THE BIG MATCH PREVIEW: Onduparaka FC Out For Revenge Against SC Villa In R16
A spot in the quarter-finals of the 2021/22 Stanbic Uganda Cup will be at stake when West Nile gaints Onduparaka Football Club welcome fellow top-tier entity Sports Club Villa in a delayed round 16 clash at Ababet GreenLight Stadium on Sunday evening.
The Caterpillars will be seeking last-16 revenge against SC Villa. The side that eliminated them from the same competition at exactly the same stage last season.
Ranked 13th in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League log standing, The Caterpillars have collected 24 points from 22 games. On 25 points the Jogoos are ranked in the 10th place of the log from 23 matches.
The Caterpillars got to this stage after beating Tooro United 2-1 at Greenlight stadium thanks to goals from Matata Gabriel and Muhammad Shaban.
Martin Arinaitwe scored a consolation goal for the Roaring Lions who were knocked out of the show-piece.
Meanwhile the Jogoos needed a 4-3 victory through penalty shoot-outs to eliminate traditional rivals Express FC following a goalless draw at Wankulukuku Stadium last month.
Current SUPL Form-Onduparaka vs SC Villa:
Both teams are in fair flow on the road, they have seen in it all from their previous StarTimes Uganda Premier League games. The Caterpillars brought home 7 points from their last 5 matches having registered 2Wins, 2Defeats and a single Draw.
Equally SC Villa brought home 7 points from their last 5 matches having banked 2Wins, 2Defeats and a single Draw.
Stanbic Uganda Cup Head-to-head-Onduparaka vs SC Villa:
The most recent outing in the Stanbic Uganda Cup between Onduparaka FC and SC Villa took place last year in which the Jogoos returned winners with a 1-0 aggregate as the Caterpillars got eliminated from the round 16 of the tournament.
However this will be the fourth meeting between the two sides in the Stanbic Uganda Cup with the Caterpillars also boosting a record of eliminating the Jogoos as they defeated them 4-3 on penalties after a goalless draw in the full time of the Round 32 clash played at Nakivubo stadium on Sunday 24th April 2016.