Mapinduzi Cup 2017: URA Drawn With Simba in Group A

Simeone Masaba (middle) fights for ball with a Simba SC player in a friendly last year. The two sides are pooled in group B.

Mapinduzi cup defending champions, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA FC) have been pooled alongside Tanzanian giants Simba Sports Club in group A.

The two were in the same group in the last edition where Simba squeezed a 1-0 win over the tax collectors in January before URA going on to win their remaining matches to the title.

Other teams in the group include Jang’ombe Boys FC, medications Taifa ya Jang’ombe FC and KVZ FC all from the Zanzibar island.

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Group B has tournament co-favorite Young Africans Commonly knowns as Yanga SC together with money bags Azam FC. Zimamoto and Jamhuri, health both Zanzibar, complete the draws.

The games kick off on Monday 2nd January 2017 and will run for about ten days.

URA FC are currently in final preparations at their training ground at Homesdallen, Gayaza ahead of the tournament and are expected to travel on Wednesday 28 December.

Group A
Taifa ya jang`ombe-Zanzibar

Group B
Young African-Tanzania
Azam FC-Tanzania
Zimamoto FC-Zanzibar
Janhuri FC-Zanzibar


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