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The FUFA Drum 2022: Acholi, West Nile complete Semifinal puzzle

The FUFA Drum 2022
Quarterfinal, return leg

Buganda 2-2 Acholi
Acholi advance 4-3 on aggregate

Kampala 0-2 West Nile
West Nile progress 6-0 on aggregate

Defending Champions Acholi made sure they kept their title defence hopes alive after securing a berth into the semifinals of this year’s edition.

Acholi fans celebrate after eliminating Buganda.

Acholi and West Nile are the last teams to make the semifinal cut following the return legs in the quarterfinal games played on Sunday.

Acholi who had won 2-1 in Kitgum three weeks ago, earned a two-all draw against inaugural winners Buganda in the game played at Kasana-Luweero Playground.

Some of the Acholi fans who stormed Kasana-Luwero to support their team.

Viane Ssekajugo scored a brace in the first half for Buganda but that was not enough to sail them through.

Viane Ssekajugo celebrates.

Dennis Ojara and a stoppage time equalizer from substitute Dominic Oyella guided Acholi to the semifinals.

Brian Obedi was named man of the match.

In the other game played on Sunday, West Nile completed a double over Kampala, winning 2-0 in Bugolobi.

Ahmed Amayo and Ibrahim Dada scored a goal each in the second half.

It should be noted that West Nile had won 4-0 in the reverse fixture.

The semifinal quartet has Acholi, West Nile, Tooro and Lango.

The draws for the semifinals will be conducted on a date yet to be confirmed.