UPDF vs Arua Hill: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Tuesday 5th April
UPDF vs Arua Hill, Bombo Barracks Ground

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Team News
UPDF will be without suspended Moses Kiggundu (red card).

The rest of the squad is fit and ready for selection.

Kawawa Rashid is ruled out for Arua Hill due to illness.

Innocent Media sustained a knock in training while Isaac Okello and Gadafi Kacancu will also miss out because of injuries.

Probable Lineups
UPDF: Derrick Were (GK), Kawagu Christopher, Oyirwoth Daglas, Samson Kasozi, Bernard Muwanga, Okello Donato, Ibrahim Wammanah, Yiga Frank, Ivan Ahimbisibwe, Mugisha Rogers.

Arua Hill: Richard Anyama (GK), Atendele Geriga, Richard Matovu, Bright Vuni Joseph, Rashid Toha, Gibson Adinho, Gadafi Wahab, Ivan Eyamu, Isaac Ogwang, Allan Mugalu, Innocent Maduka.

Arua Hill seek for a double over UPDF

Arua Hill will hope to complete a double over UPDF at Bombo Barracks Ground.

Goals from Rashid Toha, Gadafi Kacancu and Gadafi Wahab inspired Arua Hill to a 3-0 triumph in the reverse fixture at Barifa Ground.

Livingstone Mbabazi’s side boosts with an unbeaten record over their counterparts after registering two wins in the three times they have faced, drawing the other one.

They will hope to pick their first win at the Bombo Barracks ground after a one-all draw last season.

After a slow start to the second half, Arua Hill finally registered their first victory beating Blacks Power 2-0 at the Barifa Ground thanks to Innocent Media brace.

However, they will face a rejuvenated UPDF side that has won their last two games both keeping a clean-sheet.

“We are ready to go, the game won’t be easy,” Arua Hill Assistant Coach Ahmed Borini Olima said.

“UPDF are also too physical like Blacks Power and they are in the same situation”.

“I think playing them at their home will be another tough game, so we have prepared along that line”.

UPDF will hope to build on their form in the last two games to pick their maiden win over Arua Hill.

The Army side are buoyed after overcoming Wakiso Giants for the first time at Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium courtesy of Gerald Kimuli’s first half strike.

Brian Ssenyondo’s side will eye consecutive home wins for the first time this season.


UPDF are 12th on the log with 18 points after 19 matches (4W, 6D, 9L)

They have scored 15 goals and conceeded 29 times.

The Army side have won and drawn two apiece and lost just once in their last five matches.

Arua Hill
The Kongolo are in sixth position with 26 points after 17 games. (8W, 2D, 7L)

Arua Hill have scored 20 goals and conceeded 16.

In their last five matches, they managed two wins and defeats each and drawing just once.

Head to Head

UPDF ?-? Arua Hill
Arua Hill 3-0 UPDF

UPDF 1-1 Arua Hill
Arua Hill 2-1 UPDF



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