Stanbic Uganda Cup: Vipers Survive Scare

Tuesday, January 31
*Bujumbura Utd (1) 0-0 (4) Vipers
*Busei FC (5) 3-3 (6) Jinja North

Vipers squeezed past regional league side Bujjumbura to progress to the round of 32 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup.

The Venoms needed shootouts after the 90 minutes ended goalless.

Bright Anukani, Disan Galiwango, Ahmed Desire Tety, and Ashraf Mandela scored the four penalties for the Venoms.

Vipers new signing Ahmed Desire Tety

Fabien Mutombora saved two penalties while Bujjumbura sent one over the bar to compound their misery.

In the other game played on the same day, FUFA Big League side Jinja North United FC also needed penalties to eject Eastern Region side Busei FC 6-5 following a 3-3 draw in normal time at Ssaza Grounds in Iganga.

Vipers and Jinja North join BUL FC, Kitara FC, Ndejje University FC, Admin FC, Junior Eagles FC, Pajule Lions FC, and Blue Stars FC in the Round of 32.

Vipers XI

Wednesday Action:
*Apuutin vs Police – Soroti (2pm)
*Kireka Utd vs SC Villa – (Kings Park, Bweyogerere), 4pm

Vipers XI – Fabien Mutombora, Ashraf Mandela, Issa Mubiru, Murushid Juuko, Hillary Mukundane, Dissan Galiwango, Frank Zaga Tumwesigye, Karim Watambala, Lumala Abdu, Ibrahim Orit, Ahmed Desire Tety

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