Wednesday, January 5
•KCCA Vs Mbarara City – Lugogo
•Busoga United Vs Onduparaka – Njeru
The hosts of Busoga United will be without the services of Shaka Ssozi, Mwere Nicholas, and Okello Steven who are out due to injuries.
Nantamu Michael returned between the sticks in their loss against Express FC at Wankulukuku.
Onduparaka welcomes back Emmanuel Oketch and Dudu Ramathan who missed the abandoned KCCA FC tie.
The visitors of Onduparaka will be without Rashid Okocha who is suspended for five months and Rashid Agau will also miss the encounter due to injury.
Jimmy Ndalambi will also miss out due to suspension.
Busoga United XI
Nantamu Micheal GK, Onzima Peter, Mulanda Charles, Ntege Anwaru Mustafa, Basoga Derrick, Tibiita Laban, Kintu Hassan, Bithum Douglas, Mayanja Anthony, Ssekulima Paul, Ngonde Elvis
Mathias Muwanga (GK), Amayo Ahmed, Okello Ivan, Geriga Hamza, Kateregga Abasi, Baden Mujahid, Rashid Yakin, Shaban Muhammad, Ivan Okello, Gabriel Matata, Jarieko James.
Preview: Onduparaka aims to sink struggling Busoga United.
The caterpillars of Onduparaka FC are eager to collect maximum points against Busoga United at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru.
Onduparaka has had mixed performances as they come out of the hooliganism situation caused by their own fans as they hosted KCCA FC at the Greenlight Stadium in Arua which led to points deduction and now sit in the 13th position on the log with 12 points from 12 games.
Busoga United has also struggled with poor performances throughout the season and they find themselves sitting in the relegation zone occupying the 15th position on the log with just 7points from the 12 games.
Onduparaka head coach Dudu Ramathan has condemned the violent actions put up by the club fans in their last game as he expects his side to bounce back to winning ways.
“We are a full house now except Rashid Okocha (suspended) and Rashid Agau who is injured. We expect a good game tomorrow as we face Busoga United.” Said Coach Dudu.
“The incidents in our game against KCCA FC, of course, were not good for us as a Club because our Points were docked but it’s in the past and we just hope it doesn’t happen again.”
The Onduparaka captain Mohammed Shaban has promised fans to add up to his six goals tally as he expects a win against Busoga United.
“The six(6) goals are not enough for me, I have to keep going and we have to keep scoring, It’s unfortunate what our fans did against KCCA FC. Though we are still proud of them, we condemn such actions.” Read a statement from Shaban Muhammad.
“We are good to go against Busoga and we Believe we can win.”
Stats and Head to Head
Busoga United have gone eight(8) consecutive games without a win and just one draw with 7 losses consecutively, their last win came against Tooro United on away.
Onduparaka has managed to register just one win in their last 10games played, drawing five and losing four. Their last win was 1-0 win against Police FC on the 20th of November 2021.
Busoga United has just secured two(2) wins against Onduparaka in the ten games both sides have faced each other two (2) draws and Onduparaka winning 6 games.
Head to head
Busoga United 0-0 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 1-0 Busoga United
Onduparaka 1-0 Busoga United
Busoga United 1-0 Onduparaka
Busoga United 0-3 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 0-0 Busoga United
Busoga United 0-1 Onduparaka
Onduparaka 2-1 Busoga United
Onduparaka 1-1 Busoga United
Busoga United 2-0 Onduparaka