The 2019/20 Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 64 draws were held on Thursday at the Serena Hotel with FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and FUFA Competitions director HHajjat Aisha Nalule in attendance as well as Stanbic Uganda Cup Stanbic Uganda Cup Head of Marketing and Communication Daniel Odong.
Reigning champions Proline FC start their title defense against StarTimes FUFA Big league side Katwe United as the Round of 64 commences this January 20-26 at different grounds.
Proline beat Bright Stars in penalties last year to become the first FUFA Big league side to lift the title in a season they returned to the top flight.
“We thank the sponsors (Stanbic Bank) for the continued sponsorship. The opportunities in this competition are equal for all the clubs. At least a match in each of the round televised live in the 2019 – 2020 Stanbic Uganda Cup. Resources allowing, we shall have the semi-finals and finals televised live. FUFA will still pay travel tickets for the CAF Confederations Cup representatives on the continent for as long as they can progress,” Magogo noted.
Stanbic Bank reaffirmed commitment towards sponsorship with an increase in prize money to Shs132m. The winner takes Shs40m, runners up Shs20m, Semi-finalists (12m each), quarter finalists (Shs6m each) and round of 16 (Shs3m each).
“We are pleased to again be part of the Stanbic Uganda Cup which is the biggest club football competition in the country. It is a very unique competition that enables clubs at the lower levels of our football league system to take on top giant clubs,” Ogong noted. The winner of the competition will represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup.
2019 – 2020 Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 64 Fixtures (*Home Team first)
Spartans Vs Paidha Black Angels
Kampala University Vs Kataka
Bugoigo (Buliisa) Vs Wakiso Giants
Catida Vs KCCA
Admin (Tororo) Vs Police
Fire Fire Vs Light SS
Kiryandongo United Vs Kigezi Home Boyz
Soroti Vs Kansai Plascon
Mbale Garage Vs UPDF
Kajjansi United Vs Vipers
St Marys HeritageVs Express
Busia Young Vs Busoga United
Six O’clock (Bushenyi) Vs Kitara
Super Eagles (Gulu) Vs SC Villa
Mvara (Arua) Vs BUL –
Koboko Rising Stars Vs Bright Stars
Kakira United Vs Mbarara City – Kakira
Star Light Vs Tooro United – Soroti
Bugamba (Rwampara) Vs Onduparaka
Chimpanzee (Bundibugyo) Vs Nyamityobora
Gadafi (Jinja) Vs MYDA
Luweero United Vs Doves All Stars
Lugazi Municipal Vs URA
SanSiro (Mbale) Vs Kyetume
Kigezi FC Vs Bukedea Town Council
Young Elephants (Nwoya) Vs Marines
Katwe United Vs Proline
U-Touch (Gulu) Vs Water
Free Stars (Mukono) Vs Saviours
Ggaba Vs Kiboga Young – Ggaba
FHL (Moyo) Vs Ndejje University
Dove FC (Masindi) Vs New Villa