Uganda Cup: Express eliminates URA on penalties

Uganda Cup: Express eliminates URA on penalties

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Express was on the back foot for most of the game but they emerged victorious after the sudden death spot kicks. Pix By Fred Kyambadde
Express was on the back foot for most of the game but they emerged victorious after the sudden death spot kicks. Pix By Fred Kyambadde

By Fred Kyambadde
Yaya Mahad cancelled out Allan Munaaba’s opener for Uganda Revenue Authority FC to level the game in fulltime.
The exciting game which was watched by a big number of fans at Metha Stadium in Lugazi ended when Express FC booked a place in the semifinals of the Uganda Cup by eliminating URA by 8-7
Express FC joins Sadolin Paints and Paidha Black Angels and KCCA FC, which survived an early scare to defeat Mbale-based Kataka FC 5-2.
Diego Hamis Kizza shields the ball from an opponent during the encounter
Diego Hamis Kizza shields the ball from an opponent during the encounter

Express goalie Opio was the hero of the day after saving penalties from Jimmy Lule and Julius Ntambi while Vincent Onyebuchi and Allan Kyambadde missed for the Eagles.
Express FC coach Matia Lule happy was to reach the semifinals despite his team being too wasteful in front of goal.”
I cannot decide which team to play to the semifinals but we shall be focused on the league game we have on Friday against the team we have dropped out from Uganda cup.”
URA FC coach Ibrahim Kirya puts the loss on the chances wasted in front of goal which led them to their quarter final exit.

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