As Vipers sports club prepare to host SC Villa in a Startimes Uganda premier league encounter on Saturday at St Mary’s stadium Kitende, there is a lot you need to know regarding the fixture.

  • Vipers and SC Villa will be meeting for the 28th time in the league history since 2006 when the Venoms joined the top flight division.
  • Out of the previous 27 meetings, Vipers has managed 12 wins, 10 draws with only 5 losses having scored 36 goals against 28 in the process.
  • Osama Farouq Wejuli was the first captain to lead a Vipers team against SC Villa during the 2006 season in a 4-0 loss at Namboole which to date is our biggest defeat to the 16 times league champions.
  • Ronald Muganga is the leading goal scorer in the league encounters between the two giants with 6 goals, he scored 1 goal for SC Villa in the two matches against the Venoms during the 2006 season, likewise, he scored 5 goals for the Kitende based side against the Jogoos in the 9 matches he featured between 2006 to 2012.
  • Vipers will be seeking a fourth league double victory over SC Villa having won the first round encounter 3-1 at Namboole stadium, the other occasions we have registered a double over the Jogoos are as follows:

2006/07: Vipers 2-1 SC Villa
SC Villa 0-1 Vipers

2011/12: Vipers 2-0 SC Villa
SC Villa 1-4 Vipers

2017/18: Vipers 1-0 SC Villa
SC Villa 0-1 Vipers

  • The last meeting at St Marys stadium, ended 1-0 in Vipers favour via a well taken free kick from Tom Masiko to settle an end to end clash which saw Villa fans vandalising property at Kitende leading to a deduction of 2 points as a punishment by the league organisers.
  • Vipers has lost to SC Villa only twice in the previous 19 league engagements between the two teams since 2009, in the same outings, the Venoms have registered 10 wins and 7 draws.
  • Last 5 meetings at Vipers home

2017/18: Vipers 1-0 SC Villa
2016/17: Vipers 1-2 SC Villa
2015/16: Vipers 2-2 SC Villa
2014/15: Vipers 1-1 SC Villa
2013/14: Vipers 1-1 SC Villa

  • Vipers SC will clock 34 matches unbeaten if they manage to pick a result off the struggling StartTimes Uganda Premier League record champions.
  • Vipers has two former SC Villa players in Tadeo Lwanga & Henry Katongole as the would be third Ibrahim Kiyemba is suspended while the Venoms will face six obs in the SC Villa ranks namely, Ashraf Mandela, Pius Wangi, David Owori, Joseph Semujju, Bashir Mutanda and Shafiq Bakaki if he happens to play.