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Match Preview: SC Villa visit Maroons FC

It will be an intriguing showdown as SC Villa locks horns with Maroons FC on matchday two in the startimes Uganda Premier league.The stage is set, and football fans can expect an electrifying encounter between these two teams.

#TheJogoos will be determined to bounce back from a disappointing start to the season. They’ll be looking to make a statement in this match by showcasing their attacking prowess and tightening up their defense. Expect a spirited performance from SC Villa as they aim to earn their first points of the 2023/24 campaign.

Maroons FC on the other hand will be looking to maintain their good start of the season after beating Wakiso Giants away from home.

Match Stats
Maroons FC has secured 1 victory in their past meetings with SC Villa, indicating a successful outcome in one of their matches. On the other hand, SC Villa has emerged victorious in 2 of the games, showcasing their dominance in those instances.

Umar Lutalo

Additionally, the fact that there have been 2 draws between these two teams highlights the competitive nature of their encounters, where neither side managed to secure a win, resulting in a shared outcome.

While talking to this website, the gaffer said;

“We’ve had an intense preparation period leading up to tomorrow’s match. Our strategy remains focused on our strengths – a balanced attack, solid defense, and disciplined teamwork. We’ve worked on our style and are ready to adapt as needed during the game.”


“Injuries are part of the game, and we’ve had our fair share. However, we’ve got a deep squad, and we’ve made the necessary adjustments. Some players have recovered, and we’ll make decisions on the starting lineup closer to kickoff. We’re confident in the abilities of all our players.” Coach Dusan when asked about the injuries within the team.

“Finally, To our fans, we appreciate your unwavering support. We share your high expectations, and we’re dedicated to making this season a memorable one. Your energy and passion drive us to excel. We’ll give our best on the field to make you proud. Thank you for being the 12th player on our team.”

Team News

Good news to hear as left back Umar Lutalo and midfielders Sekiganda and Jonah Kakande are back to full fitness. This is positive news for the team. Additionally, center back Masembe’s return to training is a promising sign, although he will still need to pass a final fitness test.

However, it’s unfortunate that forward Charles Lwanga is sidelined with an ankle injury, and Kafumbe is still in the recovery process.

The game will kick off at 3pm and will be on live broadcast.


Today, Sports Club Villa has appointed Mr. Ali Kayongo as its Team Manager. He is a former player of the club who held its flag high during the 1990‘s as a midfielder having won the league during his first season at the club in 1994. He comes with lots of experience to share with the team.

‘’I am glad and humbled to be back at the club though in a different capacity, it is a task that I am ready to take on wholeheartedly and willing to do my best to help the club fill the trophy cabin.” – Mr. Ali Kayongo

Mr. Geoffrey Bukohore has also been appointed as the Sports Club Villa Team Coordinator. He is also a former Sports Club Villa defender who was part of the 1998 double-winning squad and subsequently emerged as a 1999 CECAFA finalist with the Club.

“It’s a great honour to be able to serve the club with which I’ve had great memories in this new capacity as Team Coordinator. I return to the Jogoo family with lots of enthusiasm and experience which I will share with everyone else at the club in order to reach our desired goals both short and long term” – Mr. Bukohore Geoffrey.

The duo was officially introduced by the CEO Mr. William Nkemba to the technical team and the players during the club training at Wankulukuku. They have recently completed FUFA’s organized Football Administration & Management course to add to their management skills. 

“At the end of last season, we had changes at the technical bench. We had a vacant position that needed to be filled – I Am happy that today as we head into a fresh season, we’ve managed to appoint a new team manager Mr. Ali Kayongo. We’ve also added a new position of a team coordinator appointing Mr. Geoffrey Bukohore to fill the former. We welcome them to the management sector of the Club and hope to work hand in hand to see us reach greatness.” CEO Mr. William Nkemba

This appointment comes at a time when the Jogoos are preparing for the 2023/2024 Uganda Premier League season on September 15, 2023.

Everyone at the club welcomes the duo to this new adventure.