Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club, Uganda’s representatives in the Mapinduzi Cup, have qualified for the semifinals after defeating Tanzanian side Simba 1-0 in the final group game.
The only goal of the game was scored by Deboss Kalama in added time of the first half.
The Ugandan tax collectors, who won three games in a row, led group A with 10 points from four games, qualifying out of the group alongside Azam which had 9 points.
Three Tanzanian clubs qualified to the semi-finals after both SC Yanga and Singida United drew 1-1 to advance to the knock-out stage from group B.
The semifinals will be played on Wednesday, January 10.
The final of the 2018 Mapinduzi Cup is scheduled for Saturday January 13, 2018 at 8:15pm at the Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar.
URA are the defending champions of the Mapinduzi Cup. The knockout tournament is held every January in Zanzibar and involves clubs especially in the CECAFA region.
Wednesday, 10 January:
URA FC vs Yanga SC
Azam FC vs Singida United