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Hope is a young enterprising sports analyst, who is also a qualified records officer.

URA acquire fresh water partner

Hope Mugisha
Four-time Uganda Premier League champions URA have entered a new partnership with Rwenzori Bottling Company for two years as their official water partner. The partnership that was unveiled on Thursday morning at the club’s headquarters in Nakawa is worth UGX60M. Rwenzori will provide 200 boxes of water per month to......

Clubs, FUFA, Stadium owners need to work in tandem

Hope Mugisha
This article was originally published on September 11, 2019 The 2018/2019 Uganda Premier League season was a great success in lots of aspects, most especially in the diversification of the game to different parts of the country since more clubs were allowed to host their games upcountry. This helped the......

Uganda Super Cup: Proline a big test for KCCA

Hope Mugisha
The 2019 edition of Uganda Super Cup will see the league holders KCCA take on newly promoted side Proline FC. The two sides will lock horns on Wednesday, August 28th 2019 at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo, the venue used by both sides to host their league games. A match contested by......

Is Erisa Ssekisambu the kind of player KCCA FC needs?

Hope Mugisha
The 2018/2019 Star times Uganda Premier champions have had a quiet transfer window, but the latest signing of striker Erisa Ssekisambu has raised so many questions. The Kasasiro Boys’ primary goal should be retaining the title next season and also winning other major honours. So tinkering around with the squad......

AFCON 2019: Will Mahrez and company end 29 years of waiting?

Hope Mugisha
The 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations has been a bit disappointing in a way that the teams that we expected to dominate were far from their best, that’s why the likes of Morocco and Egypt will watch the final on television. But, the best way to describe this edition......

AFCON 2019: A do or die game for Ghana against Cameroon

Hope Mugisha
The anticipated tie between the defending champions Cameroon and Ghana at the Ismailia Stadium on Saturday is a must win for the Black Stars if they’re to progress to the knockout stage.  Their last game at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations against Benin speaks volumes of how Ghana......

AFCON 2019: Uganda embrace underdog tag

Hope Mugisha
Uganda ascends to the top of Group A after a mouth-watering performance that yielded a 2-0 win over The Leopards in the second match of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday at Cairo International Stadium. It all started with nervousness as the Congolese were all buzzing with......

AFCON 2019: Why Egypt is the team to beat

Hope Mugisha
As Africa’s biggest football showpiece draws near, all the attention is on the host nation Egypt who boast of a record seven titles in their history and have an added advantage of hosting the tournament. But how can the Pharaoh’s redeem themselves and reverse the missed opportunities in 1962 and......

Mbabazi resigns as Mbarara city FC coach

Hope Mugisha
Livingstone Mbabazi is stepping down as coach of Mbarara City Football Club having guided the side to fifth place in the 2018/2019 StarTimes Uganda Premier League. Mbabazi, took over after Ibrahim Kirya and Sam Kawalya who were in charge of the team last season on interim base in turns. The......

Stanbic Uganda Cup: Mujuzi revels in MVP recognition

Hope Mugisha
Mujuzi Mustafa stole the headlines on the same evening Proline were crowned the winners of the 2019 Stanbic Uganda Cup with a 5-4 win over Bright Stars after a one all draw in normal time. It’s not an everyday thing that a defender is named the most valuable player of......

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