Police proceed to Stanbic Uganda Cup final despite defeat in Adjumani

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David GOMBE

Police FC prevailed to the Stanbic Uganda Cup Final despite a 2-1 Semifinal second leg defeat to Adjumani on Friday.

Samuel Kayongo had given the Cops the lead at the stroke of halftime before Basani Safi and Sadiq Nasru scored the two goals for the hosts in the second half.

Adjumani’s come back win was however not enough to send them into the final.

Police who won the first leg contest at Kavumba Recreation grounds last won advanced to the final on away goals rule.

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In the second leg, Kayondo tapped the visitors in the lead at the stroke of halftime.

The home side however improved in the second period with Basani a former Police player restoring parity with a well taken penalty in the 55th minute before Nasru completed the comeback seven minutes later.

Police finished the game with 10 men following custodian Faisal Kanene’s red card.

The Cops held on and will play the aggregate winner between Vipers SC and Bright Stars in the final slated for next month at Akii Bua Stadium in Lira.

Vipers lead Bright Stars 4-0 on aggregate and the two sides will meet again for the return leg on Tuesday next week at Kavumba.

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