Stanbic Uganda Cup: Wakiso Giants Reach Last 32

Friday, February 3
*Mbale Heroes 2-0 Araka
*Kigezi HomeBoyz 2-1 Booma
*Simba FC (2) 1-1 (4) Adjumani TC
*Water FC (4) 1-1 (5) Lugazi FC
*Fort Portal Boda Boda 1-3 Wakiso Giants

Wakiso Giants are through to the Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 32 after overcoming Regional League side Fort Portal Boda Boda.

In a round of 64 game played at Buhinga, the Purple Sharks won 3-1.

Norman Ojik, Moses Aliro and Frank Ssebuufu were on target for the Visitors.

It’s a good result for the Purple Sharks who will fancy another run just like last season where they were stopped by Vipers at the Quarterfinals.

The Purple Sharks will now shift their attention to the Uganda Premier League as they open the second round against KCCA on Thursday February 9 at Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium.

Four Regional League teams Kigezi HomeBoyz, Mbale Heroes, Adjumani Town Council, and Lugazi also progressed to the next stage of the competition.

Kigezi HomeBoyz eliminated FUFA Big League side Booma FC after a 2-1 win at Kabale Municipal Stadium.

Mbale Heroes beat Araka 2-0 at Mbale Stadium, Adjumani dumped out Simba FC 4-2 in the penalty shootouts after a 1-1 draw in normal time at Namulonge Grounds in Gayaza.

Lugazi also edged Water 5-4 in the post-match penalties following a 1-1 stalemate at UICT Grounds.

The other game between Busoga United and hosts JLOS was not played after the UPL side’s Coaster broke down en route to Kitgum.

20 teams have now reached the Round of 32 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup; Kigezi HomeBoyz, Mbale Heroes, Adjumani Town Council, Lugazi, Wakiso Giant, Kisugu, Kyinga, Gorilla Highland, Blacks Power, Villa, Police, Vipers, BUL, Kitara, Ndejje University, Jinja North United, Admin, Junior Eagles, Pajule Lions, and Blue Stars.


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  • Bushenyi Veterans vs UPDF – 4pm
  • Paidha Black Angels vs Kyetume – 4pm
  • Packwach Young Stars vs Onduparaka – 4pm
  • Bunyaruguru United vs Kaaro Karungi – 4pm
  • SC Tawai vs Mbarara City – 4pm



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