COPA2019: SMASK, Buddo face minnows at round of 16

Favorites St Mary’s Kitende and holders Buddo have been drawn against underdogs St Kaggwa SS and Uganda Martyrs Rubaga at the Copa round of 16 stage at the draws held this evening at Jinja College.

The opening games of the round of 16 knock out stages at 9am, will see Masaka SSS take on Bulo Parents at Kakindu and Buddo SS play Uganda Martyrs Rubaga at Jinja SS Pitch a side that bounced back after Kisozi Seed has been disqualified for using Machinery.

Royal Giants from Mityana play Nakaseke International and Sandard High Zana take on Kawempe Royal College in the other 11am fixture(s).

The Jinja Teams; JIPRA and Jinja SSS will play at the same time (4pm) at Jinja SSS against Kibuli and St Julian at Kakindu respectively.

Copa Coca Cola round of 16 fixtures.

JIPRA( Group A) vs Kibuli SS (Group H) -4pm, Jinja SSS.


Jinja SSS (Group B) vs St Julian High School, Gayaza (Group F), 4pm, Kakindu


Royal Giants High( Group C) vs Nakaseke International (Group E), 11am -Kakindu.


Standard High Zana (Group D) vs Kawempe Royal College(Group G), 11am, Kakindu


St Mary’s SS, Kitende( Group E) vs St Kaggwa (Group A), 2pm -Jinja SSS.


St Henry’s Kitovu( Group F) vs St John High School(Group C), 2pm- Kakindu


Masaka SSS ( Group G) vs Bulo Parents(Group B) , 9 am -Kakindu


Buddo SS (Group H) vs Uganda Martyrs Rubaga, 9am -Jinja SS Pitch


The Current Top scorer’s chart heading into the Round of 16 knock out stages

John Musenzi- High Standard Kateera – 11 goals

Lawrence Tezikya -Jinja SSS -11 goals

Geoffrey Mivule -Kisozi Seed -9 goals

Ronald Alwenyo- Kashenyi SSS -8 goals

Ambrose Owani-Loro SSS -7 goals

Emmanuel Jowang – Bulo Parents -6 goals

Araphat Ngyembya-St Kagwa -6 goals

Andrew Otim -Mbarara High -6 goals


Previous Copa Coca cola winners.

2019 – ???

2018- Buddo SSS

2017- Jinja SSS

2016- Kibuli SSS

2015- St Mary’s Kitende

2014- Kibuli SSS

2013- St Mary’s Kitende

2012- St Mary’ Kitende

2011-St Mary’s Kitende

2010- Bishop Nankyama

2009 – Buddo SSS

About Henry Musabe

Henry Musabe is a Ugandan sports journalist, senior reporter at Sports256 as well as a presenter and football commentator.