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SC Villa Vs Blacks Power: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Tuesday, May 23

*BUL Vs Vipers
*SC Villa Vs Blacks Power
*Bright Stars Vs Arua Hill
*URA Vs Gaddafi
*Busoga United Vs KCCA FC


Team News

  • SC Villa will be without defender Kenneth Ssemakula who picked his third yellow card against UPDF FC
  • The quartet of Travis Mutyaba, Martin Elungat, Ivan Sserubiri and Edward Masembe remain doubtful having missed the trip to Bombo
  • Gabriel Matata returned to training since losing his uncle and likely to feature
  • Jackson Wabuleta and Emmanuel Odongkara remain doubtful having missed the Onduparaka game

Probable Lineups

*SC Villa – Meddie Kibirige, Fred Gift, Joseph Kafumbe, Tabu Oryem, Davis Ssekajja, David Owori, Hamza Mulambuzi, Frank Muna Kalule, Umar Lutalo, Charles Bbaale, Ivan Bogere

*Blacks Power – Kenneth Lukyamuzi, John Omagor, John Acire, Ahmed Amayo, Ivan Okello, Franco Onen, Joel Male, Michael Siwu, Dickens Okwir, Vitalis Tabu, Jimmy Ndalambi

Differing Ambitions at Wankulukuku

Title chasers SC Villa welcome Relegation-threatened Blacks Powers in a Uganda Premier League game at Wankulukuku.

Villa are third on the table, level on 49 points with Leaders Vipers and second-placed KCCA FC.

The two top teams have a better goal difference than Villa’s +7, and the Jogoos will have it in mind that the game against Blacks Power provides them with a chance to improve their goal difference.

And the fact that both KCCA and Vipers are on the road, the Jogoos will feel that they have an easier fixture on paper.

Rightly so, it’s also strong to note that Villa’s last game is also another home fixture against URA FC.

The Visitors on the other hand, Blacks Power, are second from the bottom with 23 points, four adrift of safety with two games to go.

A defeat at Wankulukuku will see Blacks Power relegated regardless of results from other games.

And it’s a huge mountain to climb for the Visitors who come into this fixture off the back of a 1-0 defeat against relegated Onduparaka.

Sheif Batte grabbed a late goal to hand SC Villa a 1-0 win against Blacks Power in the reverse fixture

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