Stanbic Uganda Cup: Vipers Land Busoga As Round Of 32 Draw Held

Vipers will face fellow UPL side Busoga United as this year’s Stanbic Uganda Cup gets underway.

This year’s competition will start at the Round of 32 and will be competed for by the UPL and Big League sides only.

The draw was held on Tuesday morning at FUFA House in Mengo.

Proline are the defending champions but the Venoms who won the title in 2015/16 season when they beat Onduparaka FC 3-1 in a final held at Nakivubo stadium, will be the team to beat.

Coached by Fred Kajoba, Vipers who are second on the league table with 33 points, will be going for a double this season.

They were knocked out by minnows Kajjansi United in shootouts at Betway Muteesa II stadium in Wankulukuku in the round of 64 last season.

However, the competition was later declared null and void due to Covid19 pandemic.

The previous league meeting between Busoga and Vipers saw the latter walk away 5-3 winners at Njeru.

This year’s tournament will be played on home and away basis besides the final, with the round of 32 played on April 5-12th 2021.

This year’s winner take Sh50m in addition to representing Uganda at CAF Confederation Cup.

First Leg: Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 32

*Tiles & Terrazo Vs Maroons – Kakyeka Stadium

*Onduparaka Vs Luwero United – Green Light Stadium, Arua

*Vipers Vs Busoga United – St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende

*Water Vs Wakiso Giants – Kavumba Recreational Stadium,

*Kitara Vs Kigezi Home Boyz – Kavumba

*Blacks Power FC Vs BUL – Emokori Playground, Bukedea

*KCCA Vs Nyamityobora – MTN Omondi Stadium

*Gaddafi Vs Mbale Heroes – Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe – Jinja

*Proline Vs MYDA – MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

*Kyetume Vs Express – FUFA Technical Center, Njeru

*Kataka Vs Tooro United – Mbale Municipal Stadium

*Paidha Black Angels Vs Soltilo Bright Stars – Bar Okoro Stadium, Zombo

*URA Vs Mbarara City – Arena of Visions Stadium, Ndejje University

*Police Vs Calvary – MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

*Arua Hill Vs UPDF – Barifa Stadium, Arua

*SC Villa Vs Ndejje University – Army Military Stadium, Bombo

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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