The FUFA Referees Standing Committee has confirmed the appointment of five match officials to handle the final of the Stanbic Uganda cup between Proline FC and Bright Stars on 25th May 2019 in Masaka.
Sabila Ali will be the center referee and will be assisted by Mark Ssonko and Issa Masembe as the first and second assistant referees respectively.
Oloya William will be the fourth Official while the Referees’ Assessor will be Amin Bbosa Nkono.
The two coaches – Shafique Bisaso of Proline FC and Fred Kajoba of Bright Stars FC will address the media about the latest news in their respective teams on May 22, 2019 at FUFA House starting 10am.
Both teams are in their first ever Uganda Cup final and will be looking forward to win it for the first time.
Bright Stars FC progressed to the final after eliminating record-holders Express FC in the semifinals while Proline defeated fellow Fufa Big league side Kyetume FC.
The winning club of the Uganda Cup will walk away with Shs40 million, runners up Shs20 million, semi-finalists Shs10 million while the quarter finalists walked away with Shs5 million.
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 and KCCA FC are the teams that have won the Uganda Cup most, ten times each.