By Edward Tumusiime
FT: Arua Hill Sc 2 : 2 Gaddafi Fc
Venue; Barifa Ground Arua
Arua Hill Sc Starting Line-Up; 32-Anyama, 13-Yakin, 03-Dan, 87-Kawooya, 42-Muhamed, 05-Ajobe, 10-Baden, 14-Muhumuza, 17-Agau, 29-Okhuti, 08-Mugalu
Substitutes; 1-Oringa, 23-Simba, 15-Atandu, 11-Kawawa, 16-Kakooza, 19-Leku, 7-Leku
Gaddafi Fc Starting Line-up; 99-Didi, 90-Massa, 14-Najib, 16-Kasadha, 19-Ochungu, 3-Kyeyune, 31-Ngobi, 44-Otim, 8-Bamukyaye, 18-Mulimi, 21-Gonahasa
Substitutes; 1-Sseguya, 2-Bajjampola, 17-Sserwadda, 22-Obele, 15-Munguchi, 5-Waiswa, 7-Bithum.
Arua Hill Sc got into an early lead through Okhuti’s goal in the 2nd minute when he headed off Dan’s cross before he was substituted by Leku in the 19th minute after picking up an injury, but they couldn’t hold the pressure from the opponents which led into a penalty awarded to Gaddafi fc in the 25th minute and was successfully converted by Mark Bamukyaye in the 27th minute for an equalizer. The dangerous attacks from both sides didn’t yield anything and at half time the score was level.
Arua Hill Sc made their second substitution at the start of second half where Gadinho replaced Mugalu. The first substituition for Gaddafi fc also came in early in the second half where Munguchi Steven was brought in for Kyeyune Umar in the 48th minute.
Marching orders were given to Gaddafi Fc’s Frank Mulimi after picking up a second yellow for purposely fouling Yakin
Arua Hill Sc continued pressing forward until they found a lead in the 71st minute through Alfred Leku. The third substitute for Arua Hill Sc came in the 82nd minute where Kawawa replaced Baden. In the search for an equalizer Gaddafi fc made a double substitution where Obele Ronald and Bithum Ronald Came in for Mark Bamukyaye and Gonahasa Patrick respectively, and indeed their substitutions yielded as Bithum Ronald found an equalizer for Gaddafi fc in the 90th minute
The referee blew the final whistle and the game ended in 2 all draw