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

Tuesday, May 4
-SC Villa vs Onduparaka, Bombo Military stadium (TV)
-Tooro United vs Wakiso Giants, Buhinga stadium
-URA vs Express, Arena of vision


Team News

  • SC Villa will be without Andrew Kiwanuka, Moses Kiggundu and Ronald Ssekiganda due to injuries
  • Benson Muhindo continues his rehabiliation, the club has stated.
  • Onduparaka travelled without the injured players Rashid Okocha, Yakubu Ramathan, Gabriel Matata and Shaban Wasswa while Akoch Augustine is sick.
  • Emmanuel Oketch is back after finishing his exams

Probable Lineups

SC Villa – Meddie Kibirige, Fred Agandu, Derrick Ndahiro, Gavin Kizito, Asuman Alishe, Geoffrey Wasswa, Amir Kakomo, Nicholas Kabonge, Abdallah Salim, Faizo Kazibwe, Mohamed Nsereko

Onduparaka – Michael Kagiri, Gasper Adriko, Hakim Magombe, Hamza Geriga, Derrick Ochen, Denis Andama, Adinho Gibson, Joel Jangeyambe, Kabon Living, Jamal Malish, Joel Nasasira

Preview: SC Villa Seek To Complete Task

SC Villa put themselves in a good position after winning the first leg away in Arua thanks to a late Faizo Kazibwe goal.

The side can afford to draw the game and match on to the last eight.

The game finds Onduparaka at a time when they cannot win a game of football, if we are to go with their current form.

The fans are already plotting to for a massive boycott against head coach Joseph Mutyaba while some players are rumoured to be walking out due to salary arrears.

There are relevant scenarios at Villa as well, as fans have already expressed their discontent with the direction is taking after going some good games without tasting a league win.

The Uganda Cup presents Villa a realistic chance of a silverware this season and a win will take the club closer to achieving that dream.

Match Facts

SC Villa

  • Villa’s 1-0 away win in Arua ended the club’s five-game winless run.
  • They ousted Ndejje University despite losing the first leg 1-0 in the previous round.
  • They were eliminated by Nkambi coffee in 2019
  • They have won the Uganda Cup nine times, the last coming in 2014/15 when they beat KCCA

Onduparaka

  • The Catterpilars have lost five games in a row.
  • They have scored one goal in last five away games
  • Onduparaka eliminated Luwero united. Winning 1-0 in the second leg after firing blanks in the first tie in Arua
  • Their best finish in this competition was a place in the final in 2015/16 season, losing to Vipers

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