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Coach Tabaruka gets dirty farewell

  Heathens head coach, Brian Tabaruka retired after the Uganda Cup triumph on a high.  Rather than hoist him in the air as is the case with triumphant coaches, he was made to wade through a puddle of muddy water by his players led by their captain Michael Wokorach.  After a momentary hesitation, with players forming a guard of honour,...

NETBALL CRANES IN JUJU SCARE

By Stephen Mayamba It was a tense atmosphere last Sunday at the Materwood hotel in Kyaliwajjala Namugongo as She Cranes players waited in anticipation each hoping that her name is read on the final list to represent Uganda at Netball World Cup in Sydney Austalia between 6th – 17thAugust. Only team patron Sarah Nkonge was brave enough to read the list...

NTV’s Tuka married by Sugar mummy

By Emmanuel Ssejjengo NTV and Capital FM’s sports analyst Brian Tuka Kobusingye recently married Daphine Kobusingye. Yes, when it is the woman wearing the pants, the financer, it is the man who takes on wife’s name. And may they live happily ever after! They should, because Brian Tuka knows his position in the relationship. Daphine’s account is straight from a Mills...

Manchester United have announced the signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger

By Alex Balimwikungu DONE DEALS: Manchester United have announced the signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin ​  

TRANSFERS: Robin van Persie has passed his Fenerbahce medical

TRANSFERS: Robin van Persie has passed his Fenerbahce medical as his Manchester United exit nears completion. Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Asmir Begovic from Stoke City. Goalkeeper Begovic, 28, has signed a four-year contract, and becomes our second signing of the summer following the arrival of Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan. Thibaut Courtois will remain...

Saint Massa dragged to Club Silk

Uganda Cranes lead striker, Geoffrey Massa breathes a life of 90 minutes only and dies after wards. The net buster and Uganda skipper has no life off the pitch as he hides away from the public eye. And if he is in Kampala, he is always under a hood or a cap. He has done this for the past 10...

Justin Juuko joins politics

In As the country’s political fever goes up, with former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi declaring his intention to run for the NRM flag bearer slot, former world champion Justin Juuko also joined the wagon. The Ugandan destroyer came out on Friday and announced his candidacy for the post of national secretary for mobilization in the Forum for Democratic...

Emmanuel Okwi weds next weekend

Cranes striker Emma Okwi took coach Micho’s snub in the chin, perhaps because he was preoccupied elsewhere with his wedding next weekend. We got news that the striker’s fiancée, Florence Nakalegga is the reason behind Okwi’s absenteeism and the two are set to walk down the altar on June 27. After a successful introduction ceremony in December last year, Okwi surprised...

FUBA modernity angers players

Basketball fraternity is heavily occupied by elites who are expected to embrace any change as long as it is for the better. However, this time around, players were not happy with FUBA’s modernity of giving journalists branded notebooks and pens saying it was wrong and being extravagant. “What is that? Are they buying you guys to be in bed with...

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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