AUPL: History Backs Villa Against Proline

Proline FC and SC Villa have met nine times previously in the Uganda Premier League. Proline have only won once, page back then in April 2012.

The two meet again on Saturday at the Philip Omondi stadium in Lugogo for the tenth time.

Proline host the game and are not very safe from relegation zone with 22 points in the 18 games played. The visitors are coming from turbulent times where they won only one out of their five games before sacking coach Bisaso and employing Waswa Bossa.

The coach picked his first win against Sadooin through Emmanuel Okwi’s early stunning freekick.

Villa have defeated Proline in all their previous five games and have not conceded in the last three in this fixture.

Bossa will surely need to continue with that run if he is to ensure his job security. The Jogoos can slice the gap with KCCA FC to one point with a perfect result on Saturday.

The hosts are coming from a hard fought 1-0 win against URA FC in Lugazi.

“We need to be very consistent and win another game so that we can move up the table, ” coach Mujib Kasule said.


“They are experienced; they have a good coach and are title contenders too. So they are going to make it very difficult but we are at home and ready to go.”

Kasule’s team has found the back of the net in nine of the ten home games but also kept only one clean sheet, Villa has five on the road.

They will miss Fahad Bayo, Joseph Mandela and Emma Magembe due to injuries while Villa has no major concern.

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