Bright Stars FC play Nebbi Central FC in the Quarterfinals of Stanbic Uganda Cup


Stanbic Uganda Cup Quarterfinal draw

Nebbi Central FC Vs Bright Stars FC

Saturday 9th March 2019 at Luo Stadium, Nebbi

Bright Stars FC has been drawn with FUFA Big League side Nebbi Central in the Stanbic Uganda Cup quarterfinal that will be played between 9th and 12th March 2019.

The draw was held at FUFA House Mengo on Wednesday Morning.

Seeking for the first ever qualification to the semifinals of the historical competition. The Stars need to showcase in the single leg encounter against the West Nile team that eliminated Nkambi Coffee FC in the round of 16. Bright Stars will be playing their third succcessive away Cup tie this season after visits to Bumatte FC, URA FC and now Nebbi Central.

‘We shall not underrate our opponents. There is no weaker team in the last eight but we are ready to demolish and eliminate any opponent that comes our way up to the final’ said Bright Stars FC Head Coach Fred Kajoba

Jamil Kalisa scored a brace to secure Bright Stars FC a 2-1 victory over URA FC in the round of 16.

Bright Stars FC eliminated Kazo Excel FC from Mbarara 4-0 in the round of 64 in Mwererwe before rejecting FUFA Big League team Bumate FC on penalties during the round of 32.

In last season, Bright Stars FC fell to SC Villa by 2-0 in the quarterfinals however in this season the hopes for making it to the last four are brighter.

MAIN PHOTO: Stanbic Bank’s Head Agent Banking Ronnie Muganzi picked Bright Stars FC from the pot.