The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has on Wednesday conducted the draws for the inaugural women’s Uganda Cup for this year.
The draw held at the FUFA headquarters in Mengo will have a total of 24 teams taking part with 16 playing a preliminary round before advancing to the round of 16.
“We shall have 16 teams play a preliminary round to make sure we get eight teams that join the best ranked eight teams at the round of 16, there ” said Ali Mweebe, website the Fufa competitions director.
“The best ranked eight teams have been valued according to their performance in the previous editions of the Fufa Women elite league,” he added. On the preliminary round, six teams were seeded and drawn according to their geographical location.
Alleluya Women team from Soroti will host King James SS from Lira while Mbarara’s Western United who play in the elite league will host Masaka SS.
The other fixture will have Olila High School play against Eastern Heroes in the Soroti derby.
The eight top teams that will join the competition at the round of 16 include; Kawempe Muslim SS Uganda Christian University Mutees I Royal University Kampala Queens Buikwe She Red stars Gafford Ladies She Corporates Ajax Queens
The dates for the preliminary round fixtures will be communicated later.
Full list of draws
Alleluya Women vs King James
Western United vs Masaka SS Olila
High school vs Eastern Heroes
Mwonda Victoria Foundation (Iganga) vs Taggy High school (Entebbe)
Kawempe Muslim Junior Team vs Gadaffi Integrated Academy
Kakungulu Memorial vs Uganda Martyrs High school
Rubaga London Stallions vs Wakiso Hills
Riness vs She Makerere