Fred Kajoba, coach of Bright Stars

Bright Stars FC overcame Nebbi Central with a slim 1-0 away victory at Luo Stadium to progress to the semifinals of this year’s Uganda Cup.

Fred Kajoba

Forward Brian Kayanja scored the all important goal at the stroke of half time and eventually send the FUFA Big League debutants packing.

Fred Kajoba’s men had previously dumped out URA 2-1 at the round of 16 while Nebbi Central had ejected surprise packs Nkambi Coffee who had earlier shocked SC Villa 3-1 in Masaka.

Meanwhile, the Uganda Cup continues on Sunday when Wakiso Giants travels to Nakisunga Ssaza ground to play Kyetume.

On Monday, Express will face off with BUL at Wankulukuku before the quarterfinals shall wind up on Tuesday when Proline hosts Vipers at Lugogo.

The semifinals are played on a home and away basis.