Stanbic Uganda Cup: FUFA boots Kisugu United to reinstate Paidha Black Angels
West Nile Regional League side Paidha Black Angels has replaced Kampala Regional League side Kisugu United at the round of 16 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup.
Kisugu United had won the Blacks 5-4 in spot kicks at the round 32 after the two sides played to a one all draw in normal time.
Paidha Black Angels filed a petition against Kisugu United for using ineligible players and won the case.
FUFA confirmed the reinstating of Paidha Black Angels,
“Paidha Black Angels SC was reinstated to the #StanbicUgandaCup Competition 2022/23 season after a successful appeal with FUFA CDP against Kisugu United FC for use of an ineligible player during their Round of 32 match on 17th February 2023.
BUL FC and SC Villa will also replay their game to confirm the 16th team at the round of 16
Defending champions BUL had won the round of 32 1-0 but FUFA ordered for a replay after SC Villa petition for the cancellation of their would be goal by assistant referee Khalid Muyaga who was also banned
Kitara, Wakiso Giants, Soltilo Bright Stars, Vipers SC, Mbarara City, Bunyaruguru United, Kiyinda Boys, Paidha Black Angels, Onduparaka, Express, Ndejje University, Adjumani TC, Calvary FC, Police FC and KCCA FC are the 15 teams at the round of 16.
The round of 16 draws for this edition are expected to be held soon and the final will be played in Lira.