• July 4, 2020

Month: April 2019

Volleyball: Nemostars Unveil New Players Ahead Of League Opener

The National Volleyball league season is in the corner and Nemostars have already shown their intent of defending their crown. The reigning Champions who also finished sixth on the continent amidst financial constraints, unveiled their new players ahead of the season that serve off this Friday at Lugogo. Bernard Malinga (centre blocker), Emma Elanyu (Libero), […]Read More

3X3 World Cup: Gazelles Flagged Off To Puerto Rico

Uganda Women’s National Team – the Gazelles will take part in the FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifiers scheduled to take place from May 4-5, 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Flagging off the team at Lugogo on Tuesday, NCS’ acting general secretary David Katende urged the girls to raise the Uganda’s flag high. “Let’s go […]Read More

ITF Pro Circuit: All Set For Second Edition

Uganda Tennis Federation is set to host the second edition of the largest tennis event in East Africa – The International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Pro-circuit. The event will start on May 6, 2019 at Lugogo Tennis Complex, going for three weeks. Over 60 players have entered the tournament, including last year’s winner Russian Ivan […]Read More

UPL: Mutanda Doubtful As Villa Host Tooro In Crucial Tie

Featured Image: Mutanda carries Charles Lwanga as they wheel away in celebration at Namboole. Monitor photo Tuesday, April 30 *SC Villa Vs Tooro United, 4:00 PM *BUL FC Vs Mbarara City, 4:30 PM *Maroons Vs Kirinya Jinja, 4:30 PM SC Villa are set to be without target man Bashir Mutanda when they face Tooro United […]Read More

NBL: FUBA Makes More Fixture Adjustments

Featured Image: Action between UCU Lady Canons and KCCA Leopards at Lugogo. FUBA photo The National Basketball League fixture has been slightly altered due to unforeseen circumstances again, by Basketball governing body in the country FUBA. UCU Lady Canons’ two games this week have been postponed, this website has learnt. The side was initially supposed […]Read More

NBL: Four Talking Points From The Weekend

It’s been a wonderful week for the basketball community, unless you are a KIU Titans or Betway Power fan. The weekend was short though, all due to lack of action on Saturday. JKL teams owned the weekend as they managed to send both their teams (Lady Dolphins and JKL Dolphins) to the summit of both […]Read More

Uganda Cup: Ssemwogerere Blames ‘Bumpy’ Pitch For Express Draw

Nelson Ssenkatuka (yellow) equalised for Bright Stars. FUFA Sunday, April 28 *Bright Stars 1-1 Express FC Monday, April 29 *Kyetume Vs Proline, 3:00 PM Express FC coach George Ssemwogerere has blamed the poor playing surface at Champions Stadium (Mwererwe) for his side’s draw with Bright Stars. Express and Bright Stars played to a one all […]Read More

NBL: JKL Dolphins Come From Down To Stab Betway Power

(Action between JKL and Power at YMCA. Mugabi photo) JKL may not be a walk over this season. Sunday, April 28 *YMCA Lady Hamsters – Angels *MUK Sparks 37-64 UMU Ravens *Nkumba Lady Marines 49-76 JKL Lady Dolphins *Our Saviour 57-68 Sharing Youth *JKL Dolphins 62-59 Betway Power JKL Dolphins managed to edge Betway Power […]Read More

3X3 World Cup Qualifiers: Claire Lamunu Headlines Gazelles Squad

(Lamunu in action in Finland. Courtesy photo) The team will be flagged off on Tuesday for the inaugural qualifiers in Puerto Rico Foreign based star Claire Lamunu will lead Uganda’s women national basketball 3X3 team, the Gazelles, in the upcoming FIBA 3X3 World Cup qualifiers. Lamunu, a biochemist student who is now plying her trade […]Read More

Players Abroad: Miya Bags Brace In Croatia

Uganda’s attacking midfielder Farouk Miya was on target, not once but twice, as his side HNK Gorica eased past Hajduk Split in a league game played on Saturday. Miya struck in the 11th minute before earning his brace in the 47th minute in a 3-0 league victory at SRC Velika Gorica stadium. Lukasz Zwolinski scored […]Read More

NBL: Battle Of MVPs As Ekone, Zama Meet

Sunday, April 28 YMCA Lady Hamsters Vs Angels – 11:30 MUK Sparks Vs UMU Ravens – 1:30 PM Nkumba Lady Marines Vs JKL Lady Dolphins – 3:30 PM Our Saviour Vs Sharing Youth – 5:30 PM JKL Dolphins Vs Betway Power – 7:30 PM Sunday action will bring an interesting match up between the two […]Read More

Uganda Cup: Express FC Target First Leg Advantage

Uganda Cup Semis First Leg Sunday – Bright Stars Vs Express FC. Monday – Kyetume Vs Proline FC. Express FC will target a positive result when they take on fellow league side Bright Stars in the first leg of the semifinals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup on Sunday at Champions Stadium, Mwererwe. Express who have […]Read More

NBL: JKL Boost Roster Ahead of Betway Power Bout

Featured Image – Brian Mulamba, at City Oilers then, going for a lay up at YMCA. FUBA photo Sunday, April 28 YMCA Lady Hamsters Vs Angels – 11:30 MUK Sparks Vs UMU Ravens – 1:30 PM Nkumba Lady Marines Vs JKL Lady Dolphins – 3:30 PM Our Saviour Vs Sharing Youth – 5:30 PM JKL […]Read More

NBL: City Oilers Overpower KIU Titans In Thriller

City Oilers Landry Ndikumana was named Man of the match. FUBA photo Friday, April 26*Men: City Oilers 83-79 KIU Titans (19-17, 20-16, 20-18, 24-28)*Women: JKL Lady Dolphins 70-42 A1 Challenge (12-9, 19-8, 22-14, 17-11) City Oilers managed to outlast KIU Titans 83-79 in a league game played at a sale out YMCA Court in Wandegeya. […]Read More

NBL: Zama Off The Bench To Lift JKL Past A1

Friday, April 26 JKL Lady Dolphins 70-42 A1 Challenge (12-9, 19-8, 22-14, 17-11) Men: City Oilers 83-79 KIU Titans Jamila ‘Zama’ Nansikombi came off the bench to give a player of the match performance as JKL Lady Dolphins eased past A1 Challenge. The defending champions won 70-42 in a league game played at YMCA court […]Read More

Scrabble: Uganda To Host 2020 Regional Meet

Featured Image: Uganda’s Linda Alyek (left) playing Zambia). Courtesy photo. Uganda will host the 2020 East, Central and Southern Africa- ECASA- Scrabble Championship, it has been confirmed. The development comes after Uganda finished third at the concluded event which was held at Baobab College in Lusaka, Zambia. This will be the first time Uganda will […]Read More