• July 6, 2020

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Only Job I Have – Geoffrey Sserunkuma On Retirement

Veteran forward Geoffrey Sserunkuma says that he is NOT thinking about retiring from football because it is the only job he has. Sserunkuma’s career stretches way back in the early 2000s, starting his journey with Wolves, then Horizon before joining Police FC in 2002. He has since played for about 13 clubs including stints abroad […]Read More

UPL Clubs Ask FUFA To Defer Proposed League Reforms

Uganda Premier League Clubs have asked Federation of Uganda Football Association to put off the proposed reforms during a meeting held on Thursday in Mengo. FUFA earlier issued out proposals for the competition reforms that include the reduction of Uganda Premier League from 16 to 12 clubs. Once approved, FUFA said that the reforms will […]Read More

FUFA, UPL Clubs Braced For Season Review Meeting

FUFA, UPL and the first division clubs will meet again this Thursday, June 18 at FUFA house. This will be the second meeting after the first consultative meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Then, 9 of the 14 clubs were represented including Busoga United despite club chairperson Diana Hope Nyago claiming that she never authorised […]Read More

Key Dates – FUFA Club Licensing Action Plan For 2020/21

FUFA, the UPL Board, and top Division clubs held a consultative meeting in Mengo at which a club licensing action plan2020/2021 was released. The Federation asked clubs for full cooperation during the licensing exercise in the timelines set. The Federation has set a tentative date of October 17, 2020 when the UPL will start while […]Read More

Vipers Players Unhappy With Management

Vipers players in the dugout at St Mary’s stadium Kitende. Bata Images Vipers players have cried foul after the club management decided to reduce their monthly salaries without consent, a source has told this website. Sources close to the players claim that they received drastic salary cuts for the month of April and are yet […]Read More

Misagga Sends Out Strong Advice To UPL Clubs

Former SC Villa President Eng Ben Misagga has advised UPL Clubs to “stand up and get your rights back.” The advice comes after some UPL Clubs boycotted a meeting with FUFA at Mengo on Wednesday. Mbarara City and Onduparaka FC are some of the clubs that missed the meeting, and had earlier requested to meet […]Read More

FUFA Sets Tentative Dates For UPL Kickoff Next Season

Federation of Uganda Football Association has revealed the tentative dates for the kickoff of the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League. The league is expected to start on October 17, 2020. “We have agreed to tentatively target the month of October as to when the new season will begin,” FUFA Boss Moses Magogo said. “It is our […]Read More

Nine UPL Clubs To Shun FUFA’s Consultative Meeting

Mbarara City and Express FC are among the nine Uganda Premier League clubs that have turned down an invite for the forthcoming FUFA consultative meeting. The other clubs are Busoga United, Bright Stars, BUL FC, SC Villa, Wakiso Giants, Onduparaka and Kyetume FC. FUFA called teams for the meet on Wednesday, June 10 to discuss […]Read More

The Untold Story Behind UPL Clubs, FUFA Standoff

League action between Mbarara City FC and KCCA FC. Monitor photo The Uganda Premier League clubs met privately this week and agreed to meet with Madam Janat Museveni, the Minister of Education and Sports. The clubs, not any of the VEK teams, Police and URA FC, are expected to reveal all their discontents to the […]Read More

Why UPDF Will Not Attend FUFA-UPL Teams Meeting

No UPDF As FUFA Calls UPL Clubs For Consultative Meeting FUFA has called for a consultative meeting with teams that will play in the 2020/2021 StarTimes Uganda Premier League. The consultative meetings will be focused on club licensing programme for the 2020/2021 season and the proposed Competitions reforms, a statement on FUFA website reads. The […]Read More

Bukenya On Why Wakiso Loan Spell Is His Best Season

KCCA FC midfielder Lawrence Bukenya has termed his loan spell at Wakiso Giants last season as his best ever. The soft spoken midfielder in an exclusive interview with this website said that he managed to play at least more games. “Honestly speaking, my season at Wakiso has been my best. Although there are a few […]Read More

Express FC: Bbosa To Permanently Assume Role Of Head Coach

Express FC has confirmed that Wasswa Bbosa will “permanently” assume the role of a head coach. Bbosa replaced George Ssimwogerere on February 4, 2020 and was contracted to take the club until the end of 2019/20 season. In a letter that confirmed the appointment of Isaac Mwesigwa as the new CEO, chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka revealed […]Read More

Villa’s Edward Kaziba: League End Denied Us KCCA Revenge

Villa coach Edward Kaziba wanted to revenge against KCCA. Monitor photo SC Villa coach Edward Kaziba has said that ending the league denied his side revenge for their first round beating by KCCA FC. FUFA decided to end the 2019/20 league season prematurely due to Covid19 pandemic. “Yes I was disappointed that the league ended […]Read More

Michael Kigozi: UPL Commentator Picks Best 2019/20 XI, Goal and

UPL commentators Michael Kigozi (left) and Martin Kaddu. Courtesy photo StarTimes Uganda Premier League commentator, via Sanyuka TV, Michael Kigozi has picked his picked the standouts moments of the concluded 2019/20 season. The league was ended by FUFA due to Covid19 pandemic and Vipers were declared champions while Maroons, Proline and Tooro United FC were […]Read More

UPL: 12 Own Goals Scored In 2019/20 Season

There were 12 own goals scored last season in the Uganda Premier League (UPL), per Ddiba Stats, a sports data company. Both Express and Onduparaka FC each conceded twice via own goals. The first of the season was scored on the league’s first match-day thanks to Ronald Orombi as Maroons lost 3-0 against hosts URA […]Read More

A look Into The UPL Team Of 2019/20 Season

Big performers. Great contenders. It’s always a difficult assignment to single out the best player from each position in a whole season. This list, consists of players that have been consistently good and outstanding for the 2019/20 UPL season that was ended prematurely because of the Covid19 pandemic. Read – UPL best quotes of 2019/20 […]Read More