Vipers defeat Arua side Onduparaka to close gap on SC Villa


Uganda Premier league:

  • Vipers 2-0 Onduparaka

Vipers beat Arua side Onduparaka 2-0 in the Uganda Premier league on Tuesday to close gap onto the leaders, Sports Club Villa Jogoo.

Two quick first half goals from Milton Karisa and Erisa Ssekisambu gave Miguel Da Costa’s charges the early advantage.

Karisa shot the Venoms ahead after just seven minutes into the game moments after Daniel ‘Muzei’ Sserunkuma had been denied by the visitors’ goalkeeper Nicholas Ssebwato.

Ssekisambu, who has now scored three goals against the Caterpillars in all competitions doubled the lead two minutes later.

Sserunkuma was withdrawn for holding midfielder Deus Bukenya towards the end of the game.

Vipers now has 32 points from 17 games played, one point shy of leaders SC Villa Jogoo, who have played a game less.

Villa takes on KCCA on Thursday at Lugogo.

Other  Tuesday Results:

  • Express 2-0 BUL
  • Kirinya-Jinja S.S 2-0 Police
  • URA 1-0 Bright Stars
  • UPDF 1-0 Proline
  • Mbarara City 0-0 Soana
  • Maroons 0-0 Masavu

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