Onduparaka FC vs Arua Hill Preview: WestNile/Inyasa Derby Headlines Weekend Treat For Football Fans
Uganda’s attention will be fixed at AbaBet Greenlight stadium on Friday evening when Onduparaka FC host Arua Hill Sports Club in the fourth edition of WestNile/Inyasa Derby.
One more fierce StarTimes Uganda Premier League encounter is foreshadowed as the two biggest teams in West Nile region face off for the second time this season. Kickoff is at 16:00 (EAT).
Onduparaka Fc have endured a miserable season and currently find themselves rooted at the bottom of the log on 13 points after 22 games. The Caterpillars need to salvage the rest of their season and cannot afford to lose this fixture.
The hosts head to this particular encounter on a back of a 3-0 defeat to Wakiso Giants at Kabaka Kyabbagu stadium on Sunday courtesy of goals from Marvin Nyanzi, Norman Ojik and Moses Aliro.
Meanwhile Arua Hill SC have experienced mixed results and are currently in the fifth place in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League log standings on 33 points from 22 games.
The Kongolo Boys lost 1-0 to Vipers SC at Barifa Stadium on Tuesday thanks to a lone goal from Abdul Lawal in their previous encounter and can’t afford to lose this game as they look to close the gaps and move to the fourth position in the log standings.
Onduparaka FC vs Arua Hill SC Head-To-Head:
Arua Hill SC have a historical advantage when it comes to the head-to-head record in the West Nile (Inyasa) Derby and have won two matches out of the three games played between the two teams with the latest a 2-1 win courtesy of a brace from Reagan Mpande in the reverse fixture played at Barifa Stadium last year.
Onduparaka Fc are yet to register a win against their rivals with their best result a goalless draw last season and will need to be at their best tomorrow to turn around the jinx and register their first win against Arua Hill as they look to boost their survival hopes in the league.
*Onduparaka FC: L-L-L-W-L
*Arua Hill SC: L-W-W-D-L
StarTimes Uganda Premier League MD-25-FIXTURES: (Friday 28/04/23).
*Onduparaka FC vs Arua Hill SC
*Express FC vs Wakiso Giants
*UPDF FC vs Blacks Power
*BUL FC vs Bright Stars.