Fred Tamale a three time winner of the Stanbic Uganda cup with Express in 1994. 1995 and 1997 has advised active players to make the best of the opportunities that come their way.
He was entrusted with the responsibility of picking the balls for the draws.
“I appreciate FUFA for bringing on board sponsors in football especially the Uganda Cup so I advise the players to know that every game in the Uganda Cup is a cup final they should give it their all.”
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On one of his fondest moments in the tournament, Tamale picks out the match against Posta FC in 1994 which had ended in a goalless draw after 90 minutes but Express FC managed to score twice in extra time.
“One of my greatest moments I will never forget is the 1994 game against Posta which had ended in a in a goalless stalemate after the 90 minutes. Going back in the dressing room, we came back and scored two goals that left our opponents thinking about what we might had used to force the results.”
BUL will play Uganda Premier League reigning champions Express FC will Police FC will face off with Vipers SC.
The two legged semi final will be played between 19th-31 August.