• July 5, 2020

Tags : URA FC

Villa Midfielder In Advanced Talks With URA FC

Midfielder Amir Kakomo Zaake is in advanced talks with StarTimes UPL side URA FC. Kakomo was one of the most outstanding players last season but his contract with SC Villa has expired. His agent Geoffrey Kayemba Solo has exclusively told this website that the player may join URA FC next season if all goes to […]Read More

Transfers: Express FC May Lose Battle To Land Okot

Express FC may lose the race to sign defender Fred Okot after a rival in URA FC joins the quest, this website has learnt. Okot is a free agent, and a hot cake on the market, after his contract with Vipers ended. The right back was signed by Vipers with high hopes in June 2018 […]Read More

URA FC Seeks To Appoint New Chief Executive

StarTimes Uganda Premier League side URA FC seeks to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer to head the secretariat. Bridget Nakayenga has been an acting CEO since she was appointed on January 2, 2020. Nakayenga replaced Ivan Kakembo whose contract was not renewed after expiring on November 30 last year. Edward Kulubya has also held […]Read More

Sam Ssimbwa On Why He Will Never Coach Masaza Teams

URA FC coach Sam Ssimbwa has said that he is already “above the level” of coaching in a Masaza Cup tournament. Masaza Cup is a competition competed for by the 18 counties that make the Buganda Kingdom. The gaffer said that the quality of football in Masaza is not systematic, but he just attends their […]Read More

Uganda Clubs and Origins of their Nicknames – Part One

A club nickname can be defined as substitute name used by used by those in affection of their club. Some clubs have earned their nicknames from opponents fans who use them to defame the rival. Most nicknames are historical, while other have their nicknames that have proved to be meaningless. And some clubs have more […]Read More

URA FC Says Players Will Be Paid Fully Despite COVID19

Uganda Premier League side URA FC will be paying their players ‘fully’ despite the ongoing Covid19 concerns. As different clubs from the Startimes UPL scratch heads on how to handle players salaries, this won’t be the case for the tax collectors. URA FC Public Relations Officer Patrick ‘Pato’ Ochieng confirmed the development on Saturday afternoon […]Read More

UPL: URA FC Hands Bbosa First Loss At Express

Tuesday, February 25 *Express FC 1-2 URA URA FC snatched maximum points to hand Wasswa Bbosa his first loss since joining Express FC. The Tax collectors beat Express FC 2-1 in an empty Wankulukuku stadium. Frank Kalanda’s strike in the second half proved to be a consolation after goals from Ntege Anwar and Mikidad Ssenyonga […]Read More

Express Vs URA: Battle To Unfold Behind Closed Doors

Tuesday, February 25 *Express FC Vs URA – 4pm Express and URA FC will be greeted by an empty stadium after FUFA’s Competition Disciplinary Panel (CDP) ordered the UPL side Express FC to host their next home game behind closed doors. This will be the first Express FC game to be played at Wankulukuku in […]Read More

URA Vs Vipers: Kayondo Returns As Visitors Hope To Stretch

Kayondo makes a return as Vipers take on URA FC. Vipers Friday, February 21 *URA FC Vs Vipers – 4PM *Maroons Vs Busoga United – 4:30PM Saturday, February 22 *KCCA FC Vs Express *Wakiso Giants Vs Kyetume *Bright Stars Vs Proline *Onduparaka Vs Mbarara *Tooro Vs Police Sunday, February 23 *BUL Vs Villa Vipers will […]Read More

UPL: Ten-man Busoga Put Three Past URA

Action between URA and Busoga United Tuesday, February 18 *Vipers 0-0 KCCA FC *Busoga United 3-0 URA FC *Wakiso Giants 2-1 Maroons *Police 1-3 Bright Stars Busoga United, with a man down, beat on form URA FC in a StarTimes UPL game played at the Mighty Arena in Jinja. Douglas Muganga was sent off by […]Read More

Busoga Vs URA: Hosts Bank On Home Advantage

Tuesday, February 18 *Vipers Vs KCCA *Busoga United Vs URA *Wakiso Giants Vs Maroons *Police Vs Bright Stars Busoga United will seek to benefit from home support when they host the onform URA FC on match-day 22 at the Might Arena, Jinja. Busoga United is one of the UPL sides yet to lose a game […]Read More

Photos: Isiagi Scores Hat-trick As URA Haul Nyamityobora

Isiagi (right) scored a hat-trick Wednesday, February 12 *URA FC 8-3 Nyamityobora URA FC put eight goals past Nyamityobora to storm the Uganda Cup round of 16 in style at the Arena of Visions, Bombo. Both striker Daniel Isiagi scored an hat-trick, midfielder Saidi Kyeyune bagged a double while Shafic Kagimu, Joachim Ojera and substitute […]Read More

FUFA Disciplinary Panel: KCCA FC Fans Warned

FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel (CDP) has warned KCCA FC fans against hooliganism. This comes after circumstances of the case which was reported in the match between the club and URA FC on January 31 at Arena of visions in Bombo. It is said that KCCA fans started up chaos in an attempt to enter the […]Read More

Saidi Kyeyune Tears Net In URA, Kyetume Draw

saidi Kyeyune (middle) had his shot break the net. URA FC photo (cropped). Saturday, February 8 *Kyetume 1-1 URA Saidi Kyeyune scored a thunderous equaliser as URA FC and Kyetume FC played a 1-1 draw in a league game at the Mighty Arena in Jinja. His shot, taken from outside the box after gathering from […]Read More

UPL: URA FC Duo Scoops January Awards

URA FC’s Sam Ssimbwa and Cromwell Rwothomio have been named the Pilsner best coach and player respectively for the concluded month of January. URA FC has had a good month of January and winning both accolades doesn’t come as a surprise for a team that occupies fourth place with 33 points. Ssimbwa beat Busoga United’s […]Read More

Sam Ssimbwa, Two Others Nominated For Coach Of January

URA FC’s Sam Ssimbwa has been nominated for best coach for the month of January in the Uganda Premier League (UPL) awards. The short crowning ceremony will be held this Monday, February 2 at Kati Kati Hotel in Kampala. Abbey Bogere Kikomeko (Busoga United) and Paul Kiwanuka (Bright Stars) are the other coaches to make […]Read More

URA Vs KCCA: Three Forwards Ruled Out For Visitors

Friday, January 31 *URA Vs KCCA – Arena of Visions (Ndejje), 4PM *Maroons Vs Tooro United – Luzira Prisons, 4:30PM Saturday, February 1 *Busoga United Vs BUL FC – Might Arena, Jinja Sunday, February 2 *Vipers Vs Onduparaka – Kitende, 4PM *Express Vs Mbarara City – Kavumba, 4PM *Proline Vs Kyetume – Lugogo, 4PM *Wakiso […]Read More

UPL: Ssimbwa Blames Pitch As URA, Tooro Share Spoils

Tuesday, January 28 *Mbarara City 0-0 Vipers *Kyetume 0-2 KCCA FC *Onduparaka FC 2-1 Busoga *Proline 2-1 Police *Tooro United 1-1 URA SC URA FC coach Sam Ssimbwa attributed his side’s draw with Tooro United to a poor pitch. Tooro United managed to hold URA FC 1-1 on Tuesday in a league game played at […]Read More

Tooro Vs URA: Tax Collectors Seek To Pile More Misery

First round action between URA and Tooro at Namboole. URA FC media photo Tuesday, January 28 *Mbarara City Vs Vipers – 4PM (Bombo) *Onduparaka Vs Busoga – 4:30PM (Arua) *Kyetume Vs KCCA – 4:30PM (Mighty Arena, Jinja) *Proline Vs Police FC – 4:00PM (Lugogo) *Tooro United Vs URA – 4:30PM (Fort Portal) Wednesday, January 29 […]Read More

UPL: Kagimu Fluffs Penalty As URA Edge Bright Stars

Saidi Kyeyune was named man of the match after URA beat Bright Stars. He receives his accolade from.Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry. URA FC media photo. Saturday, January 18 *URA FC 1-0 Bright Stars URA FC extended their perfect start to the second round despite Shafic Kagimu’s missed penalty against Bright Stars. Rwothomio Cromwell’s goal was […]Read More