The journey to 2018 FUFA Uganda Cup began already with preliminary rounds to determine teams from lower divisions and non-league teams.
At the moment, the annual knockout tournament is at the round of 64 and it is at this level that teams in the Uganda Premier League and Fufa Big League join.
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has confirmed that the draws for the round of 64 of the 44th edition will take place on Thursday at the federation’s headquarters in Mengo, Kampala.
Of the 64 teams, 22 are from the regional leagues while the 26 teams in the Fufa Big league and 16 from the Uganda Premier League.
KCCA FC are the defending champions of the Uganda Cup after edging Paidha Black Angels 2-0 in the finals played at Greenlight stadium last season.
Teams at round of 64
Uganda Premier League (16)
KCCA FC, Maroons FC, Proline FC, Masavu FC,Express FC, SC Villa, UPDF FC, Police FC, URA FC, BUL FC, Kirinya Jinja SS FC, Onduparaka FC, Mbarara City FC, Vipers SC, Soana FC, Bright stars FC
FUFA Big League (26)
Nyamityobora, Synergy FC, Kitara FC, Doves All Stars, Kamuli Park, Kireka FC, Water FC, Ntinda FC, Bumate FC, Greater Masaka FC, Vura FC, Agape SS, JMC Hippos, Ndejje University FC, Kyetume FC, Kataka FC,Busia Fisheries, Amuka Bright Light, Paidha Black Angels, Kira United,Kansai Plascon, Simba FC, Lira United, Bukedia TC, Sun City FC, Kabale Sharp FC
Regional league clubs (22)
-Kampala Region- City Lads, KJT, Lungujja Galaxy FC, Hope Doves
– Buganda Region – Luweero United, Seeta United, Nkambi Coffee, Busula Sports Club
– Kitara Region- Butyaba Red Scorpion Club and SC Bronken
– North East Region- Light SS and Kachumbala Rock Stars
-Northern Region – Saviour FC and Young Elephants (Nwoya)
– West Nile – Koboko Raising stars, Tigers FC(Arua)
– Eastern Region- Pallisa United, Nabitende FC(Iganga), Bugwere FC(Budaka)
-Western region- Ntoda FC, Mbarara FC, Rushers FC
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