The 2019 edition of the Copa CocaCola Football Tournament has reached the closing stages following the last two finalists being decided today evening, 17th May at Kakindu Stadium, Jinja.
In the first Semi Final Playoff played at 2pm, St Mary’s Kitende eliminated Buddo SS i a teeth grinding Penalty shootouts by 7 – 6.
The game had ended 1 – 1 in normal play.
In the second Semi Final Playoff that was played at 4pm, Jinja SS eliminated High Standard Zana by 1 – 0.
However, the game was mid way disrupted by Jinja SS fans accusing the center referee of favoring their opponents.
This followed Jinja SS scoring and while still in celebration, the referee then started game while Jinja SS players were not back into play.
High Standard attacked and scored and when the referee first accepted, the crowd ran chaotic and the game was forced to stop. It later resumed with the Zana side’s goal cancelled.