Monday June 18, 2018
By Aiden Graw
LOCAL SPORT: FUFA DRUM Quarterfinals
Following action on match Day 6 on Sunday that also brought an end to the group stage fixtures, the FUFA Drum is now headed to the Quarterfinals.
7 out of 8 teams are already in the first knock stage of the Competition to be played on the home and away basis set for 30th June and 1st July for the 1st leg while 7th and 8th reserved for the return leg outings.
However on Sunday, the inaugural tournament recorded an interrupted match between Teso Province and Bugisu Province in Katakwi as fans walked on to the pitch in the 75th minute with the score still 0-0.
The FUFA Drum Committee and FUFA Competitions Committee will pronounce itself based on reports from the match officials which will be presented to the FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel headed by Deo Mutabazi.
The teams in the Quarterfinals so far are: Kampala, Bukedi, Busoga, West Nile, Ankole, Acholi and Buganda
Final table standings of The FUFA Drum after group matches
Quarterfinals (Home and Away) 1st Leg
Q1 Saturday 30th June: To be determined after Teso vs Bugisu match
Q2 Saturday 30th June: To be determined after Teso vs Bugisu match
Q3 Sunday 1st July: Bukedi vs Acholi
Q 4Sunday 1st July: Buganda vs Kampala
Quarterfinals 2nd Leg to be played on 7th and 8th July.
One Hundred Million Shillings (100M) has been staked by FUFA in cash Prizes for the tournament Selected games of the Match Day 5 and 6 were sponsored by Uganda Tourism Board to a tune of 75M Shillings.
MAIN PHOTO: Ankole Province fans join two goal hero Paul Mucureezi to cerebrate his winner against West Nile in Ntungamo.
Ankole won 3-2 to set up a quarterfinal berth with Busoga.
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