Uganda Premier League preview – To start with, this fixture will be played at the Prisons Grounds in Luzira due to the fact that earlier this week the management of the initial venue Mandela National Stadium announced that the playing surface will be going for a resting phase due to its deteriorating conditions.
With 2 Wins and 3 Draws in the last 5 games, as compared to last season at the same time Sports Club Villa is a much more improved side thanks to head coach Edwardo Kaziba and his technical staff.
SC Villa come into this fixture with no serious exclusions from their squad. The Coach will have all of his squad to select the Best XI who are to start off their quest for their next 3 points.
Teenage sensation Gavin Kizito is expected to maintain his starting slot in central defense after a couple of solid performances when he came into the squad for Kiggundu.
Uganda Premier League SC Villa vs URA FC preview
On the other side, the Tax Collectors are a shadow of themselves from last season. They have struggled a lot this season most especially in finding goals, evident with their current form having only collected one win from their previous five fixtures.
Last season’s Villa captain Ashraf Mandela will be playing his first fixture against his former employers. He will be looking at proving to SC Villa a point that he is a better player than when he left them.
The Tax Collectors have been boosted by the return of Hassan Kalega, Waibi Yeseri and Shafiq Kagimu from injuries. New Signing Dada continues to miss out due to license issues.
From the last meeting between the two sides, URA F.C emerged out a 1-0 victor earlier this year. However that happens to be URA F.C’s win against Villa from the past three seasons. Villa has picked up 2 wins and 3 have come out as draws.
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Author: Katende Basajjabaka
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