Wednesday, December 22
•KCCA FC Vs Express – Lugogo
•UPDF Vs BUL – Bombo
•URA FC Vs Mbarara City – Ndejje
•Wakiso Giants Vs Arua Hill – Wakissha
•Busoga United Vs SC Villa – Njeru

Team News

  • Busoga United will miss the services of their head coach Abbey Kikomeko who is admitted with amnesia.
  • Ssekandi Andrew, Mpata Rashid, Okello Steven are all out of the villa tie due to injuries and Mwere Nicholas whereas Basoga Derrick who missed the Police game due to family issues may be welcomed back into the side.
  • The Joogos will miss long term absentees of Ronald Ssekiganda, Allan Nyanzi, Isma Mugulusi and Charles Bbale who are still sidelined due to injuries.
  • They will welcome back goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige back in goal after missing out on the KCCA FC game.

Probable Lineups

*Busoga United XI – Micheal Nantamu (GK), Onzima Peter, Mulanda Charles, Ekonu Daniel, Ngonde Elvis, Shaka Ssozi, Ssekulima Paul, Mayanja Anthony, Anwar Ntege, Wagoina Isaac, Bithum Douglas

*SC Villa XI
Meddie Kibirige(GK), Gavin Kizito, Kenneth Ssemakula, Joseph Kafumbe, Gift Fred, Nicholas Kabonge, Salim Abdallah, Goffin Oyiwroth, Oscar Mawa, Umar Lutalo, Saddam Masereka

*Preview: The Joogos Target Maximum Points

The Joogos visit struggling Busoga United as they aim for maximum points at Njeru.

Busoga United woes continue to worsen after losing a vital team member as they will be without head coach Abbey Kikomeko who is side-lined with amnesia adding onto the managerial difficulties which have affected them ever since the start of the season.

Busoga United has struggled both on and off the pitch and will now host SC Villa who come into this tie after picking up a vital draw from table leaders KCCA FC.

Busoga United lost their recent game by a 3-1 score line against relegation contenders Police FC at the Omondi stadium in Lugogo, Police’s first win.

Busoga United currently sit 15th on the log with 7points whereas SC Villa who sit 12th on the log with 10 points from 10 games played will be aiming for their 3rd win in the season against Busoga United.

Head to Head

Both teams have met in 9 games in the Uganda Premier League eversince Busoga United promotion in the 2016/2017 season and they have collected three wins and SC Villa winning just two games and four games ending in draws.

SC Villa Vs Busoga (not played)
Busoga 1-1 SC Villa

Villa 0-1 Busoga
Busoga 1-1 Villa

Villa 1-2 Busoga
Busoga 2-2 Villa

Villa 2-0 Busoga
Busoga 1-1 Villa

Busoga 1-0 Villa
Villa 2-0 Busoga


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