Uganda Cup ten time champions Express FC started their 2017 campaign on a high with a 2-1 victory over defending champions Kirinya Jinja SSS FC in a round of 64 match played at Wankulukuku on Sunday.
The Red Eagles have failed to win the trophy since a back to back title in 2006 and 2007 where they extended the record.
Newly adorned skipper Musa Mukasa headed the home side ahead in the 23rd minute after meeting a flashy cross from Yayo Lutimba.
The School boys rallied back through Isaac Ntege with five minutes left to the first half recess. Simon Sserunkuma pounced on a loose ball from Jinja SS keeper’s inefficiency to give Express the lead and win.
In the other Uganda Cup games played on Sunday, website like this http://davescheapbikes.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-autoupdate.php Kataka FC advanced to the round of 32 with a slim 1-0 win over former Big league side Ngorra Freda Carr.
Same result was registered in Jinja as Bul overcame Kireka united. Sadolin Paints FC beat KCCA corporates 2-0 through goals from Fred Kyambadde and Nassar Muzamir.
Sunday cup results:
KCCA corporates 0-2 Sadolin Paints FC
Masavu FC 3-0 Mbarara City (W/o)
Kataka FC 1-0 Ngorra
Dove All Stars 3-0 A. Katale (W/o)
Express FC 2-1 Kirinya Jinja
Bul FC 1-0 Kireka UTD