St Mary’s Kitende brightened their chances of winning the COPA Coca-Cola football championship after they progressed to the quarterfinals.
Pius Wangi and Frank Tumwesigye’s strikes in the first half enabled the giants beat St Joseph’s Layibi 2-0 in the round of 16 on Tuesday at Masaka Recreation Ground.
In the other games, hosts Masaka eliminated Buddo SS 3-1 in penalties after a 1-1 draw while defending champions Kibuli SS ejected Buhobe High School 3-0 in spot kicks after a goalless draw.
Round of 16
Kibuli SS 0 (3) Buhobe High School 0 (0)
St Mary’s Kitende 2 St Joseph’s Layibi 0
Budo SS 1 (1) Masaka SS 1 (3)