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AFCON: Micho will not risk Onyango.

CAF African footballer of the year, Dennis Onyango will miss Uganda’s final game in the Africa Cup of Nations against Mali having failed to recover from an injury, coach Micho has said. The 29-year-old, who starred as Uganda fell to narrow losses against formidable Egypt and Ghana sat out the last two training sessions with injury. He is likely to...

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...

Afcon 2017: Kadaga’s sh250m lifts mood in Cranes camp.

The speaker of the Parliament, Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga has delivered on her promise to the Uganda Cranes by gifting the team with sh250m ahead of their tie with Egypt tonight. The Cranes take on Egypt later at the Port Gentil stadium in a must win encounter and the speaker is expected to rally on the team in the David...

Pictures: Uganda Cranes land safely in Gabon.

The Uganda Cranes contingent comprising, players, officials and fans has safely landed in Libreville, Gabon ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament that kicks off today. Coach Micho's squad that carries the hopes of the nation is in ship-shape ahead of their first group game on Tuesday. Among the fans is Makindye West Member of Parliament and sports enthusiast...

AFCON 2017: UGANDA CRANES’ MOMENT OF TRUTH: MAKE US DREAM!

By Richard Wetaya The African Cup of Nations soccer is set to kick off in Gabon tomorrow and as you would expect, there is a real palpable sense of anticipation, not only amongst Uganda Cranes fans but multitudes of soccer fans across the continent. With the Cranes playing at the tournament for the first time in close to four decades, the...

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...

International friendly: Tunisia exposes Uganda Cranes’ weaknesses.

FT: Tunisia 2-0 Uganda (7′ Hamza Lahmar, 47′ Mohamed Ali Yâakoubi) Some pessimists insist the Uganda Cranes chances of bagging a result in the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon are next to none. In their script, the Cranes are the tournament’s tourists, who will play their mandatory three games and return home. Uganda Cranes, which makes a return to the...

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...

Regional-Kyebando United draws with future stars

Future Stars 1 kyebando 1 By Fred kyambadde Kyebando United has held Future Stars FC in a 1-1 draw at Kibuli playgrounds in the Kampala Regional league on Wednesday evening. Hamidu Maweje scored for Future Stars while Hamidu Sserumaga equalized for kyebando FC. It was a boring first half were the two side did not have flavor on the ball. The visitors could not...

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