Fufa Women’s Cup: UCU Lady Cardinals Eliminate Kampala Queens to Seal Quarter Final Berth

UCU Lady cardinals (yellow) in a previous game

Fufa Women’s cup
Round of 16
Kampala Queens 1-1 UCU Lady cardinals

Uganda Christian University (UCU) Lady Cardinals needed spot kicks to edge past Kampala Queens in a closely contested game.

After suffering a 3-1 loss to UCU Lady cardinals in the league, for sale Kampala Queens came into the clash seeking for vengeance.

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In the game played at Villa park, Nsambya, Kampala Queens put up a brilliant performance especially in the first half and went ahead to take the lead through veteran midfielder Annet Nakimbugwe.

A long ball from Ritah Nakirijja beat the UCU defence to find diminutive winger Hadijjah Nampijja who laid Nakimbugwe to fire home in the 29th minute.

UCU Lady cardinals looked frustrated failing to put to use the chances they got with goalkeeper Lydia Adibango putting up a standout performance.

However, second half substitute Milllset Mwanzi headed home the equaliser at the 78th minute mark and the game was eventually decided on spot kicks.

Kampala Queens goalkeeper Lydia Adibango seemed to have sustained an injury in normal time and it was defender Gladys Nakitto who took on the gloves during the shoot out.

The Mukono based side won 6-5 on penalties to advance to the quarter finals of the inaugural women’s cup with Bridget Hope Namata and Ritah Nakirijja missing for the hosts.

Penalty shoot out

Kampala Queens

Glady Nakitto – Scored

Danalie Matama -Scored

Aisha Namukisa -Scored

Ritah Nakirijja -Missed

Annet Nakimbugwe- Scored

Faridah Kisitu – Scored

Bridget Hope Namata -_Missed


UCU Lady Cardinals

Mercy Nabulobi – Missed

Phoebe Banura -Scored

Kate Nakirijja – Scored

Moreen Kinavudori- Scored

Jackie Nakasi -Scored

Adams Kemisa -Scored

Elizabeth Nakigozi -Scored

Kampala Queens starting XI

Lydia Adibango, Hope Bridget Namata, Faridah Kisitu, Aisha Namukisa, Gladys Nakitto, Ritah Nakirijja, Christine Katamba, Damali Matama, Mebel Kusasira, Annet Nakimbugwe, Joyce Nakakooza

UCU Lady Cardinals starting XI

Cissy Nakiguba, Mercy Nabulobi, Phoebe Banura, Kate Nakirijja, Adams Kemisa, Teddy Najjuko, Esther Kadondi, Moreen Kinavudori, Jackie Nakasi, Nakigozi Elizabeth

Round of 16 Results

She Corporate 5-2 Kawempe Junior team

Olila High School 4-0 Alleluyah 2008

Western United 3-0 Masaka SS (walkover)

Kakungulu Memorial 0-0 Taggy High Taggy won 4-3 on penalties

She Makerere 0-1 Muteesa

Kampala Queens 1-1 UCU Lady cardinals

UCU won 6-5 on penalties

Remaining Fixtures

Tuesday, 7th March

Ajax Queens vs Kawempe Muslim

Thursday, 9th March

London Stallions vs Gafford Ladies


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