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Golola out to reclaim lost glory

By PAUL WAISWA It has been all clear like gravy on white sheet. A historic Ugandan Kick boxer Moses Golola will clearly retain back his reputation and titles following this week’s fight in which he will be challenging a Hungarian. In a Super Middle Weight fight slated for December 8, 2017 Golola will be hosting Janos Lakatos of Hungary....

MTN Kampala Marathon raises Sh600m towards charity

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has today announced that as a result of the overwhelming turn-up for the MTN Kampala Marathon, Sh600m was raised to support two different causes. The marathon that was held a fortnight ago, on 19th, November 2017 attracted at least 20,000 participants. Making the announcement at MTN Towers, Wim Vanhelleputte, the CEO MTN Uganda...

Timothy Ayiekoh’s Funeral Service at Namirembe Cathedral

By Joseph Kiwanuka FUFA has finalized plans to hold a funeral service on Tuesday 21st November 2017 of the departed Timothy Ayiekoh at Nambirembe Cathedral for the sports and football fraternity in Uganda. The service will start at 8am to give the public an opportunity to pay their last respects to the former Uganda Cranes player and coach who passed...

Buganda Kingdom unveils 4-year football plan

By Joseph Kiwanuka The Kingdom of Buganda officially unveiled a four-year strategic plan (2018-2021) on Thursday, 16 November 2017 at Serena Hotel in Kampala. Hon. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, the Vice President for the Republic of Uganda was the chief guest at the launch. The whole project stems from the full blessing of the Kabaka, His Majesty Ronald MuwendaMutebi II. In his...

Mbarara City sack coach Vialli

By Joseph Kiwanuka Mbarara City FC Vialli Bainomugisha stepped in after the departure of Richard Makumbi at the start of the 2017/18 season reign came to an end over the weekend following his failure to impress the club owners. Club C. E. O Fred Mugaru has confirmed the termination of Bainomugisha’s contract following his failure to perform as expected. “Vialli Bainomugisha was...

Express FC Suspended Coach Bamweyana resigns

By Joseph Kiwanuka For the love of a good a cv, Douglas decided to resign before being thrown out of Express FC like an unwanted old dog. Bamweyanaand his Coaching staff were suspended for a period of 3 months following a couple of bad results, 1-2 loss at Wankulukuku to newcomers Masavu left the Red Eagles in the Red zone...

Unfit Olinga considers retirement

By Julius Senyimba Uganda Rugby Union CEO Ramsey Olinga is arguably the best referee in the country thanks to the modern game knowledge he acquired in refereeing courses not long ago. This has seen him on both the advantage and disadvantage sides; going down in history to handle big games and paying heavily after them respectively. Olinga was in charge...

Badminton star Ekiring star struck by Wilder

Julius Senyimba Heavyweight title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne which saw the former humiliate the latter in the first round made rounds on social media with all kinds of jokes. However, to many who had shared some light moments with the big name in boxing of recent did make the world know about it and this had a...

Rugby League kicks off tomorrow

By Johnson Were Friday November 17 At Legends Warriors v Rhinos, 4.30pm Saturday in Jinja Jinja Hippos v Heathens In Makerere Rams v Kobs, 4pm Impis v Pirates, 2pm In Entebbe Mongers v Buffaloes The Nile Special Premier Rugby League kick-off on Friday with Warriors taking on Shell Rimula Rhinos at legends Kampala Rugby Club in a league has four teams to watch. Rhinos, Betway Kobs, Uganda Cup winners Buzz Pirates...

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraiser

By Kampala Sun writer Nyakasura School alumni are set for a charity golf and football fundraiser this weekend (Saturday) in the western town of Fort Portal. Spearheaded by prominent old boys Patrick Bitature, Stephen Kasaija and David Kihumuro, the events intend to provide a platform to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing fundraising campaign to refurbish Nyakasura School. The...

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