Onduparaka Vs Wakiso Giants: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Wednesday, November 23
•Gaddafi Vs Arua Hill SC – Jinja, 2pm
•Onduparaka Vs Wakiso Giants – Bombo Military grounds, 4pm


Team News

  • Onduparaka will welcome back John Rogers, who returns after recovering from an injury.
  • They will also be without Munir Saidi (cut on the face), Ekellot Ibrahim (S6 exams) while Oloro Nathan is on a compassionate leave after the death of his mother.
  • For Wakiso Giants, defender Ambrose Arinda Is fully back and available for selection.
  • Youngsters Marvin Nyanzi and defender Ronald Madoi are also available.

Probable Lineups
*Onduparaka FC – Mathias Muwanga GK, Denis Ojara, Joel Abaliwano, Boniface Musema, Benard Ndifuna, Yakin Rashid, Rashid Okocha, Alex Adriko, Dominic Abanga, Amos Muwonge, Emmanuel Oketch

*Wakiso Giants- Samson Kirya (GK), Grant Matsiko, Alex Komaketch, Apollo Kagoogwe, Joshua Lubwama, Lawrence Bukenya, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Owen Kasule, Titus Ssematimba, Moses Aliro, Shariph Kimboowa

Preview: Troubled Onduparaka welcome Flying Wakiso

Troubled premier League side Onduparaka FC will be hoping for glory when they host flying side and current table leaders Wakiso Giants in a league game on Wednesday at Bombo.

It’s been a terrible time for Onduparak, who started the season on a negative and have endured their worst ever start ever since joining the Uganda premier League as they sit rock bottom and are winless in seven games.

One point, four losses and only three draws sums up how poor the West Nile based club have been since their first game this season.

And they come into Wednesday game having suffered a 2-1 loss against Bright Stars at Kavumba, one that subjected them to a fourth defeat on the bounce.

Against Wakiso Giants, they host a flying side that are current table leaders who are yearning to keep their leadership at the top.

That aside, despite facing another tricky side, Onduparaka must stage a more better performance if they are to avoid early relagation scares this season.

Meanwhile the visitors, Wakiso Giants, will be seeking to extend their lead at the top when they take a visit to Bombo.

The Purple Sharks have enjoyed a good start into this season as they are currently on top with 17 points after eight games.

And that has not come as a surprise. They have picked five wins, including their 2-1 win over SC Villa, registered two draws and suffered one loss to sum up how good they have been so far.

Adding on that, the John Ayala coached side have showcased free flowing football against each opponent they have faced this season.

They come into the Onduparaka game, having picked a 2-0 win over Gaddafi at home, thanks to goals from Sharif Kimbowa (penalty) and Rahmat Senfuka.

On Wednesday, they will have sights on more points, against a wounded Onduparaka side so as to extend their leadership at the top.

This season, their youngster Ibrahim Kasule, who has been a shinning star for the Giants will be tasked once again to rise up to the occasion.

Head to Head

2021/22
Wakiso Giants 1-2 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 1-1 Wakiso Giants

2020/2021
*Wakiso Giants 2-0 Onduparaka
*Onduparaka 1-1 Wakiso Giants

2019/2020
*Wakiso Giants 1-0 Onduparaka
*Onduparaka 1-0 Wakiso Giants

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