SC Villa Vs Busoga United: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Friday 28th October
*Maroons Vs KCCA FC – Luzira
*Onduparaka Vs Express FC – Bombo, 2pm
*Blacks Power Vs Arua Hill – Akii-bua stadium
*SC Villa Vs Busoga United – Wankulukuku


Team News

  • SC Villa will be without Midfielder cum defender Ivan Sserubiri after he suffered an accident on a boda boda
  • Goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige (Sand Cranes) and Travis Mutyaba (UCE Exams) still out
  • Nicholas Ssenono and Hamza Mulambuzi have been left out of the squad despite being named in team that played BUL. Patrick Kakande, Najib Tusaba and Oryem Tabu have been included.
  • Busoga United welcome back Douglas Mulabi, Thomas Ochungu and Hassan Kintu back from injury.
  • Fred Logono and Fred Massa yet to receive license while Nicholas Mwere is not part of the traveling squad.

Probable Lineups

*SC Villa – Martin Elungat, Fred Agandu, Hassan Musana, Fred Gift, Kenneth Ssemakula, Davis Ssekajja, Pistsi Barenge, Goffin Oyirwoth, Ivan Bogere, Joseph Kafumbe, Sheif Batte

*Busoga United – Andrew Ssekandi, Fredrick Ngalo, Nicholas Mwere, Isaac Isinde, Derrick Basoga, Franco Balabala, Isaac Mweru, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Laban Tibita, Basham Mugwa, Dickson Niwamanya

Preview: SC Villa Seek To Bounce Back

SC Villa will be hoping to bounce back from their defeat against BUL when they welcome Busoga United at home in Wankulukuku.

The Jogoos were on course for a point at Njeru before a late and beautiful screamer from Richard Wandyaka pierced their heart.

Villa were the second best on that day and that loss did not come as a surprise, but how they can bounce back from that defeat, may determine their ceiling.

“The loss against BUL is in the past now, we just have to change mentality and switch our focus to our next game against Busoga United,” said Villa coach Jackson Magera.

“Busoga are a good team, they have been around the league for a good time now. We respect them despite the fact that they have had a poor start. We have done our homework as a team and we want nothing but all points.”

The Jogoos start the day in second place with seven points and will move to 10 with a win, that will close the gap to just a point against pace setters BUL.

For Busoga United, they have collected three points in four games; with a win against Blacks Power their only success so far.

Defeats against URA, UPDF and Maroons have left the side in a relegation dog fight.

They have a fairly good squad on paper, with a couple of tested and experienced players like Isaac Isinde and Ibrahim Kayiwa among others.

Busoga United beat SC Villa (as hosts) at Njeru last season in their last meeting, with Shafik Bakaki turning into Anwar Ntege’s shot into his own net.

Head to Head

2021/2022
SC Villa 0-1 Busoga
Busoga 0-1 SC Villa

2020/2021
SC Villa Vs Busoga (not played)
Busoga 1-1 SC Villa

2019/2020
Villa 0-1 Busoga
Busoga 1-1 Villa

2018/2019
Villa 1-2 Busoga
Busoga 2-2 Villa

2017/2018
Villa 2-0 Busoga
Busoga 1-1 Villa

2016/2017
Busoga 1-0 Villa
Villa 2-0 Busoga

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