Friday, October 28
Onduparaka 1-2 Express
Express came out on top against Onduparaka in a Uganda Premier League game played at Bombo Barracks Ground without fans.
Marvin Oshaba capitalised on poor defending by the hosts before Daniel Shabena doubled the Red Eagles lead.
Emmanuel Okech scored the consolation for the hosts from the spot for the last kick of the game.
Express return to winning ways after going two matches without a victory.
For Onduparaka, it’s a poor start to the season that sees them winless, the only positive is they have finally found the back of the net.
Express started brightly in opening minutes with Joseph Akandwanaho and Ivan Mayanja forcing a double save from Goalkeeper Mathias Muwanga.
As the hosts settled in the game, Gadafi Gadinho’s long range strike went close as Onduparaka threatened.
And Nathan Oloro wasted a glorious chance with a poor control after a nice run from Jarieko James beat a number of bodies.
Oshaba broke the deadlock for the visitors in the 35th minute when he raced to a low ball from Muhammad Ssenoga to score in an empty with the keeper already beaten.
Shabene finally killed off the game in the 90th minute rounding off the Defender with a cool finish with his weaker foot in the near post.
Express Winger Allan Kayiwa escaped Red card in the closing minutes after kicking Onduparaka Defender Alex Adriko off the ball.
Okech converted from the spot in the 94th minute for the last kick of the game after substitute Aluma Musa was brought down by Defender Denis Otim.
Onduparaka are 14th with 0ne point in 4 games while Express are 2nd with 8 points after 5 games.
Onduparaka will return to action on Wednesday 2nd November away to BUL at FUFA Technical Centre Njeru while Express will host BUL on Tuesday 8th at Wankulukuku Stadium.
How they Started
Onduparaka XI: Mathias Muwanga (GK), Adriko Alex, Ndifuna Bernard, Ojara Dennis, Yakin Rashid, Okocha Rashid, Jarieko James, Abonga Dominic, Gadafi Gadinho, Oloro Nathan, Musema Boniface.
SUBS: Norman Angufidru (GK), Joel Abaliwano, Amos Muwonge, Munir Saidi, Aluma Musa, Okech Emmanuel, Asiimwe Kenneth.
Express XI: Denis Otim (GK), Joseph Dhata, Denis Otim, Isa Lumu, Faruku Katongole, Daniel Shabene, Hussein Ssenoga, Marvin Oshaba, Ivan Mayanja, Allan Kayiwa, Joseph Akandwanaho.
SUBS: Abdul Kimera (GK), Enock Ssebagala, Andrew Kaggwa, Joshua Musoke, Shafik Ssebyala, Faisal Ssekyanzi, Hamim Ssemakula.