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AZAM LEAGUE RETURNS: ALL EYES ON OKWI, HAMIS KIZZA.

By Nelson Sengooba After what seemed like a never-ending 2-month long break, that was catapulted into lime light by Uganda Cranes’ return the African Nations Cup since 1978- the 2016/17 season is set to resume today evening with a total of seven intriguing fixtures on the cards at different venues. However, with the season shaping-out in to a two...

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...

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...

Transfer day deadline: Farouk Miya shipped out on loan.

Uganda Cranes midfielder Farouk Miya has joined Royal Excel Mouscron on loan from Standard Liege. The club confirmed the short loan deal between the two sides has been reached which will see the midfielder spend the rest of the 2016-17 at Royal Excel Mouscron, fellow Belgium Division A side. “Standard de Liège, Royal Excel Mouscron and Farouk MIYA have reached...

Pep Guardiola preparing to offload ten Manchester City players

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly ready to let as many as ten first-team players at the end of this season as he plans a major revamp of his squad. The Spanish tactician has endured a tough start at the Etihad Stadium as he adjusts to life in the Premier League, but he has also inherited an ageing and...

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...

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...

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