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

Uganda Premier League
Match-day 27

•Bright Stars Vs Vipers, Kavumba – 2pm

•Gaddafi Vs Maroons – Kakindu – 4 Pm

•BUL Vs Arua Hill – Njeru

•Onduparaka Vs Vipers – Arua
•URA Vs UPDF – Lugazi
•Busoga United Vs Wakiso Giants – Kakindu

•Express Vs KCCA – Luzira, 2pm

Team News

  • Gaddafi will be without Mahad Yaya Kakooza and Andrew Waiswa who were suspended by FUFA over Match-fixing
  • Sadiq Ssekyembe and Ibrahim Kiyimba are back
  • For Maroons, they welcome back the trio of Patrick Bayiga, Norman Odipio and Abraham Tusubira from suspension
  • Belmos Opio and David Ndihabwe remain doubtful having missed the previous games

Probable Lineups

Gaddafi – Joel Mutakubwa, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Sadiq Ssempigi, Bakali Magada, Amir Kakomo, John Byamukama, Yunus Sibira, Johnson Odongo, Brian Kalumba, Joel Madondo, Alex Kitata, Frank Mulimi

Maroons – Simon Tamale, Ronald Orombi, Edward Kabona, Jacob Okao, Felix Okot, Ceaser Olega, Abel Eturude, Solomon Walusimbi, Abraham Tusubira, Fred Amaku, Brian Nkuubi

Preview: Gaddafi Seek To Return To Winning Ways

Gaddafi will be hoping to get back to the winning column when they welcome Maroons in a league game at Kakindu.

The Soldier Boys have lost three games in a row, falling to Arua Hill, KCCA and Vipers and have scored just one goal in their last four games!

Their last win was on April 7 against Bright Stars, a 1-0 win at Kakindu where they will once again be banking on home support to claim maximum points.

The side sit 11th with 29 points, just nine points above the relegation zone.

And it has been a poor outing for the side that wanted to compete for top places after marquee signings and addition of Coach Wasswa Bbosa before the start of the season.

Maroons on the other hand, are literally where Gaddafi wants to be – Fifth with 36 points after 24 games.

And a win can see them leapfrog Arua Hill!

It has been a good spell for Maroons who have won three in a row, beating UPDF, URA and notably SC Villa in their last game.

Fred Amaku scored the only goal as Maroons beat Gaddafi 1-0 at Luzira in the first round last year.

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