• July 5, 2020

Month: December 2019

Uganda Cup: Round of 64 Teams Revealed

The 46th edition of the Stanbic Uganda cup round of 64 draw will be held on Thursday 2nd January 2020, FUFA has communicated. The games are expected to start from 20th-26th January. The Uganda Cup is played on a knock out basis and this competition is open for non league sides, registered clubs playing in […]Read More

Kadiba Project: Phase One Complete, Magogo Gives Update

FUFA boss Moses Magogo said that phase one of the Kadiba project has been completed “as planned.” The construction project, whose work started in April 2018, will see a stadium built (FUFA Training centre) at Kadiba, a place located in Mengo, Rubaga in Kampala. “FUFA using the FIFA Forward Programme has completed phase-1 of the […]Read More

Vitalis Tabu Dumps Onduparaka, Finds New Club

Former SC Villa and URA FC left winger Vitalis Abdulmarik Tabu has left the Onduparaka FC and joined Bul FC, The-SportsNation sources can confirm. Tabu who recently rejoined his childhood club for a second spell has put pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Mukwano-team that is based in the eastern part of […]Read More

Magogo Reveals Football Challenges of 2019

FUFA boss Moses Magogo has highlighted a number of challenges faced by the association in the year 2019. Speaking to the media in the end of the year address on matter of football at FUFA headquarters Mengo, Magogo hinted on a number of challenge as below; Infrastructure He noted that the biggest challenge pegging back […]Read More

KCCA Team Of The Decade

KCCA football club with no doubt has been an outstanding team of the decade in Ugandan football. Picking their best XI, from a big pool of classy players that have donned the famous yellow jersey from 2010 to 2019, is not an easy undertaking. Benjamin Ochan(GK): The shot stopper who is currently trading his mark […]Read More

FUFA Extend Medical Insurance To UPL Players

Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has moved to cover medical insurance for all registered Uganda Premier league (UPL) players. The development, has been confirmed by FUFA boss Moses Magogo in an address held on Monday at the headquarters in Mengo. Also read: FUFA Moves To Proffessionalize the game The good news, coming as music […]Read More

A Look At Uganda Cranes Best Team Of The Decade

Here, we take a look at the best players to have represented Uganda in this decade that has seen the team play two AFCON tourneys, won three CECAFA senior challenge championships, played at four Chan tourneys and two world cup qualifying campaigns. It’s a difficult task, but an interesting one. I have gone for longevity; […]Read More

Year In Review: A Recap Of 2019 In Women Football

The year 2019 has been a Cinderella tale for women football in the country at all levels, with quite a number of achievements, more participation of teams in different levels and of course new stars in the game. The-SportsNation’s Bagala Peace Diane takes you down the memory lane for what been an extremely busy year. […]Read More

Nicholas Ssebwato: Goalkeeper Joins Sofapaka

Former Bright Stars shot stopper Nicholas Ssebwato has joined Sofapaka. He flew out of the country in the wee hours of boxing day to finalize his deal with Kenya’s Batoto Ba Mungu. Nicholas Ssebwato who had his second stint at the matugga based team Brightstars has reportedly put penned a two years contract with sofapaka […]Read More

2010-2019: Ten Greatest Sports Moments Of The Decade

Since 2010, ten years are now behind us and we can now reflect on what has been arguably Uganda’s best sports decade. Forget the 1970s. It’s not that easy to summarise the work of ten years into one post, but we have done our best to pick out the most outstanding moments that have seen […]Read More

Beach Soccer: Sand Cranes Win Silver

Uganda Sand Cranes finished second to walk away with Silver after a 6-5 win against Malawi in their last game in Just concluded Copa Dar es Salaam beach soccer tournament at Coco beach in Dar es Salam Tanzania. Emmanuel Wasswa’s hat-trick, a goal each from Rowch Somoka and Godfrey Lwesibawa proved the difference in 11 […]Read More

Kathleen Noble: Uganda’s Rower Positive Ahead Of Tokyo 2020

In October 2019, Kathleen Noble went into Uganda’s history books when she became the first Ugandan to qualify for the Olympics in rowing, a fast growing sports discipline in the country. Noble booked her ticket to Tokyo in a qualification event that was held in Tunisia where she finished among the top five who qualified […]Read More

Fahad Bayo: Is The Vipers Forward Heading North?

Vipers forward Fahad Bayo has been linked to a move to Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca. This comes in the wake of the striker’s impressive first round display in the StarTimes UPL. Bayo, who joined Vipers at the start of the season, has scored nine league goals so far and was also on target on his […]Read More

Year In Review: Top 10 Football Stories Of 2019

The year 2020 is fast approaching, and it’s now time for us to look back on the 2019 year in Sports. Fasten your seatbelts. 12 months done, and I can still remember it like yesterday but in bits. I can see the biggest moments pop up in flashes. That Onyango save in AFCON, Allan Okello […]Read More

Beach Soccer: Uganda Sand Cranes See Off Seychelles

The Sand Cranes beat Seychelles 2-0. FUFA photo Wednesday, December 25 *Uganda 2-0 Seychelles Uganda Sand Cranes managed to beat Seychelles 2-0 at the ongoing Copa Dar Es Salam Beach Soccer Tournament at Coco beach. The team came into the game on the back of a 5-4 loss against Burundi to improve their slim chances […]Read More

Express In Fix As Wankulukuku Ban Stays

Express FC is in search for a new place where they will host their league games after the Wankulukuku ban stays ahead of the second round of the StarTimes UPL. The released fixture for the second round sees Express start on the road against Busoga United and Police FC before hosting Proline FC at a […]Read More

KCCA Planning For Life Without Okello, Mustafa

KCCA FC is reportedly planning for life without their young duo of attacking midfielder Allan Okello and left back Mustafa Kizza. The development comes in the wake of the duo’s refusal to renew their respective contracts. Sources close to the players have suggested that the two have reluctantly refused to renew their contracts citing under […]Read More

URA FC Leaves Namboole Due To ‘Unavoidable Circumstances’

URA FC has left Mandela National stadium, Namboole and will now host all their second round StarTimes Uganda Premier League (UPL) home matches at Ndejje University Stadium – Arena Of Visions in Bombo. URA FC had joined Namboole in 2017 after leaving Mehta grounds in Lugazi that had been their home since 2012. The Tax […]Read More

Javier Martinez: Rayon Sports Sack Former Vipers Coach

Rwanda top flight club Rayon Sports has sacked Mexican coach Javier Martinez Espinoza, it’s official. Javier Martinez has been at the club for three months after he was appointed in September 2019. “We reached an agreement with the Mexican to terminate his contract as head coach,” confirmed Rayon Sports. The club confirmed that they will have […]Read More

UPL: Tentative Second Round Fixture Out

UPL Second round fixture Opening Day Games Tuesday, January 7 *URA vs SC Villa – Arena of Visions, Ndejje-Bombo *Tooro United Vs Onduparaka – TBC Wednesday, January 8 *KCCA Vs Mbarara – Lugogo *Busoga Vs Express – Mighty Arena Friday, January 10 *Vipers Vs Kyetume – Kitende *Maroons Vs Proline – Luzira Saturday, January 11 […]Read More