Then they visited Masindi (1–1, Ndugwa again) and Hoima. In the rain on Eid Adha Day (1 September 2017), Ondu beat JKS 3–0 with goals from Agau, Gadinho and Shaban who was returning from injury. Three days later, Betway announced a 600 Million Shilling sponsorship package for Onduparaka's transport and player welfare.  7 September, they would face Jinja Kirinya SS in a friendly. The 2018 UPL season started on 12 September 2017 and Ondu drew 0–0 with Proline FC at Greenlight Stadium despite 6 additional minutes in the second half. Four days later amidst a transfer request from Shaban who later joined KCCA, veteran Caesar Okhuti scored twice away to Maroons in Luzira to give Ondu their first win of the season.
Onduparaka FC - WikipediaOnduparaka FCFull nameOnduparaka Football ClubNickname(s)The Green CaterpillarsFoundedOctober 2011; 11 years agoGroundAbaBet Greenlight Stadium, AruaChairmanBenjamin NyakuniLeagueUgandan Premier League20184thWebsiteClub website colours Onduparaka FC is a Ugandan football club currently playing in the Ugandan Premier League.  They play home games at Greenlight Stadium in Onduparaka, a suburb of Arua. The club's name means 'sorghum stem' in the Lugbara language while motto is: The struggle continues.  History Amateur era Onduparaka FC was formed in late October 2011 by Joe Erema and Benjamin Nyakuni, who had graduated from Makerere University Business School.
Okhuti was sent off in this game but OFC remained 4th, one place better than their first season in the top flight. 2018–19 season To start the offseason, Onduparaka FC and KCCA FC played a two-legged friendly charity matchup to support palliative care in Arua, Onduparaka winning the first leg 3–1 in Lugogo on 30 June 2018.  The Charity Walk to Greenlight for Hospice Arua was on 14 July 2018. That same month, KCCA's double-winning captain Denis Okot Oola joined Onduparaka on a two-year deal among half a dozen new players including Abel Eturude from SC Villa plus the pacy winger Nicholas Kagaba from URA FC. New Onduparaka coach Asaph Mwebaze led his side to the first FUFA Super 8 Final sponsored by Pilsner featuring the Top 8 Teams from the Uganda Premier League.
Kickoff was in sunny weather but even the winds could not discourage the many high balls. Then just before halftime, Dickens Okwir was fouled in the penalty box by the Express captain. Toha stepped up to score the equaliser in the 41st minute and redeem himself after sending the keeper the wrong way. In the second half, Coach Livingstone was restless on the touchline and urged his defence not to concede again. Rashid Agau excited the fans when he was called from the bench to warm up as a replacement for Caesar Okhuti, the Oldest Caterpillar. Fahd Toko meanwhile replaced Okwir less than 20 minutes from full-time.
Onduparaka drew 1–1 in the semifinals with SC Villa but knocked out the Jogoos 5–4 on penalties. Though they lost 2–0 to KCCA in the finals on 25 August 2018, Ondu walked away with a 5 Million UgX cash prize, half of what the winners got.  Ondu lost 1–0 at Soana in a friendly on 5 September 2018. On 22 September 2018, Ondu hosted Wakiso Giants in a friendly six days before the UPL season started. A fundraising drive was started by fans to purchase a bus for the team. On the Opening Day of the 2019 UPL Season, a 28th-minute header by Viane Sekajugo plus a 78th-minute penalty by Sebwato gave Onduparaka three points in Arua against Mbarara-based debutants Nyamityobora FC.
Despite getting a yellow card, the Most Valuable Player of the inaugural 2018 FUFA Drum (scored tournament-winning equaliser for Buganda against West Nile at Greenlight) and Pilsner Super 8 - Viane Sekajugo netted a hattrick by the 75th minute but Ondu's fourth goal was disallowed by the referee though given by the linesman.
 21 October 2017, Ondu beat Express FC 2–1 at Wankulukuku to go top of the table (until the following Wednesday when an own goal by Kirinya Jinja SS at Nambole propelled Police FC to the summit on goal difference). Alfred Leku's 46th-minute goal and an acrobatic 92nd minute volley from veteran Caesar Okhuti (who has played for both teams) gave the visitors three points.
Originally, the club was intended to benefit students and young people and enable them to play in inter-village competitions. The team was strictly amateur and created so that the youth would be kept on the path of moral uprightness through a healthy passion for competitive games. After only one year of participation, the team renamed themselves Onduparaka Football Club and got promoted from the Ugandan Big League to the Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) at the end of the 2015/2016 season.  2015–16 season Onduparaka appointed former South Sudan national team coach Leo Adraa as their first Uganda Premier League head coach to replace Allan Kabonge whose contract expired after promoting the club to the top flight league and reaching the Uganda Cup Final. He later became the Technical Director.
Sabir Simba meanwhile was recovering from malaria. Livingstone's first game as Onduparaka Coach was at Wankulukuku and ended 1–1. The return leg almost seemed to be heading in that direction with Express taking the lead through Didier Jean within the first halfhour after assistant captain Rashid Toha (towering defender nicknamed Per Mertesacker) slipped and Express capitalised. Ondu badly needed an equaliser after all their wasted chances; Muhammad Shaban hit the woodwork and missed other chances.
A lone goal by Rashid Toha gave Ondu a 1–0 away win at Nambole against SC Villa on 3 October 2018. Match Day 3 goals from Allan Okello (eighth minute) and Timothy Awany (64th minute) saw KCCA FC beat their hosts Onduparaka 2–0 on 19 October 2018. At the Mighty Arena Jinja on 23 October 2018, Caesar Okhuti scored the first goal (25th minute) for Onduparaka in a 3–0 win over Kirinya Jinja SS.
Viane's two legitimate goals were assisted by Okwalinga (34th minute) and Okhuti (65th minute). After the game, Coach Asaph said, "We could have scored even five. " On 3 November, Ondu drew 0–0 with Tooro United (formerly called Soana FC since 2015 to 2018) at their new home - Buhinga Playground in Fort Portal (Kabarole District). On 7 November, Ondu lost 2–1 at Maroons with a consolation goal delivered by Toha.
Other players on the 2017 Onduparaka team included: Richard Anyama (goalkeeper formerly at Saints FC), Nisar Kasim (another Goalkeeper), Alex Gasper Adriko (aka The Rock), Norman Saddam, Rashid Toha, Gibson Adinho, Akram Kakembo, Ivan Mbowa, Ibrahim Faizul (aka Anini), Sabir Simba, Dickens Okwir, Mohammad Rashid, Ajobe Toto, Denis Andama, Rashid Agau, Living Kabon, Wahab Ajuman Gaddafi Gadinho and Fahd Muhammad Toko.  On 17 February 2017, Azam TV broadcast a live game from Onduparaka's Greenlight Stadium for the first time. Kabon Living (also known as Messi), clad in a number 13 shirt, scored the only goal of the game from a Shaban assist in the 88th minute to give Ondu a win over Kirinya Jinja SS.
On 7 November 2017, a jubilant Mbarara held Ondu to a 0–0 draw in Arua, their second goalless draw in a week. On 18 November 2017, Ondu beat Kirinya Jinja SS 1–0 in Arua courtesy of a penalty converted by goalkeeper Sebwato placing them one point behind table leaders Police FC but in 4th tied with KCCA and Villa on 19 points. Beginning the day in 5th place, Karim Bida's comeback brace gave Ondu a 2–1 victory over UPDF in Arua on 28 November 2017 at a time when Caterpillar goalkeeper Nicholas Sebwato (nicknamed Mr.
The match took place at Greenlight Stadium. Ondu couldn't be bullied by the Jogoos. A week before, Ondu had handcuffed Police FC 2–1 on the same ground (with goals by Shaban and Kabon). Three days prior to Ondu ending Villa's Unbeaten Run of the Season, FUFA cleared 26-year-old Caesar Okhuti to play for the Northwesterners who sat at 5th on the table; he was on a six-month loan from KCCA since mid September. On 10 December 2016, Ondu beat Sadolin FC 1–0 at Bugembe Stadium to climb to 3rd place around half season courtesy of a Gaddafi free-kick.
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