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KCCA FC players confident of Nigeria result

By Ronald Kintu KCCA arrived in Port Harcourt on Sunday ahead of their match day 4 clash with Nigerian side Rivers United in the 2017 CAF Confederations cup. KCCA, currently second in Group A defeated Rivers United in the reverse fixture at the Phillip Omondi stadium on June 3 and will take to the pitch the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port...

I am your lucky charm -Mbidde tells FUFA

By Ronald Kintu FUFA third Vice President and Kyadondo football team chairman, Dennis Mbidde is on cloud nine after securing a double over the weekend. Being the head of delegation to Cape Verde, Mbidde registered yet another win in the same boots and back home, his side also secured a 1-0 victory over Butambala in the ongoing Masaaza cup....

FUFA contestants meet

  By Ronald Kintu Yesterday marked the end of nominations for the FUFA presidential elections and two candidates picked and returned their forms. August will see incumbent Moses Hasim Magogo and Mujib Kasule vying for the federation's top seat and the two had an awkward & frosty handshake at the association’s headquarters in Mengo. The fair play act had Mujib smiling and...

Pearl of Africa Rally Receives sh100m boost

By Kampala Sun writer Vivo Energy Uganda, through its premium brand Shell V-Power, has continued with its annual muscle power towards the Pearl of Africa Rally. Shell V-Power on Wednesday announced a sponsorship package worth sh100m million towards the organization of the 2017 Pearl of Africa Uganda The announcement was made at the launch of the 20th edition of the Shell...

Uganda Cup Finals: Heavy deployment ahead of Paidha Black Angels vs KCCA

By Alex Balimwikungu With a few hours left to the highly billed Uganda Cup final clash in Arua, police and private security have deployed heavily to thwart violence and hooliganism. The law -enforcement authorities – many of whom will be heavily armed – have been put in place following light skirmishes between the home fans and a 500 strong...

Benni McCarthy unveiled as the new Cape Town City head coach

The worst-kept secret so far in South African football has been let out of the bag: Benni McCarthy has been unveiled as the new Cape Town City coach on a three-year deal. The former Ajax Amsterdam, FC Porto‚ Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United striker has replaced Eric Tinkler‚ who joined SuperSport United last week. With Tinkler having steered the side...

Premier League fixtures 2017/18 released: Chelsea host Burnley on day one as Antonio Conte’s Blues fight to retain the title

Chelsea will begin their title defence at home to Burnley when the 2017-18 Premier League season kicks off on the weekend of 12-13 August. Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham, while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace. Spurs' first game at Wembley will be against Antonio Conte's champions on the second weekend of the season. The league is set to...

Uganda Cup finals: KCCA FC tops up on fan’s fare

By Julius Senyimba Kampala City Council Authority football club will be out this Thursday to claim their first double in Ugandan football history as they take on Padhia Black Angels at Greenlight Stadium in Arua. The home ground to Onduparaka football club has been a thorn in flesh of all visitors thanks to the 12th man. With all set,...

Tearful Papiss Cisse leads memorial service for Cheick Tiote in China before Ivorian’s body is transported home

Tearful Papiss Cisse leads memorial service for Cheick Tiote in China before Ivorian's body is transported home Papiss Cisse fought tears as he spoke about his friend and former Newcastle United team-mate Cheick Tiote during a memorial service in Beijing on Tuesday. Tiote's Beijing Enterprises team-mates paid their respects on Tuesday to the Ivory Coast star, who died in hospital last...

SC Villa’s captain jumps ship over sh30m

By Kampala Sun writer Following grumbles over pay in the past few months, it has now come to pass that SC Villa’s talismanic captain Taddeo Lwanga not play for the Jogoos next season. Word behind the scenes indicates that Lwanga was asking for money, which the club couldn’t afford. He reportedly asked for sh30m and a car...

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