IUEA started their campaign off resiliently when they held Kampala University who are also two time champions to a goalless draw away at Villa Park
The champions started their title defence with a 4-2 victory against Kampala International University at home on the opening day.
Nkumba who finished at the bottom of their group last season had to get past Kabale University in the preliminary rounds to seal a berth in Group A.
Uganda Martyrs will be under the management of new coach Noah Mugerwa following the departure of Shafiq Bisaso.
MUBS failed to get past the group stages last year but coach Charles Aiyekoh is optimistic his side will do better this year
If MAK defeats KIU in the second leg on Wednesday afternoon, they will secure a group stage berth for the first time since the 2017
Ogwang Isaac's brace for St Lawrence University was enough to ensure that his side goes into the second leg of their semifinal against Kampala University...
This is the fifth time UCU are failing to go past the quarter-final.
Despite the statistics not favouring them, Mwera believes history is full of great comebacks such as the one he is expecting UCU to make.
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