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CAF Clears Mulindwa’s St Mary’s stadium

Continental soccer governing body CAF has approved St Mary’s stadium in Kitende. In a communication from CAF Club Licensing Manager in the Competitions Department signed by Ahmed Harraz, part of the letter read; ‘Kindly be informed that CAF has approved the St Mary’s Stadium and you can now select as a venue for your matches’ The clearance comes after CAF...

FUFA Elections 2017: Electoral Committee Undergoes Orientation

The FUFA Electoral Committee has undergone orientation ahead of the 2017 elections. The officials, whose names were presented to the General Assembly for approval in Luwero at Nimrod Hotel, underwent an orientation exercise at FUFA House. The preliminary exercise for elections starts next month with the elections slated for August. Incumbent FUFA President Moses Magogo’s is...

Only 5 out of 14,000 protesters turn up to Chilean march to convince Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal

Remember the story about the thousands of Chilean fans who were ready to go marching in order to convince Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal ? Well, it didn't quite pan out as the organisers hoped. A Facebook event was set up last month in the wake of Arsenal's 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich by football fans who wanted to march through...

Antoine Griezmann’s brother fuels Manchester United talk with social media celebration after EFL Cup win

Antoine Griezmann's brother Theo has thrown fuel on the transfer rumour fire regarding Manchester United. The Atletico Madrid striker has been linked with a move to United for some time, with most reports suggesting Jose Mourinho will step up his pursuit this summer. Last summer Griezmann dropped his agent and handed his brother Theo the job of looking after his future....

Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg quits Arsenal coaching role to join Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg have appointed Arsenal academy boss Andries Jonker as their new manager and the Dutchman is bringing youth coach Freddie Ljungberg along with him. The 54-year-old currently headed up the Gunners academy, but was approached by the struggling Bundesliga side to replace Valerien Ismael, who was sacked this weekend. Jonker, who was Wolfsburg's assistant manager before taking the academy role with...

URA FC fires Kefa Kisala!

URA Football Club has today (Monday) parted company with its Team Coach, Kefa Kisala. Kisala, who has served as URA head coach since December 2015, was relieved of his duties following a spate of poor results. Announcing the development, URA FC’s Chairman Kizza James said: “This has been the most difficult decision we have had to...

Sekatawa steps down as URA FC chairman.

By Norah Mukimba Long serving chairman of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Ali Sekatawa has been replaced. Sekatawa, who was unanimously re-elected Chairman of the club on a second five year term in July 2016, was replaced by James Kiiza, a man who challenged him for the same slot last year. Kizza is an assistant commissioner for information technology....

Not again! Misagga sacks SC Villa coach, fans ‘sick”

Former SC Villa head coach, Shafik Bisaso who was sacked earlier today has said he has no hard feelings towards Ben Misagga, despite the club boss sacking him alongside his assistant. Bisaso, who took over in after Misagga sacked coach and club legend Deo Sserwadda lasted four months. Unlike Sserwadda who was sacked after the club suffered its first...

CAF Confederations cup: Vipers through to next round

Uganda’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup progressed to the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup following a one all away draw with Comoros side, Volcan De Moroni on Saturday. According to sports website Kawoowo, the match played under humid conditions at Stade De Moroni on the Indian Ocean island nation, the home team took a shock lead inside...

NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run launched

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF), together with Kampala Capital City Authority and Kampala Hash House Harriers, have today launched the second edition of the NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run aimed at raising sh200 Million to renovate public schools in Kampala. The run will be held on March 12, 2017 starting at Pearl Africa Primary School, Nsambya. It will...

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