Wakiso Giants Through to the Quarters of the Uganda Cup

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By Jimmy Patrick Alunyo

The first leg tie of the Uganda Cup, saw Wakiso Giants thump Tooro United 5-1 to gain an added advantage going into the second leg of the round of 16 tie. Well, today the men from Wakiso visited the Tooro United side to complete the two leg tie to decide who progresses to the next stage.

The first period of the game ended goalless with Wakiso Giants already 5-1 up, they didn’t press the opponents much in the first half as they were happy with their first leg goal aggregate.

But the second half started with the home team scoring early after only 2 minutes played. This was a wakeup call for the visitors who then responded in the 64th minute to draw the game 1-1. Tooro United again went 2-1 up in the 88th minutes with only 2 minutes remaining until the end of the second half. 

After the end of the normal 90 minutes period, 8 minutes were added to compensate for the time wasted during the second half period, and just when Tooro United had thought they had beaten Wakiso Giants, they scored the 90+8 minute equalizers to end the tie 2-2. Wakiso Giants is now through to the quarter final with a 7-3 aggregate score line, Meanwhile Tooro United will now have to focus all their energy on the Big league.

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