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Former athlete Nuwagaba dead

By Kampala Sun writer Former national athlete Godfrey Nuwagaba has passed away in Addis Ababa. Nuwagaba has been serving as the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) and Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) treasurer. He was manager of prominent local athletes Stephen Kiprotich, Joshua Cheptegei and Moses Kipsiro. According to UAF organising secretary, Fausino Kiwa, Nuwagaba was aboard an Emirates flight to Dubai yesterday...

Makerere University kicked out of University Football League

By Kampala Sun writer Makerere University has been suspended by the University Football League Disciplinary Committee from the competition with immediate effect over continued indiscipline by their fans. The suspension comes after the Disciplinary Committee found Makerere University fans responsible for causing the Busitema University vs Makerere University match that was scheduled for Thursday 12th October 2017 to be called...

Onduparaka land MTN’s sh390m

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has announced another landmark sponsorship package to one of Uganda’s most exciting football clubs, Onduparaka. For the 2017/18 Uganda Azam Premier League season, MTN Uganda has agreed to sponsor Onduparaka to a tune of Sh390m. Announcing the sponsorship to Onduparaka FC on behalf of the MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte, the Corporate Communications Manager...

GOTV to air all Spanish La Liga games

By Norah Mukimba GOtv is taking entertainment to maximum levels! On Wednesday, it introduced a new package GOtv MAX which will further unlock GOtv’s world of entertainment to more quality content at great value! Great entertainment has always been a key focus of GOtv – and we are excited to continue building our fantastic entertainment options for our customers by bringing...

Ghana’s World Cup hopes fade after Uganda draw

By Kampala Sun writer The Black Stars have seen their chances of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia fade after a goalless draw against Uganda in Kampala on Saturday. Ghana, sitting third in Group E and already with only a slender chance of qualifying, needed a convincing win in their penultimate match at the Nelson Mandela Stadium,...

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...

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