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Uganda among 7 Surprise Countries with a Chance of Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup

Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup is nearing its conclusion. Japan, Mexico, Belgium, South Korea and Saudi Arabia have all added their names to the list of qualified teams in this international break, but with 24 places still be to decided there could yet be some surprising appearances from countries you might not have been expecting to see at the...

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...

Titus Tugume blasts Uganda Kick Boxing Federation

The Uganda Kick Boxing Federation's greed for money continued being exposed, when yet again, the federation sanctioned a fight between fighters of contrasting weights. The highly anticipated match between Ausi Mbaata Moses Golola at Agip Motel was so lopsided; it almost resulted in the death of the Mbarara based kick-boxer. Kick Boxer Titus Tugume, Golola’s nemesis insists the fight was never...

Sekatawa steps down as URA FC chairman.

By Norah Mukimba Long serving chairman of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Ali Sekatawa has been replaced. Sekatawa, who was unanimously re-elected Chairman of the club on a second five year term in July 2016, was replaced by James Kiiza, a man who challenged him for the same slot last year. Kizza is an assistant commissioner for information technology....

Micho, Murshid Juuko to join Orlando Pirates

As football fans around the country wait with bated breath about the negotiations between FUFA and Cranes Coach Micho Srerodjevic, news coming in indicates that it is unlikely he will stay. This was after a deadlock between FUFA’s CEO Edgar Watson and Micho’s agent. It was then that revelations came out that coach Micho had found another...

Kawowo comes to Omondi stadium

KCCA players now have a reason to feel, talk, and behave like English premier league players. This comes after the world football governing body, FIFA approved the laying of an artificial turf at KCCA FC's home grounds in Lugogo. This was confirmed by FUFA spokesperson Ahmed Hussein yesterday at the Phillip Omondi Stadium in Lugogo. "A few days ago, FIFA official Stephen Baker inspected the...

Bebe Cool bounced off Namboole green

  Singer Bebe Cool had a day to forget at Nambole as Uganda beat Botswana. He was bounced off Namboole stadium green by a busy bodied Emma Ssekago (who himself was eager to show off) after fulltime. Bebe Cool wanted to join the Cranes players in the middle of the pitch and congratulate them upon their 2-0 victory over Botswana. He pleaded...

CAF Champions League: Big Money and prestige at Stake for KCCA F.C

By Nelson Sengooba KCCA F.C Vs CD Premeiro de Agosto ; CAF Champions League Preliminary Round, 1st Leg Friday February 10, 2017 KCCA (Uganda) Vs Club Desportivo 1 de Agosto (Angola) – Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo @ 4pm Match Officials: Israel Mpaima (centre referee), Peter Sabatia (1st Assistant) and Joshua Achila (2nd Assistant) There are many incentives for footballers to succeed, money...

Transfer day deadline: Farouk Miya shipped out on loan.

Uganda Cranes midfielder Farouk Miya has joined Royal Excel Mouscron on loan from Standard Liege. The club confirmed the short loan deal between the two sides has been reached which will see the midfielder spend the rest of the 2016-17 at Royal Excel Mouscron, fellow Belgium Division A side. “Standard de Liège, Royal Excel Mouscron and Farouk MIYA have reached...

Toast of the continent: Warm welcome as Edgar Watson delivers Uganda Cranes’ continental accolade

The just concluded CAF Glo Awards might have been headlined by Uganda Cranes and Mamelodi Sundown’s goalkeeper, Dennis Onyango, but we cannot discredit the strides taken by the national team, the Uganda Cranes. The Uganda Cranes made a meal out of the nominations that pitted them against 2016 CHAN winners DR Congo and Senegal that qualified for AFCON unbeaten. For...

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