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SC Villa target seeing off Onduparaka at Bombo

Faizo Kazibwe ( center) scored a late goal when Villa beat Onduparaka in the cup


Holding an away goal’s advantage to carry into the return leg, SC Villa only need to avoid defeat today to progress to the quarter finals for the Uganda cup.

They beat Onduparaka 1-0 in Arua thanks to a late goal by substitute Faizal Kazibwe.

When the two sides met in the league at Bombo, Villa won the tie courtesy of another late goal by Nicholas Kabonge. Kabonge missed the first leg through injury but he is expected to return for this one.

Onduparaka are on their knees after going close to 5 games without winning in the league. They have only once in 8 outings, a 2-1 victory over Kitara.

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They got here by eliminating Big league side Luwero United, whereas SC Villa laboured to eject Ndejje University at the round of 32.

Team news :

Ronald Sekiganda , Andrew Kiwanuka, Moses Kiggundu and Saddam Masereka will not be available for SC Villa but Nicholas Kabonge and Derrick Ndahiro are fit to play.

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For Onduparaka, Rashid Okocha, Shaban Wasswa, Gabriel Matata and Augustine Akoch join long term absentee Yakubu Ramathan onto the treatment table.

The rest of the squad are available for selection.

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