By: David Gombe
The Azam Uganda Premier league returns for the second round with pacesetters Sc Villa hosting Maroons at Masaka recreation grounds on Saturday 10th February 2018.
Sc Villa were the mid season break leaders of the Uganda Premier league with 32 points while Maroons finished the first round 6th placed on 21 points.
The previous 7 league meetings between the two sides have seen Sc Villa dominate, having won 3 and drawing 4 times.
In the first round this season the two sides settled for a 1-1 stalemate at Luzira Prisons grounds courtesy of a Patrick Gonahassa 94th minute equalizer for Maroons.
Wasswa Bbosa the head coach Sc Villa highlights the importance of this fixture and what he expects from Davis Kasirye, he says,
“We have prepared well for this fixture the mood in the camp is positive with no injury concerns ahead of this game and all we aspire for is victory.”
“We have been struggling to score more goal and the addition of Davis Kasirye will improve on our forward line since he brings experience in our side.”
Davis Kasirye is expected to receive his league debut for the hosts,
Simon Sserunkuma has also been declared fit for this contest having missed part of the first round through injury.
Maroons on the other hand have no fresh injuries heading into this fixture and are expected to rely on Pius Obuya and Ronald Orombi dynamism in the midfield.
Sc Villa will have their hopes in George Ssenkaba, Adel Eturude and Godfrey Lwesibawa. The blue side will also look up to their perfect home record for maximum points.
Sc Villa will seek to go into the next fixture with at least a 6 point cushion but this will be only possible if they manage to sweet aside Asaph Mwebaze’s stubborn side.