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The return of the prodigal son: Emmanuel Okwi seeks redemption with SC Villa

By Nelson Ssengooba Danish club Sonderjyske found it ideal to tear up Emmanuel Okwi’s five year contract earlier this month and received no money in return. Okwi is an extreme example of one of the striking traits of contemporary football – discipline required of professional footballers and the money that falls their way. His football life story since he burst on the...

Kyebando draws with City Lads in Kampala Regional League

By Fred kyambadde Kyebando United FC has been held by City lads FC in a 0-0 draw at kanyanya grounds in the Kampala Regional League on Sunday evening. The hosts started strong in the first ten minutes were Amos Muwonge missed a clear chance to deny his team a lead. Few minutes tiago Oscar also missed the rebound after the goalkeeper failed...

URA FC fires Kefa Kisala!

URA Football Club has today (Monday) parted company with its Team Coach, Kefa Kisala. Kisala, who has served as URA head coach since December 2015, was relieved of his duties following a spate of poor results. Announcing the development, URA FC’s Chairman Kizza James said: “This has been the most difficult decision we have had to...

Monument to be erected for deceased Cranes Goal Keeper, Abbey Dhaira

BY Moses Kigongo The preparations for the development of a memorial monument in remembrance of the late Abbey Dhaira, a former Uganda Cranes ‘goalkeeper who died  on 27/03/2016 is underway. This, and a cancer run that has been organized by the fallen heroes’ family that took yesterday,  Thursday (906/2016)morning in Jinja town are apart of the many feats directed at raising...

KCCA FC get crucial home win | CAF Champions League

  KCCA FC get crucial home win | CAF Champions League By Fred Kyambadde A Geoffrey Serunkuuma second half strike was all KCCA FC needed as they earned an important home tie in the first leg of the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions League on Friday at the Philip Omondi Stadium in Lugogo. KCCA FC pushed for an early breakthrough but...

Former Cranes goal keeper Abbey Dhaira passes on

Former Cranes goal keeper Abbey Dhaira has passed on at International University Hospital of Iceland where he has been under intensive care. The saddening news comes  a day after his father, Bright Dhaira hosted a public prayer for his deteriorating health. Sources from Jinja, Walukuba who attended the prayer sessions intimate that the former Cranes Goal Keeper succumbed to Intestinal cancer. His...

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...

Heineken Uganda re-ignites UEFA Champions League sponsorship

By Kampala Sun writer Heineken Uganda last evening hosted media to a UEFA Champions League launch party. The event was held at the Fame Lounge where Heineken unveiled their newest brand-Amstel which also supports the Europa League. Speaking at the launch, Nathan Akandwanaho the National Sales Manager said “We are happy to see the excitement the Heineken brands brings...

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...

UCU thumps MUBS in University League

By Fred Kyambadde Uganda Christian University came back to winning ways by securing a hard fought 2-1 win against the champions MUBS in the University Football League on Tuesday at UCU grounds. Amos Muwonge's late goal gave UCU three points against champions MUBS. UCU maintains its record of not losing any game against the Nakawa-based university since they joined the league. The...

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