Mulindwa lauded the teams that featured in the round of 64 and indicated knockout competitions are thrilling because of the surprise element.
“The results from the previous round show how cup games are unpredictable. To have 14 regional league clubs means a lot. And we hope that the next rounds will produce more thrilling moments,” he said.
In some of the notable fixtures, holders BUL FC will face SC Villa, last season’s runners-up Vipers SC will visit Jinja North United while Express have been pitted against Lugazi FC.
FUFA Competitions Director, Nalule explained that two fixtures are still pending decisions from the judicial bodies following petitions.
Kataka FC petitioned Gorilla Highlands for allegedly fielding ineligible players while Arua Hill SC also petitioned Elite FC for the same reason.
The round of 32 games will be played between the 13th -20th of February.
Here is the full draw:
BUL FC vs SC Villa
Pajule Lions FC vs Police FC
Junior Eagles FC vs Onduparaka FC
Express FC vs Lugazi FC
Bunyaruguru United FC vs UPDF FC
Kitara FC vs Uganda Pentecostal University FC
Kiyinda Boys FC vs Kigezi Homeboyz
Gorilla Highlands FC/ Kataka FC vs KCCA FC
Blacks Power FC vs Wakiso Giants FC
Jinja North United vs Vipers SC
Ndejje University FC vs Blue Star FC
Kisugu United FC vs Paidha Black Angels FC
Mbale Heroes FC vs Soltilo Bright Stars FC
Adjumani Town Council vs Elite FC/Arua Hill SC
Mbarara City FC vs Admin FC
Calvary FC vs JLOS FC.
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