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CECAFA 2019: Eritrea record biggest win in history, after smashing Djibouti

Shafic Kiyaga
Eritrea’s biggest winning margin in the country’s history was a 3-1 victory over Somalia a decade ago. But history books were re-written today, as they registered their biggest victory, defeating Djibouti 3-0 in their Group A encounter at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Isayas Abreham gave Eritrea the lead in the......
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Betway wrap year in momentous and magnificent fashion

Edward Raymond Komakech
Elegance and class was the theme of the evening, as Betway the country’s biggest betting and gaming company concluded its annual activities with the Betway Awards Night where they awarded the best athletes from the team they sponsor. This Awards Night, the second of its kind after last year’s inaugural......
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Talent development and absorption, one of the many unanswered questions in Ugandan football

Aaron Kyesitalo
Uganda is one country endowed with enormous talent, and over the years we have been treated to an overwhelming number of talented footballers both on the local and the national scene, with players like Meddie Kagere opting to ply their trade for other nations. In the last decade alone, we......
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Johnathan McKinstry admits Cranes were below par despite Victory

Joel Anguyo Jolikiba
Head Coach McKinstry admitted Uganda Cranes were below par against Eritrea, despite the 2-0 victory in the third match of Group A of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on Wednesday at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. Uganda has qualified for the semifinals with a game to spare after registering three......
CECAFA Championships Women's Football

CECAFA U17: Khalifa expected more goals despite putting 11 past Djibouti

Noah Walakira
Crested Cranes put themselves in a comfortable spot after securing their second win of the inaugural CECAFA U17 Women’s Cup at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru. The hosts thumped Djibouti 11-0 to have full advantage of the round robin competition following Kenya and Tanzania’s failure to win their games......
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CECAFA U-17: Uganda thrash Djibouti to maintain perfect start

Noah Walakira
Uganda maintained their perfect start to the inaugural edition of the U-17 CECAFA Women’s Championships, after they humbled Djibouti 11-0 at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru. Crested Cranes coach Ayub Khalifah was left disgruntled after his team blew as many chances despite winning 5-0 in their opener against Burundi. And......
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Juma Balinya axed at Tanzania side Yanga FC

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes forward Juma Balinya has been released by Tanzanian side Yanga FC, just six months into his two year contract with the club. Balinya joined Yanga FC at the start of the season, on a lucrative two year contract from Uganda Premier League side Police FC. The forward was......
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CECAFA 2019: Djibouti dump Burundi out of CECAFA

Shafic Kiyaga
Burundi have become the first nation to be dumped out of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, after facing their third defeat of the tournament, falling 2-1 against Djibouti on Wednesday afternoon at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. Mahdi Houssein bagged a brace for Djibouti in either side of half time, while......
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OPINION: FUFA President Magogo returns to Office, ‘football has won’

Sharif Kiberu
Tuesday, December 10th, marked exactly two months since the Federation of Uganda Football Associations’ (FUFA) president Moses Hashim Magogo was slapped with a two-month ban from all football related activities. Magogo entered into a plea bargain with FIFA’s Ethics and Integrity committee for his role in the illegal resale of......

FUFA Drum: Acholi shootout Bukedi to clinch title

Ronald Lusulire
Acholi 0-0 Bukedi   Penalties (5-3)  Acholi Province have been crowned champions of the 2019 FUFA Drum tournament in dramatic fashion on Tuesday evening.  This was after a 5-3 penalty shootout victory over Bukedi following a barren 90 minutes in an explosively attended match at the new John Akii-bua Stadium, in......

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