Stanbic Uganda Cup: UPDF FC Besiege Soroti

Monday, January 24
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Uganda Premier League side UPDF have taken a long trip to Soroti to face North East Regional League side Soroti FC in the Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 64 tie to be played at Oligoi playground.

UPDF won’t take it as an easy game as they will aim to avoid scare of an early elimination by the third Division side.

The Army side was last season eliminated by defending champions Vipers in the last 16 on 4-2 aggregate.

The venoms were 3-1 winners at the Bombo Military Barracks Ground in the first round before a one all draw at the St Mary’s stadium Kitende.

Brian Ssenyondo’s side will hope to put aside their poor form in the league which saw them go six matches without a win to drop to 9th on the log with 19 points.

Soroti FC eliminated Soroti Thunders 5-4 on Penalties after a goalless full-time, and Bukedea Arrows 2-0 in the North East Region preliminary round to seal a place in the Round of 64.

They are second in the North East Regional League Kyoga group with 9 points in 4 matches as of 3rd December. They have won three of the 4 matches without a draw.

In the four league matches, Soroti FC have scored 10 goals & conceeded just 2.


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