AUPL: Lweza Strike Late to Put Bisaso’s Job in Huge Doubt Amid Fan Protests

Uganda Premier League
SC Villa 2-2 Lweza

Sports club Villa missed out the opportunity of ascending to the summit of the league table after playing to a 2 all draw against Lweza.

Amidst protests from fans that carried placards in support of the embattled coach Shafik Bisaso who was given a one match ultimatum, viagra Villa registered their third consecutive draw.

SC Villa dropped a two goal lead with Lweza surging up in the final 20 minutes to level the score in a game played on Saturday at Nakivubo stadium.

In a game that was a do or die affair for coaches of either side, viagra SC Villa started the better side dominating the proceedings especially in the first half but the visitors put up a spirited comeback in the second stanza to salvage a point.

Emmanuel Arnold Okwi opened the scores in the 28th minute heading home Joseph Nsubuga’s cross from the right to hand the Jogoos a perfect start.

Eleven minutes after recess, price forward Alex ‘Benzema’ Kitata doubled the lead and SC Villa seemed destined for their first win in the second round of the league.

However, things fell apart when Okwi got injured and was replaced by midfielder Dennis Kamanzi in the 67th minute while Vitalis Tabu had earlier on replaced Martin Kiiza who troubled Lweza’s  defence.


Ibrahim Kirya, the Lweza head coach also brought on Kisakye John Wesley and Charles Ssempa for Julius Adebo and Juma Balinya respectively.

The changes paid off dividends and especially Ssempa who provided two assists.

Rajab Kakooza tapped home Ssempa’s cross from the right side of the field in the 71st minute to give hope to the visitors.

Dennis Kamanzi had a chance to put the game beyond reach with four minutes left but failed to put the ball past goalkeeper Ivan Mutumba in a one on one situation.

Lweza caught Villa on a quick counter attack ignited by Ismail Kazibwe before Ssempa laid up Owen Kasule to level the matters in the 87th minute.

Villa fans stormed the pitch after the game carrying placards in support of coach Shafik Bisaso while blaming club President for bringing on board former Express coach Wasswa Bossa.

The result means SC Villa remain second on the table with 34 points while Lweza remain grounded in 12th position on 19points

SC Villa starting XI

Samson Kirya, Joseph Nsubuga, Farouk Musisi Kizito, Benard Muwanga, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Tadeo Lwanga, Mike Ndera, Ambrose Kirya, Emmanuel Okwi (67’ Dennis Kamanzi), Alex Kitata, Martin Kiiza (50’ Vitalis Tabu)

Lweza Starting XI

Ivan Mutumba, Ismael Kazibwe, Julius Adebo, (49’ Kisakye John Wesley) Sulaiman Ochero, Swaib Mudde, Manko Kaweesa, Rajab Kakooza, Juma Balinya (50’ Charles Ssempa), Ronald Muganga (67’ Ziraba), Owen Kasule, Sula Bagala

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