Stanbic Uganda Cup 2021 (Round of 16) – 1st Legs:
- Wakiso Giants 5-1 Tooro United
- UPDF 1-3 Vipers
- Onduparaka 0-1 SC Villa
- Express 2-1 URA
- Maroons 0-2 KCCA
- Proline 2-1 Mbale Heroes
- Police 4-1 Soltilo Bright Stars
Round of 32 (Return Leg): Kigezi Home Boyz 1-3 Kitara (Aggregate: 5-5; Kigezi Home Boyz progress on away goals’ rule)
Wakiso Giants has so far scored the biggest margin in the on-going round of 16 for the Stanbic Uganda Cup.
The Purple Sharks as the team is baptized, overcame visiting Tooro United 5-1 at the Kabaka Kyabaggu stadium, Wakiso.
Uganda U-20 striker Ivan led the assault with a brace. Rahmat Ssenfuka, Frank Ssebuufu and Viane Ssekajugo scored the other goals for Wakiso Giants.
On fire striker Marvin Oshaba, the top scorer in the FUFA Big League with 7 goals got the consolation for Kitara, a club coached by Edward Golola.
Tooro United George Kigonya was red-carded for unsporting conduct.
The return leg will be played on Tuesday, 4th May 2021 at the Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal.
At the MTN Omondi Stadium – Lugogo, fans were treated to a double header.
During the early kick off at 1 PM, Proline, the current holders of the cup (won in 2019) beat visiting Mbale Heroes 2-1 through goals by Noordin Bunjo (penalty) and Savio Kabugo.
Mbale Heroes’ consolation was a diving header by their captain Jamaldin Buchochera.
In the second game, Police humbled Soltilo Bright Stars 4-1. Police’s goals came from Ben Ocen’s brace, Yusuf Ssozi and another by Uganda U-20 striker Derrick Kakooza.
The consolation for Soltilo Bright Stars was scored by Joseph Janjali.
KCCA defeated Maroons 2-0 at the Prisons Stadium in Luzira.
Defenders Herbert Achai and Hassan Jurua (penalty) inspired Morley Byekwaso’s side.
The return leg will be played at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo on Wednesday, 5th May 2021.
Meanwhile, Vipers rallied from behind to score three second half goals through UPDF defender Joseph Bright Vuni (own goal), Ibrahim Orit and Congolese striker Cesar Manzoki.
Brian Kayanja had headed home the opener for UPDF.
Kigezi Home Boyz will face BUL in the round of 16.
Edison Kasaija struck a brace for Kitara and midfielder Pius Mbidde scored the other.
Dickson Kihanga Niwamanya extended his tournament tally to four goals.
Kigezi Home Boyz will now face BUL in the first leg at the Kyabazinga stadium, Bugembe in Jinja city.
The return leg for Vipers and UPDF will be played on Monday, 3rd May 2021 at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende at 3:30 PM, live on UBC Television.
Monday 3rd May: Vipers vs UPDF, St Mary’s Katende stadium (TV)
Tuesday 4th May:
- SC Villa Vs Onduparaka, Bombo Military stadium (TV)
- Tooro United Vs Wakiso Giants, Buhinga stadium
- URA Vs Express, Arena of vision
Wednesday 5th May
- KCCA Vs Maroons, MTN Omondi stadium (TV)
- Soltilo Bright Stars Vs Police, Kavumba Recreation Ground
Thursday 6th May: Mbale Heroes Vs Proline – Mbale Municipal Stadium