After emerging the 2018/2019 FUFA Big League champions by overcoming Wakiso Giants 1-0 victory on Saturday, Proline FC are looking to climax their celebrations by winning their maiden Stanbic Uganda Cup.
The Shafic Bisaso coached side are aiming at capitalizing on their win against Wakiso Giants and their overall form in the entire season, when they face Bright Stars on Saturday 25th May 2019 at Masaka Recreational Grounds. Here is how they go to the final.
Round of 64: Proline 3-1 Light SS
The Fufa Big League champions kicked off their Stanbic Uganda Cup journey by hosting their counterparts Lights SS at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.
Proline easily cruised past Light SS with a comfortable 3-1 home win, Allan Gerald Egaku scored twice before Mustafa Mujjuzi scored a penalty for their third goal, and the consolation goal for Light SS was scored by Lawrence Oroboro.
Round of 32: Nyamityobora 0-1 Proline
The Shafic Bisaso coached side were drawn against StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Nyamityobora at the Round of 32 at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara. Proline went ahead to win the game 1-0 through Mujjuzi, who was scoring his second of the campaign.
Round of 16: Proline 2-1 Onduparaka
They returned home this one against topflight side Onduparaka, Proline went ahead to win the game 2-1. Bright Anukani and Ivan Bogere scored for the hosts, while Ceaser Okhuti scored Onduparaka’s only goal in the game.
Quarterfinals: Proline 2-1 Vipers
Vipers were at the time chasing a maiden double, after losing the final last year, going past Proline would get them closer to the title.
To everyone’s surprise, Proline ejected the 2018 runners up Vipers with a 2-1 victory at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo after extra time.
Noordin Bunjo had given Proline the lead before Taddeo Lwanga equalized. The game had to be decided in extra time, that when Ibrahim Bonyo showed his might by netting the winner.
Semifinal: 1st leg: Kyetume 1-2 Proline
A semifinal draw between Proline and Kyetume was an assurance that a Big League side was to play the final after two legs.
It was Proline who were victors in the first leg through Bonyo and Mujjuzi scoring their second third of the competition respectively. Robert Ssentongo got the goal for the home side.
Semifinal: 2nd leg: Proline 1-2 Proline (Proline advanced 4-3 on penalties)
In the semifinals second leg, Proline knocked their Big League counterparts Kyetume with a 4-3 win in penalties at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.
The Mukono based side matched Proline’s first leg 2-1 with an identical score after Cephas Kambugu and Patrick Ochan scored for the visitors. It’s Bonyo who scored for Proline as the game ended 3-3 on aggregate.
In the shootouts, Vincent Kayizzi and Benon Tahomera missed their kicks for Kyetume whereas only James Begesa missed for Proline.
Uganda Cup (formerly Kakungulu cup) Winners since 1971
1971 –Coffee F.C
1976– Gangama F.C
1977– Simba F.C
1978 – Nsambya F.C
1979 – KCC F.C
1980 – KCC F.C
1981 – Coffee F.C
1982 – KCC F.C
1983 – SC Villa F.C
1984 – KCC F.C
1985 – Express F.C
1986 – SC Villa F.C
1987 – KCC F.C
1988 – SC Villa
1989 – SC Villa
1990 – KCC F.C
1991 – Express F.C
1992 – Express F.C
1993 – KCC F.C
1994 – Express F.C
1995 – Express F.C
1996 – UEB S.C
1997 – Express F.C
1998 – SC Villa
1999 – Mbale Heroes S.C
2000 – SC Villa
2001 – Express F.C
2002 – SC Villa
2003 – Express F.C
2004 – KCC F.C
2005 – URA F.C
2006 – Express F.C
2007 – Express F.C
2007/8 – Victors S.C
2008/9 – SC Villa
2009/10 – Victors S.C
2010/11 – Simba S.C
2011/12 – URA F.C
2013/2013 – Sports Club Victoria University
2013/2014 – URA F.C
2014/2015 – Sc Villa Jogoo