Stanbic Uganda Cup: Two UPL Sides Knocked Out

Thursday, February 2
*Kisugu United 2-1 Maroons
*Bukedea Central 0-1 Blacks Power
*Gorilla Highland 2-0 Kataka
*Kiyinda Boys 1-0 Gaddafi

Uganda Premier League sides Maroons and Gaddafi FC have been shown an exit door out of the Stanbic Uganda Cup.

At Ssaza Grounds in Mityana, Regional League side Kiyinda Boys edged Gaddafi 1-0.

Joseph Ssewali scored in the 85th minute to give the hosts a historical win.

Kisugu Utd produced the other upset with a 2-1 win over Maroons at Coffee Grounds in Bugolobi.

Rogers Tabule and Bob Matovu, the latter scoring a 93rd winner, for Kisugu.

Of the three Uganda Premier League teams that were in action on Thursday, only Blacks Power managed to advance go round of 32 with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bukedea Central at Emokori Grounds in Bukedea.

In another shocking victory, Gorilla Highland eliminated Big League side Kataka following a 2-0 win at Mashaka Play Ground in Kisoro.

Kisugu, Kyinga, Gorilla Highland, and Blacks Power have joined 11 others in the Round of 32 of the Stanbic Bank Uganda Cup.

Villa, Police, Vipers, BUL, Kitara, Ndejje University, Jinja North United, Admin, Junior Eagles, Pajule Lions, and Blue Stars are the other teams already in the Round of 32.

Action in the Stanbic Bank Uganda Cup continues on Friday:
*Mbale Heroes FC vs Araka FC
*Kigezi HomeBoyz FC vs Booma FC
*Simba FC vs Adjumani TC
*JLOS FC vs Busoga United
*Water FC vs Lugazi FC
*Fort Portal Boda Boda FC vs Wakiso Giants



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