Uganda Cup (Round
of 32): Friday, 14th February 2020
- Mbarara City Vs
FHL – Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara
- Bright Stars Vs
Free Stars – Kavumba Recreational Stadium, Wakiso
- Dove Vs Water –
Katushabe Grounds, Masindi
The Uganda Cup round of 32 stage continues on Friday,
February 14, 2020 with three matches.
In one of the games, Mbarara City hosts West Nile
regional side Faith Hope and Love (FHL) from Moyo district.
The other two matches on Friday will witness Bright
Stars at home against Free Stars at Kavumba and Dove taking on Water at the
Katushabe play ground in Masindi.
For game in Western Uganda, Mbarara City has the
pedigree by virtue of their top flight status against FHL.
Brian Ssenyondo’s side which is owned by Western
Uganda Youth Member of parliament Hon. Mwine Mpaka officially became the first
club to qualify to the round of 32 after smiling past Kakira United 2-1 in
FHL on their other hand got rid of Ndejje University
4-1 in a post match penalty victory after normal time had ended goal-less at
the Illi Valley play ground.
Mbarara City’s head coach Ssenyondo has rallied his
players to die alittle for the club and qualify for the round of 16 stage, a
money bracket level.
“We are taking this tournament (Uganda Cup) very seriously and therefore shall plot for a good game against our visitors FHL whom we do not know very well. The players are ready for the task in thy midst” Ssenyondo noted.
Any of the two goalkeepers Tom Ikara or Muhammed
Ssekebba could be named in between the goal posts.
Returning left back Jasper Aheebwa who had lost a
daughter and father in 24 hours is good to go following a compassionate leave.
Aheebwa will vie for the competitive left back slot
with former SC Villa and Kitara player John Adriko.
The usual suspects Steven Othieno, Zaidi Byekwaso, skipper
Hillary Mukundane, Pistis Barenge, Ivan Eyam, ever fresh Ibrahim Orit, Wol
Makuweth, Jude Ssemugabi, Siraje Musindo, Raymond Onyai and the on-colour
forward Brian Aheebwa are all ready for contention.
The winner between the contest will progress to the
round of 16 ahead of the draws to determine the quarter finalists at the next
The winner of the Uganda Cup earns the right to represent
the country at the CAF Confederation Cup.
Thursday: UPDF 2-1 Busia Young
- Proline 1 (5) – 1 (3) Admin
- Wakiso Giants 5-0 MYDA
- Kansai Plascon 1-2 Tooro United
- URA 8-3 Nyamityobora
- Express 3 (3) – 3(4) Maroons
- KCCA Vs Bukedea
Town Council – StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
- Kitara Vs Luwero
United – Kigaya Ground, Hoima
- Light SS Vs
Bugamba – Soroti Grounds
- Kajjansi United
Vs SC Villa – Mutessa II Stadium
- Kiboga Young Vs
Mvara Boys – Mbale Municipal Stadium, Mbale
- Kigezi HomeBoyz
Vs Kyetume – Kabale Municipal Grounds
- Spartans Vs
Kataka – Mashariki Ground
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