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Villa Vs Police: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview And Stats

Saturday, March 6
*Mbarara City vs Vipers SC – Kakyeka (Live on Sanyuka TV)

  • Soltilo Bright Stars FC vs Onduparaka – Kavumba
    *BUL vs Wakiso Giants – Bugembe
    *SC Villa vs Police FC – Bombo

Team News:

  • Derrick Ndahiro is out due to accumulated yellow cards while Asuman Alishe was sent off against Kyetume
  • Emmanuel Wasswa, Mohamed Nsereko and Ronald Olaki return from injuries
  • Eric Ssenjobe returns while Tonny Mawejje started training but the game might have come earlier.
  • Ben Ocen, Fahad Kizito and Timothy Oyamo, Edward Kiryowa and Kabuye Bashir are still sidelined.

Probable Lineups:

SC Villa – Kibirige Meddie (GK), Fred Agandu, Kiwanuka Andrew, Moses Kiggundu, Nsubuga Joseph, Kakoomo Amir, Wasswa Emmanuel, Oyirwoth Goffin, Abdallah Salim, Ogwang Isaac, Kabonge Nicholas.

Police FC – Tom Ikara, Denis Rukundo, Hassan Muhamood, Sylvester Ssemakula, George Kiryowa, Muwadda Mawejje, Frank Zaga Tumwesigye, Brian Mululi, Johnson Odong, Duncan Sseninde, Ruben Kimera

Preview:

Record League winners SC Villa welcome Police FC at Bombo in one of the four StarTimes Uganda Premier League games on Saturday.

SC Villa return to Bombo where they lost to UPDF, snapping their four-game winning run at home.

However, they beat Kyetume FC on the road thanks to Salim Abdallah to win their first away fixture this season in a game where goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige saved a penalty from Cephas Kambugu.

With 18 points in sixth place, Edward Kaziba’s charges will be going for maximum points as they seek to occupy the top positions on the table.

However, they have got to do it without key players Derrick Ndahiro and captain Asuman Alishe.

The visitors on the other hand, have a couple of missing players but they managed to overcome Mbarara City 3-1 thanks to an hat-trick from unlikely source – defender Hassan Muhamood.

The Peace Keepers are fifth with 23 points and will leapfrog KCCA with a victory.

Police are winless on the road since beating newcomers Kitara and MYDA in their opening two road games – They have two defeats and a recent 2-2 draw with Bright Stars.

Head To Head

  • The last meeting ended 2-2 at Lugogo: Samson Kigozi and Fahad Kizito for Police while Villa twice ahead through Bashir Mutanda and Nicholas Kabonge last season.
  • With Villa as hosts in the first round game last season, Emmanuel Kalyowa’s goal was canceled by Johnson Odong at Namboole.

Head To Head

2019/20
Police FC 2-2 SC Villa
SC Villa 1-1 Police FC

2018/19
SC Villa 1-1 Police FC
Police FC 2-2 SC Villa

2017/18
SC Villa 1-0 Police FC
Police FC 1-1 SC Villa

2016/17
SC Villa 2-2 Police FC
Police FC 0-0 SC Villa

2015/16
Police FC 0-1 SC Villa
SC Villa 0-0 Police FC

2014/15
SC Villa 1-1 Police FC
Police FC 2-1 SC Villa

2013/14
Police FC 1-1 SC Villa
SC Villa 1-2 Police FC

2012/13
SC Villa 3-1 Police FC
Police FC 1-1 SC Villa

2011/12
Police FC 0-2 SC Villa
SC Villa 0-0 Police FC

2010/11
SC Villa 1-0 Police FC
Police FC 1-0 SC Villa


Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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