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Facilities, Funding, Covid19 Relief Headline 7th Sports Forum

The 7th Sports Forum was held on Wednesday, chaired by State Minister for Sports Hon Hamson Obua. The forum tackled on a number of issues including a brief on the resolutions from the sixth forum that was held on March 30, 2021. The meeting among Sports Federations heads and other...
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FUBA Left To Wander As NCS Turn Down 1.27bn Plea

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association is in a fix after National Council of Sports has failed to fund their upcoming National team engagements. FUBA is racing against time as the Men's and Women's teams are set to take part in the Afrobasket Qualifiers. The Silverbacks have Afrobasket Qualifiers in Morocco...
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FUBA, NCS To Meet Over League Restart

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) and National Council of Sports (NCS) are set for a meeting to discuss the way forward for the Basketball Leagues. NCS, on June 3rd, directed FUBA to suspend "with immediate effect" all planned fixtures for the Basketball League "until further notice." It is said...
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National Basketball League Suspended

The National Basketball League has been called off due to an upsurge in Covid19 cases in the country. This has been confirmed by the letter from National Council of Sports to Federation of Uganda Basketball Association on June 3, 2021. The letter from NCS reads in part: "1) To inform...
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NCS Blamed For Wrangles In Kickboxing

Malik Kaliisa's faction has made strong accusations against National Council of Sports as squabbles in Uganda Kickboxing Federation escalate. In a meeting on Thursday in Nateete, Kaliisa's faction revealed their discontent with NCS and called for government intervention. "I came in to professionalise this Sport," started Kaliisa who spoke amidst...
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NCS Asks Quartet To Defer Reopening

National Council of Sports has asked four sports federations not to reopen competitions. This comes after a recent President Museveni directive of not holding sports competitions indoor until further notice. The Sports Federations include Badminton, Body Building, Squash and VX Sport. Despite having a medium risk rating (sustained close contact...
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We Need To Embrace ESports – NCS Chairman Donald Rukare

National Council of Sports Chairman Donald Rukare says that Ugandans should use this pandemic period to embrace the emergency of Electronic Sports. ESports is a form of sport competition using video games. It often takes the form of organised competitions and leagues played between professional players or teams. ESports has...
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