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UPL Season Preview: Tooro United out to continue extraordinary progress

Shafic Kiyaga
Tooro United are on a journey, literally and metaphorically! It is as hard to imagine that just a season ago, they were fighting for their scraps but their advance from relegation strugglers to a league force has been a thrill ride. The steps that follow from that bring challenges to......
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UPL Season Preview: How high can mid-table BUL go?

Shafic Kiyaga
The 2019/2020 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season is close to two weeks away and BUL FC find themselves in a far more familiar position. Having finished seventh last season with 43 points, BUL head into their seventh consecutive season in the top flight off the back of a busy off-season.......
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Lule calls for unity as he officially commences work at Proline FC

Ronald Lusulire
Change is a fact of life and the way you handle it can either make you or break you. On a hot Monday morning, Proline FC officially opened a new chapter without head coach Shafiq Bisaso who left to pursue further studies in Sweden and replaced him with former Uganda......
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UPL Season Preview: Do Kyetume have enough to stay up?

Shafic Kiyaga
Kyetume FC do have a not-so-secret weapon within the club, but that won’t stop those involved with the club from dreaming of survival and more come May 2020. Despite the huge cloud of doubt that lingers above the club with many questionings if they are really a top-tier club. Representing......
Uganda Premier League

The Benefits Shaban gets in his Vipers SC move revealed

Joel Anguyo Jolikiba
More than a week ago, Muhammad Shaban signed a lucrative deal with Vipers SC for two years. It was reportedly said the 21-year-old pocketed about UGX130-140 million as the sign on fee, a figure many doubted it was authentic given the standards set in Uganda. The unknown real details of......
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Can Bayo and Shaban outline their worth at Vipers?

Brian Aheebwa
After a disappointing 2018/2019 Uganda Premier League season, Vipers Sports Club are trying to beat the clock and ensure all is well especially offensively ahead of the new season. In a bid to hunt down more goals, the 2017/2018 UPL champions have added Fahad Bayo and Muhammad Shaban to their......
Uganda Premier League

UPL breaks four-year opening day tradition

Clive Kyazze
Since the 2015/2016 season, there has been some sort of tradition in the Uganda Premier League that the defending champions host the champions of the FUFA Big League. But that won’t be case as the new StarTimes Uganda Premier League kickoff on August 29th at Mandela National Stadium as Kyetume......
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Uganda Premier League

SC Villa get lion’s share of floodlight game ahead of new season

Clive Kyazze
The new StarTimes Uganda Premier League will have eight games scheduled under floodlights, starting with the opening game between the newly promoted side Kyetume FC and record-holders SC Villa on August 29th. Three teams will host their game at Mandela National Stadium in SC Villa, URA FC and Kyetume FC,......
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Transfers: Left-back Musisi completes move to Vipers

Ronald Lusulire
Left-back Farook Musisi has completed his move to Vipers SC on a three year deal from Zambian side Konkola Blades, www.football-256.com understands. Vipers SC have been eagerly searching for a tried and tested left-back to compete with the promising un19 skipper Azizi Kayondo and in Musisi they have got one.......
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Nine UPL clubs to share venues ahead of new season

Clive Kyazze
Three stadiums; Betway Muteesa II Stadium, Mandela National Stadium and Luzira Prisons Grounds will host nine teams ahead of the 2019/2020 Uganda Premier League season. This is the latest development as all 16 teams in the league were granted club licences by the FUFA Licencing Board and venues approved. Express, Bright......

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