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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...

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....

CAF Clears Mulindwa’s St Mary’s stadium

Continental soccer governing body CAF has approved St Mary’s stadium in Kitende. In a communication from CAF Club Licensing Manager in the Competitions Department signed by Ahmed Harraz, part of the letter read; ‘Kindly be informed that CAF has approved the St Mary’s Stadium and you can now select as a venue for your matches’ The clearance comes after CAF...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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