Arua Hill SC traverse West Nile to face Paidha Black Angels in their final first round fixture of StarTimes FUFA Big League on Sunday 25th/04/2021.
At the Bar Okoro Stadium, they seek to bounce back to winning ways in order to protect their position on the apex after suddenly drawing with Gaddafi FC last Thursday following the dying minute goal Bithum scored for Hassan Zungu’s side.
The Leopards will be without the services of skipper Caeser Okhuti who suffered a groin injury shortly after opening the lead for Arua Hill in the 2-2 draw last fixture.
Defender Patrick Matovu can’t play besides has been recommended by Physiotherapists to stay out to ensure proper recovery.
Allan Mugalu and Dan Birikwalira both have minor injury issues though they trained. Their fate lies in the hands of expert recommendation whose report will be out tomorrow morning.
Forward Sabir Edema trained today for the first time after he returned from sick leave but the game is too early for him.
Arua Hill opponents Paidha Black Angels are last in Elgon Group with a point collected in six games, they could turn and channel their frustration on the Leopards, but the boss is confident his boys are prepared for whatever comes their way.
“What we are working for is a win, for us our anticipation in ever game is maximum points,” Mbalangu insisted
“Only when it doesn’t go as planned, that’s when we turn to a point,” he added.
“But we are going there full swing to get three points,” he continued.
“Paidha being in the bottom of the table doesn’t mean they’re weak, every team is strong, it’s how you use your chances and how you prepare for the game.
“So we know we are going to find a difficult game because it’s also a derby but we know how we play derbies.” He concluded.
Arua Hill SC 2-2 Gaddafi FC (April 22): Richard Anyama, Rashid Yakin, Dan Birikwalira, Mike Kawooya, Rashid Muhamed, Samari Ajobe, Baden Mujahid, Paddy Muhumuza, Caeser Okhuti, Allan Mugalu, Rashid Agau
Calvary FC 2-1 Paidha Black Angels (April 22): Joshua Othuba, Steven Meals, Sabiri Cheka, Walter Omara, Khalid Odagiu, Desmond Oyirwoth, Francis Bithum, Julius Choka, Erick Otingcwinyu, Victor Aweko, Shaban Farouk.