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Uganda Premier League

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

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......
Uganda Premier League

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......
FUFA

Pilsner Super 8: KCCA FC start title defense

Brian Aheebwa
Defending champions KCCA FC will kick off their Pilsner super 8 title defence with a stop to Wakissha Resource Centre the home of newly promoted UPL side Wakiso Giants on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019. The league holders approach the tie with players like Charles Lukwago, Allan Okello, Mustafa Kiiza, Ibrahim......
Uganda Premier League

UPL: SC Villa set to unveil Kirya as head coach

Ronald Lusulire
Sixteen-time Uganda Premier League winners, SC Villa is set to reunite with coach Ibrahim Kirya, www.football-256.com has learned. According to sources close to the club, Kirya will be officially unveiled as the new head coach of the league record champions this Friday to replace Douglas Bamweyana who already left the......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: UPL to have a representative in Egypt outside Cranes’ squad

Brian Aheebwa
Uganda Premier League will have a representative at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations and that won’t be coming from the Cranes’ camp. Vipers SC defender Karim Nizigiyimana has been selected in Burundi’s final squad going into the June 21st to July 19th, 2019. Arguably the best right back......
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Opinions

The unpopular opinion about floodlights

Edward Raymond Komakech
Our love for floodlights transcends all boundaries! That’s why the mere mentioning of it in our football circles gets our spines tingling. The thought of it being realised feels fantastic yet the real vagaries show that it’s still afar cry from being realised. The aura that surrounds the replication of......
Uganda Premier League

Playing under floodlights is the trend UPL want to take 

Herman Nnyanzi
As the StarTimes Uganda Premier League enters matchday 23, SC Villa will host Kirinya Jinja SSS FC at Mandela National Stadium Namboole on Wednesday under floodlights. This is the first league game in seven years that will be played at night, that last involved BUL and Proline at Namboole in......
Uganda Premier League

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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