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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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OPINION: Does move to Morocco escalate Senkatuka’s shout for Cranes chance

Brian Aheebwa
Representing a person’s country of origin is one of the greatest moments of any football player’s careers and any player would wish to hold that experience at one point in their career. Pictures of players donning their national colours fill social media during designated international breaks and international tournaments. With......
Opinions Uganda Premier League

OPINION: Players who will take the league by storm this season

Brian Aheebwa
The Star Times Uganda Premier league has taken a break after match day five, and will return in a fortnight on 1st October, 2019. It is a season that has already produced nail biting action, twists and surprise results. And with the battle for the front runners and the relegation......
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Clubs, FUFA, Stadium owners need to work in tandem

Hope Mugisha
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 likes of Onduparaka, Mbarara City and Tooro United to......
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What exactly is the 256 Footballer of the Year award?

Clive Kyazze
On November 17th, 2018 the first story on this website was published and over the months, Fotoball-256 has grown in leaps and bounds, at least from where we stand as the team behind the project. We have made tremendous strides as a team, and the highlight can’t go beyond being......
Opinions Trending Uganda Premier League

Ssemwogerere living on borrowed time

Shafic Kiyaga
Express FC head coach George Ssemwogerere is walking with a rope around his neck. In reality, he has been walking with that rope for the seven months he has been in charge of the club. Football can be a game of harsh realities, being a crowd favorite at one time......
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Nations Cup was a perfect exhibition platform for Cranes’ players

Brian Aheebwa
At the recently concluded Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, a number of Uganda Cranes players showcased their talents hence attracting different clubs for their capture. The Cranes exited the tournament at the Round 16 stage after they succumbed to a 1-0 loss to finalists Senegal. But this was......
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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......
Africa FUFA Opinions

What next for Cranes, with CHAN qualifiers looming?

Clive Kyazze
In three weeks’, time, Uganda will embark on the qualification campaign for the 2020 African Nations Championship, starting away against Somalia, between July 26th and July 28th, quickly followed by the return leg in Kampala, a week later, between 2nd and 4th, August. The Cranes though, are without a coach......
Africa Cup of Nations Opinions

AFCON 2019: It’s important for Cranes to master final third tactics

Clive Kyazze
Uganda Cranes have kept eight clean sheets in their last 10 games an indicator that it’s not a team that can be broken down easily. In fact, defense and goalkeeping have been Uganda’s best departments for the last two decades. While Egypt will look at Mohammed Salah to take them......

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