SC Villa coach Douglas Bamweyana was left with mixed emotions after his side played out 1-all draw with Bright Stars at the Mandela National Stadium in Namboole yesterday.
SC Villa coach Douglas Bamweyana was left clinging onto his side’s performance after suffering an opening second round defeat to URA on Saturday.
Yet in the last two decades the two most followed clubs have hardly had much to write home about, apart from a league title for Express, who face Bul tomorrow, in 2012 and an occasional Uganda Cup for SC Villa.
They have the unenviable task of getting a result at the St Mary’s stadium in Kitende, when they take on league defending champions, Vipers SC today, Saturday.
KAMPALA - URA FC laid a winning foundation for their premier league second round as they beat SC Villa at Namboole Stadium to climb to fifth place.
SC Villa has a great opportunity to turn around their jaded season when they take on Vipers at St Mary’s stadium, Kitende today.
They included Abdul Rahman Ajab, Manco Kawesa, Amir Kakomo, Brian Bwete, Edgar Luzige, Robert Kitabalwa and Yusuf Mukisa who asked for his contract to be terminated citing unfulfilled contractual obligations.
But as the students reported back to school, so did six old boys as Vipers and SC Villa clashed in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League at the St. Mary’s Stadium on Saturday.
On a packed day of Ugandan top-flight football, the top two teams did not have it their way, with table toppers KCCA FC failing to stretch their lead and defending champions Vipers tasting a first defeat of the campaign.
And the ruthless manner in which they squeezed the life out of a struggling Nyamityobora side would have provided more conviction to those that do not perceive them as real challengers of the big boys.
SC Villa continued to struggle as they suffered 1-0 loss to URA in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League on Saturday at Mandela National stadium, Namboole.
Coaches Michael Nam Ouma and Edward Golola will hope for a similar response starting today when they play in-form Tooro at the Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal.
Katsina United piled more pressure on Niger Tornadoes head coach, Bernard Ogbe in NPFL new season by handing his side a 3-1 defeat at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium Minna.
PRETORIA – Mamelodi Sundowns huffed, puffed and somehow still had enough oxygen to blow Black Leopards away 3-0 at Loftus Versfeld on Wednesday night to move to second place on the Premiership log.
Friday's result also subjected URA to their second defeat of the campaign, having seen their unbeaten run ended by table leaders KCCA FC last month.
A perfect storm that saw the Jogoos make curious off-season buys, amass four points from a possible 24 and go on to show such extreme profligacy even after Douglas Bamweyana replaced Moses Basena has the record champions reeling.
The French striker knocked a cross from Spanish left back Sergio Reguilon into the net from close range on the half hour mark, breaking the deadlock against an organised Alaves side who beat Real 1-0 earlier in the season at Mendizorrotza.
First-half goals from Alex Iwobi and Alexandre Lacazatte secured a 2-1 win for Arsenal at struggling Huddersfield on Saturday and kept the pressure on Chelsea and Manchester United in a three-way battle for a Champions League spot.
Three times, inside the space of as many minutes, the Gunners ripped through the left-hand side of Huddersfield’s defence, with a magnificent tackle by Terence Kongolo on Lacazatte denying what looked the best of those chances.
Benzema, Vinicius and Gareth Bale started together for the first time and two-thirds of the newly-dubbed ‘BBV’ delivered as Madrid capitalised on Barca being held by Valencia and Atletico losing at Real Betis.
Benzema, Vinicius and Gareth Bale started together for the first time and two thirds of the newly-dubbed ‘BBV’ delivered as Madrid capitalised on Barca being held by Valencia and Atletico losing at Real Betis.