West Nile Regional League: All Set For Paidha Derby

Sunday 12th February
Paidha Black Angels vs Paidha United, Bar Okoro Stadium
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Pakwach Young Stars vs Ocoko United, Omach Primary school Playground

Paidha Black Angels will seek to climb at the summit of the West Nile Regional League Nyagak group as they welcome Paidha United at Bar Okoro Stadium in the mouth watering Paidha Derby.

The Blacks are hopeful after rivals and leaders Nebbi Central were held to a goalless draw by fifth-placed Pakwach Super Eagles at Luo Stadium on Saturday and its only two points that separate them now.

The highly anticipated Derby is the talk of the town as both sides seek to walk away with bragging rights.

The game will attract a number of fans in the region and Bar Okoro Stadium looks likely to be very small to accommodate the crowd that will storm the venue.

Under the Stewardship of club legend and former URA, BUL and Western Stima forward Oromchan Villa will approach the game with only a win on his mind, anything less than that will be a blow to them as far as promotion is concerned.

But he anticipates a tough game as his opponents won’t settle for less and derbies are always unpredictable.

Oromchan Villa’s side comes into the Derby after eliminating Kyetume in the stanbic Uganda Cup following a 6-5 penalty shootout victory courtesy of Goalkeeper Oyirwoth Jonathan last penalty save.

The Black and white part of Paidha will bank on the home advantage and experience in the league over the White and Red.

After a 1-0 loss to rivals Nebbi Central in the last game of the first round, Paidha Black Angels settled for second place with 23 points after 11 matches.

They registered seven wins, two draws and defeats each with 18 goals scored bettered by only Nebbi Central (21) and joint lowest goals conceeded five same as Paidha United.

For Paidha United, they will go into the game with nothing to lose and they will give in their all to stun the hosts.

Coached by Former Paidha Black Angels Assistant Coach and Academy coach Chancely Morgan, the Comrades have surprised many with their impressive performance in the maiden season.

Many thought that they would be fighting relegation but they are competing with the big boys on top of the table.

Chancely side will anticipate to start the second round on high to boost their promotion chances.

Paidha United finished the First Round third in the Nyagak group with 20 points after 11 matches having won and drawn five apiece with one defeat.

They scored 10 goals in the first round and conceeded just five.

The comrade that was founded in 2017 lost just one game in the first half of the season a 1-0 away defeat at Mvara Boys.

In the reverse fixture last month, both sides settled for a goalless draw at Kings stadium Cana.

Paidha Bragging Rights is at stake as both sides will hope to paint the town in their own colours.



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