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COSAFA U-17: Victory is our goal – Skipper Nalukenge

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A 29-man contingent featuring 20 players and nine officials has departed Entebbe international for Port Luis, Mauritius where they will take part in the inaugural Council of Southern African football Associations (COSAFA) U-17 women tournament. Women football in Uganda has taken huge strides since the national team played its first......

Uncle money remanded to Luzira prison over manslaughter

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Uganda Cranes and prominent football cheerleader Jackson Ssewanyana alias Uncle Money, has been sent to Luzira prison on remand on charges of manslaughter. He is accused of clobbering to death Tumusiime, a phone dealer at Mutaasa-Kafeero plaza in Kampala, on August 16, 2019. Ssewanyana was arrested and locked up at......

CHAN 2020: Madondo, Alitho join Cranes squad ahead of Burundi duel

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Busoga United forward Joel Madondo and URA goalkeeper James Alitho have joined up with the Uganda Cranes team. The Cranes are preparing for their first round qualifier for the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) tournament against Burundi on Saturday 21st, September in Bujumbura. Madondo comes in to replace Proline FC......

CAF Appeals board upholds Esperance victory, reject Wydad appeal

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The Confederation of Africa (CAF) Appeals board has today (Sunday September, 15th) rejected the appeal by Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca, Upholding the decision of the CAF Disciplinary board to declare Tunisian side Tunis de Esperance champions of the Champions league. On 31st May 2019, Wydad players refused to continue with......

CECAFA U-20: Fixtures revealed, Pecce to host finals

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The fixtures for the 12th edition of the CECAFA U-20 challenge cup have been revealed. The 2019 edition will be held in Uganda with the tournament due 21st September, to October 5th. 11 teams have confirmed participation for the tournament with Rwanda pulling out due to financial constraints. This is......

CECAFA U-20: Uganda in Group A, as 11 are confirmed for tournament

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Eleven countries have been confirmed to challenge for the 2019 CECAFA U20 Challenge Cup, that is scheduled to be hosted by Uganda from 21st September, to October 5th. The tournament that was last held in 2010, was earlier scheduled to be held in January but was shifted due to some......

Proline FC docked six points, fined 5 million for bringing game into disrepute

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FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel (CDP), has ruled to dock six points and six goal on top of levying a UGX 5 million fine against Star Times Uganda Premier league side Proline FC for bringing the game into disrepute. The decision comes after Proline decided not to honour their league fixture......

Busoga United dominant in first Jinja derby victory

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Busoga United are the ‘Kings of Jinja’ after a dominant and comprehensive victory over cross town rivals, BUL Bidco at the FUFA technical center, Njeru. Busoga united were yet to pick up victory in the Jinja derby, as five of the last six derbies had ended in stalemates while BUL......

Morley Byekwaso to handle U-20 team as 30 players are summoned for duty.

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The federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has confirmed KCCA assistant coach Morley Byekwaso as the head coach of the national U-20 on interim basis. FUFA are yet to name a permanent coach for the side, after the federation disbanded all the technical teams for all the national teams. Byekwaso......

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