President Yoweri Museveni is expected to grace SC-Villa at 40 years celebrations this evening.
The function is also expected to honour former SC Villa officials and players who contributed to the club’s victory will be acknowledged. during the celebrations of 40 years of Club SC Villa‘s existence at Hotel Africana today.
Among the officials to be recognized is former boss Patrick Kawooya (RIP), another administrator Andrew Kasagga (RIP), former club boss Franco Mugabe and an administrator Ahmed Omar Mandela.
By the celebrations tagged Villa@40, prior players with an outstanding influence to the team’s success will also be thrilled. These include Paul Hasule (RIP), Majid Musisi (RIP), Andrew Mukasa, Hakim Magumba and Geoffrey Higenyi.
“We are celebrating 40 years not only that but planning for the next 40years as well” he added
” Zambia’s Football Federation president Kalusha Bwalya and other sports officials from Zambia’s Nkana Red Devils and DR Congo’s TP Mazembe will join the celebrations” said Villa boss, Emmanuel Misagga.
SC Villa club manager said they had requested top football officials from other countries to talk to Villa players and inspire them.
R&B singer Miriam Mukape popularly known as Mampi will head both foreign and local artists at the festivities.
UBC Television which recently signed a mult-million sponsorship to the team contributed 50million for the function.
SC Villa is 16-time record winners of the national league. They have won the Uganda Cup nine times and the CECAFA Clubs Championships on three occasions.
The Kampala-based side reached the finals of the Africa Club Championship (now the CAF Champions League and the Africa Cup Winners Cup (now CAF Confederation Cup). But the team lost the bid to bring either trophy back home.