Uganda Cup: Express in line to face Police or KCCA in semifinals

Uganda Cup 2016/17:

  • 1st Semi-final: Paidha Black Angels Vs Sadolin Paints – Bar Okoro stadium, Zombo
  • 2nd Semi-final: Police or KCCA Vs Express – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole or Phillip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo

Pending quarter final match:

  • Police Vs KCCA – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole (Sunday, 30th April 2017)
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KCCA FC’s Paul Mucureezi (L) shields off a Kataka player during the round of 16 Uganda Cup game. KCCA won 5-2 and will play Police on 30th April 2017 at Namboole

Record Uganda Cup winners, Express Football Club await the winner of between KCCA and Police at the semifinal of the Uganda Cup.

This was confirmed at the draws of this year’s tournament held at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala as supervised by the FUFA Competitions director, Ali Mwebe.

Mwebe also informed the media that the pending quarter final match between Police and KCCA – earlier scheduled for 23rd April 2017 has been now shifted to 30th April 2017 because of KCCA’s congested fixtures in the Uganda Premier League and CAF Confederation Cup.

The winner between Police and KCCA at Namboole will then set a date with Express in the two legged semi-final show down.

KCCA media manager Clive Kyazze, Daily Monitor’s Elvis Senono, New Vision’s Keni Swalleh and Mamma F.M’s Betty Miiro picked the semifinal draws.

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Allan Kyambadde the Express play maker likely to lead his side against either Police or KCCA.

Mwebe also clarified to the media that this year’s Social Corporate Responsibility cause attached to the Uganda Cup will see all proceeds and charity collections donated to Arua Remand Home.

The collections made during the Social Corporate Responsibility will be given to Arua Remand home.

The Green Light Stadium is the confirmed host of the final.

Also, NTC Moni ground and Arua Public School are the confirmed training facilities for the teams prior to the finals.

The other semi-final will see Paidha Black Angels host the first leg against Sadolin Paints in Zombo.

The Green Light Stadium will host this year’s final on 27th May 2017.

Uganda Cup (formerly Kakungulu cup) Winners since 1971:

1971 –Coffee F.C

1972-1975-Not Held

1976- Gangama F.C

1977- Simba F.C

1978 – Nsambya F.C

1979 – KCC F.C

1980 – KCC F.C

1981 – Coffee F.C

1982 – KCC F.C

1983 – SC Villa

1984 – KCC F.C

1985 – Express F.C

1986 – SC Villa

1987 – KCC F.C

1988 – SC Villa

1989 – SC Villa

1990 – KCC F.C

1991 – Express F.C

1992 – Express F.C

1993 – KCC F.C

1994 – Express F.C

1995 – Express F.C

1996 – UEB S.C

1997 – Express F.C

1998 – SC Villa

1999 – Mbale Heroes S.C

2000 – SC Villa

2001 – Express F.C

2002 – SC Villa

2003 – Express F.C

2004 – KCC F.C

2005 – URA F.C

2006 – Express F.C

2007 – Express F.C

2007/8 – Victors S.C

2008/9 – SC Villa

2009/10 – Victors S.C

2010/11 – Simba S.C

2011/12 – URA F.C

2013/2013 – Sports Club Victoria University

2013/2014 – URA F.C

2014/15 – SC Villa

2015/16 – Vipers Sports Club