Stanbic Uganda Cup Semi Finals (First Legs):
Sunday, 27th May 2018
SC Villa Vs Vipers SC- Mutesa II Memorial Stadium, Wankulukuku (4:00 PM)
Monday, 28th May 2018
Synergy FC Vs KCCA FC –Masaka Recreational Grounds, Masaka (4:00 PM)
The 2017/2018 Stanbic Uganda Cup semis and finals are going to be televised live on Buganda Broadcasting Services (BBS) TV.
The development was confirmed on Saturday at BBS’ boardroom during a media briefing.
In our bid to develop sports in the country, we have partnered with FUFA to bring you the Uganda Cup games live at the comfort of your sitting room,” started Alicia Namatovu, BBS’ Marketing and Sales Manager.
We recently partnered with Kwese to bring you the World Cup in Russia and now we want to add something local, of our own so as we can be able to develop and promote our own talents.”
Charles Ssebbale, the Chief Engineer noted that the company (BBS) has enough and required tools to air the game’s live from all parts of the country, evidenced with some of their recent live broadcast including the ground breaking ceremony at CAA in Entebbe, the ongoing Martyrs day celebrations, Kabaka’s engagements etc.
In the Uganda Cup semis, SC Villa will host League Champions Vipers on Sunday at Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku before KCCA FC pay visit to Synergy in Masaka on Monday in the first leg.
This is a big milestone for our local sports, and as presenters we are ready to showcase our analytical expertise in the previews and reviews of the cup games,” noted Lady Presenter Bagala Peace Diane who will be joined by fellow mates like Alexander Lujja, Bogere Rajab and Chris Kasagga.
About the Uganda Cup:
The Stanbic Uganda Cup is the second most prestigious competition in Uganda football.
It is played on a knock out basis. This annual competition is open for non league sides, registered clubs playing in all the five football divisions (Div I, II, III,Iv and V) of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA)
The Uganda Cup was first held in 1971. The current holders are KCCA FC.
The winner of the Stanbic Uganda Cup represents Uganda in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Express FC has won the cup most times (10) while Sc villa is on 9 cups.