AUPL: SC Villa Seek Redemption Against Saints

Uganda Premier League
SC Villa vs The Saints
Mandela National Stadium 4pm

Action in the Azam Uganda Premier League resumes after a 10 day international break and Sports Club Villa is one of the teams that will be action.

The Jogoos welcome The Saints at Mandela National Stadium on Tuesday with the aim of returning to winning ways after going the previous two games without testing victory.

SC Villa were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Soana before losing 4-3 to Onduparaka in their last game that led to the sacking of head coach Deo Sserwadda.

With the mantle in the hands of Shafik Bisaso who has been elevated from assistant coach to acting head coach, page the main target is to make sure the club keeps within sight of league leaders KCCA.

After training on Monday, dosage Bisaso believes the team is prepared enough to face Saints.

“I believe we have put everything that has happened in the previous games behind and our target is to see that we get back to winning ways, medical ” he stated.

“The Saints are a good team and have a good coach in Moses Basena but I think we have worked hard and prepared adequately to take them on tomorrow,” added Bisaso.


SC Villa will be without the club top scorer AbduMalik Vitalis Tabu who sidelined with Malaria. Tabu has scored four goals for SC Villa this season and three in last three games(against Soana,Proline and Onduparaka).

The other players that will not feature against the saints are defender Benard Muwanga and Martin Kiiza who has just resumed training.

SC Villa come into this clash in fourth position on 12 points six behind leaders KCCA FC but with a game in hand while Saints occupy seventh spot on the logo just a point behind SC Villa.

In another development, the Nsambya based club have appointed Robert Ssekweyama as the new assistant coach replacing Bisaso who was elevated to head coach status. Ssekweyama has been coaching Kampala regional side Kamwokya United.

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