Newly promoted Sports Club Victoria University (SCVU) have not less than five players from record winners SC Villa. With a total of 21 seasons shared at Villa Park between ten SCVU players, Villa will have something to prove to its former players when they meet in a Fufa Super League clash at Nakivubo Stadium on Friday.
SCVU goes into the clash on top of things after amassing points with a goal difference of. And having beaten Express 2-1 in a cracker at Namboole last Friday, coach Ivan Zoric is brewing confidence among the players.
“We just want to keep winning and remain at the top,” Zoric said. “Victory over Villa means it will be a good victory over the traditional side and the players will work for it,”
Skipper Nestroy Kizito told the club website that “We played Villa and lost to them in a friendly. We cannot undermine them this time. It is about gaining revenge for that loss.”
“The team is well prepared. We have jelled well since that loss. Besides, we have also gained momentum and currently on top of the league. That is where we are supposed to be.”
Zoric is also boosted by the quick return of defenders Denis Iguma and Savio Kabugo days before facing Villa. Kabugo is the club’s player of the month of October will take his place in central defence. The 19-year-old is now more determined to shut out Paul Nkata’s side after losing 1-0 during the pre-season.