UPL: BUL FC Hands Onduparaka 12th Loss

Action between Onduparaka and BUL

Wednesday, March 4
*BUL FC 4-0 Onduparaka FC

BUL FC compounded Onduparaka FC’s misery after a 3-0 win in a StarTimes UPL game at FUFA Technical centre in Njeru.

An own goal from Denis Andama, one each from Musa Walangalira, Fredson Gwoto and Joseph Ssemujju were enough to give the hosts deserved maximum points.

The loss, is the 12th the Carterpillars have suffered this season and the highest tally since joining top flight. They were beaten seven times in their debut season, lost eight in 2017/18 and nine times last season.

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Action between BUL and Onduparaka (white) at Njeru. Sanyukatv photo

The Carterpillars remain winless in their last six league games since beating Busoga United.

BUL FC move to 36 points but remain in sixth as Onduparaka remain eighth with 31 points after 25 games.

The Carterpillars Offer No Resistance

In a game played under soggy conditions after a heavy downpour, the hosts were beneficiaries when Andama headed in his own net after a Joseph Ssemujju corner.

Walangalira doubled the advantage at the half-hour mark when he headed in after the visitors failed to make a good clearance out of danger.

Gwoto made it three at restart, slotting home past a poor Yusuf Wasswa thanks to a beautiful cut-back by Ssemujju from the left flank.

Ssemujju put an icing on cake with a wonderful strike: He made a good control after receiving from a long ball, turned in split seconds before firing home from outside the box.

It could have been worse but Musa Esenu had a goal ruled out for offside in the first half.

Wasswa was spot on when he came out to deny Ssemuju who had raced on a weak back pass that was slowed down by a soggy artificial turf.

The visitors who came into the game on a back of a 3-2 loss to Kyetume FC, made two changes in their starting XI with Joel Jangeyambe and Denis Andama starting.

Brian Masaba’s side barely threatened with Julius Malingumu coming closest but his effort was pushed out for corner by Sanon Munabi.

Ezra Bida had a decent chance in the first half to score from a free-kick but he sent his effort far and wide.

Substitute Amis Muwonge who replaced Jangeyambe was starved of possession up front as the side left Buikwe empty handed.

What Next For Both Sides

The league will take a break as the national team prepares for CHAN.

BUL FC will visit Kyetume FC at the Mighty Arena on May 5 while Onduparaka will host Bright Stars on the same day, when the league returns.

Lineups Used

BUL FC XI – Sanon Mulabi, Dennis Okot Oola, Musa Walangalira, Ramadhan Dudu, Walter Ochora, Godfrey Akol, Fredson Gwoto, Charles Sempa, Musa Esenu, Joseph Ssemujju, Richard Matovu

Onduparaka XI – Yusuf Wasswa, Allan Busobozi, Hassan Muhamood, Rashid Okocha, Richard Ayiko, Julius Malingumu, Denis Andama, Rajab Kakooza, Joel Jangeyambe, Ezra Bida, Adinho Gibson

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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