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May 26, 2024

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UGANDA CUP: Vipers face off with BUL in Goliath vs David affair

Kenneth MUKISA 

BUL FC are bound to win their first silverware since the club’s inception having reached their maiden final in the same breath.

Vipers on the other hand will be intending to win only their 2nd Uganda cup after trying on five occasions.

BUL will be playing in their maiden Uganda cup final and it will coach Alex Isabirye’s third having been there with URA and SC Victoria University and he won both.

Vipers are under the stewardship of new man Roberto Oliviera who is also their 5th foreign coach. Robertinho will however not be on the touchline.

BUL beat Express to reach the final

His assistant Cardoso will be the man in dugout as he was against Police Fc and he vows to win the trophy.

“The only aim, the only focus, and all our energy is going to be on winning that trophy, it doesn’t matter where we start. BUL FC being in the final means they have so far this season where they are but we are going to go for it.”

Cardoso said.

The Venoms have lost four of their only five attempts to win the trophy having lost the latest to KCCA FC in 2018.

BUL defied the odds early this week they beat hot favourites and Uganda Premier league champions Express FC by an Owen Mukisa sumptuous strike.

The youngster has scored three goals so far in the cup.

Vipers managed to sweep Police FC aside in the semi finals to reach here. Congolese striker Ceaser Manzoki scored twice.

BUL will he uplifted by the return of captain Walter Ochora who missed the semifinals, Richard Wandyqka and Peter Okech also return from suspension.

Vipers will only have one injury worry to defender and Captain Halid Lwaliwa who is subject to a late fitness assessment.

Express and KCCA Fc are the record holders of the cup this 11 triumps each.