Stanbic Uganda Cup Draw: Vipers Meet Mbarara City in Semis

Semifinal draw
•Mbarara City Vs Vipers
•Booma FC Vs BUL FC


Mbarara City stand in Vipers way to return to Stanbic Uganda Cup final after the semifinals draw held on Thursday at FUFA House in Mengo.

Regional league side Booma, the only non UPL team remaining in the competition, have been handed a BUL FC assignment.

All ties in this round shall be played on two-leg basis – Home and Away. Away goals rule shall apply if teams are tied by goals after two legs.

There shall be no extratime if tie is level and spot kicks shall be applied.

First leg will be played May 10-12 while return legs will be held May 17-19 2022.

The final will be on June 11/12 2022 at a yet to be confirmed venue.

FUFA Vice President Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi and Professional League’s manager Shawn Mubiru during the Uganda Cup draw at FUFA House in Mengo.

Vipers SC, eyeing a double having won the UPL recently, are favourites to retain this title.

They obliterated BUL FC 8-1 in last year’s final at Njeru and will fancy their chances against Mbarara City who are still in race to survive UPL relegation.

Vipers have beaten Mbarara City home and away in the league this season – They won 2-1 at Kakyeka before registering a 2-0 win at Kitende.

The Venoms earned a trip to this semifinal stage having knocked out Kigezi Homeboyz (round of 64), Kalango United (Round of 32), Kataka (round of 16) and Wakiso Giants (Quarterfinals).

This season’s Uganda Cup winner will take Sh50m, beaten finalist will bank Sh25m while the other two teams that will be beaten at the semis will take home Sh12m courtesy of sponsors Stanbic Bank and Plascon.

Route to the Finals:

R64
Booma 4-1 Nyamityobora
Kigezi HomeBoyz 0-1 Vipers
Six O’clock 1-2 Mbarara City
Bundimasoli 0-3 BUL FC

R32
Booma 1-0 Kajjansi
Mbarara City (11)1-1(10) URA
Kalongo 1-3 Vipers
Busoga Utd 0-3 BUL

R16
Booma 2-0 Tipsa
Vipers 3-0 Kataka
Mbarara City 4-0 Iganga Young
Bright Stars (3)2-2(4) BUL

Quarter-Finals
Booma 2-1 Maroons
SC Villa 1-2 BUL
Wakiso Giants 1-3 Vipers
Mbarara City 1-0 Mbale Heroes

Semi-Finals
Booma FC vs BUL FC
Mbarara City FC vs Vipers SC

Past Uganda Cup Finals Since 2010

2009/2010: Victors 1(5)-1(4) Simba
2010/11: Simba 2-1 URA
2011/12: URA 1-0 Bunamwaya (now Vipers)
2012/13: Victoria Univ 1(5)-1(3) Vipers
2013/14: URA 2(4)-2(2) KCCA
2014/15: SC Villa 3-0 KCCA
2015/16: Vipers 3-1 Onduparaka
2017: KCCA 2-0 Paidha
2018: KCCA 1-0 Vipers
2019: Proline 1(5)-1(4) Bright Stars
2020: Null
2021: Vipers 8-1 BUL

Most Uganda Cup Titles

10 – KCCA, Express
9 – SC Villa
3- URA
2 – Simba, Coffee, Mbale, Victors, Vipers
1 – UEB, Nsambya Old Tymers, Victoria University, Proline


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