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Month : November 2019

Trending Uganda Premier League

Ssimbwa rules his side URA out of the title race

Herman Nnyanzi
Sam Ssimbwa has effectively ruled his side Uganda Revenue Authority (URA FC) out of the runners for the 2019/2020 StarTimes Uganda Premier League title race.  The out spoken tactician said this after URA’s 1-1 draw with KCCA FC at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Wednesday evening which marked their seventh draw......
Trending Uganda Premier League

Review: KCCA, URA play to an exciting stalemate

Shafic Kiyaga
Champions KCCA FC and rivals URA FC played to a one-all draw in their StarTimes Uganda  Premier League game, at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo on Tuesday. Ashiraf Mandela put the visitors in the lead as early as the eighth minute, before Allan Okello’s 57th-minute strike cancelled out his goal. KCCA......
Africa FUFA Trending

Suspended Magogo could be in more trouble with FIFA

Football-256 Team
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president Moses Hashim Magogo could face further sanctions from International football governing body, FIFA over the breach of one of its suspension terms.  On 10th October, Magogo was suspended by FIFA’s Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, after he entered into a plea......
Africa Women's Football

Crested Cranes through to last four after edging out Ethiopia

Noah Walakira
Fauzia Najjemba’s lone strike was enough to seal a semifinal berth for the Crested Cranes, picking up a narrow 1-0 victory over Ethiopia at the Chamazi Sports complex in Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania. Crested Cranes were ruthless in their opening group game putting 13 past Djibouti, and despite being the better......
Women's Football

Review: Proline hold off Maroons to pick up fourth win of the season

Shafic Kiyaga
Bottom side Proline FC picked up their fourth win of the season after they defeated Maroons FC 3-2 in their StarTimes Uganda Premier League game played at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo on Tuesday. Edrisa ‘Torres’ Lubega, Mustafa Mujjuzi and a late Hamis ‘Diego’ Kizza goal gave Proline the victory, while......
Trending Uganda Premier League

Odemwegu is still fitting in – Mike Mutebi

Peter Tabu
It is never easy for any player to make it in a foreign country, it’s a step into an alien land, where you need to adapt to the culture, language and above all being miles away from your family and friends. The situation is not helped when you’re a striker......
256-footballer of the year award Trending Youth Football

Okello wants Football 256 to continue rewarding excelling performers

Edward Raymond Komakech
They say the media can make or break you; well depending on what kind of relationship you strike with them. The power of the pen is as such that it goes the extra mile to send cold shivers down the spines of anyone who finds themselves in the glaring eyes......
Uganda Premier League

KCCA targets victory in the remaining fixtures, as they keep chase of leaders

Herman Nnyanzi
After silencing their ‘noisy neighbours’ with a win, KCCA FC head coach Mike Mutebi claims that their objective is to win all their remaining games in the league. Mutebi said this after his side’s 1-0 victory over the Venoms at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Saturday, courtesy of Muzamiru Mutyaba’s 32nd......
Uganda Premier League

Crested Cranes looking to seal progress to the Semi-finals when they clash with Ethiopia.

Noah Walakira
Crested Cranes shall play their second game in group B knowing a win shall take them a step further to winning their first ever Cecafa Women Challenge cup. The team conducted a recovery training session in Dar es Salaam ahead of their fixture with Ethiopia tomorrow at the Chamazi Sports Complex.......
Trending Uganda Premier League

Review: SC Villa conquer Onduparaka in Arua

Shafic Kiyaga
SC Villa were the first side to pick up a victory at the Greenlight Stadium, they again made history, becoming the first side to win two games at the stadium, after they picked up a comprehensive 3-1 victory over an utterly disappointing Onduparaka. That ambition was clear from the start,......

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