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UPL: Express Coach George Ssimwogerere fined for time wasting

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Express Football Club head coach George Ssimwogerere has been slapped with a UGX 500,000 fine, for time wasting during their game against Police at the Betway Muteesa II stadium, Wankulukuku, on October 4th, 2019. Express eventually won the game 5-3, after an eventful 90 minutes that left Police FC coach......

Why Balinya and other top performers for last season not nominated for FUFA MVP Award

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Yanga Africans forward Juma Balinya has come out to vent his frustration on the organizers of this year’s Airtel-FUFA Awards. Balinya was left disappointed after he was left out from the initial 16-man nominees’ list, even after pulling off quite a remarkable season with Police FC.   The forward topped......

FUFA AWARDS: Airtel, NIC bankroll FUFA Awards with 110 Million sponsorship packages

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The 2019 Airtel-FUFA awards received a huge boost after two of the awards and FUFA sponsors bankrolled the event to a tune of UGX110 million sponsorship package. Airtel who are the awards’ title sponsors have injected UGX100 million into the awards, for the second year running. Speaking during the launch......

FUFA AWARDS: Kenyan among 12 nominated for FUFA female Award.

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Twelve female players will be in contention for the 2019 Airtel-FUFA Female player of the year award, according to the list of nominees ousted by the organisers.  The initial list of nominees includes Kenyan Maureen Kinavudori, who plies her trade at FUFA Women Super League club UCU Cardinals. The striker......

FUFA AWARDS: Okello, Sserunkuuma among 16 nominated for FUFA Male Player of the year

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A 16-man shortlist has been released by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) for consideration for the 2019 Airtel-FUFA Male Player of the year Award. The award will be contested for by only local based players at the time of nominating, according to the Chairman of the organising committee......

FUFA introduces five new awards for 2019 Airtel-FUFA awards

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The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has today launched the fifth edition of the Airtel-FUFA awards, where the top performers for the year 2019 will be rewarded for their efforts and achievements for the year. The awards gala is scheduled for the 14th of December, 2019, at a glamorous awards......

UPL: Ssimbwa a bad work man after continued criticism of Club’s transfer policy

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Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club (URA FC) are one of the four clubs together with KCCA, Vipers and Express to have won the Uganda Premier League title in the last decade. The Tax collectors have won the league on four previous occasions. Add three Uganda cup trophies, and that makes......

CHAN 2020: Watambala Earns maiden Cranes senior team call up

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Vipers SC youngster Abdul Karim Watambala has earned his maiden senior national team call up as he was named part of the Cranes team that will prepare for the CHAN play-off return leg encounter against Burundi. The Cranes CHAN team will play Burundi in the return leg on 19th October,......

Review: Sekajugo’s late penalty earns victory for disappointing Wakiso Giants

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A late contentious late penalty by Vianne Sekajugo earned Wakiso Giants their fourth win of the season, despite a disappointing performance against bottom side Proline FC, at the Betway Muteesa II stadium, Wankulukuku. Sekajugo put Wakiso ahead in the 7th minute, before Bright Anukani drew Proline level close to half......

Match fixing, A scourge killing our football, But who is responsible?

Shafic Kiyaga
Fair play is one of the fundamental principles for which the game of football is based. With fair play, football is a joy to behold for everyone doesn’t matter if your playing or watching from the stands. But just like any other principle of our societies, fair play is the......

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