- SC Villa 2-0 Kirinya-Jinja SS
SC Villa ensured they remain in contetion for winning the long awaited seventeenth league title with a 2-0 win over Kirinya-Jinja SS on Wednesday.
Martin Kizza put the Joogos in the lead at Masaka Recreation Stadium with a well taken penalty in the 8th minute of the game after Allan Drajua was adjudged by referee Aisha Ssemmambo to have handled the ball in the area.
The forward would have doubled Villa’s lead a few minutes later but his effort was blocked. Allan Kyambadde beat Kirinya-Jinja SS offside trap on the right racing towards goal before squaring the ball to an unmarked Kizza, but the club’s leading scorer opted to control the ball the ball instead of tapping-in.
However, it was not long before SC Villa doubled their their lead. Kyambadde broke on the left and fired a ground shot that Kirinya’s goalkeeper Didi Muhammad punched right into George Ssenkaba’s path and the forward tapped in the easiest of rebounds.
With the three points earned, the Joogos returned to second place with 53 points from 26 matches.
Their next outing is against relegation fighting UPDF on Saturday, May 5 at Bombo Military Stadium while Kirinya-Jinja SS will play host to Masavu on the same day.