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Have belief! KCCA’s Mutebi rallies troops.

By Fred Kyambadde KCCA coach Mike Mutebi has called upon his players to have self-belief that they can overcome the Africa champion’s Mamelodi Sundowns at the Phillip Omondi stadium on Saturday. Experienced KCCA defender Habib Kavuma will miss the game due to accumulated yellow cards. According to KCCA creative and versatile midfielder Paul Mucureezi who missed the first leg due to ulcers,...

IGP Kayihura, Bobi Wine to headline Entebbe marathon

By Norah Mukimba The IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura and Ghetto president, Bobi Wine confirmed their participation in the China Communications Construction Company sponsored Entebbe Marathon due this Sunday According to sources, IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura has confirmed being the chief runner. Bobi Wine too has been training for a week. “When they approached him and told him the proceeds will be going...

Man United face striker crisis ahead of Chelsea trip

LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 13 – Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford are out of Monday’s FA Cup visit to Chelsea through injury as Manchester United face a striker crisis ahead of the quarter-final tie. Jose Mourinho must also make do without the in-form Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who begins his three-match suspension after accepting an FA violent conduct charge following...

Vipers SC unveil awesome dressing room: How does it compare with the big world clubs?

Dressing rooms are usually the most private place in a football club. Ahead of Vipers SC encounter, with South African Platinum stars, officials gave a sneak-peek into the St Mary’s stadium dressing room. To say it looks nice in comparison to others in Uganda is an understatement. Even if it’s constantly housing naked, sweaty men celebrating a big win or a disappointing...

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...

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