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Vipers win Nigerian side, without three crucial players

By Fred Kyambadde The league Champions, Vipers Sports Club edged Enyimba Stars from Nigeria 1-0 at Nakivubo War memorial stadium, Kampala last Friday in the first leg of the CAF Champions league preliminary round. Following the move of their best player Miya Farouk to Standard LIEGE of Belgium, and the absence of injured players, Shafik Bakaki and Isma Watenga , they...

Okee, Kisitu plan for Wavamunno downfall

When we exclusively reported that Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) chief had fallen out with Dusman Okee, his vice president and chief campaigner during the 2013 elections, many rubbished the report as propaganda. Now we can exclusively confirm that Okee, arguably the most technical person in Uganda motorsport alongside Kisitu Mayanja, are out to end the Wavamunno...

Rugby fans vow to thump referees if they don’t improve

If rugby referee Collins Mulindwa a.k.a Kerekere (photo inset) is to survive any future thumping, he should cease being a clown. Whether the concerned cocoon rugby players are telling him to quit his main meal ticket as a comedian or are reminding him to get his act together while refereeing games, it is down to interpretation.   The players in the...

Lost boy, Ivan Ndiike fled the country over family problems

The family of Ivan Ndiike, the boy who was announced to have gotten lost a year ago recently revealed why they thought he had gotten lost. According to relatives, he didn't get lost as many presumed. "He fled the country and no one knows where he is at the moment. But the family, albeit having thrown many darts at...

Somali head coach confident of Somalia’s future

  By Norman Katende’ Somalia head coach  Livingstone Mbabazi is confident  that Somalia has a good future in regional soccer tournament and they are working  on seeing that they even better their performance. Once the whipping boys in the regional tournament, Somali played a better game, giving hosts Ethiopia  a tough time on Wednesday  though they  lost to them 2-0   at Hawasa...

We are ready-Uganda Cranes

National soccer team  head coach Micho Srodejovic has insisted that  the national team  will learn from their mistakes, as they prepare to take on  Burundi in a must Win encounter at Hawasa National stadium,  over 270km from Addis Ababa. After training from the Hawasa Club stadium on Thursday , Srodejovic said that  the results from Kenya really effected the team...

The Lesson Golola learned from Ronda Rousey’s loss

Like Uganda’s Kickboxer, Golola Moses, former UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey is quick on the mouth. Like him, she issues gravely threats before a match. (Difference is, she trains harder to put herself in a position where she can orchestrate the threats. ) And before last weekend, most of those threats had seen light. And as such, not many people thought...

David Kiwalabye nearly loses eye

This encounter has seen many players thank God for walking off the pitch including hooker Alex Mubiru who nearly lost his life in 2013 following a nasty tackle challenge from James Kimono. However, this time around it was not a life threatening case but a blind scare as Kobs David Kiwalabye nearly lost his right eye when his face got...

Brian Odongo naïve about coaching

It is no secret that Uganda Rubgy Cranes and Kobs rugby team captain Brian Odongo is a leader any coach would choose first. The man-mountain is a born leader on the pitch. His failure to make it to the final squad for the Uganda Cup finals saw him take on a temporal role as assistant coach. –Bad idea. He...

Kevin Makmot gets lover’s tattoo

Kevin Makmot gets lover’s tattoo Uganda Rugby Cranes and Rhinos scrum half and kicker, Kevin Makmot has previously been branded a ‘vegetarian’ by close friends. His aversion for meat (He is rarely spotted with female company) was cause for concern. The pint-sized rugger has however activated his carnivorous mojo. He has not only fallen in love, but has gone ahead...

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