BUL won the

The Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 64 for the 2022/23 season will get underway on Friday this week after draws were held on Tuesday January 24.

The giants were drawn apart with Uganda Premier League sides and Fufa Big League clubs facing regional and non-league sides.

All UPL and FUFA Big League Clubs will play their ties away from home, with the round of 64 games set to be played on a one leg tie.

The matches will be played between January 27 to February 3 2023, with the winners progressing to the round of 32.

What they said:

Diana Kahunde (Stanbic Bank Marketing Manager):  “We have been sponsors since 2018, we are super excited to be part of this and we commit to continue this journey. I call upon all the fans to come out in huge numbers and support their respective clubs. Football has a lot of opportunities and we encourage everyone to get involved. Let’s unite, and may the best team win.”

Florence Nakiwala (FUFA VP): “Stanbic is the leading banking institution especially in terms of customer care and numbers, social responsibility and above all they are football lovers. On the other hand, FUFA is the number one sports institution in Uganda, and we are putting together two of the biggest institutions. I thank everyone who is taking part in this competition through your various capacities and I hope all this becomes a success.”

Aisha Nalule (Fufa Competitions Director): A record 308 teams competed in the Regional Preliminaries to determine which 33 teams joined the StarTimes Uganda Premier League and Big League sides in the Round of 64”

The Full Draw:

Pajule Lions FC v NEC

Kajjansi United FC v Express FC

Blue Star FC v Luweero United FC

Fort Portal Boda Boda FC v Wakiso Giants FC

Apuutun FC v Police FC

Kireka United FC v SC Villa

Kiyinda Boys FC v Gaddafi FC

Kigezi Homeboyz FC v Booma FC

Ntinda United FC v Ndejje University FC

SC Tawai v Mbarara City FC

Budondo United FC v Calvary FC

Busei FC v Jinja North United FC

Bujumbura FC v Vipers SC

Junior Eagles FC v Soroti FC

Bushenyi Veterans FC v UPDF FC

Bukedea Central FC v Blacks Power FC

Paidha Black Angels SC v Kyetume FC

Simba FC v Adjumani Town Council FC

JLOS FC v Busoga United FC

Sparks SC v BUL FC

Gorilla Highlands SC v Kataka FC

Kisugu United FC v Maroons FC

Free Stars FC v Kitara FC

Admin FC v Northern Gateway SC

Water FC v Lugazi FC

Uganda Pentecostal University v URA FC

Mbale Heroes FC v Araka FC

Nakapelimen FC v Soltilo bright Stars FC

Pakwach Young stars SC v Onduparaka FC

Bunyaruguru United FC v Kaaro Karungi FC

Elite FC v Arua Hill SC


This season’s prize money is Sh180m courtesy of sponsors Stanbic Bank Uganda and Plascon Paints.

The Breakdown:
•Winner – 50 million (1 team)
•Runner Up – 25 million (1 team)
•Semi Finalists – 12.5 million each (2 teams)
•Quarter Finalists – 6 million each (4 teams)
•Round of 16 – 3 million each (8 teams)
•Round of 32 – 2 million each (16 teams)
*TOTAL – 180 million (32 teams)

Senior Staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering football

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