Joseph Harold Mutyaba, Bright Stars coach

2020-21 Uganda Premier League (Matchday 17) – Tuesday, 13th April 2021 Results

  • Onduparaka 2-1 Kitara
  • Vipers 4-0 Busoga United
  • URA 2-0 KCCA
  • Mbarara City 2-1 MYDA
  • BUL 1-1 Kyetume

Onduparaka Football Club rallied from a goal down to overcome visiting Kitara 2-1 during Matchday 17 of the Uganda Premier League at the Green Light Stadium in Arua on Tuesday, 13th April 2021.

Nathan Oloro gave Kitara the lead on 17 minutes as the visitors took command of the game.

The joy was short lived with Mahdi Ajobe’s equalizer six minutes later as the opening half ended 1 goal apiece.

Kitara’s Musa Docca tackles Jamal Malish of Onduparaka
Onduparaka players celebrate a goal against Kitara at the Aba Bet Green Light Stadium, Arua city

Noel Nasasira scored the winner in the 63rd minute to give the Catarpillars authority of the game for the first time.

Onduparaka held onto this lead to grab maximum points on home soil.

Derrick Ochen was named the pilsner man of the match for the immense contribution in the game.

Derrick Ochen displays the man of the match placard
Action between Onduparaka and Kitara in Arua city

This was Onduparaka’s 7th victory of the season in 17 matches, the first for newly appointed head coach Joseph Harold Mutyaba and his assistant Louis Kizito.

Onduparaka had lost 2-0 on the road away to Busoga United at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru on 31st March 2021.

The Caterpillars are now 8th on the 16 team log with 24 points, a point short of UPDF who visit Police at the MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo on Wednesday, 14th April 2021.

Bottom lagging Kitara suffered their 14th defeat of the season that leaves them on just 5 points from 17 matches.

Match day 18 will be played on Friday, 16th,  Saturday,17th and Sunday, 18th April 2021.

Kitara hosts their first game at the Masindi Stadium on Friday since being granted permission to relocate from Kavumba Recreational Stadium.

Meanwhile, Onduparaka makes the visit to Wakiso Giants on Saturday at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium, Wakiso.

Next Matches: Wednesday,14th April 2021:

  • SC Villa  Vs Express, Bombo Military Barracks Ground (4:00 PM) – Live on Sanyuka TV
  • Soltilo Bright Stars Vs Wakiso Giants, Kavumba Recreational Grounds, Wakiso (4:00 PM)
  • Police Vs UPDF, MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo (4:00 PM)

Matchday 18

Friday, 16th April 2021:

  • Kitara Vs Vipers, Masindi Municipal Stadium – Masindi (4:00 PM), Live on Sanyuka TV
  • URA Vs  BUL, Arena of Visions – Ndejje University (4:00 PM)

Saturday, 17th April 2021:

  • Express  Vs Mbarara City , Betway Muteesa II Stadium-Wankulukuku (3:00pm) – Live on Sanyuka TV
  • Wakiso Giants Vs Onduparaka, Kabaka Kyabaggu Sports Stadium -Wakiso (4:00 PM)
  • UPDF Vs Kyetume, Bombo Military Barracks Grounds (4:00 PM)
  • MYDA Vs Soltilo Bright Stars, King George IV Memorial Stadium, Tororo (4:00 PM)
  • Busoga United Vs Police, FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru (4:00 PM)

Sunday, 18th April 2021

  • KCCA Vs SC Villa, MTN Omondi Stadium – Lugogo (4:00pm), Live on Sanyuka TV

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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