Uganda Cup: KCCA, Paidha Black Angels square off in the final


Derrick Nsibambi is current top scorer of the Uganda Cup with 7 goals

43rd Uganda Cup final: Thurs, 15th June 2017

  • Paidha Black Angels Vs KCCA
  • Green Light Stadium, Arua (4 p.m)

KCCA FC and FUFA Big League side Paidha Black Angels will play in the 43rd Uganda Cup final  on Thursday, 15th June 2017 at the Green Light Stadium in Arua.

Paidha Black Angels targets to become the first non top flight side to win the Uganda Cup as KCCA seeks their 9th title overall.

In the event KCCA wins the tie, this will the maiden domestic double for the Lugogo based club.

The head coach for the West Nile side Hussein Kheri is sure of overturning history.

“It has been a good journey thus far. We are ready mentally and physically to make history,” Kheri, who has also handled SC Victoria University stated.

Kheri was also in the stands when KCCA out-muscled Express in the return leg of the semi-final at Mutesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.

His counterpart, Mike Mutebi addressed the media on Wednesday before the team left for Arua and assured the club faithfuls of victory.

“We are favourites and there is nothing to deny us victory. KCCA is surely the better side,” Mutebi confidently said.

Key actors:

Derrick Nsibambi, Geoffrey Sserunkuma,  Muzamiru Mutyaba and captain Denis Okot Oola are the KCCA key players.

Khalid Odagui, Fred Amaku and goalkeeper Emmanuel Lubangkene will be the pillars to decide the final swing of the game for Paidha Black Angels.

Road to final:

Round of 64:

Hope Doves 0-1 Paidha Black Angels

KCCA 6-1 Koboko Rising Stars

Round of 32:

Bright Light 0-2 Paidha Black Angels

Lungujja Galaxy 0-6 KCCA

Round of 16:

Kataka 1-5 KCCA

Fort Portal Boda Boda 1 (1) – 1 (2) Paidha Black Angels

Quarter-finals:

Vipers 0-1 Paidha Black Angels

Police 0-1 KCCA (After Extra time)

Semi-finals:

Sadolin Paints 2-3 Paidha Black Angels (Aggregate score after 2 games)

Express 2-3 KCCA (Aggregate score after 2 games)

Uganda Cup (formerly Kakungulu Cup) Winners since 1971:

1971 –Coffee F.C

1972-1975-Not Held

1976– Gangama F.C

1977– Simba F.C

1978 – Nsambya F.C

1979 – KCC F.C

1980 – KCC F.C

1981 – Coffee F.C

1982 – KCC F.C

1983 – SC Villa

1984 – KCC F.C

1985 – Express F.C

1986 – SC Villa

1987 – KCC F.C

1988 – SC Villa

1989 – SC Villa

1990 – KCC F.C

1991 – Express F.C

1992 – Express F.C

1993 – KCC F.C

1994 – Express F.C

1995 – Express F.C

1996 – UEB S.C

1997 – Express F.C

1998 – SC Villa

1999 – Mbale Heroes S.C

2000 – SC Villa

2001 – Express F.C

2002 – SC Villa

2003 – Express F.C

2004 – KCC F.C

2005 – URA F.C

2006 – Express F.C

2007 – Express F.C

2007/8 – Victors S.C

2008/9 – SC Villa

2009/10 – Victors S.C

2010/11 – Simba S.C

2011/12 – URA F.C

2013/2013 – Sports Club Victoria University

2013/2014 – URA F.C

2014/15 – SC Villa

2015/16 – Vipers Sports Club