As the sun sets on Friday, October 20, 2023, the Jogoos are eagerly anticipating an exciting showdown as SC Villa prepares to make a short trip to St. Mary’s Stadium – Kitende. This clash is part of Matchday Four in the Startimes Uganda Premier League.
The Jogoos, are in high spirits as they head into this game. Their previous match against NEC FC saw them clinch a well-deserved victory. Riding on the momentum of that win, they are determined to keep their winning form intact and continue to make strides in the league standings.
In their most recent six encounters, the Jogoos managed to win one, draw in two, and faced three losses whereas Vipers secured victory in three matches, experienced one loss, and shared the points in two, whereas
Tabu Oryem and Denis Ojara, who have been dealing with long-term injuries, have both undergone surgery and are currently in the rehabilitation phase. In the meantime, Left Back Joseph Kafumbe is still not in a condition to return to full training. Goal keeper Meddie Kibirige is down with malaria. Rogers Kiwanuka is also sidelined due to a knock. However, the remainder of the squad is fit and ready for selection.
Norman Angufidru, reflecting on the upcoming clash against Vipers SC, stated, “Facing Vipers is never an easy task, but we’re well aware of our capabilities, and we believe we can secure points at their home ground. It’s essential to approach this match with the right mindset and determination.”
He emphasized the team’s readiness to confront this formidable opponent. “We’ve been preparing diligently for this game, studying their strengths and weaknesses, and formulating a solid game plan. Our squad is fully aware of the challenges that Vipers presents, but we also know that we have the skills and strategy to come away with a positive result.”
Angufidru’s confidence in the team’s capacity to compete at the highest level shone through in his words. “Every member of our squad is committed to giving their best on the pitch. We respect Vipers as a strong team, but we won’t back down. We aim to make this match a competitive and thrilling encounter for the fans.”
The game will kickoff at 7PM(EAT) and will be live on Sanyuka Tv.