• July 5, 2020

Month: January 2020

Patrick Kaddu Leaves RS Berkane For Egyptian Club Ismaily

Ugandan Striker Patrick Kaddu has left Moroccan club RS Berkane for Egyptian side Ismaily SC after a period of five months in Morocco. it is official. He joins the Egyptian side on a loan deal until the end of the season and he will be flying to Egypt in the next days to seal the […]Read More

Sam Ssimbwa, Two Others Nominated For Coach Of January

URA FC’s Sam Ssimbwa has been nominated for best coach for the month of January in the Uganda Premier League (UPL) awards. The short crowning ceremony will be held this Monday, February 2 at Kati Kati Hotel in Kampala. Abbey Bogere Kikomeko (Busoga United) and Paul Kiwanuka (Bright Stars) are the other coaches to make […]Read More

UPL: Steven Mukwala Scores 13th Goal As Tooro, Maroons Draw

Friday, January 31 *URA FC 2-1 KCCA *Maroons 1-1 Tooro United Steven Mukwala scored his 13th league goal as Maroons and Tooro United shared spoils at Luzira Prisons ground. The striker, on loan from Maroons, headed home from Solomon Walusimbi’s cross to give the Prison warders an early lead. James Kasibante levelled matters before the […]Read More

UPL: Rwothomio, URA Hand KCCA Fifth Loss

URA beat KCCA courtesy of goals from Rwothomio and Kyeyune. Friday, January 31 *URA 2-1 KCCA FC Cromwell Rwothomio scored from the spot and turned provider for Saidi Kyeyune as URA taxed KCCA on Friday in a game that provided late goals. Herbert Achai brought one back in the added minutes, but it proved late […]Read More

Jasper Aheebwa: Player Loses Dad A Day After Burying Daughter

Mbarara City FC left back Jasper Aheebwa has lost his dad a day after he buried his daughter. Henry ‘Biru’ Aheebwa was pronounced dead on Friday morning. He has been a resident at Kihande in Masindi, the club confirmed. The sad news comes after the player had buried his daughter Aheebwa Linah on Thursday at […]Read More

Umar Kasumba: Zesco United Reportedly Releases Ugandan Striker

Zambia club Zesco United has reportedly released Ugandan striker Umar Kasumba. Kasumba, who has played for SC Villa and Police FC, joined Zesco United in July last year where he signed a two-year contract from Sofapaka. He had impressed at Sofapaka, scoring 19 league goals for the Kenyan club in the 2018/19 season. Also Read […]Read More

Uganda Cup Draw: Teams To Learn Their Fate On Monday

All is set for 2020 Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32 draw. The much anticipated Uganda Cup draw will be conducted on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at FUFA house Mengo Starting at 10:30 AM. This the 45th edition of Championship, and the round of 32 is to be represented by 11 Uganda premier League clubs, […]Read More

Joseph Ikong Ends 13-Year Tenure At Betway Power

Silverbacks small forward Joseph Ikong has confirmed that he will not be wearing the Betway Power jersey again. Ikong has left the Power, a club he joined 13 years ago. He started his basketball career with Makerere Youth Heaters in 2005. He leaves the club after winning three league championships. Also Read – FUBA Sets […]Read More

Transfers: Tooro Sign Eddie Kapampa, Ronald Orombi

Relegation bound Tooro United have added Maroons duo Eddie Kapampa and Ronald Orombi, reports have suggested. They have been regarded as surplus to requirements at Luzira since the arrival of coach Douglas Bamweyana. The duo, joining on loan, will seek to help embattled Tooro United avoid relegation. Swift Sports has reported that Laban Tibita has […]Read More

Maroons Vs Tooro: Okello, Olega Return For Hosts

Friday, January 31 *URA Vs KCCA – 4PM *Maroons Vs Tooro United – 4:30PM Maroons FC hosts Tooro United on UPL match-day 20 at Luzira as both sides seek return to winning ways. Maroons were frustrated in a manner in which they lost 2-1 against Bright Stars in their last league encounter at Kavumba. The […]Read More

Elite Schools Championship: St Mary’s Kitende Defends Title

St Mary’s Kitende crowned champions Thursday, January 30 *Boys Finals: St Mary’s Kitende 3-0 Royal Giants Mityana St Mary’s Kitende beat Royal Giants Mityana 3-0 to win boys football title at the 2020 Elites Schools championship held at Old Kampala. Ashaba Ivan scored in the first half and assisted captain Najib Yiga for second goal […]Read More

Transfers: Time Running Out For Express FC

Unpleasant news for Express FC fans coming from Wankulukuku have it that the club may not sign anyone in the January transfers window that closes this Friday at midnight. The Red Eagles lost to SC Villa, succumbing to their 10th league loss in the season, pushing the club further down to the abyss. With relegation […]Read More

Rugby: Rams Kicked Out of Makerere Grounds

With Immediate effect, Rams Rugby Club has been informed to stop using Makerere Rugby Ground as their home ground which is also a home to Makerere Impis. According to a letter dated January 29, 2020, addressed to Rams Rugby Club from the Makerere University Sports & Recreation Department, the club has been using the university […]Read More

URA Vs KCCA: Three Forwards Ruled Out For Visitors

Friday, January 31 *URA Vs KCCA – Arena of Visions (Ndejje), 4PM *Maroons Vs Tooro United – Luzira Prisons, 4:30PM Saturday, February 1 *Busoga United Vs BUL FC – Might Arena, Jinja Sunday, February 2 *Vipers Vs Onduparaka – Kitende, 4PM *Express Vs Mbarara City – Kavumba, 4PM *Proline Vs Kyetume – Lugogo, 4PM *Wakiso […]Read More

Uganda Golf Union Returns At NCS

Golf governing body in the country, the Uganda Golf Union (UGU) has been registered again by National Council of Sports. The Union had their status as a national sports association cancelled six years back. The development brings the number of associations to 51. On Thursday, the Union’s status was restored in a short ceremony held […]Read More

Brian Kayanja: Striker Joins Sofapaka

Ugandan striker Brian Kayanja has joined Kenyan side Sofapaka Football club, its official. The powerful forward joins Sofapaka from Bright Stars and has signed a two-year contract. He joins goalkeeper and former teammate at Bright Stars Nicholas Ssebwato who joined the Kenyan side recently. Kayanja joined Bright Stars in 2018/19 season and he leaves after […]Read More

Golf: Must Know Ahead Of Inaugural CEO Tourney

All is set for the inaugural edition of the CEO Golf Tournament. The event is sponsored by Liquid telecom, the leading data, voice, and IP provider that commits to build a digital future. About 100 Chief Executive officers (CEO) are expected to take part in a one day event this Friday, January 31 at Lake […]Read More

Guinness Night Football: Bebe Cool, Winners Off To Nigeria

Musician Bebe Cool and team Uganda have on Thursday morning left for the inaugural Guinness Night football pan Africa extravaganza programme in Nigeria. The team, including Guinness Brand manager in Uganda Cathy Twesigye, held a farewell dinner at Kabira Country club on Wednesday night. Ahmed Kassa, Andrew Elochu Asiimwe and Solomon Walter Muleyi were selected […]Read More

Tennis: Uganda To Host 4th Edition Of East African Juniors

Uganda will host the 4th Edition of East African (Zone M) Junior Team’s Competition for boys and girls of 12 years and under. The event will be held in Kampala at Lugogo Tennis Complex from 3rd to 7th March, 2020. These are juniors tennis circuit championships under confederation of African Tennis East Africa fully recognized […]Read More