SC Villa dominated match day seven at home against Arua Hill SC in the Startimes Uganda Premier League. Goals from Ronald Sekiganda, Umar Lutalo, and Peter Onzima secured the victory, while Frank Kalanda scored a consolation for the visitors in the dying minutes.
The game witnessed early excitement, with both teams showing speed and skill. The Jogoos controlled possession and launched numerous attacks, but it remained goalless until halftime.
The early minutes set the tone for a speedy contest, with both sides showcasing their skills. SC Villa, notably, displayed a commendable level of possession and launched several attacks, yet the breakthrough remained elusive in the initial stages. At the 37th minute, an opportunity presented itself as Sekiganda narrowly missed a header from Lutalo’s freekick.
The halftime whistle blew with the scoreline still goalless, but the anticipation in the stadium was palpable.
The second half ushered in a burst of action, with Ronald Sekiganda breaking the deadlock at the 47th minute. The Jogoos’ dominance continued, and at the 67th minute, a double substitution saw Hakim Kiwanuka and Charles Lwanga make way for Onzima and Bogere, respectively.
Umar Lutalo further extended SC Villa’s lead at the 70th minute, As the clock ticked, strategic substitutions unfolded. Onzima added another goal in the 90+1st minute, displaying skill and composure in beating his marker.
In the dying moments, Arua Hill SC managed to pull one back as Frank Kalanda headed in Wahab’s freekick at the 90+3rd minute. Despite the late consolation goal, SC Villa emerged victorious, capping off a dynamic display of skill and teamwork.
Ronald Sekiganda the day’s man of the match talked to this website;
“I’m thrilled to be fully fit and back in the team, especially after scoring my first goal this season. Despite missing big chances in the first half, we regrouped in the second half, securing maximum points that propel us forward in the upcoming games.”
Next up for Jogoos will be a trip to Mbarara on 23rd November 2023.