Kyetume FC ejected fellow Big League side Wakiso Giants out of this year’s Uganda Cup at the quarter final stage via post match penalties at Nakisunga Ssaza play ground on Sunday.
Following 120 minutes that produced no goal, the evenly poised affair was settled by spot kicks with hosts Kyetume winning 4-1 and dump the Purple Sharks out the tournament.
Denis Lubowa, M. Sande, second half subsistute Ibrahim Kazindula and former Uganda Cranes international Vincent Kayizzi Walugembe all converted their penalties for the home side.
Midfielder Ivan Kiweewa was the only Wakiso Giants player to find the back of the net as Kyetume goalkeeper Ismail Zziwa thwarted Clinton Kamugisha and James Kasibante.
Jackson ‘Mia-Mia’ Mayanja and Allan Kabonge’s coached side made their first ever appearance in the semifinals.
They join Bright Stars who edged Nebbi Central 1-0 at the Luo stadium in Nebbi on Saturday.
The Uganda Cup quarterfinals continue on Monday, Express will face off with BUL at Wankulukuku before the quarterfinals shall wind up on Tuesday when Proline hosts Vipers at Lugogo.
Other Quarterfinal Fixture: Tuesday, 12th March 2019: Proline Vs Vipers – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo (4 PM)