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Confederations Cup : KCCA Quarter Final dream alive

By Kampala Sun writer KCCA 3-1 FUS Rabat Rivers 0-2 Club Africain KCCA’s chances of qualifying for the lucrative Caf Confederations Cup quarter finals received a major boost yesterday (Sunday) when they steamrolled Morocco’s FUS Rabat. The Azam Uganda Premier League and Uganda Cup champions have turned the Phillip Omondi Stadium into a fortress bagging a maximum 9 points...

Messi’s greatest match… Argentina superstar marries his childhood sweetheart

Childhood sweethearts Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo have tied the knot in a glamorous ceremony in Rosario . The pair shared a passionate kiss for the cameras after marrying as the newlyweds lovingly embraced out on the red carpet. Messi looked besotted with his new bride as they held hands while walking out of the Rosario City Center complex after the...

FUBA President Tashobya wife now a public secret

By Julius Senyimba Federation of Uganda Basketball Association boss Ambrose Tashobya is a very private person when out of the sports circles. The FUBA president who got married a decade and more back had kept his wife a secret for a good time but early this week, he shared the secrecy with his Facebook friends when he posted a photo...

Uganda Rugby fans trip to Nairobi in pictures

Pictures by Julius Senyimba

Jose Mourinho’s father Felix dies aged 79

The Manchester United manager posted a black-and-white photograph of himself as a young boy alongside his father, a former goalkeeper, on his Instagram account. Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, who has been suffering from ill health for several months, died in Setubal on Sunday and will be buried on Tuesday. As a footballer, Mourinho Felix played first for Vitoria Setubal and then...

Ugandans invade Kenya ahead of Elgon Cup

By Julius Senyimba A bunch of rugby fans boarded a bus to Nairobi, Kenya for the return leg of the Elgon cup at Kyadondo and it reached after 27hours. Yes, it took them that long and if you are wondering why, stops were more than enough as passengers had their bladders working thanks to the booze on the bus. At Shs250,000,...

Rugby Cranes touch down in Nairobi

By Julius Senyimba The Uganda Rugby Cranes are residents in Nairobi, Kenya as ahead of the return leg of Elgon cup which will also double as the opener of the Gold cup. The side which lost 18-23 to the Kenya rugby team are out to pull off a remarkable result and if the confidence in camp has something to...

Confederations Cup: Tame KCCA fall to Nigeria’s Rivers United

Rivers United beat Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) 2-1 in a 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group A match at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. The victory took the Nigerian side to third place in the Group A standings, while KCCA slip down to fourth spot. Rivers got off to the best possible start as Bernard Ovoke scored...

Dellah’s fasting pays off as Magogo is unopposed

By Ronald Kintu As the saying goes, behind every successful man is a prayerful woman. FUFA president, Moses Magogo who is likely to retain his seat unopposed come August elective assembly, Moses Magogo befits the line even more. The incumbent is celebrating yesterday’s Mujib Kasule failure in nomination process but praise has to go two the two fasting and...

Mujib fails in FUFA bid, Magogo sole candidate

By Kampala Sun writer The FUFA Electoral Committee has poured cold water over Mujib Kasule’s quest to become the next federation. In a strongly worded letter read to media by Samuel Bakiika on Monday, it was revealed that Kasule failed to comply with the basic guidelines in the FUFA Electoral code. Bakiika who was accompanied by his vice president...

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