By Jimmy Patrick Alunyo
After weeks of intense footballing action in the UPL, the quarter finals were upon clubs. The teams were awaiting the dates for the quarter final matches in this competition. And today the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has released the dates for the Stanbic Uganda Cup quarter finals involving giants Vipers, Villa, KCCA and Express.
In the opening match on 25th May , Vipers football Club will be up against SC Villa at St. Mary’s stadium, then a mouthwatering encounter between the record cup winners Express Football Club and KCCA will follow at Wankulukuku the following day.
The free scoring Wakiso Giants will face off with Police FC on May 27 and the first leg ties will close with the current Uganda Cup holders Proline FC hosting the winner between Kigezi Home Boyz and BUL FCl on May 28.
The winner between Kigezi Home Boyz and BUL FC, the only remaining tie of the round of 16 that will be played on May 25 in Kabale, will be up against Proline FC on the 28th. May 2021. BUL FC hold the first leg advantage with a 2-1 and will be looking to build from where they left it 3 weeks ago.
Considering the home and away nature of this competition, the return legs will be played on May 31, June 11 and June 12 presents two matches at MTN Omondi stadium, Lugogo with KCCA hosting Express at 4pm while Police host the Purple Sharks at 1pm.
Summary of the Quarter Finals Fixtures (Stanbic Uganda Cup)
Vipers Vs SC Villa, May 25
Express FC Vs KCCA, May 26th
Wakiso Giants VS Police FC, May 27th
Proline FC vs Kigezi Home Boys/ BUL FC 28th May