AUPL: SC Villa Mark Return to Masaka with Victory Against Onduparaka

Uganda Premier League
SC Villa 4-1 Onduparaka

Sports Club Villa made a remarkable return to Masaka recreation centre with a comprehensive victory against Onduparaka.

Emmanuel Okwi grabbed a hat trick (second this season) while Ambrose Kirya added the other as the Jogoos eased past Onduparaka.

Playing in Masaka (as home ground) for the first time since 1994, sales SC Villa had an explosive start scoring three goals inside the opening 25 minutes.

Villa were awarded with a penalty two minutes after kickoff when Sibir Simba handled the ball in the box but Emmanuel Okwi failed to convert with his effort hitting the crossbar.

However, medications Okwi made the amends 4 minutes later tapping home after goalkeeper Richard Anyama fumbled with a long ball from Ambrose Kirya to send the fully packed stadium into frenzy.

Another wreck less mistake gifted SC Villa the second goal with Ivan Mbowa’s attempted back pass falling into Alex Kitata’s path before setting up Ambrose Kirya to fire into an empty net.

Onduparaka were at sixes and sevens failing to march the hosts and Okwi made it 3-0 at the 24th minute mark tapping home from close range.


The home side kept surging forward even after recess and Martin Kiiza who troubled Onduparaka’s defence all day also almost got onto the score sheet in the 58th minute but his ferocious effort hit the base of the post.

Ceasar Okhuti pulled one back for the visitors with a cracker outside the box to give Onduparaka hope for a comeback but Okwi completed his hat trick with five minutes to the end.

SC Villa now move to 41 points same as leaders KCCA FC but with three games in hand while Onduparaka remain 4th on 32 points.

SC Villa starting XI

Samson Kirya, Joseph Nsubuga, John Adriko, Henry Katongole, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Lwanga Tadeo, Ambrose Kirya, Abel Eturude(79′ Ayub Kisalita), Emma Okwi, Alex Kitata (67′ Umar Kasumba),Martin Kiiza (70′ Vitalis Tabu)

Onduparaka starting XI

Richard Anyama, Adriko Gasper Alex, Saddam Norman, Toha Rashid, Simba Sibir, Faisal Ibrahim, Kabon Living, Ivan Mbowa(47′ Agau Rashid),Dickens Okwi(75′ Gadaffi Wahab), Gadaffi Gadinho, Ceasar Okhuti

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