Fufa Women’s Cup: She Makerere Host Muteesa in University Derby

She Makerere will be seeking to upset Muteesa in the Fufa Women's cup

Action in the inaugural Fufa Women’s cup hits the round of 16 with several fixtures to be played on Saturday and Sunday at different grounds.

After a successful preliminary round, price the knockout competition reaches the round of 16 with the Fufa Women elite league top seeded teams joining at this stage.

One of the key fixtures this Saturday, is She Makerere University (She Mak) hosting Muteesa I royal University at the Makerere main grounds.

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Dubbed the university derby, the two sides square off in different situations.

She Mak under head coach Hadijjah Namuyanja alias Lady Mourinho have struggled since the start of the season picking just a single win in the league.

Their recent performance is worrying, losing three games on the trot including a 7-0 humiliation against Ajax Queens.

She Makerere defeated Riness FC 2-0 at the preliminary round to book a date with Muteesa who were seeded.

Muteesa on the other hand come into the game in high spirits after a hard fought win against Kampala Queens in the league last week.

In the other games to be played on Saturday, Kawempe Junior team visit She Corporate in Nakawa while Kakungulu Memorial who eliminated Uganda Martyr’s host Taggy High School in Kibuli.

Western United take on Masaka SS in Mbarara. The same fixture was supposed to be played at the preliminary round but both teams got a bye after the withdrawal of Wakiso Hills and demotion of Buikwe She Red stars.

Olila High School play neighbours Alleluyah 2008 in the Soroti derby. Olila defeated Eastern Heroes at the preliminary level while Alleluyah got a walkover against Lira’s St.James who failed to travel to Soroti.

Fufa Women’s cup

Saturday fixtures

She Makerere vs Muteesa I royal University – Makerere

She Corporate vs Kawempe Muslim Junior team -Nakawa

Kakungulu Memorial vs Taggy High school -Kibuli

Olila High school vs Alleluyah 2008 – Soroti

Western United vs Masaka SS -Rugando,Mbarara


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