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Cricket fraternity mourns Zampa.

By Kampala Sun writer The Uganda Cricket fraternity is mourning the passing of one of its own Richard Ssempebwa popularly Known as “Zampa”. Zampa, 50, a former Cricket Cranes opening batsman lost a long battle to cancer late, Saturday night. The gentle giant who went through Buganda Road Primary school, Kings College Buddo and the University of Dar Es Salaam, only...

UCU draws with KIU in University League Opener

UCU 1-1 KIU By Fred kyambadde Isaac Odekes goal wasn’t enough to secure three points for the visitors but thanks to Muzeifa Barigye equalizer which helped the hosts to secure a point at home. In the game played on Wednesday at UCU main playground, the 2017 season opener ended in a two goal thriller as the 6th edition of the University Football League (UFL)...

University Football league resumes

University Football league resumes By Fred kyambadde University football league resumes on Wednesday with Uganda Christian University Mukono (UCU) taking on Kampala International University (KIU). The league was launched last week on Wednesday at KATI-KATI in Lugogo The two sides who have never gotten three points from each other are to face the sixth time in all competitions in Mukono at UCU grounds. UCU...

Unimpressed! Mamelodi Sundowns mock KCCA’s ‘tiny’ Omondi stadium.

By Julius Senyimba If you find yourself constantly doing things a few hours before the deadline, you qualify for Ugandan citizenship. How many times have you heard, “Plan ahead, and don’t wait until the last minute!” That memo seems to have fallen on deaf ears in as regards the highly billed CAF Champions League return leg between KCCA FC and South African...

Golola confirmed for Uganda Museum Health, Fitness expo

By Fred Kyambadde The last time we heard from kickboxer Moses Golola, he was crying out to President Museveni to make good on his promise of a cash donation. The money was supposed to help in the construction of Moses Golola Talent Sports Academy worth sh3b. Latest news we hear is that Golola is so...

Regional tours 2017: New faces in Cranes select side

By Fred Kyambadde New faces have emerged on the Uganda Cranes’ team that will play the Eastern region select side this Sunday. In absence of Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Srerodjevic, assistant coach, Moses Basena read the names of 23 players to the media during the press conference held on Wednesday at Mengo. Three Big League players have been named on the...

Have belief! KCCA’s Mutebi rallies troops.

By Fred Kyambadde KCCA coach Mike Mutebi has called upon his players to have self-belief that they can overcome the Africa champion’s Mamelodi Sundowns at the Phillip Omondi stadium on Saturday. Experienced KCCA defender Habib Kavuma will miss the game due to accumulated yellow cards. According to KCCA creative and versatile midfielder Paul Mucureezi who missed the first leg due to ulcers,...

IGP Kayihura, Bobi Wine to headline Entebbe marathon

By Norah Mukimba The IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura and Ghetto president, Bobi Wine confirmed their participation in the China Communications Construction Company sponsored Entebbe Marathon due this Sunday According to sources, IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura has confirmed being the chief runner. Bobi Wine too has been training for a week. “When they approached him and told him the proceeds will be going...

Man United face striker crisis ahead of Chelsea trip

LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 13 – Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford are out of Monday’s FA Cup visit to Chelsea through injury as Manchester United face a striker crisis ahead of the quarter-final tie. Jose Mourinho must also make do without the in-form Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who begins his three-match suspension after accepting an FA violent conduct charge following...

Vipers SC unveil awesome dressing room: How does it compare with the big world clubs?

Dressing rooms are usually the most private place in a football club. Ahead of Vipers SC encounter, with South African Platinum stars, officials gave a sneak-peek into the St Mary’s stadium dressing room. To say it looks nice in comparison to others in Uganda is an understatement. Even if it’s constantly housing naked, sweaty men celebrating a big win or a disappointing...

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