SINAN RAJUB SENOGA
Record holders Express FC will play host to BUL FC in the quarter finals of the 45th edition of the Stanbic Uganda Cup.
The tie was confirmed as the draws were held on Wednesday morning at the FUFA house in Mengo.
Express eliminated fellow league side Police on penalties while BUL FC outclassed Big League outfit Bukedea Town Council in the previous round.
Last year’s losing finalists Vipers SC were drawn against Proline FC. The Venoms are destined for a short trip to Lugogo.
In the other tie, Kyetume FC will play host to fellow Big League opponents Wakiso Giants at the Nakisunga play grounds in Mukono. The two sides are in the Elgon group while vying for a topflight promotion.
Nebbi Central will entertain Bright Stars at the Luo stadium in Nebbi in the fourth pairing confirmed on the day.
It was also confirmed that Buganda region will host this year’s final in May but it was not revealed on which playground in specific.
The quarter final game will be played between 9th and 12th March with the best four teams progressing to the semi finals.
Stanbic UGANDA Cup draws
• Kyetume FC vs Wakiso Giants – Nakisunga grounds, Mukono
• Proline vs Vipers – StarTimes stadium, Lugogo
• Express FC vs BUL FC – Betway stadium, Wankulukuku
• Nebbi Central vs Bright Stars – Luo stadium, Nebbi