Holders KCCA FC Bow Out of Uganda Cup at Round 32


Stanbic Uganda Cup defending champions, KCCA FC suffered an early ejection from the tournament after being stunned by Tooro United FC in penalty shoot outs at Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal in round 32.

Patrick Kaddu had put the Yellow Boys ahead in the 51st Minute before Allan Kayiwa leveled for the hosts in the 72nd minute for the match to end 1 – 1 in normal play for the game to be head into spot kick decision.

Frustrated KCCA FC fans
Frustrated KCCA FC fan

The ten time winners were then ejected by 3-1 on penalties with heroic saves by Tooro United FC goalkeeper Joel Mutakubwa that saw neither of Timothy Awany, Hassan Musana nor Allan Okello kicks converted. Tooro united then advanced to the round 16 of the Stanbic Bank sponsored tournament.

KCCA FC are the holders of the 2018 Uganda Cup title and 2017 as well after defeating Vipers SC and Paidha Black Angels respectively.

In the other games;

Wakiso Giants a.k.a Purple Sharks also advanced to the next round after winning Kireka United 5-4 on penalties after normal time ended in a two all draw. Wakiso Giants had got a lead first through skipper Feni Ali but Kireka United FC rallied back to score two goals all howlers by goalkeeper Cleo Ssetuba.

Wakiso Giants
Wakiso Giants Players Celebrating

Setuba failed to clear a back pass and Umar Mbowa scored into an empty net and within a space of one minute, Ssetuba’s clearance fell into Khamada ‘Ndiefi’ Ssebagala’s path and scored. Wakiso Giants however scored the equaliser deep into stoppage time through Substitute Abdu Karim Kasule.

Kiboga Young FC also staged a comeback to win 2-1 against St. Mary’s FC at Bamusuuta playground.

Summary of Results

Tooro United FC 1(3)-1(1) KCCA FC
Kiboga Young FC 2-1 St. Mary’s FC
Kireka United FC 2(4)-2(5) Wakiso Giants


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