SC Villa will be seeking to move to the summit of the Uganda Premier league log when they host Wakiso Giants on Friday at Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.
The Jogoos are just a point adrift of leaders BUL FC who suffered their first defeat of the campaign against Express.
A win over the Purple Sharks will see Villa move to the top of the table
Jackson Magera’s charges have won all the three league games they have hosted at Wankulukuku this campaign against Gaddafi FC, Express FC and Busoga without conceding. They have won two games in a row including their first away win of the term against Bright Stars.
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The Purple Sharks on the other hand are unbeaten in five games since their opening league 3-2 defeat against KCCA at Lugogo.
The hosts will be without Umar Lutalo and Muhammad Nsereko currently with the U20 team at the AFCON Qualifiers while Travis Mutyaba is still in his UCE exams.
Custodian Martin Elungat is also out of the contest due to injury.
The visitors will again be without Titus Ssematimba, Marvin Nyanzi and Ronald Madoi who are still with the Uganda Hippos team. Frank Ssebuufu is out through injury
Head to head
Wakiso Giants 1-2 SC Villa
SC Villa 1-3 Wakiso Giants
SC Villa Vs Wakiso Giants – Not Played
Wakiso Giants 2-2 SC Villa
Wakiso Giants Vs SC Villa – Not Played
SC Villa 2-0 Wakiso Giants