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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’ ...

UAP Old Mutual Group joins cancer run

By Joan Murungi The UAP Old Mutual group Uganda that comprises of life, general insurance, Investment, medical and property companies pledged its continued involvement in support of cancer victims. This was during the handover of a Sh 5m cheque to the Past District Governor and Chair of the Uganda Rotary Cancer Programme Stephen Mwanje at the UAP Old Mutual Nakawa...

Dellah throws Magogo victory dinner

By Ronald Kintu Uganda Cranes saw off rivals Rwanda on Saturday despite going down 2-0 to hosts in Kigali, Rwanda. The resounding first leg 3-0 win at Kitende was enough to seal a slot to the 2018 CHAN finals to be hosted by Kenya. Away from the pitch, FUFA first lady and President Moses Magogo’s side dish Dellah Sally was...

Sserunkuma will not stop scoring

Ugandan Premier League reigning most valuable player and top scorer, Geoffrey Sserunkuma opened his goal account in the Zambia Super League on Sunday 13 August as Buildcon lost 2-1 to Lusaka Dynamos at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The Cranes striker started the game and was on target as early as the sixth minute connecting a corner from Congolese...

FIFA rankings: Uganda improves as Brazil dislodges Germany for top spot

Uganda has moved up one place in the latest FIFA rankings to the 73rd position with a total of 464 points and remain 15th in Africa, according to the results released today. The rise comes after the Uganda Cranes 5-1 resounding defeat of South Sudan last month in the CHAN 2018 qualification match. Neighbors Kenya have moved two places up in...

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