Gaddafi vs UPDF: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Friday 19th May
*Onduparaka Vs Blacks Power – Arua, 4pm
*Gaddafi vs UPDF – Kakindu, 4pm
*Express Vs Maroons – Wankulukuku, 4pm

Tuesday, May 23
*BUL Vs Vipers
*SC Villa Vs Blacks Power
*Bright Stars Vs Arua Hill
*URA Vs Gaddafi
*Busoga United Vs KCCA

Team News

  • Gaddafi FC will be without Defender Andrew Waiswa and Midfielder Mahad Yaya Kakooza after he was suspended for match fixing allegations.
  • Dan Birkwalira is a long-term absentee while Johnson Odongo is a doubt.
  • Latif Kiyemba is also ruled out due to injury.
  • For UPDF, Oyirwoth Daglas, Mugisha Rogers & Kyeyune Abasi are out with injuries
  • As well as Kawagu Christopher, Nsimbe Badru Jibril & Aluma Musa Oscar are all out of the squad for UPDF due to yellow card Accumulations
  • Kyeyune Abasi is doubtful after he was substituted in the first half against SC Villa due to injury.

Probable Lineups

*Gaddafi: Magada Abdul (GK), Byamukama John, Bakali Magumba, Kiyemba Ibrahim, Joel Abaliwano, Ngonde Elvis, Yunusu Sibira, Munguchi Steven, Kirya Amos, Frank Mulimi, Joel Madondo.

*UPDF: Were Derrick (GK), Kawagu Christopher, Oyirwoth Daglas, Bernard Muwanga, Ibrahim Magandaazi, Okello Donato, Ibrahim Wammanah, Yiga Frank, Ivan Ahimbisibwe, Mugisha Rogers, Nsimbe Badru Jibril.

Preview: UPDF seek to Survive Relegation

UPDF will hope to revive their season as they visit Gaddafi FC in the Startimes Uganda Premier League.

The Army side sits just three points above Blacks Power who occupies the last relegation slot with a game in hand.

Brian Ssenyondo side will hope to bounce back after a 2-0 home loss to SC Villa.

UPDF will target a double over Gadaffi FC after a 3-1 home victory in the reverse fixture at the Bombo Barracks Ground.

Adriko Rogers hatrick inspired the hosts to maximum points while Brian Kalumba scored the only goal for the visitors.

Gaddai FC will seek to pick their first victory over UPDF after two defeats and a draw in three games.

The Soldier Boys are safe from relegation with 30 points and will have nothing to lose heading into the final two matches of the campaign.

In the second half of the season, Gadaffi FC have managed just one win away to Bright Stars.

They are winless at home this year and will hope to pick their first home win of the second round.


They sit 11th on the log with 30 points after 26 matches. 7W, 9D, 10L

The Soldier Boys have scored 22 goals and conceeded 25 times.

Wasswa Bbosa side are winless in their last five matches with four defeats and a draw.

Are 13th in the standings with 26 points after 26 matches. 6W, 8D, 12L

with -13 goal difference, the Army side have managed 23 goals and allowed 36 against them.

In their last five matches, Brian Ssenyondo charges have won once, two draws and defeats apiece.

Head to Head

Gaddafi ?-? UPDF
UPDF 3-1 Gaddafi

Gaddafi 1-3 UPDF
UPDF 2-2 Gaddafi

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