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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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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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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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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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Reports: MTN to take over league sponsorship

Clive Kyazze
If all goes according to plan, telecommunication company MTN Uganda might join StarTimes as the other sponsors of the Uganda Premier League. Football-256 sources have learnt that negotiations between, MTN, StarTimes and NBS TV the parent company of Sanyuka TV where the league is broadcast are in advanced stages. It’s......
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UPL: Toha ready to win titles after joining Vipers

Herman Nnyanzi
Rashid Toha is optimistic he will be able to win titles at his new club Vipers Sports Club after he signed a three-year deal with the three-time league champions on Friday, July 12th, 2019. The towering defender standing at 6ft, 6in didn’t win any silverware in his five-year relationship with......
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Wakiso Giants change transport gear ahead of 2019/2020 season

Brian Aheebwa
Arguably the pacesetters, Wakiso Giants FC have today unveiled the club’s new bus and also commissioned the renovation works of their home ground in Wakiso district, ahead of their first season in the Star Times Uganda premier League. Wakiso Giants FC gained direct promotion into Uganda’s top flight league having......
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UPL@50 | The journey of Prisons’ great Charles Ebalu

Robert Mugagga
Any discussion about Uganda’s top football league, is incomplete without reference to 1960s & ’70s star striker, Charles Ebalu. As a policeman cum lawyer in the real world, Ebalu may have been charged with dispensing justice to the aggrieved however once on the football pitch the opposing defenders were always......
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Mutebi, Gadinho Pilsner best for December

Clive Kyazze
Onduparaka midfielder Gaddafi Gadinho and KCCA FC manager Mike Mutebi have been voted the Pilsner player and coach of the month of December respectively. Gadinho beat SC Villa striker Bashir Miranda while Mutebi beat his URA counterpart Sam Ssimbwa to the accolade at a function held on Tuesday morning at......

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