Vipers SC draws Police FC in Uganda Cup round of 32

Grace Lindsay Mbabazi

Grace Lindsay Mbabazi

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In one of the all premier league encounters in the Uganda cup last round of 32, Vipers SC will host the cops at the St. Mary’s stadium.

Record league winners SC Villa will face off with Bright stars FC in the other all premier league affair while Soana FC host Arua based side Onduparaka.

Express FC the Red Eagles will make the trip to Kitara fc, while holders KCCA FC will be away to Simba FC.

Big league sides Kira and lira united will also lock horns in one of the other encounters.

The tournament has been under written by Stanbic bank who have unveiled  300M Uganda shillings sponsorship for the 2017/18 season.

The Uganda cup has been in existence since 1971 with the first Uganda cup winners being Coffee fc who beat army side Simba FC 2-1 in the finals .

Since then 24 teams have won the Uganda cup express winning 10 times, followed by their rivals SC Villa have nine titles to their credit.

The round of 32 will kick off on 22 Febraury 2018, 6thMarch and 7th March.

Incase of a draw, penalties will be a decider for the teams to qualify for the round of 16.

The 2017/2018 Uganda cup final will be hosted on the 9th of June 2018 in Kumi


In the other fixtures

Bul FC                           vs        Nyamityobola

Updf                             vs      Rushere FC

Synergy                       vs      Masavu

Mbabara City             vs     Nabitende FC

Busula FC                    vs     Amuka Bright light

Proline                        vs      Luweero Untied

Ndejje University    Vs      Ntinda United

Water FC                   vs      Seeta United

Kansai Plascon FC    vs     Dove All Stars

KJT FC                          vs      Arua Tigers




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