2016 Winners Host Nine

Vipers SC will be seeking to return to winning ways at home as they host SC Villa in the Stanbic Uganda Cup quarter-final tie on Tuesday, May 25th at St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende.

The Venoms come into this contest having not gotten any victory at home in the last five games in all competitions, losing two against Mbarara City and Express fc and drawing the other three with UPDF, Wakiso Giants and URA.

The Jogoos though, come into this game having gotten their first victory in six games in all competitions after they beat Kyetume fc 1-0 at the Bombo Military Playgrounds on Saturday.

In the previous round, Vipers SC eliminated UPDF 4-2 on aggregate while Villa dumped Onduparaka out of the tournament in the last 16.

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This will be the third meeting between the two sides this season with the Venoms having won both games comfortably in the league with a 6-1 aggregate. Vipers defeated Villa 3-0 in Kitende before their 3-1 victory in Bombo on 15th May.

The two sides last met in the Uganda Cup in the 2018 semi-finals where Vipers emerged victorious over two legs with a 1-0 aggregate scoreline to progress to the finals where they faced KCCA FC at the Emokori play-ground, Bukedea.

Overall, the last 18 meetings in all competitions between the two sides have produced Eight wins for Vipers, four for SC Villa and the rest are draws.

SC Villa is seeking their 10th Uganda Cup title as Vipers who last won in 2015 is eyeing their second-ever Uganda Cup victory.

2016 Winners Host Nine

The winner of the competition represents Uganda at the CAF Confederation Cup, the second most prestigious tournament in African club football.

This year will see the prize money increased from Shs. 132 to Shs. 166m with the winner pocketing 50m while the runners up will go with Shs. 20m each.