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Month : August 2019

Outside Africa

Turkey: Miya nets maiden goal in Konyaspor colours

Ronald Lusulire
Ugandan midfielder Farouk Miya, grabbed his first goal for his new side Konyaspor FC as they drew 2-2 against Antalyaspor, at the Konya Buyukselir Belediye Stadium, Konya in the Turkish Premier League on Saturday.   Midfielder Serdar Ozkan drew first blood for Antalyaspor, slotting home from the penalty spot in......
Uganda Premier League

UPL: Okello, Kizza combo stops Wakiso Giants

Clive Kyazze
KCCA FC launched their title defence against Wakiso Giants in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League with a 1-0 win on Saturday afternoon at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. The buildup to the game was excellent and the fans were expected to flock the stadium in big numbers but a heavy downpour two......
Africa Trending

KENYA: Wazito FC complete double signing of URA’s Odongo Tayo and Bloemfontein Celtic’s Abondo.

Kevin Kimani
Big-spending Kenyan Premier League side (KPL), Wazito FC has completed the double signing of URA FC’s Mathew Odongo Tayo and former Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder Ali Hassan Abondo. Abondo nicknamed ‘Teargas’ makes a return to the KPL, three years after his big money move to South African side Ajax Cape Town.......
Trending Uganda Premier League

UPL: Golola wary of teams defending despite win.

Herman Nnyanzi
Vipers kicked off the 2019/2020 Uganda Premier League with a 3-1 win against Bright Stars at Betway Muteesa II Stadium Wankulukuku on Friday evening. Enock Walusimbi’s header off Alfred Onek’s free kick in the 28th minute put Bright Stars in the driving seat early on. But three second half goals......
Trending Uganda Premier League

UPL: Second half lapses cost us – Kisekka

Herman Nnyanzi
Mohammed Kisekka’s reign at Bright stars got off to an insalubrious start on Friday August 30, 2019 as his side fell to a 3-1 home loss against Vipers, in their opening game of the 2019/2020 Star Times Uganda Premier League season. Enock Walusimbi’s header off Alfred Onek’s free kick in......
Uganda Premier League

UPL: URA too hot for Maroons to handle

Shafic Mutebi
URA’s 3-0 win over Maroons on Friday at Mandela National Stadium wasn’t just an ordinary win but the most convincing win of the four games played so far in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League. It was Said Kyeyune, Ivan Ntege and an own goal from Ronald Orombi that took the......
Uganda Premier League

Ssimwogerere and Express fails BUL test again

Brian Aheebwa
In his first game as the coach of Express FC on his return, George Ssimwogerere played against BUL FC and the latter won the game 1-0. The 2019/2020 season is here and Express opened up their campaign against the Peter Onen coached side at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.......
Africa Youth Football

CECAFA U15: Uganda wins title without conceding a goal

Herman Nnyanzi
Uganda has always been known for producing goalkeepers and defenders, but the country has fallen short of strikers in the recent past. But the U15 CECAFA Champions, coached by Jackson Magera proved to have both as they dominated games defensively and offensively. Uganda defeated Kenya 4-0 to win the title......
Uganda Premier League

UPL: Golola starts his third stint at Vipers with a win

Herman Nnyanzi
Edward Golola kicked off his third stint as Vipers SC head coach with victory after a 3-1 win against 10 man Bright Stars in their opening game of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League season. Abraham Ndugwa, Dan Sserunkuma and Brian Nkuubi scored the second half goals for the Kitende based......
Women's Football

New U17 coach Khalifa ready for the task ahead

Shafic Mutebi
The new head coach of the national U17 Women football team Ayub Khalifa is not going to raise anyone’s hopes because there is need to build the team from scratch. Khalifa was named the head coach of the team early this week at the FUFA Women Football Symposium by FUFA......

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