AFCON 2017 DAY 3: Ivory Coast Held to a Goalless Draw as DR Congo wins 1:0

AFCON 2017 DAY 3:  Ivory Coast Held to a Goalless Draw as DR Congo wins 1:0 By Serestino Tusingwire Ivory Coast which humiliated Uganda cranes with 3 goals to nil recently in a friendly match, was on Monday held to a goalless draw by Togo. The defending champions Ivory Coast played Togo on Monday evening […]

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AFCON 2017: Senegal Scoops First Win of the Tournament Against Tunisia

AFCON 2017:  Senegal Scoops First Win of the Tournament Against Tunisia Senegal became the first team to scoop a win in AFCON 2017 tournament after all the first three matches ended in draws. Senegal began their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with victory over Tunisia in Group B. The game ended 2:0 in favour of […]

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Lango FUFA Delegate Passes On

Lango FUFA Delegate Passes On By Milton Emmy Akwam Death has robbed Lango Sub-region and Uganda Football governing body, Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) of Okello Hannington. Okello, 58, was one of the delegates from northern region representing Lango Sub-region to the Country’s Football governing body. He passed on Thursday from Lira regional referral […]

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Uganda Cranes Team Arrives In Gabon Pending Tuesday Action With Ghana

Uganda Cranes Team Arrives In Gabon Pending Tuesday Action With Ghana The Ugandan cranes team has safely arrived in Gabon ahead of their opening fixture against Ghana on Tuesday in Port Gentil.  The team landed in the country on Saturday afternoon. They were received by FUFA advance team of 2nd Vice President, Darius Mugoye, Depurty […]

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Egyptian Ambassador Congratulates FUFA for Winning Continental Award

Egyptian Ambassador Congratulates FUFA for Winning Continental Award The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Her Excellency Ambassador Mai Taha Khalil has sent a congratulatory message to the FUFA President following the last week’s Glo CAF Awards where Uganda was named National team of the year 2016. The Congratulatory message to the FUFA President […]

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UBC too Dry to Broadcast AFCON Games

UBC too Dry to Broadcast AFCON Games By Serestino Tusingwire Ugandans who will not have a chance of travel to Gabon to watch AFCON games are at the verge of missing out on watching their favorite Uganda cranes play. This is after the national broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) failed to pay $113,500 (sh411m) to […]

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FIFA Unanimously Vote To Increase World Cup Teams to 48

FIFA Unanimously Vote To Increase World Cup Teams to 48 FIFA’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, in a major coup for the body’s president Gianni Infantino. In a bid to widen the game’s global appeal and enrich its coffers, the FIFA panel endorsed […]

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MPs Contribute Sh215m to Uganda Cranes

MPs Contribute Sh215m to Uganda Cranes The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige to deduct Shs500,000 from MPs’ emoluments to support the national football team. The poorly facilitated Uganda Cranes will be representing the country in the African Cup of Nations tournament which is yet to start in Gabon. […]

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Uganda Cranes Named CAF National Team of the Year 2016

Uganda Cranes Named CAF National Team of the Year 2016 By Serestino Tusingwire The Uganda football National team, the Cranes has been crowned the 2016 CAF GLO National team of the year. This happened in a colorful awards ceremony that was held on Thursday night in Abuja, Nigeria. Uganda Cranes overcame stiff competition from 2016 […]

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Denis Onyango Crowned CAF Player of the Year

Denis Onyango Crowned CAF Player of the Year By Serestino Tusingwire The record breaking Uganda cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns shot stopper Denis Masinde Onyango has yet broken another record. The celebrated goalie was on Thursday night named the 2016 CAF player of the year based in the continent. In the function that was held in […]

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Onyango Gives Back to Former club

Onyango Gives Back to Former club By Serestino Tusingwire The record breaking Uganda Cranes shot-stopper Denis Masinde Onyango recently paid a courtesy visit to his former club, SC Villa which he gave sports equipment. Onyango who interacted with SC Villa players, fans and management, donated eight balls and three pairs of goalkeeping gloves. By doing […]

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KCCA FC Loan Five Players To Police FC

KCCA FC Loan Five Players To Police FC In a bid to improve playing staff and keep them fit, KCCA FC has loaned five of its players to Police Football for the remainder of the 2016/2017 season. The loaned players include defenders Martin Mpuuga, Paul Willa and Brian Ochwo; the others are midfielders Hakim Senkumba […]

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Cranes Goalkeeper, Denis Onyango, To Set Up Goalkeeping Academy

Cranes Goalkeeper, Denis Onyango, To Set Up Goalkeeping Academy By Serestino Tusingwire The celebrated Uganda cranes goalkeeper, Denis Masinde Onyango has revealed his plans to start up a goalkeeping academy to help the young generation develop their talents. Onyango believes this will help Uganda become one of the countries producing best goalkeepers even after his […]

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FUFA Boss Magogo To Be Grilled Over Match Fixing

FUFA Boss, Magogo To Be Grilled Over Match Fixing FUFA boss Moses Magogo has been summoned to appear before police to answer to questions into match-fixing at a national and league level. Mr Magogo opted to hand over investigations into alleged match-fixing to the police after an outcry when the national team lost a game […]

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Express FC Awarded 3 Points Off JMC Hippos

Express FC Awarded 3 Points Off JMC Hippos The Azam Uganda Premier league team Express FC has been awarded 3 free points from their latest match which they lost to JMC Hippos. This comes after the league’s top management proved beyond reasonable doubt that Hippos fielded ineligible players against Express FC in a match played […]

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Oulanyah Lauds Motocross Team on EA win

Oulanyah Lauds Motocross Team on EA win The Deputy speaker, Hon. Jacob Oulanyah has applauded the Uganda Motocross Team for winning the 2016 Africa Central Motocross competitions in Jamhuri Park, Kenya. Receiving a petition from the Uganda team today Tuesday 13th December 2016, Oulanyah said that he was proud of the Ugandan team for putting […]

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Riyad Mahrez wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 award

Riyad Mahrez wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 award Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. Fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure. Winger Mahrez, 25, told BBC Sport: “It means […]

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Police FC Terminates Contracts of 3 Senior Players over betting

Police FC Terminates Contracts of 3 Senior Players over betting By Serestino Tusingwire Police football club has parted ways with three senior players over betting and match fixing. The club captain Katerega Godfrey and his assistant Kyambadde Sadat are accused of betting and throwing away team matches while their teammate Senyonjo Peter left to United […]

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Uganda Parliament Soccer Team Through To EAC Finals

Uganda Parliament Soccer Team Through To EAC Finals The Uganda Parliament soccer team has qualified for this year’s EAC finals following a crashing defeat to the East African Legislative Assembly. Uganda hit EALA team 3-0 in the semi finals at Mbaraki Sports grounds on Thursday with two goals from Kam­pala Central MP Muham­mad Nsereko and one […]

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Mubiru, Nsimbe Fired

Mubiru, Nsimbe Fired By Serestino Tusingwire Vipers SC president Lawrence Mulindwa on Sunday December 04, fired three club coaches following poor performance in Azam Uganda premier league. The three; head coach Abdallah Mubiru, his assistant George Nsimbe and Luyinda John were relieved of their duties following Saturday’s 2-1 loss to SC Villa, a result that […]

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