Gaddafi vs Wakiso Giants: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Tuesday 17th April
Gaddafi FC vs Wakiso Giants 2PM, Kakindu stadium

Express vs Busoga United 4PM, Wankulukuku Stadium

Blacks Power vs Maroons, Akibua Memorial stadium.

Team News

Gadaffi FC will be without Simon Sserunkuma and Latif Kiyemba due to injuries.

The rest of the squad is ready for selection.

Paul Willa and Apollo Kagogwe will miss for Wakiso Giants due to injuries.

Mikidad Ssenyonga, Titus Ssematimba and Samson Kiirya are also ruled out.

Norman Ogik may return.

Probable Lineups

Gadaffi FC: Chrispus Kusiima (GK), John Byamukama, Sadiq Ssekyembe, Wasswa Andrew, Bakali Magumba, Amir Kakomo, Yunus Sibira, Johnson Odongo, Joel Madondo, Alex Kitata, Bithum Ronald.

Wakiso Giants: Bashir Ssekagya (GK), Grant Matsiko, Alex Komakech, Ambrose Arinda, Lawrence Bukenya, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Rahmat Ssenfuka, Marvin Mukiibi, Moses Aliro, Shariph Kimbowa, Madoi Ronald.

Preview: Gadaffi FC seek for first home win in the second round

Gadaffi FC will hope to pick their first home win of the year as they welcome Wakiso Giants at the Kakindu stadium in the Uganda Premier League early kickoff.

They will also seek to revenge their 2-0 defeat in the reverse fixture at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium.

The Soldier Boys have drawn all the three home matches with Villa, Express and Busoga United since the turn of the year.

Their last home win was a 2-1 victory over URA on 20th December 2022.

Speaking to the club media ahead of the game, Gadaffi FC Assistant Coach Hassan Zungu said: “We have prepared enough for Wakiso Giants Tuesday.”

“When you look at the previous game, we played well and we got a win away but now we are playing at home were we feel that the vibe is there.

“We have to be consistent with our results, we have just won only one game, we have to win tomorrow then the next game continuously.

“Our problem was generally in scoring and creating because we have not been creating enough.

“So you cannot score when you are not creating but we have been working on it in our training, I think with time we am sure we shall be winning.”

Coming into this game, Gadaffi FC is boosted with a 1-0 away win against Bright Stars at Kavumba Recreation Ground to register their first victory of the second round.

Wakiso Giants on the otherside who are winless in the second half of the season will hope to complete a double over their counterparts.

However, the Purple Sharks have not won any league game this year.

They are also winless in their three visits this year picking just one point at Vipers while losing to Blacks Power and URA.

Wakiso Giants last league win was against Bright Stars on 13th December, they are on a poor run of eight winless matches losing six of them.

John Luyinda side will seek to bounce back after succumbing to a 3-1 home defeat to Villa at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in their last outing.


Gadaffi FC

Gadaffi are sixth on the log with 28 points after 20 matches. (7W, 7D, 6L)

They have scored 19 goals so far this season and allowed 17 against them.

Wasswa Bbosa side have managed just one win in their last five matches, three draws and one defeat.

And they have scored and conceeded two each in those matches.

Wakiso Giants
Wakiso Giants are in the 9th position on the log with 26 points after 21 matches. (7W, 5D, 9L)

They have scored 24 goals and conceeded 25 times.

The Purple Sharks have lost all their last five matches.

Scoring three and conceding nine times.

Head to Head

Gadaffi ?-? Wakiso Giants
Wakiso Giants 2-0 Gadaffi

Wakiso Giants 4-1 Gadaffi
Gadaffi 1-0 Wakiso Giants



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