Kirya – We Need To Score Many Goals

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Sports Club Villa coach Ibrahim Kirya has said scoring many goals will be very vital when they face Zanzibars Jeshi La Kujenga Uchumi JKU SC in a 2016 CAF Orange Confederations Cup game on Saturday.

Sports Club Villa coach Ibrahim Kirya has said scoring many goals will be very vital when they face Zanzibar's Jeshi La Kujenga Uchumi (JKU) SC in a 2016 CAF Orange Confederations Cup game on Saturday.


"We shall not underrate them because they are from Zanzibar. All we need is to win the game with a big margin and make use of home advantage," said Kirya ahead of the game to take place at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

The hosts will also welcome striker Umar Kasumba from injury. "We are happy to have Kasumba back and all players ready for the battle," added Kirya.


SC Villa who qualified for the first round on a 2-0 goal aggregate are Uganda's only flag holders in continental football after League Champions SC Vipers were ejected by Nigeria's Enyimba FC in the CAF Orange Champions League.


Jeshi La Kujenga Uchumi (JKU) SC team that was expected to arrive this afternoon on a Kenya Airways flight earned a walk over after Gaborone United (Botswana) pulled out because of financial difficulties. SC Villa ejected Sudan's Khartoum Al Watani in the preliminary round of the tournament.


Another Ugandan Premier League club URA FC beat JKU SC 3-1 during the Mapenduzi Cup in Zanzibar in January this year.