Anxiety in Arua Town Ahead of Uganda Cup Final

A walk along the streets of Arua town on Thursday morning would clearly tell you that there is something big going to happen.

A Bee hive of activities across all roads is what you see.

From Adumi road to Inzikuru street down to the famous Iddi Amin Dada road named after Uganda’s former President the late Amin Dada, information pills fans have taken up the town.

Not even the morning drizzle has stopped football enthusiasts from starting celebrations ahead of the highly anticipated Uganda Cup final between KCCA FC and Paidha Black Angels.

The two lock horns in the 43rd edition of the Uganda Cup and loyal fans of either teams have travelled to Arua to rally support to their teams.

KCCA FC fans have also traveled in big numbers
KCCA FC fans have also traveled in big numbers

The sound of vuvuzelas, drums and loud cheers from fans moving in processions have literally set the town on fire.

Paidha a team that hails from Zombo District in West Nile defied the odds to reach their first ever final going through several hurdles including eliminating defending champions Vipers.

On the other hand, KCCA FC are seeking for their ninth Uganda Cup but perhaps there is more attachment to this final as the club seeks to win their maiden domestic double(winning the league and Uganda Cup in the same season).


With over 5 hours to the kickoff of the game at Greenlight stadium, the town has been immersed in a bee hive of activities from the soccer fans

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