Author: Isaac Wasswa

Sunday, January 23•Paidha United 0-3 Onduparaka•Busia United 1-2 KCCA FC•Bushenyi FC 1-2 Mbarara City Monday, January 24•Free Stars Vs Bright Stars – Mukono•Jinja North Vs Maroons – Jinja•Soroti FC Vs UPDF – Soroti•Ateker Vs Lugazi Municipal KCCA FC edged tricky Busia United FC to book a spot in Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32, following a 2-1 win in a game played at Madibira Grounds, Busia. Goals from Gift Ali and Charles Lwanga were enough to seal it for the visitors who were handed a real test from the hosts. Dauda’s 70th minute strike for the hosts topped the resilience…

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Sunday, January 23•Busia United Vs KCCA FC – 3pm•Paidha United Vs Onduparaka – 3pm•Six O’Clock vs Mbarara City – 3pm KCCA FC traveled to country’s Eastern boarder to face Eastern Region league side Busia united FC in their Stanbic Uganda cup round of 64 fixture set to be played at Madibira Grounds, Busia. KCCA who last won the tournament back in 2018 after a 1-0 against Vipers in Bukedea, will be fancying their chances in the competition after an impressive run in the league. They will be meeting Busia united for the first and they are not ready to mess…

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Friday, January 21•Kireka Young (3)1-1(5) Kitara FC(Omondi Stadium Lugogo, Kampala) FUFA Big league side Kitara FC needed shootouts to eliminate Kampala regional league side Kireka Young FC in the round of 64 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup. The normal time ended 1-1 in a closely contested affair at MTN Phillip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo. And then Kitara won 5-3 in penalties through captain Maxwell Owakyigu,Richard Enjama, Stuart Mwesigwa, Zakayo Kizito and Peter Romoro. Kireka saw Juma Inkyimana send his kick off the target while Derrick Segawa, Tonny Kiberu, and Paul Kibandwa converted theirs. The normal game time saw an evenly contested…

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URA FC CEO Henry Mayeku has given an account of his side’s poor display in the first round of the 2021/22 Uganda Premier League. Since their last league title in 2010/11 season, URA FC has only finished outside top four only 3 seasons (2019/20 when they finished 5th, 2017/18 finishing 9th and 5th again in 2015/14). The Rest of the seasons, they have been trying to put up a title contending performance including last season when they fell short and settled for second position just one point below Express FC who were declared as Champions after Covid19 pandemic. However, they…

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National broadcaster UBC TV will air the home tie of Uganda U20 Women World Cup qualifying match against Ghana live from St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende. It’s good news to ears of most Ugandans who may not have a chance to access Kitende. The home tie which serves as the first leg of the two ties will be played on Saturday January 22, at St Mary’s Stadium Kitende before the return leg in two week time down in Ghana. The Nile avenue based station has been key in bringing live coverage of Uganda women football closer to the eyes of…

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Uganda Cranes and Police FC defender Eric Senjobe has revealed the secret behind his improved performance since joining the Cops in July 2020 from KCCA FC. When talking to The-SportsNation, the left back revealed that Police’s playing style which he fits in well and their coaching staff, is the force for his outstanding performance. “Me putting up a good performance is because of the club I chose to play for, even when I had many deals elsewhere, their coaching staff have something I always wanted to learn from plus police’s style of play which dominated so well for me to…

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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) Shorthanded Nyamityobora have been knocked out of the Stanbic Uganda Cup by Kitara Region League side Booma FC at the round of 64. Playing with nine players, Nyamityobora lost 4-1 in a one-sided encounter played at Masindi Municipal Stadium. Brian Kanyesige scored for Nyamityobora who also lost Brian…

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Tuesday, January 18•Rusekere Growers Vs Kataka – Kabarole•Heros Vs Gaddafi – Lira•Bunoimasoli Vs BUL – Nyahuka•Booma Vs Nyamityobora- Masindi FUFA Big League side Nyamitoboola FC will seek to avoid an early elimination when they face hosts Booma FC at the round of 64 of the 48th edition of the Stanbic uganda cup at Masindi Municipal stadium. The visitors will be hoping to put aside their poor form in Big league that is headlined by a five-game winless streak. Despite the troubles at the club, Nyamityobora Coach Swaibu Kaweesi is confident that they have enough in their armory to reach the…

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Striker Cephas Kambugu has mutually terminated his contract with Kyetume with only three months left on it. The developments were confirmed by an official letter from FUFA which was duly signed by Kyetume FC CEO Martin Namugera on behalf of the contractor and Kambugu him self on behalf on contracted party. Reasons for his termination remains unclear, however, different sources connects to many months of unpaid salary. The striker has not played a part this season with a source at the club claiming “Incompetence, Indiscipline, Poor Performance and inconsistency.” He has always absconded trainings that he is sick yet he…

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Busoga United FC skipper Anthony Mayanja is confident and believes that his side is going to put up a big fight to survive relegation in the Uganda Premier League. Busoga United ended the first round in red zone; 15th position with only 11 points collected from 15 games, two points adrift of safety. “As a team, we have performed poorly, we haven’t achieved our target in first round because we wanted like 18 points,” said Mayanja in an exclusive interview with The-SportsNation. “But we expect to put up a big fight to move out of relegation zone come the second…

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Former Uganda Cranes Striker Diego Hamis Kizza joins Tanzania Premier league side Kagera Sugar Football Club. The free agent penned down a two-year contract which will keep him at his new side till 2024 from Fufa Big League side Proline football club, the side he joined in July 2019 after his short stay at Vipers SC. “We are with sincere joy to recognize to inform you that Ugandan star Hamis Friday kiiza from proline fc uganda has signed two year contracts,”Club’s social media statement This will be veteran goal poacher’s second stint to Tanzania, after playing for both Young African…

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After conducting the 2021/22 Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 64 draws on Monday, FUFA Competitions Director Hajjat Aisha Nalule emphasized that all hosting teams must have a whole green playing surface . Nalule said that green turf is a must and a number one requirement to host games as far as club licensing requirement is concerned. The conducted draw saw 32 teams of the regional league out of the qualified 37 taking the entire hosting privilege of the matches of this round to be played between 18th- 31st January 2022. “We seeded both StarTimes Uganda Premier League and FUFA Big…

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Substitute Ronald Kasamba who came in for Anwar Ntege, netted in late to deny hosts Mbarara City maximum points in a league match at Kakyeka Stadium. Kasamba’s 83rd minute tap-in cancelled Henry Kitegenyi’s first half minute as Mbarara and Busoga United played out a 1-1 draw. Kitegenyi directed Swalik Bebe’s inviting cross which caught Busoga United’s defence off guard into the top right corner to give the hosts lead at the break. The visitors’ only two first half chances came from both Isaac Wagoina and Ntege’s threatening attempts but Martin Elungat was equal to the task on both intervals as…

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Saturday, January 8•SC Villa 0-0 UPDF, Njeru•URA 1-0 KCCA, Ndejje•Onduparaka 4-2 Tooro United, Arua•Vipers 1-1 BUL, Kitende Onduparaka beat visiting poor Tooro United 4-2 in a league game played at Greenlight Stadium in Arua. The defeat extends the Visitors misery as they succumb to a 13th consecutive loss and remain rock bottom. Shaban Mohammed opened the account for the host in the 9th minute, Gabriel Matata doubled the lead before the half hour mark and Nathan Oloro made it three from a spot kick just before half time to take a commanding 3-0 lead. Tooro United’s Hussein Mwanje (penalty) and…

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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 News.Onduparaka will miss assistant captain Rashid Okocha who is still serving his five-month suspension, and Rashid Agau still on injury. Alex Adriko is unlikely to play after picking a knock in their last game which forced his substitution in 47th minute and so Baden Mujahid who played only the first 40 minutes of their last game. For Tooro United, they will be without Marvin Oshaba while Apollo Kagogwe is still serving a red card suspension. They be welcoming…

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Since eliminating south Africa in December last year, the Uganda U20 national women football team has on Thursday conducted their first training at Lugogo ahead of their World Cup Penultinate round of qualifiers first leg tie against Ghana. Uganda hosts the West African side on 22nd this month at St Mary’s KITENDE before the return leg two weeks later. Coach Ayub Khalifa is contented with players health and turn up though concerned with their low fitness level. Khalifa also stated that everything will be worked on before the time of the game. “We have started well our first training in…

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All is set for the Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 64. The draws for the 48th edition of one of the most prestigious competition in Uganda football is set to be held on Monday 10th, January 2022. The round of 64 will consist of the current 16 Uganda Premier League clubs, 11 Fufa Big league teams and 37 already qualified clubs from the 8 FUFA footballing regions. The 32 Round of 64 matches will be played between 18th and 30th January. The last two competitions have been halted by Covid19 pandemic; the 2020 tournament was declared null and void. Last…

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Tuesday, December 4 •Tooro United 0-2 Express – Buhinga•Arua Hill 1-0 Vipers – Barifa•Gaddafi 1-1 URA – Gaddafi Arena•UPDF 0-1 Police – Bombo•Wakiso Giants 4-3 BUL – Wakissha•Bright Stars 1-0 SC Villa – Kavumba Marvin Joseph Youngman was the hero for Bright Stars as they register their only second win of the season following a 1-0 win against SC Villa at Kavumba recreation Centre on Tuesday. Youngman, man of the match, scored in the 55th minute with a tap in off Nelson Ssenkatuuka’s well laid minus to give the host a well deserved lead. It was an open display from…

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Friday, November 12•Zimbabwe 58-39 Tanzania•Uganda 81-30 Botswana•South Africa 56-39 Malawi•Namibia 52-46 Kenya Saturday, November 13*Zimbabwe Vs Uganda*South Africa Vs Botswana*Kenya Vs Malawi*Namibia Vs Tanzania*Zambia Vs Zimbabwe Uganda netball team, the She Cranes, strolled past Botswana to register their fourth straight win and extend their perfect start in the ongoing 2021 African Netball Cup in Windhoek, Namibia. The team won 81-29 to record the highest score of the competition so far, previously Uganda had defeated Tanzania, Zambia, and hosts Namibia in the tourney which started last Wednesday. The table standings after 4 games The first quarter was evenly contested in the…

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Thursday, November 11*Botswana 42-62 Zambia*Tanzania 22-79 South Africa*Uganda 62-36 Namibia*Malawi 56-42 Zimbabwe Friday, November 12*South Africa Vs Malawi*Botswana Vs Uganda*Namibia Vs Kenya*Zimbabwe Vs Tanzania Uganda Netball team, the She Cranes, defeated hosts the Namibian Desert Jewels 62-36 as their perfect start in the ongoing African Netball Cup continues down in Windhoek. This is She Cranes’ third straight victory having defeated neighbors Tanzania in the opener and Zambia on Wednesday. It was a toe-to-toe affair in the first quarter of the match but She Cranes defensive duo of Stella Oyella and Irene Ayalu in Namibian shooting circle proved the difference to…

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