Author: Brian Inke

A Barefoot Cromwell Rwothomio Abang together with his young friends could play polythene bag-balls in the compound and sometimes outside a bigger playground in his Village of Mubogo in Pakwach. Few could envisage that he would later become one of the most feared strikers in the Uganda Premier League at the moment. He had a dream, and he kept pushing day in, day out. Rwothomio was born on May 10, 1998 in Pakwach to Ochaka Sebastian and Onen Peninah. He went to Omach Primary School in Pakwach and Pakwach SS for his O and A level. He later graduated with…

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Former KCCA FC Midfielder Allan Okello has said that he is going through “hell” during this lockdown in Algeria. The Uganda Cranes midfielder joined Algeria Premier League side Paradou AC in January this year. The youngster, reflecting on life during this lockdown, said that it has been his worst because of “loneliness” but he is sure that he will go through it. The Five Games That Defined Allan Okello “It has been a terrible year for everyone, and to me it has been the worst seven months because of this lockdown,” Okello opened up on KCCA FC TV. “It has…

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Isaac Muleme is determined to push on amidst the challenges the Uganda Cranes defender is going through in Europe. Muleme who left KCCA FC in 2017, recently rejoined his Czech Republic team Viktoria Zizkov after ending a loan spell with Slovakian side Nitra FC. Uganda Cranes players abroad have faced all kinds of obstacles and many have seen their spells brought to a premature end. Isaac Muleme “Here, they do speak Czech only, they want to promote their language. Few people speak English,” Muleme opens up to The-SportsNation. “They do not eat fresh food, its always kept in the fridge.…

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Scout and Coach Dudu Bosco has broken silence on his departure from KCCA FC. KCCA FC confirmed Dudu’s departure on Wednesday. Dudu joined KCCA FC in 2018 as a scout and has said that he enjoyed his time at the Lugogo based club. “I had a wonderful time working under Coach Mike Mutebi, he is the best coach in the country and KCCA FC is by far the best Football club in the Country” claims Dudu. “You may be surprised of my decision to leave but I am a person who likes facing new challenges and that is exactly why…

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Uganda’s Volleyball star Kathbert Malinga who plies his trade in United Arab Emirates has opened up about his career. His sports journey saw him play football and handball before dumping them to fully concentrate on Volleyball. In his early days, the lanky power attacker was offered a bursary to play handball but he was advised against the offer by his dad. The story Okumu Smith – Uganda’s best setter Malinga’s strong jumps and take-offs in Handball enabled him to achieve a seamless transformation to Volleyball, a sport that gave him freedom because it was non contact unlike Football and Handball.…

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Joel Mutakubwa hopes to play for Vipers next season, with the Kyetume goalkeeper describing the potential move to Kitende as a “dream.” Mutakubwa has been linked to Vipers in the ongoing window and the shot stopper says that he is a big fan of the Venoms. Besides Vipers, Mutakubwa has reportedly been approached by Express and Zanaco in Zambia “It would be every player’s dream come true to feature for their favorite club” Mutakubwa disclosed to The-SportsNation about a move to Vipers. “However, until the deal is done, I won’t say more about that.” With a year still remaining on…

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Yusuf Ssozi has explained why he renewed his contract with Police FC amidst interests Vipers and other clubs. Ssozi signed a two-year contract with Abdallah Mubiru’s side a season after joining from Paidha Black Angles. “It’s something I talked about with my agent,” Ssozi told this website. “And I needed more time at Police FC Because I didn’t feature in the second round due to knee injury.” “We still have some deals in the pipeline from outside.” Yusuf Ssozi (left) in action for Police against SC Villa at Namboole. Courtesy The midfielder, after a strong performance in the first round,…

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Most Ugandan fans take the sports stars as their idols and at The-SportsNation, we have done everything in our means to always bring you the tiniest details about your idols. Jonathan Mugabi, commonly known as Dante was born on 4th September 1990 in Jinja by Fredrick Magaya and Grace Magaya. He attended Mapeera Primary School, Buddo SS, Kasana SS, Bethany High School Nalya before joining Uganda Christian University. Dante started his football career at Kakajjo Bweyogerere FC, and has also played for Wandegeya FC, Bweyogerere FC, Water FC, URA, SC Villa, Soana FC, Sofapaka FC, Vihiga in Kenya and now…

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Rock solid defender Derrick Ngoobi says he is ready to join the 16-time Uganda Premier League Champions SC Villa after his contract with Bright Stars expired at the end of the season. Ngoobi has been linked with SC Villa since the league was ended by FUFA due to Covid19 pandemic. The Jogoos are set to go big in the transfer market amidst player exodus at the club. Charles Lwanga has already joined KCCA while Yayo Lutimba, Bashir Mutanda, Emmanuel Kalyowa, Ambrose Kirya and David Owori are reportedly on their way out. Defender Derrick Ngoobi on talks with SC Villa. Courtesy…

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Grassroot football teams play a vital role in their local community. Not only do they help people stay fit and healthy and develop an individual’s sporting talent, they also bring people from local community together. Bombo Hamlets is a grassroot football academy in Bombo formed in 2016 by Ibrahim Nasur Rajab. It is made up of players between 7-17 years old from Villages in Bombo TC. The objective of Bombo Hamlets is to develop and nurture football talent, and also improve the quality of football played in the area. “After finding out that there were no grassroot development programs in…

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Football is a game that millions of people around the world play and love. It can be called a universal game because every small and big Nation plays it. Moreover, it’s a great relaxer, stress reliever, teacher of discipline and teamwork, apart from that it keeps the body and mind fit and healthy. It’s a team game that makes it a more enjoyable game as it teaches people the importance of sportsmanship, leadership & unity. According to Afande Kalsum Nakato, the President of Bombonians FC, the urge to develop and groom talents to get exposure propelled her and a group…

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My Dream Is To Play In The Top Leagues – Jungu The route to success is often a bumpy road, winding up-hill on a storm day. But through inspiring experiences, young athletes get motivated. This kind of questions makes the audience aware that even if they fall, they can always get back up. The failing is not the end but the beginning. It shades light onto struggling athletes in the sports career path. It also gives a sense of hope which is most often needed. Jungu Methodius goal is to play in the top leagues in the world. The Bright…

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Vipers SC forward Dickens Okwir is keen to prove his worth at Vipers if given playing time by coach Fred Kajoba. The player joined Vipers from Amuka Bright Stars FC in June 2018 after an impressive season in the Big League where he won the Golden Boot. However, he failed to establish himself at the club and has suffered back to back loan spells Paidha Black Angles. In an exclusive interview with The SportsNation, Okwir says that he still believes that he can still fight for his spot at the Champions. “I can fight for my place when I am…

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