- Onduparaka win takes them to 37 points
- Sc Villa, that is one of the traditional clubs, is now struggling to come out of the relegation zone
Arua- Onduparaka FC has today piled the misery on SC Villa after a 2-1 win at Green Light Stadium in Arua.
Playmaker, Gadafi Gadinho opened the scoring for Onduparaka in the 3o seconds of the opening first half after an assist from Veteran Striker Caesar Okhuti.
But Gadinho, the goal scorer picked up an injury after 10 minutes and was substituted by Okwalinga.
Onduparaka was later awarded a penalty after a foul on Vianne Sekajugo inside the 18 yard ox. Okhuti then stepped in and converted the penalty, sending the Villa’s goal keeper, Saidi Keni the wrong way.
“The Villa players however protested the decision by the linesman who had a brief note sharing with the Center Referee, who then pointed to the penalty spot. The technical team for Villa also protested the decision saying it was unfair for the two officials to award a penalty for Onduparaka.”
Caesar Okhuti was at the end of the game awarded as Pilsner Man of the Match chiefly because of his assist for the first goal and also scoring the penalty. The result leaves SC Villa that has been struggling to pull out of the relegation zone to remain in the dangerous slot.
In the final 20 minutes of the game, SC Villa kept on pressing for goals after they especially made some substitutions. The wingers kept Onduparaka defenders busy till in the 11 minutes of the final time, when their struggle for a goal paid off.
Onduparaka fans kept on chanting for the players.
In the 79th minute, Magwali Ronald pulled one goal back after a counter attack. He flicked the ball from outside 18 into the net beating the defenders and Onduparaka’s goal keeper, Becker.
As the tempo of the game rose, an SC Villa fan threw a liner with a bottle but he was eventually arrested and handed over to the police. The policemen then pounced on him for inciting violence.
Recently, Onduparaka was punished by FUFA over indiscipline cases also. After the game, a Villa Player attempted to punch the center referee just in front of the dressing room. But the police managed to quell the situation.