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Proline win the Stanbic Uganda Cup

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 26th May 2019 07:57 PM

Proline will to represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup.

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Proline players celebrating with their trophy after defeating Bright stars

Proline will to represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Stanbic Uganda Cup                                                
Final, result                                                                          
Proline 1(5) Bright Stars 1(4)                                                       
 
Proline FC won their first Stanbic Uganda Cup trophy after beating a 10 man Bright Stars 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw at Masaka Recreation on Saturday.
 
Proline who one week ago won the FUFA Big League title struggled in the first half but they picked up momentum in the second half after Bright Stars decided to sit back when they took the lead through Nelson Senkatuka's freekick in the 58th minute.  
 
Bright Stars situation worsened after center referee Ali Sabila sent off their midfielder Aggrey Kirya who received a second yellow card for time wasting. 
 

 Proline players celebrating with their trophy after beating Bright stars in a penalty shootout. PHOTO: Badru Katumba

This prompted Proline to pile more pressure on Bright Stars backline but missing several chances. Bright Stars defender Enock Walusimbi handled the ball in the box in the injury time and Proline were awarded a penalty. Defender Mustafa Mujuzi who was the MVP and top scorer with four goals in the competition took the penalty for Proline to level matters in the 89th minute and the game ended 1-1 in normal time 

 
In spot kicks, Mujuzi, Bright Anukani, Allan Egaku, Ivan Bogere, and Kiwanuka managed to score past Bright Stars goalkeeper Hamza Muwonge while Farouk Katongole, Sam Sekitto, Rajab Kakooza, Methodius Jungu were on target before Proline goalkeeper Hassan Matovu stopped Senkatuka's penalty to help his side win 5-4. 
 
Proline who also walked away with sh40m and will to represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup.   
 
Despite the defeat, Bright Stars walked home with sh20m and their goalkeeper Benson Wagima was voted the best in the competition. Exp

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