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SC Villa to miss six in derby against Express FC

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David GOMBE

SC Villa will be without six key players when they host their arch-rivals Express FC on Saturday at Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.

The record Uganda Premier league champions had fixtures against Vipers SC and BUL FC postponed since they had four players due to U-20 National team engagements.

However, the game against Express FC will go on has earlier planned.

Dusan Stojanovic’s men will have to do without star player Patrick Jonah Kakande, Cyrus Kibande, Abasi Kyeyune and Hakim Mutebi who are currently in Ghana with the Hippos team for the All Africa games.

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SC Villa will also miss suspended Gavin Kizito and Arnold Odong who accumulated three bookings.

SC Villa beat Express FC 2-1 in the reverse fixture and the two sides are only separated by a single point with Stojanovic’s side in fifth on 30 points from 17 games while the Red Eagles have 29 in two more games.

Meanwhile, match day 20 of the league will begin on Friday March 8 to March 10, Sunday.

Match day 20 fixtures

Friday 08th March 2024.

•Maroons FC Vs Kitara FC, Prisons Ground-Luzira(4:00pm) Live on FUFA TV.

•URA FC Vs BUL FC, Mehta Sports Stadium-Lugazi(4:00pm) Live on Sanyuka Prime TV

•Soltilo Bright Stars FC Vs Mbarara City FC, Kavumba Recreation Ground(4:00pm)

Saturday 09th March 2024.

•SC Villa Vs Express FC, Muteesa II Stadium-Wankulukuku(4:00pm) Live on Sanyuka Prime TV

•Gaddafi FC Vs NEC FC, Gaddafi Arena-Jinja(4:00pm) Live on FUFA TV.

•UPDF FC Vs Busoga United FC, Bombo Military Barracks Ground(4:00pm).

Sunday 10th March 2024.

•Wakiso Giants FC Vs Vipers SC, St. Mary’s Stadium-Kitende(6:00pm) Live on Sanyuka Prime TV.

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