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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...

Tension as Uganda Volleyball federation goes to polls. Gym instructor vies for presidency!

Uganda Volleyball Federation goes to polls this Sunday at the UOC offices. But this is no ordinary election. The incumbent Sadik Nasiwu who has been at the helm of Volleyball governing body was forced by a rebel group led by Warren Muhangi and Joseph Ssempira not to seek re-election. Sadik however claims he had promised to only run for two...

Heineken renews UEFA Champions League sponsorship

HEINEKEN has announced that it has extended its current agreement with UEFA to sponsor the UEFA Champions League for a further three years. The new agreement will see Heineken, the world's leading international premium beer brand; continue as an official partner of the world's most prestigious club football competition until the end of the 2021 competition. The partnership also includes the...

NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run launched

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF), together with Kampala Capital City Authority and Kampala Hash House Harriers, have today launched the second edition of the NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run aimed at raising sh200 Million to renovate public schools in Kampala. The run will be held on March 12, 2017 starting at Pearl Africa Primary School, Nsambya. It will...

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...

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....

Sport: Will City Oilers crumble after Kami Kabange’s departure?

By Richard Wetaya If there was one discernible lesson to draw from last week’s national basketball league finals between Betway Power and the City Oilers; it was that the City Oilers are still a cut above their league opponents. For the record, the Oilers will continue to dominate; if their opponents do not quickly chalk up to their losing experiences. After the...

Alisher Usmanov makes £1bn offer to buy Arsenal from owner Stan Kroenke

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has reportedly made a £1bn bid to buy out rival shareholder Stan Kroenke at Arsenal. Usmanov, a Russian metals magnate, owns 30 per cent of the club and has approached Kroenke, the sports mogul who controls a 67 per cent stake, to buy out the American. According to the Financial Times, Kroenke has yet to formally respond...

Uganda Cranes players stranded

By Kampala Sun writer Despite camping in nearby Senegal for close to a week now, the biggest batch pf Uganda Cranes players is still stranded and are yet to arrive in Cape Verde, just hours before their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier The highly billed match kicks off at 4:30 pm (local time) which is 8:30 pm (East...

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...

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