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Uganda Edge Kenya To Win Pearl Of Africa T20 Series

Friday, September 17Uganda 120/9Kenya 114/8 (20/20 ov)*Uganda win by 6 runs Uganda Cricket Cranes beat Kenya to win a thrilling Pearl of Africa T20 Series at Entebbe Cricket Oval. The Cranes, under Lawrence Mahatlane, won a thrilling final by six runs in what looked like sweet revenge for their one-run...
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Nuwagaba Replaces Ansasira As New Uganda Cricket Chairman

The Elective General Assembly of Uganda Cricket Association ushered in Michael Nuwagaba as the new Chairman. Nuwagaba who worked in the past regime as the Secretary, went through unopposed during the AGM on Saturday at Kati Kati in Kampala. He replaces Bashir Ansasira whose two-year reign came to and end....
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Cricket Cranes Flagged Off To Namibia

Uganda's senior National Cricket team, The Cricket Cranes, have been flagged off to Namibia ahead of bilateral series. The team returns to action for the first time since Covid19 pandemic haltered sports activities in March last year. Uganda last featured at the India-Qatar tour in January 2020. The team leaves...
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Uganda Cricket Visits Naguru Remand Home

Uganda Cricket Association marked the 2021 International Women's Day Celebration with a visit to Naguru Remand Home in Kampala. The contingent to Naguru was mostly dominated by the Lady Cricket Cranes. The Cranes spent a day at the Naguru Remand Home as they shared their life stories with the teenagers....
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Cricket Cranes Tour To Qatar Cancelled

The proposed Uganda Cricket Cranes tour to Qatar has been canceled, Uganda Cricket Association has told The-SportsNation. The National team was scheduled to play a T20 International tournament in Qatar with the hosts, Malaysia and Nepal. In preparation for the tourney, the Cricket Cranes squad of 21 players kicked off...
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Elite T20 League: Scorpions Crowned Champions

Aziz Damani Scorpions were crowned champions of the inaugural Elite T20 league on Saturday at Lugogo Cricket Oval. The final against Royal Varsani Bucks was not played due to rain and a soaked pitch and the organisers decided to declare a winner. Going into Saturday's final, Scorpions led the three-team...
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Cricket Elite League: Major Boost As Pepsi Comes On Board

Uganda Cricket Association has announced Crown Beverages' Pepsi as the official drinks partner for the Elite T20 League. The Elite League starts this Sunday, October 25, with three teams set to compete - Aziz Damani Scorpions, Mamba Challengers and the Royal Varsani Bucks. UCA has said that the deal with...
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Cricket: Three Teams To Compete In T20 Elite League

Uganda Cricket Association has launched a three-team tournament on Saturday at Kati Kati, Lugogo in Kampala. The tourney will be music to ears for both players and Cricket fans as UCA had cancelled all activities for the year 2020 due Covid19 pandemic. Three teams - Mambas, Bucks and Scorpions -...
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Sports Resumption: Cricket Calls For Government Assistance

Uganda Cricket Association CEO Martin Ondeko has asked Government to help the Federations as they gear up for Sports return. This comes after President Museveni issued out strict guidelines for the resumption that include testing of players twice a month and quarantine for a whole championship. Testing for Covid19 is...
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What Next For Uganda Cricket?

The Cricket Cranes. ICC photo Just like other sports disciplines, Cricket's major problems have been infrastructure, finances and governance - in whatever order. Covid19 has changed the song and all of a sudden, sport is fighting an invisible enemy. Cricket remains uncertain of what the year 2020 will still be...
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Minister Obua Cautions Sports Federations Heads

Hamson Obua is the new Sports Minister. courtesy photo Heads of Sports Federations in the country have been advised to be transparent and accountable in their public offices. This, was during National Sports Forum where the new state Minister for Sports Hamson Obua met all the National Federation (Association) heads...
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Obua Vows To Uplift National Sports Federations

Newly appointed Minister of State for Sports Hamson Denis Obua has promised to help all the sports federations affiliated to National Council of Sports (NCS). Obua made the remarks during the acclimatization tour of the NCS Lugogo sports complex on Tuesday. The Minister met NCS' board member and staff and...
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Cricket Association Enter Partnership With Victoria University

Cricket governing body in the country, the Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) have signed a memorandum of understanding with Victoria University. The development leaves Cricketers the biggest beneficiaries as they will get a chance to extend their studies to a University level at a partial fee. This move will see Victoria...
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Cricket: Schools, Women Clubs Receive Support

Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) has distributed playing equipment to schools and women clubs in a bid to promote the sport right from grassroot levels. The equipments have been given out on Friday morning in Lugogo to 17 schools and 13 women clubs. The association received the equipment as a donation...
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