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Uganda Cranes receive sh1b World Cup qualifier boost

By Kampala Sun writer FUFA has received up to Sh 1 billion in financial support from the government toward the Uganda Cranes’ 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification campaign. The money received on Wednesday follows a meeting chaired by the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, Minister of State for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi and other Ministry officials where FUFA presented...

No Ayew Brothers for Uganda Cranes tie

By Kampala Sun writer Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has come out to explain why he snubbed Andre and Jordan Ayew from Ghana's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Uganda. Pundits in Ghana have related the incidence to a long standing feud between the coach and the duo's father Abedi Pele dating back to 1992 when Appiah was stripped off the Black...

FUFA official Kicked out of UOC elections

By Johnson Were FUFA official Patrick Ntege fought hard for his nomination to be accepted to make it to the UOC athletics Commission but hit on hard rock as returning officer Michael Wandera threw it out. Ntege was disqualified because he sent in his nomination late, he tried to plead reasoning that because out of the eight candidates needed only six...

Why Coach Moses Basena deserves Uganda Cranes job.

By Joseph Kiwanuka As we look back on an emotional Uganda cranes 0-1 Egypt loss in Alexandria, ideas of the most encouraging, brave and genuine sportsmen started to torrent the scene. Emotions in football are like sand in the desert, but that's not what has us craving. Yearning African teams aren't afraid to fire their coaches or managers in...

National Rugby Sevens head to Makerere

This weekend, Makerere University Rugby Grounds, home of the Makerere Impis, will be the battle grounds of the 5th Leg of the ongoing Guinness 2017 National Rugby Sevens series. Coming off a thrilling weekend in Gulu that saw the Buffaloes win their first trophy, the teams will be looking to make a mark as well as try to use every...

Ugandan boxers disappear in Germany

Three Ugandan boxers who participated in the recently concluded 2017 AIBA World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, have left their touring party and refused to return home, according to their manager. The three boxers, who represented Uganda at the World Championships, are David Ayiti, Geoffrey Kakeeto, and African welterweight champion Muzamiru Kakande. Kakande lost to USA captain Quinton Randall in the first...

Uganda among 7 Surprise Countries with a Chance of Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup

Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup is nearing its conclusion. Japan, Mexico, Belgium, South Korea and Saudi Arabia have all added their names to the list of qualified teams in this international break, but with 24 places still be to decided there could yet be some surprising appearances from countries you might not have been expecting to see at the...

Controversial South African Referee to Officiate Egypt Vs Uganda

The top of the table clash between Egypt and Uganda will be officiated by controversial centre referee Victor Miguel de Freitas Gomes a man who has been synonymous with Uganda on many occasions. Victor Miguel Gomes is a South African referee born in Johannesburg 37 years ago. He was voted South African referee of the year for the...

Interview: I am optimistic of double over Egypt-Basena

By Joseph Kiwanuka Uganda Cranes interim coach Moses Basena is optimistic his charges can get a double win over Egypt in the return leg today evening in Alexandria Egypt. “We need to maintain our ground, Egypt is now under pressure, we know that they are going to react after losing to us at Namboole, but we believe in...

Basena stabs Micho in the back, summons Isinde and Luwaga

By Joseph Kiwanuka Today at mengo fufa headquarters, Uganda cranes head coach Moses Basena has stabbed his former boss Mulitin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic at the back during fufa weekly press conference when he recalled the self –exiled William Luwagga Kizito and Isaac Isinde who were dropped by former Cranes head coach ‘Micho’ ...

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