Uganda Cup: Proline Overcome Admin FC After Shootouts

Proline team before Admin FC game. Mbuga Swaib photo

Tuesday, February 11
*Proline FC 1(5)-1(3) Admin FC
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*Kansai Plascon 1-2 Tooro United

Defending Champions Proline needed shootouts to eliminate Admin FC’s late surge and reach the Uganda Cup round of 16.

Alele Walter scored a late header to cancel out Diego Hamis Kizza’s opener to send the game into penalty shootouts.

Alele, who scored against Police to reach this stage, failed at the spot after Hassan Matovu stretched to pull off a good save.

Admin FC had earlier attempts on goal that saw Alele shot denied by goalkeeper Matovu while Sam Kansiime fired an inch wide.

Marko Bassey also had two big chances on goal but failed to find the back of the net on both occasions.

Aaron Okoth was denied by Matovu.

Matovu could later keep out Raymond Otieno’s header, off Kansiime delivery, in the 80th minute.

With four minutes added, Alele headed home the equaliser to send the travelling fans into frenzy.

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For the hosts, Kizza’s header rattled the crossbar before Rodgers Mato strike went over the bar at close range.

Forward Brian Umony, on as a substitute, would have doubled Proline lead but his effort was kept out by Admin keeper Patrick Wafula.

Team Starters

Proline FC : Hassan Matovu (GK), James Begisa, Ibrahim Sendi, Mustafa Mujuzi, Richard Ajuna, Arnold Sserunjogi, Ibrahim Wammanah, Noordin Bunjo(C), Hamisi Kizza, Rodgers Mato, Ibrahim Bonyo

Admin FC: Patrick Wafula(Gk), Otim Sizo, Joseph Owino, Ibrahim Pengere, Vitus Obbo, Sam Kasime, Aaron Okoth, Bassey Marko, Isaac Kisujju, Walter Atele, Raymond Othieno


Mustafa Mujuzi – scores
Brian Umony – scores
Mato Rodgers – Scores
Hamis Kizza – Scores
James Begesa – Scores

*Admin FC
Vitus Obbo – Scores
Allan Kirunda – Scores
Raymond Otieno – scores
Alele Walter – fails

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