AUPL: Mbabazi Eyes ‘Positive’ Return to Lugazi

Onduparaka FC endured a tough start to their season where they drew their first home game and later lost 2-0 to Bright stars at Champions stadium in Mwererwe.

Following that poor start, information pills management was prompted to react immediately and appointed Livingstone Mbabazi to head their technical bench. The coach made instant impact picking a point at Wankulukuku against Express FC followed by home victories against KCCA FC, ask Police and SC Villa.

The team makes a strenuous trip to Lugazi on Saturday to play URA FC in one of the three match day nine fixtures scheduled forSaturday. This will be the first time coach Mbabazi returns to Lugazi after his unceremonious departure before he joined the Caterpillars.

The coach says he knows best the team and expects a positive outcome on Saturday.

“I have worked with that group before,they are very good group of players,” Mbabazi told ChimpSport.

“They have many who have represented the national team and are more experienced than the current young boys I have here at Onduparaka. They know my game approach and style but since I was their father before, I also know some of their abilities.”

The caterpillars sit on the seventh place with a dozen points but have only played seven games, one less than the rest of the pack. A win could see them among the top four.

URA on the other side are the draw masters with nine points from six draws and one win.

“It’s going to be an interesting game to watch,I respect all of them coz they gave me a big lift  before I joined here,” Mbabazi added.

The two have clashed only once at a friendly in Arua before the start of the 2015/16 season with both teams carrying home a point. Feni Ali opened the scores fronnthr spot after Patrick Ochan had been fouled and Tabu Vitalis equalized for the hosts.

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