Uganda Cup: URA Pummel JMC Hippos to Book Quarterfinal Berth

URA FC defeated JMC Hippos to reach the quarterfinals

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) football club eased into the last eight of the 2016/17 Uganda cup with a comfortable victory against JMC Hippos.

The tax collectors outwitted struggling JMC Hippos 5-0 in the round of 16 game played at  Mehta stadium, find Lugazi on Saturday.

Hamis “Diego” Kiiza and Hudu Mulikyi grabbed a brace each before Bokoto Labama added the other to complete the rout while Patrick Onyango scored the consolation goal for the visitors.

Hamis Kiiza broke the deadlock 15 minutes into the game tapping from close range past goalkeeper Benson Wagima to give URA an early lead.

Labama doubled the lead for Ibrahim Kirya’s charges at the half hour mark and the 4 time Uganda cup winners took a comfortable lead at halftime.

URA stretched their lead further inside the opening 10 minutes of the second half with Hamis Diego completing his brace while midfielder Hudu Mulikyi also got onto the score sheet.

The visitors pulled one back through Patrick Onyango before Hudu Mulikyi put the score beyond reach with his second of the day and URA’s fifth.

URA join Vipers (defeated Kiboga Youbg), link Express and Paidha Black Angels who defeated Masavu and Fort Portal Boda Boda respectively  to reach the quarterfinals.

URA starting XI

Mathias Muwanga, adiposity Fred Okot, Allan Munaaba, Sam Ssekito, Jimmy Kulaba, Hudu Mulikyi, Shafik Kagimu, Nicholas Kagaba, Bokota Labama, Hamis Kiiza, Saidi Kyeyune

JMC Hippos starting XI

Benson Wagima, Ibrahim Massa, Hassan Musana, Willy Makuro, Musa Walangalira, Patrick Onyango, Herbert Odipio, Jimmy Jalendo, Willy Rubangkene, Daniel Shabena, Paul Emenyu


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