Author: Edwin Waiswa

The Mafu Mafu racing team of Ponsiano Lwakataka and Paul Musazi were crowned Champions of the Rukaari Lake Mburo rally which opened up the National Rally Championship (NRC) season. Lwakataka in his Subaru N12b held onto a tight battle from the shell racing team duo of Arthur Blick and Ronald Ssebuguzi who won the first two stages in day one as well as reigning national champion Duncan Mubiru joining in to win the third stage. Arthur Blick with his son Alistair Blick in the co-drivers seat where victorious at the 15km sanga stage and holding in to take the lead…

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Uganda U20 women’s national team coach Ayub Khalifa remains hopeful that his side will overturn the deficit after a 2-1 loss to Ghana. Uganda succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Ghana in a game played at the St Mary’s stadium in Kitende on Saturday 22nd January in the first leg of the U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. The Second leg will be played in two weeks from now away in Ghana and the Uganda U20 coach Khalifa has got a lot of confidence in his girls to stage a comeback as they eye the last qualifying round. “Ghana came here…

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The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) and Mbarara Motor Club have come to an agreement ahead of the Rukaari Lake Mburo rally which is to open up the National Rally Championship calendar slated to take place on the 22nd of January. This has come up after the Ministry of works and Transport issued a speed limit instrument to Mbarara Motor Club organisers of the Rukaari Lake Mburo rally. “In regard to the compliance of Mbarara Motor Club in its preparation of the Rukaari Lake Mburo rally 2022 and the new developments from the Ministry of works and Transport…

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The Uganda U20 women team will face Ghana in the FIFA world cup qualifiers at the St Mary’s stadium in Kitende on Saturday 22nd. The head coach Ayub Khalifa Kiyingi has a lot of confidence in his team after “having enough preparations” and he is eager to eliminate the Ghanians despite the experience they carry. “We have prepared the team well for the game we are going to play on Saturday against Ghana. We have done everything that we needed for the team. The girls are in a good mood and we’ll motivated ready for the game,” Ayub Khalifa speaking…

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The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) has cancelled National Rally Championship (NRC) season opener the Rukaari Lake Mburo Rally commonly known as the Mbarara Rally. The season opener was scheduled to take place from the 21st to the 23rd of January as the NRC calendar takes centre stage. The organisers of the Rukaari Lake Mburo Rally the Mbarara Motor Club failed to meet the required recommendations needed by FMU and the Ministry of works and Transport for the safety of the rally. “The organising committee of the Mbarara Motor Club (MMC) failed to submit the event documents in…

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Ugandan midfielder Farouk Miya has joined Ukrainian top tier side FC Lyviv, its official. Miya who has been without a club for close to six months after being released by Konyaspor FC at the start of the 2021/2022 season, joins FC Lyviv as a free agent on a short term deal which will see him stay at the club till the end of the season. He will be granted an option to extend his stay at the club if he manages to impress the bosses. FC Lyviv sits 12th on the Ukrainian premier League table with just three points above…

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Coach Mike Hillary Mutebi has set targets with AS Kigali after putting pen to paper on a two-year deal with the Rwandan side. Mutebi was unveiled on Wednesday to end his short sabbatical ever since parting ways with the KCCA FC in March last year. At AS Kigali, he will be deputised by fellow Ugandan and KCCA FC legend Jackson Mayanja. When asked about his ambitions at the club, Mutebi firmly confirmed that he wants to compete for the tittle. “We have a better team which can compete for the title, we are third on the table and if we…

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Wednesday, January 19•Kajjansi United 3-0 MYDA FC•Kiyinda Boys 0-1 Wakiso Giants•Seeta United 1-3 Tepa FC Kajjansi United stunned Big League side MYDA FC to win 3-0 and cruise to the Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32 in a game played at Uganda Clays ground. John Wisley Kisakye scored a brace while Joseph Shisha was also on target as Kajjansi United claimed a comfortable win. The hosts dominated the game from start and their teamwork efforts paid off when they were awarded a penalty in the 24th minute which Kisaakye calmly converted. MYDA FC offered little in the first half of…

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Wednesday, January 19•Seeta United FC Vs Tepa FC – Paul Mukasa P/S Ground Mukono (3pm)•Kajjansi United FC Vs MYDA FC – Uganda Clays ground Kajjansi (3pm)•Kiyinda Boys FC Vs Wakiso Giants FC – Saaza Grounds Mityana (3pm) Buganda Regional League side Kajjansi United will seek to punch above weight when they host Big League side MYDA FC in the Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 64 tie at the Uganda Clays ground in Kajjansi. Kajjansi United will be fancying their chances after a good start in the Buganda Regional League where they top the Katonga group. They have a fully fit…

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Tuesday, January 18•Heroes (3)0-0(5) Gaddafi•Booma 4-1 Nyamityobora•Rushekere Growers 1-0 Kataka•Bundimasoli Vs BUL – Not played Wednesday, January 19•Seeta United FC Vs Tepa FC – Paul Mukasa P/S Ground Mukono (3pm)•Kajjansi United FC Vs MYDA FC – Uganda Clays ground Kajjansi (3pm)•Kiyinda Boys FC Vs Wakiso Giants FC – Saaza Grounds Mityana (3pm) Big League side Kataka FC have been knocked out of the Stanbic Uganda Cup by minnows Rusekere Growers FC. Rocky Ayebale scored a lone goal in the 20th minute at the Rusekere play grounds in Kabarole. The hosts created the best chances and could have won by a…

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Tuesday, January 18•Rusekere Growers Vs Kataka – Kabarole•Heros Vs Gaddafi – Lira•Bunoimasoli Vs BUL – Nyahuka•Booma Vs Nyamityobora- Masindi Kataka FC who sit second in the Big league table after round one will travel to the far west to face third division side Rusekere at the Rusekere grounds in Kabarole in the Stanbic Uganda Cup. The Mbale based side seek to emulating what Proline FC achieved when they won the Uganda Cup while playing in the Big league, their Patron Patrick Isiagi affirmed this while flagging off the traveling contingent. “Since that FUFA facilitate every Club which represents Uganda on…

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The boxing champions League returned for week four with 12 bouts at the Indoor Arena in Lugogo. Isaac Zebra Ssenyange Jr of Zebra Boxing Club registered his first win in the champions League by defeating Kasujjja Richard of Lukanga on a 5-0 score card in the light middle weight. Isaac Zebra celebrated with his adorable fans for the win against his former teammate at Zebra Boxing Club. “It feels great for me registering my first win in Champions League, I thank the my coaches, teammates for helping me out during the heavy trainings we have put up,” he stated. “I…

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The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has held a tentative meeting with the women football clubs who play in in the women super League and the women elite league at the FUFA complex in Mengo. The Women Super League will kick-off on the 5th of February and the Elite league will kick-off on the 12th February. The meeting has been based mainly on issues of club licensing which comes with some added new rules as we are still affected by the pandemic. The FUFA third vice President Hon. Nakiwala Kiyingi who represented FUFA in the meeting took an appreciation…

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The Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) are one of the most celebrated mixed martial arts fights (MMA) in combat fighting. This involves the use of various skills like boxing and kickboxing in caged fights. The bombers captain Shadir Musa Bwogi who represented Uganda at the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo is eager for bigger achievements as he looks forward to his fight fight in the UFC series. We caught up with Shadir as he expressed his readiness to feature in the UFC series though he continues to prepare for his duties as a boxer and the bombers captain. “I am a…

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Hussein Mbalangu has parted ways with Mbarara City FC, it is official. The former Arua Hill coach confirmed this on Tuesday citing lack of financial support. A resignation letter from Mbalangu shows how Mbarara City has struggled to clear players and technical staff salaries for a period of almost three months. The assistant coach Ssenyange Nsanziiro Samuel and Goalkeeping coach Mugasi Jamada are also rumoured to have resigned alongside Mbalangu. “We have come to this conclusion after observing a number of challenges raging from welfare to administration,” Mbalangu said. “The welfare of the players with the technical team inclusive has…

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FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel has ruled that new signing Filbert Obenchan was eligible to play for KCCA FC after a petition from Mbarara City FC. Mbarara City earlier petitioned FUFA claiming that KCCA FC fielded an ineligible player in Filbert Obenchan during their game at Lugogo on January 5. Obenchan came on in the 80th minute of the game for John Revita on his return at the Club as they picked a 1-0 win over the Ankole Lions, just a day after he was announced as a KCCA FC player. Mbarara City’s petition quoted FUFA rules that say that a…

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The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winners Algeria will see an easy draw in group E targeting the top spot they will face off with Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Sierra Leone. Group E teams share a total of four AFCON trophies won by only two sides. Algeria the defending champions have got two trophies and Ivory Coast also have two to their name. Algeria – The Desert foxes eager to defend their throne. The desert foxes of Algeria will be aiming to defend their throne which they won in 2019 as they defeated Senegal in the finals. Algeria…

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Saturday, 8th JanuarySC Villa 0-0 UPDF, NjeruURA 1-0 KCCA, NdejjeOnduparaka 4-2 Tooro United, AruaVipers 1-1 BUL, Kitende Steven Desse Mukwala was on target as URA FC beat KCCA FC 1-0 to end the Kasasiro boys unbeaten run in a league game at the Arena of visions stadium in Luweero. Mukwala headed in off a corner taken by Saidi Kyeyune in the 37th minute of the game to gift the hosts a halftime lead. KCCA FC dominated the game from the first minute of play but failed to utilize their scoring opportunities as they couldn’t beat Nafian Alionzi who also pulled…

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Saturday, January 8•URA Vs KCCA – Ndejje•Vipers Vs BUL – Kitende•Onduparaka Vs Tooro United – Arua•SC Villa Vs UPDF – Njeru Team NewsThe tax collectors will miss the services of their striker Cromwell Rwothomio who is ruled out due to yellow card accumulation. Long term absentee of Jackson Nunda is joined by Benjamin Nyakoojo in the sick bay. Nyakoojo picked up an injury in their last game against Gaddafi FC. They welcome back the trio of Derrick Ndahiro, Ibrahim Dada and Hudu Mulikyi who return from injury. KCCA FC welcome back Innocent Wafula to the squad to face URA FC.…

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Friday 7th JanuaryExpress FC 1-1 Bright starsGaddafi 1-0 Wakiso Giants Yunus Sibira scored a late minute header in the 90th minute of the game as Gaddafi FC defeated Wakiso Giants 1-0 in the Startimes Uganda Premier League match played at the Gaddafi Arena in Jinja. Gaddafi FC looked a sharp team as they aimed for three points to end the season on a high and they dominated the most part of the game. As early as the 8th minute, striker Alex Kitata was gifted with a one on one against Samson Kirya but he failed to put the ball in…

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