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SUPL Preview: SC Villa aims to start second round on a high, Onduparaka set to start life without Mbabazi

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The second round of the 2019-20 Startimes Uganda Premier League will commence tomorrow January 8th, 2020 with 2 games on the menu.

16-times Uganda Premier Legue winners SC Villa will begin their second round campaign with a visit to Ndejje University to face 4-time champions URA FC at the Arena of visions grounds.

SC Villa finished the first round of the Startimes Uganda Premier League 4th on the log having garnered 27 points in 15 games, losing to only KCCA FC and Kyetume FC while URA FC were 6th on 20 points, 2 positions below SC Villa.

The two teams have met on 21 different occasions with URA FC winning the larger percentage of the games (7) going against SC Villa with 4 wins while the remaining 11 have ended in stalements.

In the reverse fixture in first round, the 2 sides played out to a 1-all stalement.

Last 5 meeting between SC Villa and URA FC
2019-20
SC Villa 1-1 URA FC

2018-19
URA FC 1-0 SC Villa
SC Villa 0-0 URA FC

2017-18
SC Villa 1-0 URA FC
URA FC 2-2 SC Villa

In the other match of the day, Onduparaka FC will travel to Fort Portal to take on relegation threatened Tooro United at St Paul’s Seminary  playground

The Caterpillars lost headcoach Livingston Mbabazi, Sadi Ssempiggi and goalkeepeing coach Yusuf to Wakiso giants and Mbarara City FC respectively. They  will hope to begin new life under Simeon Masaba with an away win

Okocha Rashid and Mohammad Rashid are out of tomorrow game, which means they are more inclined to using academy Graduands Jimmy Piriyo and Salim Abdallah in defence.

In the first round fixture between the sides , Onduparaka FC cruised past Tooro United 3-0 in the game that led to the resignation of Coach Wasswa Bossa.


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