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14 May 2024 | Football

Uganda Premier League | Result

  • SC Villa 2-1 URA

SC Villa secured a 2-1 victory against URA in the Uganda Premier League encounter at Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku on Tuesday evening.

Kenneth Semakula and Umar Lutalo scored for SC Villa as the league record champions bounced from a goal to clinch victory.

Bruno Bunyaga scored URA’s lonely goal but it was not enough on the day.

Patrick Kakande made good runs on the left flank before dashing in but failed to get his efforts on target.

The hosts’ best chance fell to Ronald Ssekiganda’s head but the effort off Gavin Kizito went wide of the frame.

Charles Lwanga remained with a goalkeeper to beat but instead ballooned the ball from close range.

It was goalless at the interval as the two sides sent the fight to the second stanza of the game.

Youngster Bunyaga gave the visitors a lead in the 80th minute with a powerful header from close range.

Two minutes later, Umar Lutalo restored parity with a powerful shot through a forest of bodies into the back of the net.

With two minutes left on the clock, Semakula’s effort from distance reclaimed Villa’s lead as Wankulukuku turned into a party mood.

The victory takes Villa on top of the log with 54 points while URA lies eighth with 39 points after 28 games.

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