Police, SC Villa share points in a thrilling 2-2 draw

Uganda Premier League
Police FC 2-2 SC Villa
KCCA Stadium Lugogo
Monday, 03rd February 2020

Police FC and SC Villa played to an entertaining 4 four goal thrilling draw in their Uganda Premier League contest played on Monday at Lugogo

In the game played on Monday, both teams produced an out standing performance but could not provide a winner as it ended in a 2-2 draw.

Bashir Mutanda and Nicholas Kabonge struck for the visitors while Samson Kigozi and Fahad Kizito did likewise for the Cops.

As early as the 15th minutes, Villa took the lead as Mutanda headed in a Derrick Ndahiro freekick.

However, Police who always seem to score in each game, then equalized in spectacular fashion with Kigozi volleying home a Pius Kaggwa left-footed cross.

Two minutes later, Villa regained their advantage off a thunderous Kabonge curling low effort after the midfielder was played in by Ambrose Kirya.

The Jogoos looked to be headed for another victory but Kizito had other ideas, scoring the goal of the day as he riffled an effort into the top corner leaving Villa’s custodian Samuel Kivumbi rooted to the spot hopelessly with 15 minutes to play.

It was an entertaining and end-to-end affair that could have seen both sides score more.

Yayo Lutimba tried his luck from distance but on three occasions, could not test Davis Mutebi in the Police goal. The first and last efforts flew over while the second hit the side netting.

Kirya saw a weak effort head straight into Mutebi’s arms and so did Kabonge.

Late in the contest, substitute Faizo Muwawu flashed a low cross across goal with both Kirya and Ndahiro unable to poke it home.

For Police, Kaggwa forced a finger tip save from Kivumbi before Odong shot over from a well weighted Kaggwa cross.

In the second half, Kigozi shot straight at Kivumbi while substitute Hood Kawesa headed over a Kaggwa corner.

The result sees Villa consolidate third spot with 7 points from 20 games while Police climbs into 11th with 22 points.

In their next fixtures, Police are away to Mbarara City FC on Wednesday while Villa hosts Proline two days later.

How both teams starting line ups

Police FC

Davis Mutebi (GK), Dennis Rukundo Arafat Galiwango, Pius Kaggwa, Johnson Odongo, Ruben Kimera, Samuel Kayongo, Henry Katongole, Samson Kigozi, Fahad Kizito, Sylvester Semakula.

SC Villa

Sam Kivumbii, Ibrahim Kibumba, Yayo Lutimba, Asuman Alishe, Derrick Ndahiro, Moses Kiggundu, Ambrose Kirya, Nicholas Kabonge, David Owori, Emmanuel Wasswa, Bashir Mutanda.

The next League fixtures will be as follows bellow:

Police Vs SC Villa, Star times Stadium Lugog(4:00 PM)

Tuesday 04th February 2020.

·         KCCA FC  Vs Maroons FC , StarTimes Stadium-Lugogo (4:00 pm)

Wednesday 05th February 2020

·         Tooro United FC  Vs Wakiso Giants FC , St. Paul’s Seminary-Fort Portal (4:30 pm)

·         BrightStars FC  Vs  Busoga United  FC  , Kavumba Recreation Centre-Wakiso (4:30pm )

Friday 07th February 2020

·         Onduparaka FC Vs Express FC, Green Light Stadium-Arua (4:00pm)live on Sanyuka TV

·         Mbarara City FC  Vs Police FC, Bombo Barracks Grounds-Bombo(4:30pm)

Saturday 08th February 2020.

·         SC Villa Vs Proline FC, Mandela National Stadium-Namboole (3:00pm)

·         Kyetume FC  Vs URA FC, The Mighty Arena-Jinja SSS(4:00pm)

Sunday 09th February 2020

·         BUL FC Vs Vipers SC, FUFA Technical Centre-Njeru (4:00pm)

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