FIFA President, Infantino Confirms His Visit to Uganda

FIFA President, Infantino Confirms His Visit to Uganda The president of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA),  Gianni Infantino has confirmed a two-day visit to Uganda. Infantino who was elected to office in 2016, has embarked on meeting FIFA Member Associations around the globe to share ideas on football development projects. The invitation was […]

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Ethiopian Olympic protest runner Feyisa Lilesa reunited with family

Ethiopian Olympic protest runner Feyisa Lilesa reunited with family Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa, famous for his protest at the Rio Olympics, has been reunited with his family for the first time since going into exile. He crossed his wrists over his head as he took silver in the marathon in a gesture against the Ethiopian […]

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Asamoah Gyan Found Guilty Of Unethical Hair Style In UAE

Asamoah Gyan Found Guilty Of Unethical Hair Style In UAE If Asamoah Gyan and Omar Abdulrahman have been found guilty of having unethical hair, then what happens if Marouane Fellaini moves to the UAE Arabian Gulf League. In one of the most bizarre stories we’ve come across in recent weeks, former Sunderland striker Gyan (pictured […]

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Late Winner Gives Cameroon AFCON Title

  Late Winner Gives Cameroon AFCON Title Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home. Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised […]

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FA Slaps 4 match Ban to Arsene Wenger

FA Slaps 4 match Ban to Arsene Wenger English Football Association has slapped a four-match touchline ban and £25,000 fine to Arsenal FC’s Aserne Wenger over misconduct. This came on the heels of Wenger accepting FA’s charge of misconduct where he verbally abused and pushed fourth official Anthony Taylor after being sent off in the […]

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AFCON: Cranes Out with a Goal and Point

AFCON: Cranes Out with a Goal and Point By Serestino Tusingwire Uganda Cranes which showed up in the ongoing AFCON2017 tournament for the first time after 39 years survived a devastating exit without any goal or point. In its last game played on Wednesday, the cranes drew with Mali 1-1 on a rain-drenched Oyem pitch. […]

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Pemba elected Elite martial arts president

Pemba elected Elite martial arts president By Martin Kaddu After financing a couple of martial art fights, flamboyant Jackson Pemba has gotten much addicted and has eventually ventured into administration. The Pemba Sport for Africa boss reaped big on Thursday as he was appointed the Elite Martial Arts Federation (EMF) in charge of African region. […]

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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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