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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...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he could leave THIS season as he faces decision over future

ARSENE WENGER has finally admitted he could leave Arsenal THIS season. The Gunners boss, asked whether he has had enough in the job, said: “No matter what happens next season I will manage, whether that’s here or somewhere else. And he added: “It is important the club is in safe hands, whether it’s me or someone else.” Wenger has faced fresh calls...

KCCA FC get crucial home win | CAF Champions League

  KCCA FC get crucial home win | CAF Champions League By Fred Kyambadde A Geoffrey Serunkuuma second half strike was all KCCA FC needed as they earned an important home tie in the first leg of the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions League on Friday at the Philip Omondi Stadium in Lugogo. KCCA FC pushed for an early breakthrough but...

Vipers SC held at home in the first leg

  By Fred Kyambadde Vipers were left to rue several missed chances after being held to a goalless draw by visiting Volcan de Moroni in the first leg of the Caf Confederations Cup preliminary round at Namboole on Saturday. Playing on the continent for the second consecutive year after winning last season’s Uganda Cup, Coach Richard Wasswa named an attacking lineup as...

CAF Champions League: Big Money and prestige at Stake for KCCA F.C

By Nelson Sengooba KCCA F.C Vs CD Premeiro de Agosto ; CAF Champions League Preliminary Round, 1st Leg Friday February 10, 2017 KCCA (Uganda) Vs Club Desportivo 1 de Agosto (Angola) – Phillip Omondi stadium, Lugogo @ 4pm Match Officials: Israel Mpaima (centre referee), Peter Sabatia (1st Assistant) and Joshua Achila (2nd Assistant) There are many incentives for footballers to succeed, money...

AZAM LEAGUE RETURNS: ALL EYES ON OKWI, HAMIS KIZZA.

By Nelson Sengooba After what seemed like a never-ending 2-month long break, that was catapulted into lime light by Uganda Cranes’ return the African Nations Cup since 1978- the 2016/17 season is set to resume today evening with a total of seven intriguing fixtures on the cards at different venues. However, with the season shaping-out in to a two...

The return of the prodigal son: Emmanuel Okwi seeks redemption with SC Villa

By Nelson Ssengooba Danish club Sonderjyske found it ideal to tear up Emmanuel Okwi’s five year contract earlier this month and received no money in return. Okwi is an extreme example of one of the striking traits of contemporary football – discipline required of professional footballers and the money that falls their way. His football life story since he burst on the...

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