Vipers Vs Gaddafi: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Thursday, February 8
*Maroons Vs Wakiso Giants – 4pm
*Vipers Vs Gaddafi – 7pm


Team News

  • Vipers duo of Fumador Asiwome and Jack Komakech returned to training but might not feature
  • New signing Moses Waiswa is set for his second debut after returning from KCCA
  • For Gaddafi, David Bagoole is ineligible to face his parent club after joining on loan from Vipers
  • Ivan Sserubiri, Thomas Ochungo, Steven Munguchi, Jimmy Ndalambi, Andrew Ssekandi and Bashir Asiku are unlikely to feature

Probable Lineups

Vipers – Alfred Mudekereza, Ashraf Mandela, Isa Mubiru, Hilary Mukundane, Livingston Mulondo, Siraje Sentamu, Karim Watambala, Bright Anukani, Allan Okello, Yunus Sentamu, Milton Karisa (C)

Gaddafi – Abdu Magada, Douglas Bithum, Sharif Ssengendo, Hassan Musana, Willis Otungo, Ibrahim Masa, Ronald Bithum, Rashid Mpata, Frank Mulimi, Baker Buyala, Herbert Onyango

Preview: Vipers Out To Close Gap

Vipers aim to narrow the gap at the top when they host Gaddafi at St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende for a Uganda Premier League clash under the floodlights.

Sitting third with 30 points, they trail leaders BUL by seven points but hold two games in hand.

This fixture marks their first game of the Second Round, following the cancellation of their scheduled opener against Arua Hill due to the latter’s failure to complete club licensing.

With ample rest, Vipers are confident in their ability to secure a win in front of their supporters.

Their last competitive outing on January 29 saw them secure a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Lugazi Stars in the Uganda Cup round of 64, with Allan Okello and Milton Karisa finding the net.

Meanwhile, Gaddafi finds themselves embroiled in a relegation battle after a sluggish start to the season.

Currently fourth from the bottom, they sit just one point above the relegation zone.

Their Second Round began with a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to URA, urging them to push for a positive result against Vipers.

Head To Head

2023/24
Vipers Vs Gaddafi
Gaddafi 1-2 Vipers

2022/23
Vipers 2-0 Gaddafi
Gaddafi 1-0 Vipers

2021/22
Vipers 2-0 Gaddafi
Gaddafi 1-3 Vipers

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