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Onduparaka seek to intensify battle for safety as Gaddafi visit

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Onduparaka Vs Gaddafi FC

Venue: Greenlight Stadium Arua

Date: Tuesday 1st March 2022

Kick off: 4:00pm

Relegation threatened Onduparaka FC host Gaddafi FC at Greenlight Stadium in Arua.

The two sides played out a thrilling two all stalemate at the Gaddafi Arena in Jinja in the first round that had three penalties awarded.

Hassan Musana and defender Jamaldin Buchochera scored for Gaddafi FC while Onduparaka captain Shaban Muhammad and Nathan Oloro were on target for the Caterpillars.

Team News

Onduparaka FC

Goalkeepeer Mathias Muwanga will not feature in this tie due to personal matters, Yakini Rashid and Rashid Agau are nursing injuries.

Youngsters James Jarieko and James Ndalambi are busy with school engagements.

Gaddafi FC

Buchochera, Musana, Alex Kitata, Faisal Muwawu and Amos Kirya are still sidelined by injuries.

Midfielder Umar Kyeyune will also not take part in this game due to suspension.

The team is however boosted by the return of captain Andrew Waiswa and midfielder Godwin Kawagga

George Lutalo, the Onduparaka coach anticipates a good game having had better preparations for the home side.

” We expect a good game tomorrow having done the best preparations.”

Lutalo’s counterpart Peter Onen says a side with the better approach will take the day.

“Both teams are not yet safe from relegation so they badly need the three points but a side with a better technical approach will take the day.”

“The temperatures here are a bit high compared to Jinja but they will not affect us in any way.” Onen said

Onduparaka FC currently sit 12th on the table with 17 points from 18 games in case of victory they can move to the 10th position.

Gaddafi FC has 24 points putting them in the 8th position and victory can push them a position ahead.

Match officials

Referee: Henry Byaruhanga

1st assistant: Dick Okello

2 assistant: Emmanuel Okudra

Fourth official: Rahuman Atiku

Assessor: Rosebell Rwamuyamba

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