Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) competitions department confirmed the full dates for the first and return leg of the 2021 Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32 matches.
Only StarTimes Uganda Premier League and StarTimes FUFA Big League clubs will this time round take part in the competition that has been played since 1971.
“This year’s edition we only have first and second division clubs because of restrictions in public gatherings and COVID-19 tests that limited us to have upcountry teams” Aisha Nalule, FUFA Competitions Director confirmed.
The opening legs will commence on Easter Monday, 5th April and run until Wednesday, 7th April 2021.
The return legs shall be played starting Thursday, 8th April through to Sunday, 11th April 2021 with the winners over the two legs qualifying to the round of 16 stage.
Stanbic Bank Uganda is the main sponsor of this competition whose champion earns the rights to represent Uganda at the CAF Confederation Cup.
Kansai Plascon joined as the other partner with man of the match cash rewards.
Proline is the reigning champion after winning the 2019 edition following cancellation of the 2020 edition because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
First Leg Fixtures
Monday 5th – April 2021:
- Terrazzo and Tiles Vs Maroons – Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara
- Onduparaka Vs Luweero United – Green Light Stadium Arua
- Vipers Vs Busoga United – St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende
- Blacks Power Vs BUL – Emokori Stadium, Bukedea
- Water Vs Wakiso Giants – Kavumba Recreation Grounds
- Police Vs Calvary – MTN Stadium Lugogo
- SC Villa Vs Ndejje University – Bombo Military Barracks Grounds (TV)
Tuesday 6th April 2021:
- Proline Vs MYDA – MTN Stadium Lugogo, Kampala (TV)
- Gadaffi Vs Mbale Heroes – Kyabazinga Stadium Bugembe, Jinja
- Kitara Vs Kigezi HomeBoyz – Kavumba Recreation Grounds
- Kyetume Vs Express – FUFA Technical Center Njeru
- Kataka Vs Tooro United – Mbale Municipal Stadium.
- URA Vs Mbarara City – Arena of Visions, Ndejje
Wednesday 7th – April 2021:
- Paidha Black Angels Vs Soltilo Bright Stars – Bar Okoro grounds Zombo
- KCCA Vs Nyamityobora – MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo – Kampala City (TV)
- Arua Hill SC Vs UPDF – Barifa grounds Arua
Thursday, 8th April 2021:
- BUL Vs Blacks Power – Kyabazinga Stadium (TV)
Friday, 9th April 2021:
- Maroons Vs Terrazo and Tiles – Prisons Stadium, Luzira
- Luwero United Vs Onduparaka – Kosovo Ground, Kasana
- Busoha United Vs Vipers – FUFA Technical Center, Njeru (TV)
- MYDA Vs Proline – King George Memorial Stadium, Tororo
- Mbarara City Vs URA – Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara
Saturday, 10th April 2021:
- Wakiso Giants Vs Water – Kabaka Kyabagu Ground
- Kigezi Home Boyz Vs Kitara – Kabale Municipal Stadium
- Express Vs Kyetume – Mutesa II Wankulukuku Stadium
- Nyamityobora Vs KCCA – Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara
- Tooro United Vs Kataka – Buhinga Stadium
- Calvary Vs Police – Aba Bet Green Light Stadium, Arua
Sunday, 11th April 2021:
- UPDF Vs Arua Hill – Bombo Military Stadium Ground
- Ndejje University Vs SC Villa – Arena of Visions
- Mbale Heroes Vs Gaddafi – Mbale Municipal Stadium (TV)