Onduparaka vs Gaddafi: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Saturday 4th March
Onduparaka vs Gaddafi, Ababet Greenlight Stadium.
BUL vs URA, FUFA Technical Centre Njeru

Team News

Onduparaka will be without Mandela Aziz Malish who starts his red card suspension.

Goalkeeper Angufidru Norman also misses out after an injury against Villa in the previous game.

Gaddafi will be without Left back Dan Birkwalira and Kiyemba Ibrahim.

Simon Sserunkuma is also ruled out as well as Sadiq Ssekyembe who returned but this game comes too quick for him.

However, they are boosted with the return of Johnson Odongo who missed the previous game.

Probable Lineups

Onduparaka: Okello Mathias (GK), Adriko Gasper, Okocha Rashid, Yakin Rashid, Luggya Morris, Gama Williams, Hood Kakooza, Ojara Dennis, Jarieko James, Tonny Odur, Bida Ezra.

Gaddafi FC: Joel Mutakubwa(GK), John Byamukama, Elvis Ngonde, Andrew Waiswa, Bakali Magumba, Amir Kakomo, Mahad Yaya Kakooza, Johnson Odongo, Brian Kalumba, Kitata Alex, Joel Madondo

Preview: Onduparaka seek to rejuvenate their season

Onduparaka will hope to turn their season around when they welcome Gaddafi FC in a league game at Greenlight Stadium in Arua

However, this fixture has never seen a winner with all the three games ending in draws – And both sides will be eager to break the jinx as they are all desperate for a win.

The Caterpillars who are rooted at the bottom of the log, are strong favourites to go down as it stands.

They need to play every game like a final in order to revive their season and avoid being relegated to the FUFA Big League.

Steven Bogere’s side has lost both games they have played in the second round to URA and Villa and they will target their first win this year.

Coming into this game, Onduparaka lost 2-1 to SC Villa at Akibua Memorial stadium – Rashid Okocha equalised from the spot to cancel Hassan Musana’s opener before Charles Bbale grabbed the winner.

For Gaddafi FC, they will hope to return to winning ways after a one all draw with Villa at Kakindu stadium.

Wasswa Bbosa will seek to take capitalise on Onduparaka’s poor run this season to come out with maximum points.

However, Gaddafi will be wary of their poor form on the road this season – They have lost their last four visits!

The Soldier boys who have failed to live up to the expectations in the first round after a busy transfer, will hope to prove doubters wrong in the second stanza.

Second round is expected to be a tough period for Gadaffi FC who have struggled to pay their players leading to some departing the club in January.

Speaking ahead of the game, Gaddafi Head Coach Wasswa Bbosa said they have travelled to win.

“We have prepared well though we had taken long without playing after 1-1 draw with Villa,” Bbosa noted.

“We have come for a win after a goalless draw in the first round because we travelled and rested well.”

In the reverse fixture, they played out a goalless draw at Kakindu stadium.


Onduparaka are bottom of the table with 7 points after 16 matches. (1W, 6D, 9D)

They have scored ten goals and conceeded 22 times.

The caterpillars have managed just one win in their last five matches, two defeats and a draw.

At home they have played eight games with six points. 1W, 3D, 4L.

At the Ababet Greenlight Stadium, they have scored eight times and conceeded 19.

In their last five home matches, they have won once, drawn twice and lost two.

All three games against Gadaffi have ended in a draw, scoring two and conceding two.

Gadaffi FC
Gadaffi are 8th on the log with 22 points after 15 matches. 6W, 4D, 5L.

They have scored 17 goals and conceeded 15 times.

In their last five games, they have won and lost two apiece and drawn once.

Away from home, they have played picked just four points in seven visits. (1W, 1D, 5L)

On the road they have scored just four goals and conceeded 11 times.

They have lost four consecutive matches on the road and won one in their last five visits.

Gadaffi are winless against Onduparaka neither have they lost with three draws.

They have scored two goals in three games against Onduparaka and conceding twice.

Head to Head

Onduparaka ?-? Gadaffi
Gadaffi 0-0 Onduparaka

Onduparaka 0-0 Gadaffi
Gadaffi 2-2 Onduparaka



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