FUFA and Stanbic officials after announcing the sponsorship deal

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Competitions Department has today held the draws for the 44th edition of the Uganda Cup for the round of 32 stage.

The draw took place after unveiling a Shs300 million sponsorship deal with Stanbic Bank at the headquarters in Nakasero.

“We are proud to have found a partner (Stanbic UG) with such a long and proud sporting heritage. The Uganda Cup is steeped in history having been played since 1971 and as FUFA we are excited to have found a sponsor who appreciates the history scale of the comp,” FUFA president Eng. Moses Magogo said after signing the deal.

Thirteen Uganda Premier League sides are still part of the knockout competition, 12 FUFA Big League teams will also participate, while the other seven are regional sides.

Kampala Capital City Authority FC won the 2017 Uganda Cup with a resounding 2-0 performance over Paidha Black Angels. The tie was played at the Green Light stadium in Lira.

This year’s final will be played during the last weekend of June in Kumi district.

Winners of the Uganda Cup represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup as per the rules of the competition.

The dates for the matches will be confirmed later by the FUFA communications department.

 

Full draw:

Synergy Vs Masavu Football Club

SOANA FC Vs Onduparaka fc

Busula FC Vs Amuka BS

Viper SC Vs Police FC

UPDF FC Vs Rushere FC

Ndejje University Vs Ntinda United

SC Villa Vs Bright Stars

Mbarara City Vs Nabitende Utd

Water FC Vs Seeta United

Kansai Plascon Vs Doves All Stars

Simba FC Vs KCCA FC

Proline FC Vs Luweero United

Bul FC Vs Namityobora

KJT Vs Arua Tigers

Kitara FC Vs Express FC

Lira United Vs Kira United

 

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