Busoga United

Stanbic Uganda Cup 2021-2022 (Round of 64):

  • Kisugu United 1-4 Busoga United
  • Kireka Young 1 (3) – 1 (5) Kitara
  • Basere 1-2 Luweero United
  • SC Tawai 1-2 Ndejje University

Busoga United overcame Kisugu United 4-1 during a round of 64 Stanbic Uganda Cup tournament at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo on Friday, January 21, 2021.

Mustafa Anwar Ntege scored a brace in the second game of the double header that followed Kitara’s win over Kireka Young.

Busoga United captain Anthony Mayanja and Shaka Ssozi got the other goals for the visitors.

Allan Jada scored Kisugu United’s consolation via a well struck penalty to lift the spirits of their enthusiatic crowd.

Kisugu United’s Hassan Isabirye delivers a corner kick during the game (Credit: David Isabirye)
Kisuggu United XI Vs Busoga United (Credit: David Isabirye)
Kisugu United and Busoga United teams as well as the match officials majestically march to the field of play (Credit: David Isabirye)

The early kick off that started by 1 PM witnessed FUFA Big League side Kitara eliminate Kampala regional outfit Kireka Young.

Kitara won 5-3 in a tense post match penalty after normal time had ended one goal apiece in the first of the double header on the sunny afternoon.

Peter Lumoro gave Kitara the lead in the 42nd minute that was neutralized by Paul Kibandwa two minutes later.

Kitara won 5-3 in the tense shoot-out after the 1-all draw in normal time.

Captain Maxwell Owachigiu, Richard Enjama, John Stuart Mwesigwa, Kizito Zakayo and Lumoro netted the penalties for Kitara.

Derrick Segawa, skipper Tonny Kiberu and Kibandwa got the goals for Kireka Young as Juma Nshimiyamaana blasted his kick over.

Elsewhere, Sports Club Tawai lost 2-1 at home to Ndejje University.

Josephat Ayebare and Abraham Ainemani scored Ndejje University’s goals.

In Ngora, Luweero United beat Basere 2-1 with Derrick Mudali scoring a brace.

Nanink Muzamiru, Kisugu United head coach sprints to the touch-line after half time (Credit: David Isabirye)

Qualified clubs:

There are a couple of qualified clubs to the round of 32. Kitara, Busoga United, Ndejje University, Luweero United, Police , Kajjansi United, Tepa, Wakiso Giants, Booma, Rusekere Growers and Gaddafi are already assured of at least Shs 2,000,0000.

FUFA Competitions department is yet to come up with the verdict of Bundimasoli and BUL after the match between these two clubs did not take place in Bundibungyo.

The winner of the Uganda Cup earns the ticket to play at the CAF Confederation Cup.

Vipers are the reigning champions after humiliating BUL 8-2 in last season’s final played at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.

Up-coming matches:

On Saturday, 22nd January 2022, Total takes on Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) at the Geya Primary School playground in Yumbe district, West Nile.

Kalongo United shall face Adjumani Town Council at the Kalongo Technical Institute ground in Agago district.

Matches to be played:

  • Saturday, 22nd January 2022: Total Vs URA – Geya Primary School playground, Yumbe
  • Saturday, 22nd January 2022: Kalongo United Vs Adjumani Town Council – Kalongo Technical Institute ground, Agago
  • Sunday, 23rd January 2022: Six O’clock Vs Mbarara City – Kizinda playground, Bushenyi
  • Sunday, 23rd January 2022: Paidha United Vs Onduparaka – Barokoro ground, Zombo
  • Sunday, 23rd January 2022: Busia United Vs KCCA – Madibira ground, Busia
  • Monday, 24th January 2022: Ateker Vs Lugazi Municipal – Soroti Stadium (3:00 PM)
  • Monday, 24th January 2022: Free Stars Vs Soltilo Bright Stars – Bishops Primary School ground, Mukono (3:00 PM)
  • Monday, 24th January 2022: Jinja North United Vs Maroons – St John Wakitaka ground, Jinja city
  • Monday, 24th January 2022: Soroti Vs UPDF – Soroti Stadium

Cash Structure:

  • Winners – UGX 50M
  • Runners Up – UGX 25M
  • Semifinalists – UGX 12M
  • Quarterfinalists – UGX 6M
  • Round of 16 – UGX 3M
  • Round of 32 – UGX 2M

Completed Games:

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

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