Tuesday, December 21
*Gadaffi vs Onduparaka, Gadaffi Arena
*Bright Stars vs Vipers, Kavumba
*Tooro United vs Police FC, Buhinga
- Gadaffi FC is boosted with the return of Umar Kyeyune from a joint injury.
- However, the Soldier Boys will be without Nazil Serwardda who is ruled out with a left lower joint injury and Magada Abdul with a hand injury.
- Onduparaka is boosted with the return of Goalkeeper Matthias Muwanga, Okello Ivan and Matata Gabriel who are all available for selection.
- Dudu Ramathan is also back for the Caterpillars.
*Gadaffi FC: Ronald Mutebi (GK), Jamaldine Buchochera, Hassan Musana, Paul Musamali, Magumba Bakari, Steven Munguchi, Joel Madondo, Brian Kalumba, Faisal Muwawu, Otim James, Onen Franco
*Onduparaka: Mathias Muwanga (GK), Amayo Ahmed, Dudu Ramathan, Okello Ivan, Jimmy Ndalambi, Kateregga Abasi, Baden Mujahid, Rashid Yakin, Shaban Muhammad, Okech Emmanuel, Jarieko James.
Preview: Maximum points up for grabs for the two Inconsistent teams
Gaddafi FC and Onduparaka will all be going for maximum points when they face off on Tuesday in a league game at Gaddafi Arena.
Coming into this game, Gaddafi lost their last game 1-0 away to defending champions Express while Onduparaka on the otherside played a 1-1 draw with URA in Arua, and both teams will be hoping to bounce back.
Shaban Muhammad gave the hosts the lead before Najib Fesali equalised for the Tax Collectors.
Gadaffi FC head coach says they are prepared for the game and will do everything they can to go into the break on high.
“The team is highly prepared because it is a game we are rating to be the game of our life,” stated Peter Onen
“So the approach will be exceptionally different from the way we approach the other matches because we want this match to help us go for Christmas break when we have successfully managed it”.
“The preparations and approach are completely different because we really need the Maximum points.”
Onduparaka assistant coach Dudu Bosco says they set and prepared for the match up.
This will be the first meeting between the two sides.
Gadaffi FC are 10th on the log with 13 points in 11 matches (3W, 4D, 4L) while Onduparaka sits 11th with 11 points in 11 matches (2W, 5D, 4L)
Gadaffi FC have won just one win (against SC Villa) in the last 5 games; lost two to Express and Vipers while drawing with Police FC and BUL.
Onduparaka are winless in their last 5 matches; they have lost to Mbarara City and SC Villa, picking 3 draws with URA, Wakiso Giants and Express.
At home, Gadaffi have picked 9 points in 5 matches with 3 wins and 2 loses.
Away from home, Onduparaka have played 5 matches winning 1, drawing 1 and losing 3 they have picked 4 points away from home, losing three on the bounce.