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UPL: Onduparaka Fight Back To Share Spoils With Busoga

Friday, February 12
*BUL 2-1 KCCA FC
*Mbarara City 0-1 Wakiso Giants
*Onduparaka 1-1 Busoga
*Police 3-1 Kyetume

Onduparaka and Busoga United played out a one all draw in a StarTimes Uganda Premier League game at AbaBet Greenlight Stadium in Arua.

The visitors were on course for maximum points thanks to Shaka Ssozi’s early goal in the ninth minute, with the striker finishing brilliantly on his debut.

However, they were pegged back when Franco Balabala was judged to have handled Rashid Okocha’s header inside the forbidden area for Kabon Livin to level matters in the 65th minute from the spot.

Busoga United’s best chance to put the game to bed came in the 50th minute when Magero Franco Balabala headed wide but the hosts dominated proceedings and will feel its two points lost.

Douglas Muganga cleared off the line to deny Gabriel Matata while goalkeeper Rogers Omedwa denied Kabon from a well taken freekick.

Onduparaka remain without a win at home but move to nine points from the Six games.

Busoga United, yet to win a game this season, have collected two points.

What Next – Onduparaka visit UPDF in Bombo as Busoga host Bright Stars on Matchday seven.

Teams Used

Onduparaka FC XI – Michael Kagiri, Rashid Okocha, John Rogers, Yakubu Ramathan, Augustine Akoch, Adinho Gibson, Kabon Livin, Emmanuel Ssenkaayi, Gabriel Matata, Ali Mukiibi, Jamal Malish

Busoga United XI – Rogers Omedwa, Onen Franco, Abubaker Otwao, Magero Franco Balabala, Douglas Muganga, Shafic Kakeeto, Gerald Bagoole, Jeromy Kirya, Paul Ssekulima, Ssozi Shaka, Anthony Mayanja.


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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