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Former athlete Nuwagaba dead

By Kampala Sun writer Former national athlete Godfrey Nuwagaba has passed away in Addis Ababa. Nuwagaba has been serving as the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) and Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) treasurer. He was manager of prominent local athletes Stephen Kiprotich, Joshua Cheptegei and Moses Kipsiro. According to UAF organising secretary, Fausino Kiwa, Nuwagaba was aboard an Emirates flight to Dubai yesterday...

Kampala regional league fever-Kyebando Fc maintains unbeaten run

By Fred kyambadde Kyebando FC came from behind to beat Kisugu 3-2 at United in the Kampala regional league at Kisugu last Sunday. Oscar tiago’s brace and Alex Semuyaba goals gave Kyebando FC victory to maintain their unbeaten run in the five matches played in the second round. While Juma Okech’s brace did not help Kisugu United FC get three points at...

FUBA President Tashobya wife now a public secret

By Julius Senyimba Federation of Uganda Basketball Association boss Ambrose Tashobya is a very private person when out of the sports circles. The FUBA president who got married a decade and more back had kept his wife a secret for a good time but early this week, he shared the secrecy with his Facebook friends when he posted a photo...

Ugandan boxers disappear in Germany

Three Ugandan boxers who participated in the recently concluded 2017 AIBA World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, have left their touring party and refused to return home, according to their manager. The three boxers, who represented Uganda at the World Championships, are David Ayiti, Geoffrey Kakeeto, and African welterweight champion Muzamiru Kakande. Kakande lost to USA captain Quinton Randall in the first...

Fufa launches Bukina Faso travel

  By Fred Kyambadde Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) on Wednesday officially launched a national Uganda Cranes’ campaign code named ‘Mujje Tulumbe’ geared towards rallying support from various stakeholders. This was during the weekly press conference held at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala. Officiating at the official launch of the campaign, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo flanked by his 3rd Vice President...

Okee, Kisitu plan for Wavamunno downfall

When we exclusively reported that Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) chief had fallen out with Dusman Okee, his vice president and chief campaigner during the 2013 elections, many rubbished the report as propaganda. Now we can exclusively confirm that Okee, arguably the most technical person in Uganda motorsport alongside Kisitu Mayanja, are out to end the Wavamunno...

Uganda Cup finals: KCCA FC tops up on fan’s fare

By Julius Senyimba Kampala City Council Authority football club will be out this Thursday to claim their first double in Ugandan football history as they take on Padhia Black Angels at Greenlight Stadium in Arua. The home ground to Onduparaka football club has been a thorn in flesh of all visitors thanks to the 12th man. With all set,...

University league-UCU loses to UMU

UMU qualifies to semi finals By Fred kyambadde Uganda Christian University (UCU) has lost to Uganda Marty’s University (UMU) again on the quarter finals in the University League on Thursday after drawing 2-2 in Mukono. They qualified on thee away goals rule after drawing the first leg 1-1 in Nkozi. The Awoli brothers scoreD to help UMU secure a place in the semifinals. Owoli...

Liverpool sweat as Sadio Mane’s jet delays

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is on his way back to Merseyside after Senegal were knocked out of the African Cup of Nations. Mane has yet to touch down in England and Klopp said he would not make a decision until he met the player in person. ‘I don’t know exactly,’ said Klopp. ‘Ray Haughan and our team management did an outstanding job...

SILENT PROTEST: Saudi Arabia football team fail to line up for minute’s silence as it is ‘not in keeping with their culture’

THE Saudi Arabia football team ignored a minute’s silence held in memory of the victims of the London Bridge terror attack There was outrage among fans as the Saudi players failed to pause in tribute to the eight people killed in London when three terrorists struck on Saturday night. The pause was held before the country’s World Cup qualifying match against...

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