Vipers SC Wins Second Uganda Cup Title After Destroying BUL FC in the Finals

Posted on Sep 26, 2021
By Ssekamatte Vicent
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It was a historical moment during The Uganda Cup final after winners Vipers SC white-washed BUL FC to win their second title with a thrilling 8:1 score.

Like never before, this was the first Uganda Cup finals to feature more than six goals with the last being a 4:2 win by SC Villa against Express FC in 1989.Vipers went wild over BUL just by half time which saw them score four unanswered goals to leave no hopes for the Jinja side which was featuring in the cup finals for the very first time.

It looked an easy task for the Robertinho coached side when they went ahead through Livingston Mulondo's 5th minute before the day's goal hero Yunus Ssentamu doubled the lead in 27 minutes.

Congolese goal porcher Ceaser Manzoki scored his brace between two minutes, in the 37th and 39th minutes to ensure Vipers finish the first half with all hopes that this year's title is theirs.

On resumption of the second half, Ssentamu made it two goal to his name as early as three minutes into the half, completed is hat-trick in the 54th minute before Milton Kaliisa scored one to make it 7:0 on the 65th minute mark.

Yusuf Ssentamu scored his 4th goal and the 8th for his club in the game in the 67th minute before Hamis Tibita pulled a consolation for the Alex "Musongola" Isabirye coached side in the 73rd minute.

The match also exposed BUL FC's weakness in squad when goalkeeper Sanon Mulabi got injured and they didn't have a replacement but only to have striker Musa Esenu go between the sticks.

Vipers were thus crown the 2020/2021 Stanbic Uganda Cup winners but will not represent the country in the CAF Confederations Cup after the FUFA executive committee already decided URA FC to.

Stanbic Uganda Cup Prize Money Breakdown.

Winner Shs50m
Runner up Shs20m
Semifinalist Shs12m
Quarterfinalist Shs6m
Round of 16 Shs3m
Round of 32 Shs1.5m

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