Author: Brian Inke

Paidha Black Angel has been drawn against Pakwach Super Eagles in the West Nile Region Uganda Cup final preliminary round. Pakwach Super Eagles eliminated Arua City FC in the second round while Paidha Blacks Angels qualified after Arua Soccer Academy didn’t honour their fixture. Pakwach Super Eagles eliminated rivals Pajobi in the first round while Paidha Black Angels needed shoot outs to overcome rivals Nebbi Hotspring. The two greater Nebbi clubs will face off at Kopio Ground on Monday 27th December. Five teams from Westnile Region will join the Uganda Premier League and FUFA Big League clubs. West Nile Region…

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Fufa Big League side Nyamityobora is set to officially appoiny Felix Sekabuuza Kawooya as the head coach on a six month contract. Aruho Dickson who was appointed as a trainer last week will deputise Kawooya as they hope to revive the club. The coaches have a very big task ahead to bring the troubled club back on track after a poor spell into the new season highlighted by a recent 9-1 humiliation away to Kyetume in their last match on Sunday. They come at a time when Nyamityobora is second last in the 10th position on the big league table…

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Wednesday, 22nd DecemberKCCA 0-0 ExpressWakiso Giants 1-2 Arua HillURA 2-0 Mbarara CityBusoga United 0-1 SC Villa Arua Hill came up on top after a 2-1 victory away to Wakiso Giants at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium. Gadafi Gadinho gave Arua Hill the lead in the 15th minute with a header from a fine cross from Alfred Leku. The hosts pressure finally paid off in the 43rd minute, Tom Masiko levelled the tie with a beautiful freekick after a foul from Rashid Toha. In the hour mark, Alfred Leku restored the visitors lead though the hosts protested it as he appeared to…

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Wednesday 22nd DecemberUPDF 1-1 BULKCCA 0-0 ExpressWakiso Giants 1-2 Arua HillBusoga United 0-1 SC VillaURA 2-0 Mbarara City Striker Ivan Ahimbisibwe helped UPDF pick a point against BUL in a oneall draw at Bombo. This is the first ever league draw between the two sides as UPDF maintained their home unbeaten run. Musa Esenu gave BUL the lead after he was sent through by Ibrahim Mugulusi to beat the Goalkeeper in the 12th minute. UPDF could have equalised at the stroke of halftime but Ahimbisibwe ballooned the ball instead of passing to unmarked Kigozi Ambrose. Ahimbisibwe later made amends when…

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Wednesday, December 22•UPDF vs BUL, Bombo•Wakiso Giants Vs Arua Hill, Wakissha•KCCA vs Express, Lugogo•URA vs Mbarara City, Ndejje•Busoga United Vs SC Villa, Njeru Team News UPDF have Bernard Muwanga and Wasswa Shaban available for selection after missing the previous game against Arua HillThe Army side have all players for selection except the unlicensed players like Dickens OkwirBUL FC will be without Ibrahim Kazindula and Walter Ochora who are suspended for the game.Ambrose Kirya and Hamis Tibita are long term absentees Probable Lineups UPDF: Brian Bwete (GK), James Begesa, Oyirwoth Daglas, Simon Mbazira, Bernard Muwanga, Okello Donato, Ibrahim Wammanah, Musa Mudde,…

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Wednesday, December 22*Wakiso Giants Vs Arua Hill, Wakissha*UPDF vs BUL FC, Bombo*URA vs Mbarara City, Ndejje*Busoga United Vs SC Villa, Njeru*KCCA vs Express, Lugogo Team News Wakiso Giants is boosted with the return of Rahmat Ssenfuka after missing the goalless draw with MbararaPius Kaggwa and Moses Aliro are doubtful for the purple sharksWakiso Giants will be without Edward Satulo who sits out the last game of his three match ban while George Kaddu is also one game away from his two months banIvan Bogere is suspended after accumulating three yellow cards.Arua Hill will be without Innocent Maduka and Goalkeeper Richard…

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Tuesday, 21st December•Bright Stars 1-0 Vipers•Gaddafi 2-2 Onduparaka•Tooro United 1-3 Police Onduparaka needed a late Nathan Oloro goal to salvage a point against Gaddafi FC in an eventful affair in Jinja. Hassan Musana scored and missed from the spot while Jamaldine Buchochera was also target for Gaddafi FC in a 2-2 draw at the Gadaffi Arena. Muhammad Shaban and Oloro Nathan (penalty) scored for the visitors. Shaban gave Onduparaka the lead in the 13th minute with a beautiful loop. But Jamaldine Buchochera equalised for the hosts in the 23rd minute when he headed home Otim James freekick in the near…

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Tuesday, December 21*Gadaffi vs Onduparaka, Gadaffi Arena*Bright Stars vs Vipers, Kavumba*Tooro United vs Police FC, Buhinga Team News Gadaffi FC is boosted with the return of Umar Kyeyune from a joint injury.However, the Soldier Boys will be without Nazil Serwardda who is ruled out with a left lower joint injury and Magada Abdul with a hand injury.Onduparaka is boosted with the return of Goalkeeper Matthias Muwanga, Okello Ivan and Matata Gabriel who are all available for selection.Dudu Ramathan is also back for the Caterpillars. Probable Lineups *Gadaffi FC: Ronald Mutebi (GK), Jamaldine Buchochera, Hassan Musana, Paul Musamali, Magumba Bakari, Steven…

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Paidha Black Angels has been drawn against Arua Soccer Academy in the second round of the West Nile region Stanbic Uganda Cup Preliminary round at the Bar Okoro Stadium in Paidha. Nega Abraham coached side defeated Arua Soccer Academy 2-1 in the Regional League opener last week thanks to a brace from youngster Muber Jimmy. The Blacks needed shoot outs to eliminate rivals Nebbi Hotspring 6-5 after the match ended in a one all draw in full-time with former Bright Stars Midfielder Aweko Victor putting the visitors infront before Nebbi Hotspring equalised. Arua Soccer Academy progressed to the second round…

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Arua Hill Assistant Coach Sadiq Sempigi said that they deserved to win the match after a 2-1 victory over UPDF in the league game at Barifa Stadium. Gadafi Wahab scored from the freekick in the 11th to give Arua Hill the lead before Ivan Ahimbisibwe equalised for UPDF six minutes later, in the 67th minute. Substitute Rashid Kawawa restored the host’s lead with his first touch of the game after coming on for Ivan Eyam. “Every game comes with different strategies, the selection today (Saturday) depended on the game,” Sempigi said. “UPDF is a very good team but we were…

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KCCA FC head coach Morley Byekwaso says that playing under hot conditions at Njeru hindered their game plan against SC Villa on Saturday. KCCA were held to a 1-1 by SC Villa in a league game at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru. Speaking after the final whistle, Byekwaso was quick to admit that the conditions on the day were unfavourable given the intensity of the game. “We were playing under too much sunshine, there is heat down on the turf and up, so it’s very hard to play an intensive game when heat is too much,” Byekwaso, who KCCA…

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Saturday, December 18•Arua Hill 2-1 UPDF•SC Villa 1-1 KCCA•Vipers 1-0 Tooro•Police 3-1 Busoga United Gadafi Wahab and Rashid Kawawa were on target for Arua Hill in a 2-1 win over UPDF FC. Ivan Ahimbisibwe scored the only goal for the visitors in a tight game at Barifa Stadium. Arua Hill leapfrog UPDF in the 6th position with 18 points as the Army side remain on 17 points. Arua Hill created the first clear chance of the game but Alfred Leku could not find the back of the net. And Gadafi later broke the deadlock for Arua Hill in the 11th…

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Saturday, December 18*Arua Hill Vs UPDF – Barifa*SC Villa Vs KCCA – Njeru*Police Vs Busoga United – Lugogo*Vipers SC Vs Tooro United – Kitende Team News Arua Hill will be without Innocent Maduka who is still nursing injury while Robert Eseru has three accumulated cards.Richard Matovu is a doubt with a shoulder injury and will face a late fitness test.For UPDF, they will be without Bernard Muwanga and Wasswa Shaban who didn’t travel with the team. Probable Lineups *Arua Hill: Rogers Omedwa (GK), Atendele Geriga, Ibrahim Magandaazi, Vuni Bright Joseph, Rashid Toha, Faizul Ibrahim, Allan Mugalu, Gadafi Wahab, Samuel Ssekamatte,…

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Friday, 17th December*Onduparaka 1-1 URA FC*BUL 0-0 Bright Stars*Mbarara City 0-0 Wakiso Giants*Express 1-0 Gadaffi FC Najib Fesali cancelled out Muhammad Shaban’s opener as Onduparaka and URA played out a one-all draw in the league game at the Greenlight Stadium in Arua. Kabon Living’s goal for URA against his former employers was cancelled after a protest from Onduparaka players for a Handball. Moments later, Shaban broke the deadlock for Onduparaka in the 36th minute after receiving a long ball from Goalkeeper Micheal Kagiri Fesali equalised for URA in the 62nd minute after a freekick from Captain Shafik Kagimu to score…

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Thursday, 16th December*Arua Soccer Academy 1-2 Paidha Black Angels*Nebbi Hotspring 0-3 Nebbi Central*Mvara Boys 3-0 Kati United Academy graduate Muber Jimmy scored a brace for Paidha Black Angels to register a perfect start for his side in a 2-1 win over Arua Soccer Academy. Waidi Caesar scored a consolation for the hosts who will wait to get off the mark in the West Nile Regional League. The Youngster broke the deadlock in the 20th minute after receiving the ball from Opakrwoth Benjamin before completing his brace in the 33th minute to double the visitors lead. Waidi Ceaser consolation goal in…

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Friday, December 17•Onduparaka vs URA, Arua•BUL vs Bright Stars, Bugembe•Express vs Gadaffi, Wankulukuku•Mbarara City Vs Wakiso Giants, Kakyeka Team News Onduparaka is boosted with the return of Isaac Okello and Mansoor Safi Agu but Dudu Ramathan is doubtful.The Caterpillars will be without Okocha Rashid who is suspended and Amayo Ahmed who has fever.Rashid Agau and Ivan Okello are still doing light jogging and stretching while Mathias Muwanga is ruled out.URA will be without long term abseentee Jackson Nunda.Hannington Ssebwalunyo is also out with an injury. Probable Lineups Onduparaka: Micheal Kagiri, Gasper Adriko, Jimmy Ndalambi, GerigaHamza, Isaac Okello, Abasi Kateregga, Yakin…

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Thursday, December 16*Calvary 1-0 Kataka*Kitara 3-1 Maroons*Proline 1-2 Ndejje*Nyamityobora 1-3 Blacks Power*MYDA 0-1 Luweero united Kitara FC managed to overcome Maroons FC in a FUFA Big League encounter at Masindi Municipal stadium. Quick fire first half goals from Zakayo Kizito, Munihizi Oscar and Peter Lomoro Peter handed the hosts maximum points. On-form striker Amaku Fred scored Maroons’ consolation, his seventh strike this season. Zakayo gave the hosts the lead in the 10th minute, Munihizi doubled the advantage a minute later before Amaku halved the deficit in the 20th minute. Lomoro restored the two-goal cushion at the half hour mark and…

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Arua Hill Assistant Coach Sadiq Sempigi says they deserved to pick all the 3 points but they were unlucky against SC Villa. Arua Hill came from 2 goals down to pick a point in a 2-2 draw with SC Villa at the Barifa Stadium in a rescheduled league game. Speaking after the game, Sempiji says they were relaxed in the opening half hour and the SC Villa punished them from defensive mistakes. “We were a little bit relaxed in the first 30 minutes the opponents had a couple of chances and they utilised,” stated Sempigi. “We made some mistakes we…

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Maroons FC assistant coach Chemari James says they deserved the result following their victory against Kyetume in the FUFA Big League. Maroons FC defeated Kyetume 3-2 at the Luzira Prisons ground on Sunday. A brace from Fred Amaku gave the hosts a first half advantage before Abraham Tusubira scored the winning goal after Kyetume had rallied back. Speaking after the game, Maroons FC assistant coach Chemari said both teams wanted the maximum points but the best team won. “It was a good game against Kyetume, both teams were in for it, they wanted the game but the best team won…

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West Nile Regional League side Paidha Black Angels have announced a 22-man Squad and respective shirt numbers for the upcoming West Nile Regional League season. The Blacks were relegated from the FUFA Big League last season after picking just five points! The Paidha-based side will kickoff their quest for promotion on Thursday December 16th away to Arua Soccer Academy at St Leo playground in Arua. Among the players unveiled is the club CEO Adebu Jerry who will don shirt 22, he was the captain when Paidha Black Angels were promoted to the Azam Uganda Premier League in 2018 after edging…

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