• July 5, 2020

Tags : City Oilers

From City Oilers To SC Villa: Which Is Uganda’s Greatest

The word ‘greatest’ has always caused a big debate, whether it’s politics, movies, songs etc. Its in Sports where it has created the biggest stir, as many have taken the matters personal hence end up soiling the achievements of the competitors at the expense of their favourites. Who deserves the tag of the greatest sports […]Read More

Quiz: How Well Do You Remember UCU Canons V City

Test your knowledge of the best of seven series finals between City Oilers and UCU Canons. The Oilers needed game seven to beat UCU Canons in the well attended series. Titus Lual scored the first basket, drilling in a deep three in game one while Tony Drilleba scored the last, banging in both of his […]Read More

Ariel Okall: City Oilers-Bound Player Stuck In Algeria

Kenyan basketball star Ariel Okall Koranga is stuck in Algeria because of Coronavirus pandemic, BBC Africa has reported. Okall signed a six-month contract with Algeria’s US Setif but the league was put on a standstill because of the widespread of COVID19. Uganda’s City Oilers had initially agreed with Okall and he was to join the […]Read More

Josh Johnson: Former City Oilers Guard Reveals Next Move

Silverbacks and former City Oilers guard Josh Johnson is set to return ‘home’ despite interests from local clubs. Many clubs including Warriors have showed interests to acquire Josh ahead of the forthcoming 2020 National Basketball League. The guard became a free agent after he was released by City Oilers after helping the club to its […]Read More

City Oilers: Champions Land Two Kenya Internationals

Two Kenya national team Morans players Mike Makiadi and Ariel Okall Koranga have joined City Oilers as the club prepare for a routine league triumph. The duo are not new to Ugandan league having featured for the local clubs in recent times. Makiadi has been training with City Oilers at Silver Springs since last week […]Read More

Sources: City Oilers Considering Ikong Move

City Oilers are set to acquire the services of small forward Joseph Ikong, The-SportsNation sources have learnt. Ikong became a free agent after ending his 13-year tenure with Betway Power recently. The former Makerere Youth Heaters player has been linked with Oilers for the past three seasons and a deal is expected to be reached. […]Read More

Sources: Three Players Leave City Oilers

Three players have left National Basketball League side City Oilers by mutual consent, a source has told The-SportsNation. Guards Josh Johnson, Daniel ‘Najja’ Juuko and Abel ‘Omo’ Omongin have reportedly left the seven time champions. This looks like a blow for the seven time champions who struggled with depth last season despite the released players […]Read More

City Oilers Overcome UCU To Win Record Seventh Championship

City Oilers beat UCU 4-3 to win seventh championship. FUBA Sunday, January 19 *UCU Canons 56-72 City Oilers (Oilers win 4-3) So close yet so far for UCU Canons, like all the other past beaten finalists in the other six years. Oilers legacy leaves on. And who can stop them if Nicholas Natuhereza’s young Canons […]Read More

Baale, UCU Strangle City Oilers To Force Decider

Fayed Baale (Right) of UCU tries to stop City Oilers Jimmy Enabu. FUBA Friday, January 17 *City Oilers 73-78 UCU Canons (Series tied 3-3) *The National Basketball League is sponsored by Tusker Lite Who said it was over? Its not. Until its over. Entertaining point guard Fayed Baale inspired UCU Canons to beat City Oilers […]Read More

NBL Finals: UCU Canons Beat Oilers To Revive Title Chances

Wednesday, January 15 *UCU Canons 54-52 City Oilers – Overtime (Game 5, Oilers lead 3-2) UCU Canons revived their slim chances of winning their maiden league championship with a 54-52 NBL Finals game five overtime win at Lugogo. Game into game five, Oilers needed nothing but victory to take a record seventh title but Canons […]Read More

UCU Vs Oilers: Joas Maheta Confident Ahead Of Game 5

Joas Maheta (seated). Wednesday, January 5 *UCU Canons Vs City Oilers – 7:30PM (MTN Indoor Arena, Lugogo) UCU Canons who trail the NBL Finals best of seven series 3-1, will go all out to put City Oilers’ crowning on ice this Wednesday. After winning game one, UCU Canons have since lost the next three games […]Read More

NBL Playoffs: City Oilers Win Away From Record Title

Friday, January 10 *City Oilers 63-57 UCU Canons (Oilers lead 3-1) City Oilers beat UCU Canons 63-57 on Friday at Indoor Arena in Lugogo to close in on their record seventh National Basketball League title. The Oilers are joint leaders with six championships with Falcons and be the outright record winners as the lead the […]Read More

City Oilers Vs UCU Canons: Drilleba Back For Game Four

Friday, January 10 *City Oilers Vs UCU Canons – 7:30PM (Oilers lead 2-1) City Oilers will welcome back shooting guard Tonny Drilleba when they face UCU Canons in game four of the NBL final series. The guard missed Oilers’ Basketball Africa League campaign and the six time league championships lost 57-74 to Ferroviario Maputo in […]Read More

Stephen Omony: Silverbacks Captain Contemplating Retirement

Silverbacks Captain Stephen Omony is giving retirement a consideration after an ailing knee that has kept him out recently. The ageless City Oilers’ small forward has told the-SportsNation that ”I have thought about retirement” although he refused to spill more details. Omony, widely regarded as the best Ugandan basketball player in the recent past even […]Read More

BAL Qualifiers: City Oilers Fall Short, Patriots Champions

BAL Qualifiers: City Oilers lost against Maputo. FIBA photo Sunday, December 23 *Bronze Match: City Oilers (Uganda) 57-74 Ferroviario Maputo (Mozambique) *Final: Patriots (Rwanda) 94-63 GNBC (Madagascar) City Oilers’ dream of qualifying for the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) came to an end after suffering a 57-74 loss to Ferroviario Maputo in a bronze match […]Read More

BAL Qualifiers: Do Or Die For City Oilers After Loss

City Oilers lost to Patriots on Saturday. FIBA Saturday, December 21 *Maputo 90-94 GNBC *Patriots 81-59 City Oilers Sunday, December 22 Bronze Match: City Oilers Vs Maputo Final: Patriots Vs GNBC City Oilers are at this critical stage after falling 59-81 against hosts Patriots in a semifinal game while Maputo also lost 90-94 against GNBC […]Read More

Players Knew What Was At Stake – Juruni

City Oilers coach Mandy Juruni has claimed that his players ”knew what was at stake” after a deserved win against South Sudanese side Cobra Sport. Oilers managed to live to the billing as they reached the semis of the 2020 BAL Qualifiers with a smooth 108-71 win on Thursday. Also Read: How Oilers Beat Cobra […]Read More

BAL Qualifiers: Oilers Thrash Cobra, Set Up Patriots Semi

Thursday, December 19 *UNZP 69-55 JKT *KPA 79-67 Maputo *Cobra 71-108 City Oilers *Patriots 94-88 GNBC (O.T) City Oilers stormed the Semifinal of the 2020 Basketball Africa League (BAL) Qualifiers after recording a scintillating 108-78 win against South Sudan’s Cobra in their last group game on Thursday at Kigali Arena in the Rwanda capital. Mandy […]Read More