By: Sinan Rajub Senoga
Unlike in the initial draw where SC Villa was destined to play against Police FC, the 16-time league champions will now face Bright Stars in the inaugural Pilsner Super 8 tournament.
Bright Stars replace Police FC who are heading to Tanzania for the second edition of the East Africa Police Chief’s Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) games next week.
Villa and Bright Stars will lock horns on Thursday 9th August at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
In other fixtures, KCCA will play hosts to BUL FC in the opening match on Saturday 4th August at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.
Newly promoted side Nyamityobora FC will tussle it out with Kirinya Jinja SS on Tuesday 7th August at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara.
The fourth tie will see Ndejje University and Onduparaka FC face head on at Ndejje University grounds in Luwero on Saturday 11th August 2018.
The eventual winner of the Pilsner sponsored tournament will walk away with 10 million shillings while 5 millions is up for grabs for the runners up.
4th August : KCCA FC vs BUL FC – StarTimes Stadium
7th August : Nyamityobora vs Kirinya JSS – Kakyeka Stadium
9th Thursday : SC Villa vs Bright Stars – Namboole
11th Saturday : Ndejje University vs Onduparaka – Ndejje University, Luwero