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Edward Raymond Komakech
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Edward is one of those new kids on the block, a revelation of sports journalism in Uganda, his rare style of writing about football has won him a number of followers

Pomp and fanfare at Guinness Night Football finale

Edward Raymond Komakech
The Guinness Night Football was a fest of unmatched happiness and pomp as soccer fans and party revellers thronged the UMA hall to unwind the evening in quite unusual fashion. From Mbale, El Tangia and Super 7 qualified in the 5-aside and human foosball respectively. Team Abasasi and UPU students......

The Kampala Derby; a recap of the drama this decade

Edward Raymond Komakech
Feisty, sparkly and not lacking drama, is what can best describe the lockdowns between KCCA FC and SC Villa over the years. The two are Uganda’s most successful club sides and share between them a whopping 29 league titles. Now, these two once again renew hostilities when they square up......

The mysterious case of Muzamiru Mutyaba and his unending wait for professional football

Edward Raymond Komakech
The enigma that surrounds Muzamiru Mutyaba is unfathomable. Such a lad bestowed with immense talent but with little or nothing to show for it. He’s been around way too long that he gives you the feeling something is wrong for a player with his abilities. The only surviving person from......

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......

Cranes fans revel after 366 days of no action

Edward Raymond Komakech
Unfazed and nonchalantly is what best defines the manner in which Uganda Cranes fans, many of which clad in red sauntered into the stadium. Their locomotion carrying a body language of people who didn’t know what to expect inside the Mandela National Stadium, given that it’s been a staggering 366......

Preview: Bengo hoping to keep the good times rolling with visit to flattened Maroons

Edward Raymond Komakech
Wakiso Giants interim coach Steven Bengo seems to have turned the fortunes around at the Kabaka Kyabaggu stadium ever since taking over the helms, following the departure of Kefa Kisala. Bengo has been in charge of three games in which period he has garnered two wins, with their only defeat......

McKinstry shows deft game management in Ouagadougou stalemate

Edward Raymond Komakech
In a game where Johnathan McKinstry was widely expected to leave his mark, few should have been impressed by the tamed and timid performance from the Cranes away in Ouagadougou as they were, out played, in a game where they desperately clung on for a dear point. McKinstry started out......

Airtel FUFA Award’s top 5 nominees unveiled

Edward Raymond Komakech
The initial 16-man shortlist for the 2019 Airtel FUFA Awards has been shortened to five nominees, as the awards gala draws so near. The fifth edition of the awards scheduled for Saturday 14th, December with a marvellous suit and tie event at Speke Resort Munyonyo In the male category, the......

AFCON 2021: Moment of truth for McKinstry and his troops

Edward Raymond Komakech
It’s three years and eight months since the Cranes faced the Stallions at the Stade du 4-Août and in all sincerity, not much has changed in the Cranes ranks since. Eleven players from the team that last faced Burkina Faso back in March 2016 under the stewardship of Milutin ‘Micho’......

All is not lost for the Uganda Premier League albeit the resounding shortcomings

Edward Raymond Komakech
The continuous failure of the Uganda Premier League (UPL) secretariat to respect the FIFA international calendar will continue to remain an achilles heel in the governance and management of local football but maybe. Just maybe we are not paying a listening ear and simply letting our qualms get the better......

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