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Kyetume Advance to Quarterfinals Through Penalty Shootout

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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Stanbic Uganda Cup | Round of 16 Result

Kyetume 1(5) – 1(4) Maroons 

Kyetume progressed to the Quarterfinals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup 46th edition after a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Maroons at the Mighty Arena, Jinja on Friday evening.

Both teams played out to a 1-1 draw in the normal time, but the hosts emerged victorious after the decisive spot kicks.

Baker Buyala fired Kyetume into the lead with a scintillating strike after 30 minutes before team-mate and veteran forward Robert Ssentongo rattled the cross bar, six minutes later..

On the 66th minute mark, Abraham Tusubira drew matters level and the game tied up in the normal time forcing kicks from penalty mark.

Maroons’ Ashaba Racmac, Ceaser Olega, Bronson Nsubuga, and Silvester Olello managed to convert from the spot while Tusubira missed.

For Kyetume, Cephas Kambugu, Kazindula Ibrahim, Deo Isejja, Vincent Kayizzi and Robert Sentongo all managed to convert their kicks, to see their side progress to the last eight.

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Elsewhere, Light SS defeated UPDF FC 1-0 at Amuria High School playground joining the money bracket.

Light SS, Kyetume and KCCA are the three teams that have already booked a berth in the last eight.

The winner of the Uganda Cup (formerly the Kakungulu Cup) takes home Shs. 60M while the runner up bags Shs. 20M.

The semi-finalists part away with Shs. 10M while the quarterfinalists bag Shs. 5M each.

Team lineups

Kyetume

Salim Sowedi (GK), Phillimon Lutaaya, Emmanuel Obua, Charles Musoke, Jonathan Mugabi, Deo Isejja, Julius Lule, Ali Feni, Vincent Kayizzi, Robert Ssentongo, Baker Buyala

Substitutes: Othieno Martin, Ali Ngong Mumbere, Ibrahim Ceaser Kazindula, Denis Lubowa, Cephas Kambugu, James Ssemambo, Dan Bilikwalira

Maroons 

Akol Emmanuel (GK), Olega Ceaser, Baden Mujahid, Okello Sylvester, Bayiga Patrick, Amanya Junior, Okello Maxwell, Olinga Emmanuel, Amaku Fred, Agau Rashid, Tusubira Abraham

Substitutes: Candia Walter, Nsubuga Bronson, Mayanja Davis, Bwogi Edgar, Ashaba Racmac,  Samary Ramathan, Ogwang Joel

Today’s Fixtures (Saturday 14th March, 2020)

Kiboga Young FC vs Proline FC – Mbale Municipal Stadium

Tooro United FC vs Kitara FC – St Paul Seminary playground

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