Onduparaka FC relegation fears heighten after loss at SC Villa
Saturday – Onduparaka’s Premier League relegation fears heightened as they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at SC Villa on Friday, leaving the caterpillars with just a win in their last sixteen games in the league.
Villa raced into the lead just before halftime at Akii Bua stadium, with Hassan Musana sweeping the ball home from a free kick.
Onduparaka were given a sight of relief after the referee awarded them a penalty inside 75 minutes. Left back Rashid Okocha stepped up to get the visitors back into the tie.
Villa restored their lead 10 minutes to time after Charles Bbaale capitalized on a loose ball in the opposition box to restore the Jogoos’ lead.
The visitors could not muster an equaliser, leaving them 16th in the standings, five points below the relegation zone. Villa are 4th with 28 points.
StarTimes Uganda Premier League Results – Friday 24 February.
SC Villa 2-1 Onduparaka FC
KCCA FC 3-2 Arua Hill SC
Maroons FC 0-0 Soltilo Bright Stars FC