyamuzi hailed praise on the character of his team and set the target to emerge as group leaders.

“Our target is to come out of the group as the leaders. We face Gomba on Sunday and will work out for maximum points” Lukyamuzi noted.

Michael Lukyamuzi, Buddu Head Coach

Other quarter final line ups:

On Monday, January 18, 2021, defending champions Bulemeezi shall play Busujju and Mawogola will lock-horns against Busiro.

During the subsequent day, record champions Gomba will face Bugerere before Buddu plays Mawokota.

This annual tournament is bank-rolled by Buganda Kingdom, Airtel Uganda, Centenary Bank, Kande Poultry Farm, Nabagereka Development Foundation, BBS Telefaina and CBS FM.

Players who have played in the FUFA Big League, Uganda Premier League and national teams (U-20, U-23 and Uganda Cranes) are not allowed to play in this tournament.

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

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