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University League Champions fail to qualify from group stage

By Fred Kyambadde Two time champions of the University Football League (UFL,) Makerere Business School (MUBS) failed to qualify from the group stages on Friday. They were in a group of six teams which have never played the semi finals of this league since it started. Makerere Business School (MUBS) the two time Champions of the UFL (2013 and 2014) and the...

KCCA face Vipers in Uganda Cup semi finals

  By Fred Kyambadde KCCA FC face Vipers FC in the Uganda Cup semi-finals as per the draws held at FUFA House last Wednesday. KCCA lost to SC Villa last season on finals at Namboole National Stadium. So they are looking forward to going to finals for the second consecutive time. KCCA will be hosting the first leg on a date to be confirmed...

Uganda Premier League-Saints FC stretch gap from the relegation line

Saints FC stretch gap from the relegation line By Fred Kyambadde Saints FC beat Sports Club Victoria University (SCVU) to stretch their gap to four points ahead of Simba FC on Tuesday at Nakivubo Stadium in  the Azam Uganda Premier League. Victory meant that saints has hopes of remaining in the league if it wins the remaining games and also bank on...

UCU thumps MUBS in University League

By Fred Kyambadde Uganda Christian University came back to winning ways by securing a hard fought 2-1 win against the champions MUBS in the University Football League on Tuesday at UCU grounds. Amos Muwonge's late goal gave UCU three points against champions MUBS. UCU maintains its record of not losing any game against the Nakawa-based university since they joined the league. The...

University league off to a promising start

As Makerere University gets in riotous mode, the University Football Leagues goes on unabated. The only wish is that the fans of Ndejje University and Nkumba University do not pick the same riotous tricks of Makerere for their game later on today (Wednesday). Ndejje University will be in action on Wednesday against Nkumba University at their home ground. Ndejje University...

University Football League resumes

By Fred Kyambadde You should get off the sorrow that Uganda Cranes put you through. The more entertaining University Football League is back. After a five months wait, the league kicks off on Wednesday, April 3. The league's attraction is in its notorious fans, especially the university girls. They come to the games in droves, dressed in colourful pants and tight...

Former Cranes goal keeper Abbey Dhaira passes on

Former Cranes goal keeper Abbey Dhaira has passed on at International University Hospital of Iceland where he has been under intensive care. The saddening news comes  a day after his father, Bright Dhaira hosted a public prayer for his deteriorating health. Sources from Jinja, Walukuba who attended the prayer sessions intimate that the former Cranes Goal Keeper succumbed to Intestinal cancer. His...

Football fans’ celebration causes earthquake

When Leonardo Ulloa scored an 89th-minute winner in last month's win over Norwich City, fans' celebrations sparked a mini-quake. Leicester City’s Leonardo Ulloa pounced to stab the ball past Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy and give the home side the lead in the 89th minute Leicester City's supporters celebrated a recent goal so jubilantly that a minor earthquake was detected in...

Micho to unveil Cranes squad for AFCON qualifiers

By Swalley Kenyi After meeting with various national team coaches in Uganda,  Cranes head coach Micho Sredejovic has agreed to unveil his squad for the 2017 AFCON qualifier double header against Burkina Faso on March 26 and 29. Micho said that the technical team would unveil the Cranes squad 10 days to the fixtures in Ouagadougou and Kampala because he was...

Vipers FC Allan Kyambade dreaming in color

By Fred Kyambadde When Viper’s FC won their first game in the second round of the Azam premier league by beating Sadoline paints FC (by; 2-0 in Buikwe), their midfielder; Allan Kyambade took to threatening. He said that he is going to help Vipers FC win the league for three consecutive times. The last year's league champions missed two games while participating...

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