Uganda Cup Semis: More History Beckons for Onduparaka

After losing the 2015-16 Fufa Big League crown to Kirinya Jinja SS, pilule Arua based side Onduparaka FC is out to amend things when they visit Entebbe FC on Wednesday in the first leg of the Uganda cup semifinals.

The two pose contrasting recent background with the second division hosts coming into the game coach-less following the unceremonial departure of head coach Makumbi.

On the other hand, doctor the caterpillars are in cloud nine after hitting the topflight ‘jackpot’ on their first attempt and on top are now in the Uganda cup semis and to brighten the moods, discount their coach Allan Kabonge hails from Entebbe.

“Entebbe is my home, am happy to be back and i want the boys to show my home people they can do anything in any part of the world,” Kabonge told Chimp Sport after arriving in Kampala.

The caterpillars have been famous for the fast flowing attacking football regardless of the opposition and that doesn’t look likely to change tomorrow.

“Our away game philosophy remains! We want to attack and kill this game off so that we can make changes in the return fixture.”

“I respect Entebbe FC, they are older and more experienced but i dont fear them,” He added.

Team captain Muhammad Shaban who was crowned the most valuable player in the division has promised quite an improved show than the previous

“Jinja was a better side because we had a lot of fatigue after playing four strong teams in a week,” Ejagason told ChimpSport adding that “The team’s main aim was to qualify for Azam Premier League. Now that is sealed and would want to add the cup.”

Topflight League champions KCCA FC are now aiming for a historical double. They face Vipers in the first leg at Nakivubo.

The winners of the Uganda cup represent the country in next year’s Caf Confederation Cup. SC Villa are the defending champions. They were eliminated by Onduparaka in the round of 32.


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