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Startimes UPL: Gaddafi travel to Bombo to battle UPDF


UPDF will host Gaddafi in what will be the last game of Match day 12 of the Startimes Uganda Premier League at the Bombo Military grounds on Wednesday.

The Army side have only one win all season long and will embark on their home advantage and hope to gather all the energy they still got in the tank to clitch the second win of the campaign.

UPDF sit 13th on the log with 7 points in 11 matches after one win, four draws and six loses.

In their last five games this season, they have no win, losing three and drawing twice which is an opposite story on the otherside where Gaddafi has won thrice and lost twice.

The Soilder boys who lay 7th on the league table with 18 points will hope maintain their winning mentality however much they have been inconsistent.

With a win against Blacks Power on the back of their head, they will hope, UPDF ‘s winless run continue as they grab their 5th victory of the campaign.

Last game.

UPDF lost their last game away 2-0 to SC Villa while Gaddafi convincingly hammered Blacks Power 3-1 at home.

What would a win do?

A win for UPDF will lift them to 12th in place of Blacks Power with 10 points. For Gaddafi, it will take them to 6th in place of Arua Hill with 21 points.

Team news

UPDF will be without goalkeeper Simon Mabuya who is injured while Douglas Oyirwoth, Jibril Nsimbe and Andrew Kiwanuka will return to the squad.

For Gaddafi they will be boosted by the return of  Ibrahim Kiyemba from suspension.

While Ronald Bithum, Frank Mulimi and Sadiq Ssekyembe are still out.

Probable Line-ups


Paul Olweny (GK), Davis Kakaire, Farid Rashid, Douglas Oyirwoth, Rogers Adriko, Donato Okello, Sabir Yasin, Oscar Agaba, Jibril Nsimbe, Ivan Ahimbisibwe, Ibrahim Wamannah

Gaddafi FC

Chrispus Kusiima (GK), Andrew Waiswa, Magumba Bakali, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Shafic Bakaki, Mahad Yaya, Amir Kakomo, Amos Kirya, Brian Kalumba, Alex Kitata, Godfrey Lwesibawa

Head to head


Gaddafi 1-3 UPDF
UPDF 2-2 Gaddafi

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