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Kampala Junior Chess Open Friday 3rd-Saturday 4th June 2022 Kembabazi Restaurant, Naguru 8 rounds – Recording All is set for the inaugural edition of the Kampala Junior Chess Open that is scheduled to run from 3rd to 4th June 2022 at Kembabazi Restaurant in Naguru. The two-day event for Under 9, Under 11 and Under 13 age categories will have eight swiss rounds with recording which according to FA/FI Ssonko Matthias will help improve the participants’ game. “Our objective with this tournament is to help kids improve their game while having fun. It’s important for kids to play themselves competitively as…

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Pepsi University League FT: Nkumba University 2-0 University of Kisubi Biko Bage and Anthony William Amure scored a goal each as Nkumba University defeated the University of Kisubi 2-0 in the Pepsi University League in Entebbe today Monday. Bage opened the scoring in the 50th minute before Amure added another in the 90th minute which helped Nkumba complete a double over UNIK having edged them 1-0 in the reverse fixture. https://youtu.be/-Asvd3BJkTA In a game where the home team was the most dominant, the visitors finished with a man less after Zaxious Kibirige was shown a red card in the 71st…

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Europe always delights the rest of the football world with their incredible football stadiums. The Aviva Stadium is another example of a beautiful and magnificent facility. It is located in Dublin, the capital of Ireland. The 1xBet ug website can be used at any moment in order to place wagers on sports events that take place here. As it is the case with many other stadiums in the continent, the Aviva Stadium is located where another venue used to be. The Lansdowne Road Stadium existed on this site until its demolition in 2007. Immediately after the demolition of the older…

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The 2020/2021 season was not a good one for Barcelona. The team finished in third place in the Primera, its worst result in more than 10 years. By the way, free livescore of La Liga matches are available on the sports statistics website. As for the Catalans, they were able to save a not very successful campaign thanks to the victory in the Spanish Cup. The team’s path to the trophy was not easy. Barcelona had to win against such clubs as: Cornellà. The Catalans had no problems with a representative of the lower division, quietly winning with a score…

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Two officials from FIFA are in the country to oversee the FIFA Women Club Licensing workshop slated for Thursday, 19th May 2022 at Imperial Royale Hotel. Andres Portabella, the FIFA Club Licensing Consultant and Bruno Van Hellemont, the FIFA Professionalisation Manager (Women Football Division) arrived in Uganda on Sunday. The two were welcomed to FUFA Complex by FUFA 3rd Vice President, Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, FUFA CEO, Edgar Watson alongside FUFA Deputy CEO-Football, Decolas Kiiza, FUFA Executive Committee Member Rogers Mugisha and FUFA Club Licensing Manager, Ivan Kintu Bayige. The project is about Women Club Licencing in Uganda and it…

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Hassifa Nassuna’s League Goals•2015 – 14•2015/16 – 18•2016/17 – 26•2017/18 – 10•2018/19 – 18•2019/20 – 2•2021 -3•2022 – 9 (Counting) Twitter was awash with Congratulatory messages for Hassifa Nassuna after the attacker reached 100 goals in the league. Nassuna was on target for UCU Lady Cardinals in a 2-1 loss against Kampala Queens to tally 100 goals. Per FUFA stats, Nassuna scored her first goal against Kakira Women Football Club, then playing at Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC. FUFA President Moses Magogo led the plaudits, saying that it’s a “no mean feat” to reach 100 goals. Best of reactions https://twitter.com/MosesMagogo/status/1524469405157138433?t=Y-a2Yt2VPBElHHWMjnc9HA&s=19 https://twitter.com/drukare/status/1524433279901966339?t=8u5-O5dv-G6EJAM6Z9jhAQ&s=19…

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Finally, the first episode of the Inbound Show has dropped! Join Brian Kawalya and Hudson Mugweri dissect the key takeaways from the 2022 NBL. The team discusses a couple of key issues including Poor Officiating, Low Turnup of fans, JKL Lady Dolphins invisibility, the newcomers, Falcons poor show and the Lower Division. https://youtu.be/nPfxZHdYZn8 Watch here This, produced by Calvin Ochan of Montage Media, is a product of The-SportsNation. For feedback, WhatsApp on 0703406419.

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Confederation of African Football (CAF) has zeroed down on Morocco as the host for this year’s CAF Champions League final, it’s official. The final will be played on May 30 2022 in Morocco, but a venue is yet to be revealed. “CAF received a bid from the Senegalese Football Federation and from the Royal Moroccan Football Federation to host the final of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League 2022,” reads a statement from CAF. “The Senegalese Football Federation subsequently withdrew their bid. “CAF is therefore pleased to award the hosting of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League 2022 Final to Morocco.” CAF…

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URA FC have suspended two players Steven Desse Mukwala and Derrick Ndahiro until the end of the season. The duo will miss the remaining games including Saturday’s clash against Bright Stars at Arena of Visions in Ndejje. Club’s Acting CEO Allan Munaaba, when contacted by The-SportsNation, said that the duo “broke the club’s code of conduct” but did not reveal in details. But our sources have established that the duo joined Mustafa Kiiza in a testimonial match in Kibuli last week, but never sought permission from the Club. Munaaba confirmed that the two players will not be involved in any…

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It looks like Next Media Services CEO Kin Karisa won’t rest until he weakens all his media competitors. And with the other TV stations already weakened, it’s only NTV that has always proved to be a big challenger. The Kampala Serena Hotel based TV station has however over the years been weakened by Naguru based TV station, NBS. And now NBS has struck NTV again by poaching one of the Nation Media group station’s renowned presenters. This is none other than renown sports show host and commentator, Andrew Kabuura. Andrew Kabuura at Next media Kabuura who has been doing a…

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Monday, May 2•Police FC 0-0 SC Villa•Busoga United 2-1 Wakiso Giants Tuesday, May 3•KCCA Vs Bright Stars – Lugogo•Onduparaka Vs Vipers SC – Arua SC Villa and Police’ struggle to beat the drop faced another obstacle after both sides played out a goalless draw at Lugogo. But it’s two points dropped for SC Villa, who despite their dominance, failed to find the back of the net. Fred Gift hit a crossbar from point blank range in the fourth minute as the Visitors showed early intent. But their biggest chance came in form of a penalty after Benson Muhindo’s effort was…

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   Uganda’s top two women leagues are set to benefit from the latest FIFA supported programme dubbed the ‘FUFA League Development Project.’ The project is aimed at developing women’s league football and other areas of the game in the Country. The two year project will be launched in Uganda on 30th April 2022 in Mukono. FIFA women football experts Zimbabwean Violet Jubane and Thuba Sibanda will attend the launch to climax with a FUFA Women Super League match between UCU Lady Cardinals and Olila High School at the Uganda Christina University Grounds in Mukono.   The FUFA Deputy CEO in charge of…

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-Now focus is on MXOAN set for August DEFENDING regional champions Uganda have once again put a stamp on their intentions of winning FIM Africa Central African Motocross challenge tittle, after a two-year covid19 hiatus. Uganda who played host of the first round of the regional championship at Garuga over the Easter weekend managed to gunner 1245 points, as their counterparts Kenya could only manage to collect 566 points. Tanzania the other East African country missed out out on final Nations classification, as they are not yet affiliated to FIM.   Maxime(1) wins on return, Alestair Blick Jnr(2rd), and Tanzania’s Massoud…

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Uganda Cranes beat Kampala regional select side 3-1 in a Regional tour match at St Mbaga Major Seminary Grounds, Ggaba. Hakim Kiwanuka scored two brilliant headers off Farouk Miya’s deliveries. Express’s Martin Kizza scored the other goal for Cranes while CATDA FC’s Denis Olala scored the only goal for Kampala region side. Here are the photos, as captured by Airtel (Uganda Cranes sponsor):

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All roads will lead to YMCA in Wandegeya ahead of two basketball events organised by Native Sports International. The two competitions are dubbed Lord of the Rims (1×1) and Game of Zones (3×3) which will see participants walk away with a couple of goodies. The entrance fee is Free! The ‘Game of Zones’ event is a partnership between Native Sports and UGZGATHOOPERS and will have 16 teams (already confirmed) face off with Sh2m at stake for the overall winner. The organisers have ensured each team gets a player from NBL, Div1, D.league and a Lady A 3×3 tourney at Lugogo.…

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IHoops, leading basketball academy, has started a one week camp in Entebbe. The camp tipped off on Monday April 11 and will go on until Good Friday (April 15) at Entebbe Junior School. The move is intended to give kids in Entebbe a platform to to be champions on and off the court in their different aspirations in Life. Academy Manager Vicky Ntale told The-SportsNation that the registration is Sh150,000, a fee that comes with an IHoops camp branded kit. “We decided to partner with Entebbe Junior School to conduct a one-week holiday camp for these basketball enthusiasts,” noted Ntale.…

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The-SportsNation is launching a new show that will focus on the Sport of Basketball in Uganda. The weekly show, first of its kind, will be produced by Mugabi Arts and will run on The-SportsNation YouTube channel. Brian Kawalya will host the show while Hudson Mugweri will be a panelist. And a special guest will be featured on most occasions. “This is a great initiative as we continue taking steps to give Basketball wider and indepth coverage,” commented The-SportsNation boss Kawalya. “It’s the first of many shows that we are going to start airing, with Football following suit in the few…

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Eight clubs will on Tuesday learn their quarterfinal opponents in the 2021/22 CAF Champions League. The draw will be conducted in Cairo at 13:00 GMT (4pm Uganda time). Eight clubs qualified confirmed their slots in the quartefinals after the conclusion of the group stages. Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa), Raja Club Athletic (Morocco), Esperance du Tunis (Tunisia), Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco), ES Setif (Algeria), CR Belouizdad (Algeria), Petro de Luanda (Angola) and Al Ahly (Egypt). Al Ahly are the defending champions having defeated Kaizer Chiefs on finals. Three teams finished the group phase without victory; Zamalek, Sagrada Esperanca and Jwaneng Galaxy. The quarters will…

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Saturday, April 2Women: Ndejje 0-3 KCCAMen: Nemo Stars 3-1 Nkumba Sunday, April 3Women: Sport-S 1-3 VVCMen: OBB 3-0 Sport-S Sport-S got their playoffs on a wrong note after their two teams lost Game Ones of the National Volleyball League. The Men’s team crumbled against new comers Orange Blockbuster (OBB) while the women fell to Vision Volleyball Camp (VVC) on Sunday at Old Kampala. Sport-S’ lower division side Tigers also lost to VVC in the Men’s Serie B. The Men’s side who finished third in the regular season, are still looking for their first title since 2009. They lost all sets…

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