• July 5, 2020

Tags : UCU Canons

Dikong Reveals Toughest Opponent

UCU forward David ‘Dikong’ Deng Kongor has named City Oilers’ point guard Jimmy Enabu as his hardest opponent ever faced. Dikong got a big taste of Enabu mainly in last season’s final playoffs which the Oilers won after game seven. He has also faced the guard in regular season of the last two years. “He […]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

Sources: Sudi Ulanga Returns To Former Team

Sudi Ulanga has returned to UCU Canons after leaving the side in 2015, The-SportsNation sources have been told. He was released by KIU Titans last season, a team he helped to reach the 2017 NBL finals where they lost to City Oilers. The elite three-point shooter has denied claims, adding that Jo deal is done […]Read More

Joas Maheta: UCU Captain Departs

UCU Guard and Captain Joas Maheta has ended his stay at the Mukono-based University. Joas, as he is commonly known, graduated last year in October with a Bachelor in Business Computing. He has confirmed to this website that he has not considered remaining in Uganda, but will join a team in his home country, Tanzania. […]Read More

UCU Canons Lose Final But Win Neutral Hearts

Despite that loss in the final game seven, UCU Canons should move with heads held high. It was one hell of a fight. It’s not rocket science that after winning all those six titles, no body, beside their fans, wanted City Oilers to win another championship. Very obvious. And it was going to be automatic […]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

NBL: We Want To Slow Them Down – James Okello

James Okello and City Oilers ready for UCU Canons. Sunday, December 1 *Women: JKL Vs UCU – 4:30PM *Men: UCU Vs City Oilers – 6:30PM City Oilers’ centre cum power forward James Okello has said that they need to stick to their strategy if they are to beat UCU Canons in game three. Oilers and […]Read More

Landry Ndikumana, James Okello Drag Oilers Past UCU

Friday, November 30 *UCU Lady Canons 50-56 JKL Lady Dolphins (1-1) *City Oilers 79-72 UCU Canons (1-1) City Oilers beat UCU Canons to level the best of seven finals series 1-1 in an intense game two played on Friday at Indoor Arena in Lugogo. After losing game one 67-59, the six time defending champions needed […]Read More

UCU Beat Oilers After Natuhereza, Dikong Ejections

Wednesday, November 27 Women: JKL Lady Dolphins 69-71 UCU Lady Canons Men: UCU Canons 67-59 City Oilers UCU Canons withered through the storm to beat six time champions City Oilers in NBL Finals game one highlighted by contested officiating calls. UCU coach Nicholas Natuhereza and small forward David Deng Kongor were both ejected in a […]Read More

NBL Playoffs: UCU Canons Top Power To Storm Final

Thursday, November 21 *Betway Power 69-73 UCU Canons (UCU win 3-1) Friday, November 22 *KCCA Leopards Vs UCU Lady Canons (UCU lead 2-1) *Warriors Vs City Oilers (Oilers lead 2-1) UCU Canons reached the 2019 NBL final after beating Betway Power 73-69 in Thursday’s game three of the NBL best of five Playoffs at Lugogo […]Read More

NBL Playoffs: UCU Canons Win Away From Final

Tuesday, November 19 *JKL Lady Dolphins 70-40 KIU Rangers (JKL win 3-0) *UCU Canons 65-58 Betway Power (UCU lead 2-1) Wednesday, November 20 *KCCA Leopards Vs UCU Lady Canons *Warriors Vs City Oilers UCU Canons beat Betway Power 65-58 in a game three pulsating affair of the NBL semi final played on Tuesday night at […]Read More

UCU Canons Stage Late Outburst Against Power To Knot Series

UCU canons (blue) in action against Power at Lugogo. FUBA Sunday, November 17 *KIU Rangers 41-51 JKL Lady Dolphins *Betway Power 62-66 UCU Canons Monday, November 18 *UCU Lady Canons Vs KCCA Leopards *City Oilers Vs Warriors UCU Canons needed a commanding performance in the last quarter to stomp Betway Power and knot the series […]Read More

NBL Playoffs: UCU Canons Seek To Level Series

Sunday, November 17 *KIU Rangers Vs JKL Lady Dolphins *Betway Power Vs UCU Canons UCU Canons will seek to tie the semifinals series playoffs against Betway Power when the sides renew acquaintances on Sunday at the Indoor Arena in Lugogo. Power won game one of the best of five series 59-56 on Friday. UCU Canons […]Read More