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Uganda Cup Draw: KCCA FC To Visit Big League Club At Round Of 16

Uganda Cup Round of 16 draw
*Kyetume FC Vs Maroons FC
*Kiboga Young Vs Proline FC
*Kataka FC Vs Free Stars FC
*Dove FC Vs KCCA FC
*Tooro United Vs Kitara FC
*URA FC Vs Wakiso Giants
*SC Villa Vs Mbarara City
*Light SS Vs UPDF

KCCA FC will visit Masindi based Doves FC in the Uganda Cup round of 16 after a draw held at FUFA house, Mengo.

The Garbage Collectors will fancy their chances against a Big league side as they seek to win a record 11th cup.

They have won it in 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 2004, 2016–17 and 2018.

Doves FC beat New Villa 5-0 at round of 64 before ejecting Water 2-1 at round of 32, all at home.

Mike Mutebi’s injury hit side eliminated CATDA FC and Bukedea at round of 64 and 32 respectively.

The draw has seen three all-UPL afairs: SC Villa will face free-scoring Mbarara City FC, URA FC host Wakiso Giants while Kyetume and Maroons will square off.

Lowest ranked team remaining in the competition Free Stars (Mukono) who knocked out Bright Stars, have been rewarded with a trip to face Kataka FC.

Even at this stage, if teams tie on goals after 90 minutes, they will go direct to spot kicks.

The ties will be played on March 10-15.

The winner of the competition represents Uganda in the CAF Confederations Cup

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Ronnie Muganzi – Head of Agency banking at Stanbic Bank – said that the next games are going to be very exciting and they are looking forward to it.

“We have been closely following the games, teams are showing their muscles. As a bank, we are proud to be part of the cup. We want to continue supporting sports, we want to see the partnership develop the economy of the country. Its the journey we want to associate with,” Muganzi said.

“We should all show up and support the football.”

FUFA Competitions Directors Aisha Nalule confirmed that the losing team at this stage is entitled to getting Sh3M.

She added: “The cards – Yellow and Red cards – only apply in this competition, but an extra punishment can be applied. Each team is obliged to honour its fixture and no excuses will be tolerated.

“All the home teams are advised that they will get 50% of the gate collection, with Away and FUFA getting 30 and 20% of the amount.”

FUFA, together with Stanbic Bank Uganda, will once again carry out Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activities as a way of giving back to the general public through the beautiful game.

Leilah Nankya, Events manager at FUFA, commented that they target more vulnerable people.

“We want to make an impact in the society through football,” Nankya said. “We are taking the needy schools and hospitals. So, from today, we want to collect clothes and bring them here at FUFA or Stanbic Bank Uganda offices.”

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