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Cameroon Gitawo joins sports philanthropy

By website writer After a while in the doldrums, tycoon and philanthropist Cameroon Gitawo (real names Charles Mbibo) has bounced back as a sports philanthropist. Gitawo who was nicknamed Uganda’s Floyd Mayweather by his peers because of spending similarities was last in the county where he organized the Money and Gold Party on 30th December 2017 at Guvnor. We...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs for Arsenal

Arsenal has completed the club-record £56million signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund confirmed the news on their Twitter account on Wednesday, before Arsenal then shared a picture of Aubameyang posing in the club's home kit, while screaming into the camera. He has become the best-paid player in the club's history on a three-and-a-half-year contract worth £180,000 per...

CHAN 2018: Uganda Cranes eliminated

By Website writer The Uganda Cranes became the fourth team to confirm early exit in the ongoing Africa Nations Championship in Morocco after falling 0-1 to Namibia on Thursday 19th January night. The Cranes lost their opening game 1-3 to Zambia and needed maximum points on day two to increase their chances of progression. Despite enjoying great possession and registering...

No trophies and I will quit – Ssimbwa

By website writer Sofapaka FC head coach Sam Ssimbwa has vowed to leave his post at the helm of the club if he fails to win silverware in his second year in charge of the side The Ugandan tactician joined the 2009 league champions at the beginning of last season and helped steer them to second spot finish having...

CHAN 2018: School boy errors cost Uganda against Zambia

By Website writer The Uganda Cranes started their 2018 CHAN campaign in abysmal fashion with a 3-1 loss to Zambia on Sunday. In what was Uganda’s French coach Sebastian Desabre's first competitive game, he went for an attack minded squad. This was however countered by the Zambians who caught the Uganda Cranes on the counter attack. The Ugandans started...

MTN Uganda announces national grassroots football development program

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has fficially unveiled its Grassroots Football Development Program where it will support local football teams countrywide with kits. The pilot program will see MTN Uganda acquire over 900 football kits which will be donated to football teams across the country covering all regions of Uganda. In the first phase of this initiative MTN has...

Uganda knocked out of COSAFA U 20 championship

By Kampala Sun writer South Africa will take on Lesotho in the final of the 2017 Mopani Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships after their pair claimed tense semifinal victories at the Nkana Stadium on Thursday. South Africa defeated Egypt 1-0 in a feisty affair thanks to a winner from Luvuyo Mkatshana just before halftime, while Lesotho defeated Uganda 6-5 on...

Golola out to reclaim lost glory

By PAUL WAISWA It has been all clear like gravy on white sheet. A historic Ugandan Kick boxer Moses Golola will clearly retain back his reputation and titles following this week’s fight in which he will be challenging a Hungarian. In a Super Middle Weight fight slated for December 8, 2017 Golola will be hosting Janos Lakatos of Hungary....

MTN Kampala Marathon raises Sh600m towards charity

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has today announced that as a result of the overwhelming turn-up for the MTN Kampala Marathon, Sh600m was raised to support two different causes. The marathon that was held a fortnight ago, on 19th, November 2017 attracted at least 20,000 participants. Making the announcement at MTN Towers, Wim Vanhelleputte, the CEO MTN Uganda...

Timothy Ayiekoh’s Funeral Service at Namirembe Cathedral

By Joseph Kiwanuka FUFA has finalized plans to hold a funeral service on Tuesday 21st November 2017 of the departed Timothy Ayiekoh at Nambirembe Cathedral for the sports and football fraternity in Uganda. The service will start at 8am to give the public an opportunity to pay their last respects to the former Uganda Cranes player and coach who passed...

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