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Stanbic Uganda Cup: BUL stun Vipers to clinch first ever major trophy in club history

This is the fourth time that Vipers have ended up on the losing side in the competition having previously lost to URA, SC Victoria University (now defunct) and KCCA in 2012, 2013 and 2018 respectively.

BUL FC under the stewardship of Alex Isabirye beat Vipers SC in the Stanbic Uganda Cup final on Sunday at the King George Stadium in Masindi.

It was also a sweet revenge for BUL FC who were humbled 8-1 by Vipers last season in Njeru.

The Jinja based clinched their first ever major trophy with a 3-1 win over last season’s winners Vipers.

A brace from Karim Ndugwa with Simon Peter Oketch scoring the other to hand Isabirye’s side their first trophy in history.

Isabirye has a coach as now won the competition three times (2012, 2013 and now in 2022) with URA FC, Victoria University and BUL FC respectively with all his triumphs coming against Vipers.

Halid Lwaliwa pulled one back for Vipers but it was too late inspire a comeback for his side.

Vipers were aiming to join SC Villa, Express and KCCA FC who are the only sides to have won a Cup double.

This is the fourth time that Vipers have ended up on the losing side in the competition having previously lost to URA, SC Victoria University (now defunct) and KCCA in 2012, 2013 and 2018 respectively.

Ndugwa gave BUL the lead in the 28th minute off a Reagan Kalyowa assist.

Yunus Sentamu had a decent chance earlier into the first period but his effort went inches wide.

Najib Yiga also had his powerful shot kiss the bar.

With three minutes to halftime breather, Oketch doubled BUL’s advantage off a quality Hillary Onek cross. Isabirye and his side went into the break with a commanding 2-0 lead.

Ndugwa put the cherry on the icing of the cake when he was perfectly fed by his partner Oketch for his ninth goal of the Stanbic Uganda Cup campaign.

By fulltime whistle it was delight for BUL FC who smiled to their first ever major trophy and will now represent Uganda in the CAF Confederation Cup next season.

BUL also walk away with Shs50M as prize money Courtesy of main sponsors Stanbic Bank whereas runners up Vipers bag Shs25M.

Individual awards

Best Goalkeeper -Kalyowa Emmanuel

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