The SC Villa team was traveling to Gulu for their round of 64 tie of the Stanbic Uganda Cup scheduled for Sunday at the Pece Stadium. According to the information from the club, no fatalities were registered.
“We thank God that the entire team and coaching staff are all in stable condition after receiving first aid at St Francis clinic, Mijera. Further assessment and management will be done in Kampala”. The club stated on their Twitter handle.
According to a letter by Aisha Nalule, the FUFA Competitions Director addressed to both the CEO of SC Villa and Super Eagles that URN has seen, it indicates that the game that was supposed to be played today has been postponed to help the SC Villa team recover well.
“It is on a sad note that we have received information about SC Villa players and officials being involved in a horrible road accident involving the club bus on its way to Gulu for a Stanbic Uganda Cup match slated on Sunday 20th February 2022 at Pace War Memorial stadium.
“In light of the above, we inform you that the above match has been postponed until further notice. May the almighty God give the players and officials of the club a quick recovery”. Another statement reads in the letter.
This game was the only fixture left on the round of 64 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup, it was delayed because some of SC Villa’s players were summoned on the National team that toured Asia.
The winner between Super Eagles and Sports Club Villa will face Express at the round of 32.