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Stanbic Uganda Cup: Soroti City, NEC shocked at round of 64

Summary Results – Sunday 29th January

  • Pajule Lions 1-0 NEC
  • Junior Eagles 2-1 Soroti City
  • Free Stars (0)0-0(3) Kitara
  • Blue Stars 3-2 Luwero Utd
  • Admin 5-1 Northern Gateway

Matchday 1 of the Round of 64 of the 2022/23 Stanbic Uganda Cup was completed on Sunday with five teams booking their slots in the Round of 32.

Eastern Region side Admin FC were the biggest winners on the day eliminating FUFA Big League bottom side Northern Gateway FC 5-1 at King George Stadium in Tororo.

The goals were scored by Ottieno Raymond who scored a hattrick in the 55th, 66th, and 77th minutes, and Ivan Nsubuga, Emmanuel Ekol, and Hakeem Offee in the 19th, 39th, and 89th minutes respectively.

Following a goalless draw in normal time at Bishop SS Playground, the game between Buganda Region outfit Free Stars FC and FBL table leaders Kitara FC went into penalties and it is the latter who won it 3-0.

Northern Region side Pajule Lions FC saw off FBL third-placed side NEC FC courtesy of a 1-0 win at Pajule P/S – Pader.

North Eastern Region outfit Junior Eagles FC was also at it, dumping out FBL 14th-placed Soroti City thanks to a 2-1 win at Soroti Stadium.

Blue Stars FC from Kitara Region also ejected Luwero United FC who are positioned ninth in the FBL courtesy of a 3-2 victory at Sunzu Play Ground in Kikuube.

Four Regional League teams have advanced to the Round of 32 at the expense of FBL sides while Kitara is the only FBL side that progressed on Sunday.

Action in the Round of 64 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup will continue on Monday with two fixtures.

Holders and StarTimes Uganda Premier League second-placed side BUL FC will travel to Mukono for a 4pm encounter with Buganda Region side Sparks FC at Kirondo Play Ground.

Ndejje University FC who are placed 12th on the 16-team FBL log will visit Kampala Region side Ntinda United FC at Kampala Quality Primary School Play Ground at 4pm.

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