All eyes on Douglas Bamweyana as Maroons host Villa

first_imgBamweyana was fired at SC Villa towards the end of last season. (PHOTO/File)Uganda Premier League Maroons Vs VillaPrisons Ground [email protected] FC host SC Villa at the Lizira Prisons Grounds in the Star Times Uganda premier League (UPL) on Saturday.All eyes will be on Douglas Bamweyana who was the former coach of SC Villa but was fired before the season ended and now he coaches Maroons.He was voted September’s best coach by the UPL after beating Villa’s Edward Kaziba and has led his club to 5th with 12 points, three points below second placed SC Villa who have 15.Bamweyana who replaced Moses Basena at Villa was not appreciated despite helping the club beat the drop and although he was sacked before the club officially beat the drop he will have a point to prove on Saturday.Team NewsBamweyana will need attackers Steven Mukwala, Pius Obuya, Solomon Walusimbi and Rashid Agau get the best results of the day.For SC Villa, Fred Amaku who suffered a lower back strain is expected to play a part after missing the last games, midfielder Davis Mayanja returns after serving his one-game suspension of yellow cards accumulation. Edgar Bwogi is also expected to return from injury as well.Match Facts Last season, Ronald Magwali scored the only goal at Luzira as Villa beat Maroons 1-0, the reverse fixture at Namboole had ended one all.SC Villa are on a five game unbeaten run, including a 2-0 win against Wakiso Giants at Namboole in their last encounter while Maroons managed to overcome Mbarara City to win 2-1 late in the game.2018/19Maroons 0-1 VillaVilla 1-1 Maroons2016/17Villa 0-0 MaroonsMaroons 1-1 Villa2015/17Maroons 1-4 VillaVilla 1-0 Maroons2012/13Maroons 1-2 VillaVilla 0-0 Maroons2010/11Maroons 0-0 VillaVilla 2-2 MaroonsComments Tags: Douglas BamweyanaEdward KazibaMaroons FCSC VillaUganda Premier Leaguelast_img read more

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