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Leading online betting firm in the Country, Betway Uganda, has confirmed issuing payments to all the pundits who placed outright bets on Liverpool winning this season’s title. The exciting development finds Liverpool 64 points atop the English Premier League. They still have two games in hand and above Man City with an overwhelming 13-point advantage. The Reds, home to African stars Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane, are also seeking to end a 30-year league drought. Betway has opened up various branches across the country. Courtesy “The sports betting industry in Uganda is evolving and we are always devoted to offering…

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Vipers take on Kajjansi in the Uganda Cup round of 64. Courtesy photo Wednesday, January 22 *Kajjansi United Vs Viper SC *Buisa Young Vs Busoga United *Bugamba Vs Onduparaka FC Uganda Cup round of 64 tie between neighbours Kajjansi United and Vipers SC will unfold at Betway Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku. The game was reportedly scheduled to be played at the Uganda Clays ground before a late change. The sides have faced off twice in a friendly but this will be their first meeting in a competitive setup, and much, including bragging rights will be at stake. The Venoms, despite…

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Sports Minister Hamson Obua made an acclimatization tour of the NCS Lugogo sports complex on Tuesday. He said that some of the sports facilities at NCS need a total overhaul while others will have to be facelifted to better standards. “There is need for investment in revamping our sports facilities starting with NCS,” said Obua. “In my interaction with the NCS board and management, I have come to know that they have an investment plan. They have secured 16 acres of land where NCS currently sits, there is a certificate of title to that effect and that presupposes that NCS…

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KCCA FC and Uganda Cranes midfielder Allan Okello has joined Paradou FC, its official. The reigning FUFA male player of the year has joined the Algerian club on a four-year contract. He is arguably the most loved and famous local player prior in Uganda. He joins a long list of Uganda players that have made deals abroad in the recent past, including Joel Madondo who recently signed with Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca. Okello is a creative midfielder who operates behind the strikers and can also dash from the wings. He has a strong left foot and and an eye for that…

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Embattled Tooro United FC has lost their match against Kyetume FC by forfeiture, FUFA’s Competitions Disciplinary Panel (CDP) has ruled. The club has been found guilty of fielding an ineligible player – James Kasibante against Kyetume FC in a league game on January 15, 2020 that had ended 1-1 at Might Arena in Jinja. Also Read – Tooro Lose Game Against Onduparaka By Forfeiture Kyetume FC had reportedly petitioned to FUFA about the matter. The CDP has confirmed that Kasibante’s licence was issued by FUFA on January 17, 2020 at 4:00PM, meaning that on 15th, the player was unlicensed. “Tooro…

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Forward Eric Kambale is set to return to Express FC, The-SportsNation sources have learnt. The striker started training with the Red Eagles at Wankulukuku. He was part of the Express team that played in the 2018/19 season before reportedly going AWOL. https://twitter.com/DSsebbowa/status/1141228458598703104?s=19 A top official at the club has told this website that they have got to sit down the player after his past behaviour before completing his paper work. Eric Kambale is notably remembered to scoring in Express FC’s 3-2 win against KCCA, ending the latter’s unbeaten run on December 11, 2018 in a game he was named man…

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Women Basketball top flight team A1 Challenge has confirmed release of Georgia Adhiambo (Kenya), Agnetta Kambua (Kenya) and Elizabeth Akol (Uganda). The club, in a post put on their page, commended the trio’s efforts rendered and wished them success in their next chapters. Georgia Adihambo, commonly known as Jojo, joined A1 in 2018 and made a colourful debut when she clinched 20 points in 63-61 win against KIU Rangers. Born 27 years ago, Jojo has played for USIU where she won a league championship before joining Kenya Ports Authority. Last season, she averaged 11 points and 30 minutes, playing 11…

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Mbwana Samatta is set to become the first Tanzania player to ply his trade in the famous English Premier League. Aston Villa has announced the signing of the Taifa Stars striker from Belgium Club KRC Genk. He has put pen to paper on a four-and-half-year deal subject to work permit and international clearance being granted, the club has revealed. https://twitter.com/BrianKawalya1/status/1219388318120644608?s=19 “Since I was a kid, I used to like watching Premier League games and one of the teams I used to watch was Aston Villa,” Samata told the club TV. “I know many things about Aston Villa but most of…

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Mbarara City FC advanced to the next round of Uganda Cup. Courtesy Monday, January 20 *Kakira United FC 1-2 Mbarara City FC StarTimesUP UPL side Mbarara City FC managed to beat Eastern region club Kakira United FC in the Uganda Cup round of 64. Solomon Okwalinga bundled home in the 26th minute before Brian Ahebwa headed Zaidi’s cross to double the advantage in the 34th minute. Kakira’s consolation, scored by John Obinga in the 50th minute, was not enough to pull a shocker for the hosts. Brian Ssenyondo’s side becomes the first side to storm the Uganda Cup round of…

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Joseph Ssemujju has joined StarTimes UPL side BUL FC, reports close to the player have hinted. The attacking midfielder has been a free agent since parting ways with League record winners SC Villa last year. He held trials with Poland club Legia Warszawa before the deal hit a dead end. Joseph Ssemujju (left) with SC Villa. Courtesy The former Villa, Express, Vipers SC and Proline winger joins Dudu Ramathan and Vitalis Tabu as the other new signings at BUL. Since beating Mbarara 3-0 last year, BUL FC have gone five games without a win including three losses on the trot.…

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Uganda Cranes midfielder Moses Waiswa will continue to wait for his debut with SuperSport United FC. Waiswa, unveiled on January 12, was unused substitute as SuperSport lost 2-1 to Denis Onyango’s Mamelodi Sundowns. Dean Furman and Sipho Mbule started in the middle of the park for the Matsatsantsa (The Swanky Boys). Waiswa was also on bench as SuperSport beat Amazulu 2-0 away at Kings Park thanks to goals from Evans Rusike and Bradley Grobler. SuperSport will face Chippa United at home on Friday, January 24 and Waiswa is expected to play a part. Also Read; When Micho’s Cranes needed a…

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Busoga United Midfielder Boban Zirintusa Bogere has joined Tanzania side Mtibwa Sugar, it has been confirmed. Boban has signed a one-and-half year contract with Mtibwa. This will be his second spell at the club where he scored 16 goals from 44 games from 2009 to 2013. Boban Zirintusa (right) has joined Mtibwa Sugar. Courtesy He leaves Busoga United after a half season where he has been the club’s leading scorer with six goals. This will be a big blow for Busoga who also recently lost striker Joel Madondo to Wydad Casablanca. However, the club has won their opening three games…

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Uganda U20 Women team. Courtesy photo Sunday, January 19 *Tanzania 2-1 Uganda Uganda U20 women team surrendered their lead as Tanzania battled back to win 2-1 in the first leg of the preliminary round of the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers played at National Stadium, Dar es Salaam. Juliet Nalukenge handed Uganda an halftime lead but the Kilimanjaro Queens rallied back courtesy of goals from Diana Msewa and Clement Opa. Uganda, coached by Olivier Mbekeka, will be hoping to overturn the deficit in the return leg on February 2, 2020 at Lugogo in Kampala. Tanzania players wheels away…

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By PAU The 17th Annual General Assembly of the Pool Association of Uganda sat at Pearl Highway hotel in Kibuye and Re-elected Bob Trubish as chairman to lead the Association for the next 4 Years. In July this year, Trubish had been voted out as a unanimous decision of an EGM, together with his entire executive. The 19th January assembly re-vetted all aspirants for executive office, after an inconvenient vetting exercise which had earlier left out Trubish and other candidates for reasons not constitutionally enshrined. In an election presided over by Farouk Kisuze(Trust Board chairman), Trubish was voted by 28…

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Former Uganda Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre will earn a monthly salary of 300000 Moroccan Dirhams (equivalent of Sh115M) at Wydad Casablanca, reports suggest. The Frenchman has been appointed as the new coach of Wydad and has reportedly signed a one-and-half-year contract. He was earning a monthly salary of 25,000 United States Dollars which is Sh92M as Uganda Cranes coach, reports indicated. The Big Story: Inside Desabre’s 555 Days As Uganda Cranes Coach This will be a second stint for the 43-year old at Wydad where was in charge from 2016-2017. The Frenchman replaces Serbian coach Zoran Manojlovoc who was sacked after…

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Saidi Kyeyune was named man of the match after URA beat Bright Stars. He receives his accolade from.Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry. URA FC media photo. Saturday, January 18 *URA FC 1-0 Bright Stars URA FC extended their perfect start to the second round despite Shafic Kagimu’s missed penalty against Bright Stars. Rwothomio Cromwell’s goal was the difference as Sam Ssimbwa’s charges stopped Bright Stars on Match-day 18 of the StarTimes UPL at the Arena of Visions in Bombo. Kagimu could have given the hosts an early lead in the 22nd minute from the spot after Michael Birungi was fouled in…

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Saturday, January 18 *Busoga Vs Mbarara – 3PM *Maroons Vs BUL *Express Vs Proline *URA Vs Bright Stars Mbarara City FC will miss out on the services of captain Hillary Mukundane when they visit Busoga United on Match-day 18 of the StarTimes UPL at the Mighty Arena in Jinja. He will be serving his one match ban after accumulating three yellow cards. Jasper Aheebwa returns from suspension while Zaid Byekwaso will be the team captain. Hillary Mukundane (right) in a game against KCCA Mbarara City have won fou of their previous five league games and occupy eighth place on the…

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KCCA FC and Algeria club Paradou AC have agreed on the transfer of Allan Okello, reports Football-256. This is the latest development in the transfer speculation of the young midfielder who was earlier linked to Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca. It is reported that the player will be signing a three-year deal that will keep him at the Algerian club until 2023. The source disclosed that KCCA officials are set to leave for Algeria on Friday to finalise the deal that is worth US$200,000. Okello who has won two league titles with KCCA and as many Uganda Cups, was unveiled at KCCA…

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Match: Brazil Vs Venezuela – Wed, 3:30 AM Copa America hosts Brazil will be seeking to extend on their perfect start that saw the Selecao send off Bolivia as they take on Venezuela. The game will be played at Arena Fonte Nova in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Brazil needed a strong second half performance to dispatch Bolivia 3-0, after a goalless halftime. Coutinho will be expected to carry Brazil’s shoulders. Courtesy photo Venezuela played out a goalless draw with Peru in their first match. The home team were booed at halftime and that shows the tension this will…

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