Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) through the Competitions Department today held draws for the 45th edition of the Uganda Cup for the round of 16 stage.
There are seven Uganda Premier League sides still in the competition. They are; Vipers, Express, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Bright Stars, Police, Tooro United and BUL.
The FUFA Big League clubs are Wakiso Giants, Kyetume, Kiboga Young, Proline, Bukedea Town Council, Nebbi Central and Kitara. There is only one regional club, Nkambi Coffee Football Club from Masaka.
Last year’s losing finalists Vipers SC, were drawn against Kiboga Young, Proline will travel to Onduparaka while URA will be up against fellow UPL side Bright Stars. Nkambi Coffee, who eliminated SC Villa in the biggest shock of the tournament so far, will be entertained by Nebbi Central.
The games will be played from 14th to 19th of February 2019. The winners at this stage qualify for the quarter-finals.
The winning club of the competition will smile home with Shs40 million, runners up Shs20 million, semi-finalists Shs10 million, quarter finalists Shs5 million and Shs2.5 million for each of the clubs that finish at this round of 16 stage.
The host region and ground for the final will be communicated in due course.
The winner of the competition represents Uganda in the CAF Confederation Cup as per the rules of the competition. KCCA FC are the defending champions.
Express FC Vs Police FC
Nebbi Central FC Vs Nkambi Coffee FC
Proline FC Vs Onduparaka FC
URA FC Vs Bright Stars FC
Vipers SC Vs Kiboga Young FC
Kitara FC Vs Kyetume FC
Wakiso Giants Vs Tooro United
BUL FC Vs Bukedea Town Council