Sport
SC Victoria spies on CAF Cup opponents
Publish Date: Feb 03, 2014
SC Victoria spies on CAF Cup opponents
Sports Club Victoria University coach Morley Byekwaso. PHOTO: MTN Football
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Swalley Kenyi

CAF Champions League

Saturday

Al-Merriekh v KCCA

Confederations Cup

Don Bosco v SCVU

February 15


KCCA v Al-Merriekh

February 16

SCVU v Don Bosco

Sports Club Victoria University (SCVU) FC moles in Lubumbashi have warned coach Morley Byekwaso to watch out for the opponent’s flanks when they play DR Congo’s CS Don Bosco in the first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup on Saturday.

As Byekwaso took time off his regular training programme to dig out information about the Congolese side, he has learnt that Don Bosco’s plan is to rapture the SCVU defence via the flanks.

This way, they will avoid what they called the Ugandan side’s solid central defence.

SCVU’s fort has always been built around Denis Iguma and Savio Kabugo. However the two have been indefinitely suspended for breach of the club code of conduct.

Whereas SCVU will confront the Congolese with a number of enthusiastic first timers on the international scene, Don Bosco has lined up ten professional players for the encounter.

“I have my friends there (Lubumbashi), who have told me what Don Bosco will do. We are working on killing off their planned approach through the wings,” Byekwaso said. “I must say that we are physically fit and only working on tactical discipline which is also working out very well.”

CS Don Bosco will line up Ghanaian goalkeeper Ernest Sowah and Zimbabwean defender Oswald Kalamba among senior players on the team.

Midfielders Zambian Joseph Sitali, Zimbabweans Carrington Gomba, Darryl Nyandoro, Christopher Semakweri, and Ghanaian Ibrahim Issaka, Botswana’s Dirang Moloi and Phenyo Mongala are all available for Don Bosco.

Zambian striker Luka Lungu and Botswana’s Jerome Ramatlhakwane will command the Congolese attack at the 35000 seater Stade Frédéric Kibassa Maliba in Lubumbashi.

SCVU are currently camped at Obel Hotel in Bweyogerere and is expected to jet out to DRC on Thursday.

However Byekwaso is still not sure of his own team’s approach for the fixture.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
FUFA to improve referees pay
After a shakeup in the FUFA Referees standing committee (FRSC) last week, the federation president, Moses Magogo has promised better conditions for the officials in the next two years of his term in office....
Silverbacks pick valuable lessons from AfroBasket
The Silverbacks are ready to build on their recent 15th place ranking from the Afro Basket championship as focus now turns to the next qualifiers in 2017....
One ball per pupil courtesy of the Germany government
Primary School kids taking part in the ongoing National Primary Schools and Special Needs Learners Ball Games in Mubende, will each go back home with a ball, courtesy of the Germany Embassy in Uganda....
Kickboxing: Okiror is too good
It took Dan Okiror, the Eastern region celebrated kickboxer, just seven minutes in the third round to knock out Hungarian-born fighter, Antal Lavente Gal in Kumi on Saturday....
Ssegwanyi takes a Turkish ride to the Chess World Cup
Chess World Cup, Azerbaijan International Master (IM) Arthur Ssegwanyi’s chances to participate in the upcoming Chess World Cup have materialized after Turkish Airlines bailed him out with a return air ticket to Baku yesterday....
Song and Moses join West Ham on loan
Former Cameroon international Alex Song and Nigeria winger Victor Moses have joined West Ham United on season-long loan deals, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday....
Are poor parliamentary debates a result of removal of school debates?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter