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Uganda Cup: Champs Pirates book Warriors in quarters
By Raga House | Tue 09 Oct, 2018 08:29

Uganda Cup Champions Black Pirates will be up against Warriors when the competition enters the quarterfinal stage in Saturday 13 October.

For a place in the last eight Black Pirates hit Mbale Elephants 76-17 in the first round as Rams went past Stallions 35-12 during the first round on Saturday. 

In other mouthwatering matchups Heathens Willbe up against Rams as Mongers face off with KOBS. Rhinos Vs Buffaloes completes the quarters pairing. 

The first round of the 2018 Uganda Cup was played on Saturday at seven different grounds across the country, and there were no surprises.

All top tier sides recorded wins with Plascon Mongers and Hima Cement Heathens the biggest winners. 

Plascon Mongers demolished Busitema University in their own backyard, winning 165-00 while Hima Cement Heathens left Kyambogo University for dead with a 134-00 win. Abel Musoke, Charles Uhuru, Cox Muhiga, Romano Ogwal, Kevin Keremundu, Simon Okwera, Paul Masendi, Bishop Onen, Jordan Bogomin,  Alex Mubiru all crossed the line for Hima Cement Heathens. 

Shell Rimula Rhinos beat Soroti Rangers 97-00, and David Otwi was the star man for Shell Rimula Rhinos with 8 tries. Mahad Kusumba, Arthur Mpande, Arnold Kizza, Andrew Oduka and Francis Odonga also crossed the line. 

Betway Kobs left Jinja bruised but with a 71-10 win over Walukuba Barbarians. Conrad Mukwaya, Edrin Ssempewa, Robert Aziku, Davis Kiwalabye, Humphrey Magero all crossed the white chalk for Kobs. 

At the graveyard in Makerere, Rams edged Jinja Hippos 20-17 while Makerere Impis fell to Toyota Buffaloes 41-03. 

Uganda Cup Results | First Round

  • Soroti Rangers 00-97 Shell Rimula Rhinos
  • Busitema University 00-165 Plascon Mongers
  • Mbale Elephants 17-76 Black Pirates
  • Kyambogo 00-134 Hima Cement Heathens
  • Rams 20-17 Jinja Hippos
  • Walukuba Barbarians 10-71 Betway Kobs
  • ENGSOL Stallions 12-35 Dusupay Warriors
  • Makerere Impis 03-41 Toyota Buffaloes

Uganda Cup Quarterfinals Fixtures- Saturday

, October 13

Main Cup
  • Hima Cement Heathens vs. Rams – 4:00 pm, Kyadondo
  • Plascon Mongers vs. Betway Kobs – 4:00 pm, Entebbe
  • Black Pirates vs. Dusupay Warriors – 4:00 pm, Legends
  • Shell Rimula Rhinos vs. Toyota Buffaloes – 2:00 pm, Legends
Shield
  • Jinja Hippos vs. Kyambogo University – 4:00 pm
  • Walukuba Titans vs. Busitema University – 4:00 pm
  • Makerere Impis vs. Soroti Rangers – 4:00 pm
  • Stallions vs. Mbale Elephants – 2:00 pm

Additional reporting by APO Group and kawowo.com
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