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The Jogoos secure their second consecutive victory

SC Villa hosted Jinja side Gadaffi FC in match day elleven of the startimes Uganda Premier League – a much needed encounter for the Jogoos to keep good form intact.

The game kicked off with intensity as Sekiganda was fouled at the edge of the box in the 2nd minute. However, Umaru Lutalo’s free kick narrowly missed the crossbar.

In the 6th minute, the Jogoos were actively in possession, creating opportunities. Lutalo had a chance in the 9th minute, but Gaddafi’s goalkeeper made a crucial save. Hakim Kiwanuka also beat his markers in the 12th minute, but Gaddafi’s goalkeeper handled the ball effectively.

The 27th minute saw another opportunity for the Jogoos, but they failed to convert as Sekiganda set up Lutalo, who reacted late. Kakande’s shot in the 35th minute narrowly missed the right post after a good run from Hakim Kiwanuka 

At halftime, the score remained goalless, reflecting a tightly contested first half.

The second half commenced with the opponents adopting a more defensive role in the 50th minute. Hakim Kiwanuka came close to scoring, but Gaddafi’s goalkeeper cleared the ball.

In the 55th minute, Bogere capitalized on a mishandled ball from a free kick by Umar Lutalo after a foul on Hakim Kiwanuka. Gaddafi’s goalkeeper, Andrew Sekandi, couldn’t secure the ball, leading to a goal.

The 62nd minute saw Rashid Mpaata fouling Gavin Kizito, who was subsequently stretched off. With ten minutes left to play, the Jogoos maintained their lead. The fourth official indicated threeminutes of added time.

At the final whistle, the Jogoos celebrated another victory, securing all three points. The man of the match, Diego Semugera, expressed gratitude to the team and fans for their support.

“Securing all the points in today’s match wasn’t a straightforward task, but I express gratitude to my teammates for their outstanding performance. Their efforts allowed us to claim maximum points. A heartfelt appreciation goes to the fans for their unwavering support throughout the entire game. As we look ahead, our focus is on continuous improvement for our upcoming matches.”

Next up for the Jogoos will be hosting KCCA FC in another Kampala Derby on Friday 22nd December 2023.