Author: Edwin Waiswa

The Uganda national boxing team, the Bombers, are set to make a short trip to Tanzania for trial games in Dar Es Salaam ahead of the commonwealth games which will be held in Birmingham, UK. A team of six boxers which will be captained by Tukamuhebwa Joshua – one of the longest serving members on the Bombers team – will represent Uganda in these trial games, the same team is expected take part in the commonwealth games. The latest inclusion on the team is Isaac Ssenyange Zebra Jr who eliminated Owino John in the elimination match in the Middle…

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Saturday 12th MayKCCA FC 0-1 Wakiso Giants – LugogoVipers 5-0 Police FC – KitendeUPDF 1-2 Onduparaka – BomboTooro United 0‐7 URA FC – BuhingaArua Hill 1-0 Express FC – BarifaBUL FC 2-0 Villa – BugembeBright Stars 2-0 Mbarara City – KavumbaBusoga 1-2 Gadaffi – Kakindu Wakiso Giants beat KCCA FC 1-0 in the Startimes Uganda Premier League match played at the MTN Omondi stadium. Shariph Kimbowa scored the only goal for Wakiso Giants in the 58th minute for the Purple Sharks to pick their first ever win over KCCA FC. KCCA FC had a couple of chances in the first…

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Saturday 21st MayKCCA FC Vs Wakiso Giants – LugogoVipers Vs Police FC – KitendeUPDF FC Vs Onduparaka – BomboArua Hill Vs Express FC – AruaTooro United Vs URA FC – FortportalBUL FC vs SC Villa – BugembeBusoga United Vs Gaddafi FC – JinjaBright Stars Vs Mbarara City – Kavumba Team NewsThe Kasasiro boys welcome back Davis Kasirye to the squad after recovering from an ankle injury.Peter Magambo is also ruled out after picking up an injury in the Gaddafi tie.Elvis Mwanje is ruled out due to Malaria as well as Yasser Mugerwa with recurring injury concerns.A long queue of injured…

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Cricket Cranes coach Laurence Mahatlane has confirmed the 14-man squad list for the forthcoming Cricket Challenge League B series due 14th to 28th June in Kampala. The team, a mix of youthful and experienced players, will fight to maintain their lead at the top of the standings with a three point lead ahead of Hong Kong. Uganda won all their games in Oman with Shahzad Ukani registering the most runs in the tournament on 275 runs. Uganda the hosts will open up the events with their first game coming against New Jersey at the Lugogo Cricket Oval on the 17th…

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Tuesday 17th MayTooro Queens 0-1 She Corporates – BuhingaUganda Martyrs 5-1 She Maroons – LubagaKawempe Muslim 1-0 Lady Doves – KawempeKampala Queens 1-0 Olila HS FC – KabojjaRiness SS 1-1 UCU Lady cardinals – Wakisha She Corporates beaf Tooro Queens1-0 in the FUFA women super League match played at Buhinga stadium in Fort Portal to maintain their top of the table lead. Whisper Alomo who replaced injured striker Favour Nambatya gave the visitors an early lead in the 28th minute of the game. The game was delayed by a heavy downpour which caused a water logged playing surface at Buhinga…

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Tuesday 17th MayTooro Queens Vs She Corporates – Buhinga stadiumKampala Queens Vs Olila HS FC – IUIU KabojjaRiness Vs UCU Lady cardinals – WakishaKawempe Muslim Vs Lady Doves – KawempeUganda Martyrs Vs She Maroons – Lubaga She Corporates will seek to consolidate their place at the summit when they take on hosts Tooro Queens in FUFA Women Super League at Buhinga. The Nakawa based side are top of the table with 35 points, level with second placed Kampala Queens but with only a separation of a one goal difference. They come into this encounter with a 1-0 win away from…

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Saturday 14th MayGaddafi 1-0 KCCA FC – JinjaExpress FC 0-0 UPDF FC – WankulukukuWakiso Giants 1-2 Vipers – WakishaOnduparaka 1-3 Bright Stars – AruaPolice FC 2-5 BUL FC – LugogoURA FC 2-3 Busoga United – LuweeroMbarara City 8-2 Tooro United – Kakyeka Gaddafi FC secured their place in next season’s Startimes Uganda Premier League after edging KCCA FC 1-0 courtesy of a Alex Kitata’s first half goal. Kitata struck at the stroke of the first half to guide Gaddafi FC in a do or die match which ensured their stay in the top tier league. KCCA FC had a couple…

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Saturday 14th May – Match day 29.•Gaddafi FC Vs KCCA FC – Gaddafi Arena, Jinja•Express FC Vs UPDF FC – Wankulukuku stadium•Mbarara City Vs Tooro United – Kakyeka•Onduparaka Vs Bright Stars – Green light stadium, Arua•URA FC Vs Busoga United – Arena of Visions, Ndejje•Wakiso Giants Vs Vipers – Kabaka Kyabagu stadium, Wakiso•Police FC Vs BUL FC – MTN Omondi stadium Team NewsGaddafi FC will be without Umar Kyeyune, Franco Onen and goalkeeper Abdu Magada who are out with injuries.They welcome back Seif Batte and Amos Kirya while Brian Kalumba and Alex Kitata who have all passed the late fitness…

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Saturday 14th May – Match day 29.•Gaddafi FC Vs KCCA FC – Gaddafi Arena, Jinja•Express FC Vs UPDF FC – Wankulukuku stadium•Mbarara City Vs Tooro United – Kakyeka•Onduparaka Vs Bright Stars – Green light stadium, Arua•URA FC Vs Busoga United – Arena of Visions, Ndejje•Wakiso Giants Vs Vipers – Kabaka Kyabagu stadium, Wakiso•Police FC Vs BUL FC – MTN Omondi stadium Team NewsGaddafi FC will be without Umar Kyeyune, Franco Onen and goalkeeper Abdu Magada who are out with injuries.They welcome back Seif Batte and Amos Kirya while Brian Kalumba and Alex Kitata who have all passed the late fitness…

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Friday 13th MaySC Villa 2-1 Arua Hill – FUFA technical center, Njeru SC Villa came from a goal down to secure maximum points following a 2-1 win against Arua Hill in the Startimes Uganda Premier League to move closer to securing their stay in the top flight division. Skipper Rashid Toha put the visitors ahead with an early goal in the 3rd minute, heading in a beautiful corner kick sent in by Gaddafi Wahab. Arua Hill FC had a couple of chances to double their lead but goalkeeper Meddie Kibirige made a couple of saves to deny Alfred Leku and…

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Friday 13th MaySC Villa Vs Arua Hill – FUFA technical center, Njeru Saturday 14th MayGaddafi FC Vs KCCA FC – Gaddafi Arena, JinjaExpress FC Vs UPDF FC – Wankulukuku stadiumMbarara City Vs Tooro United – KakyekaOnduparaka Vs Bright Stars – Green light stadium, AruaPolice FC Vs BUL FC – MTN Omondi stadiumURA FC Vs Busoga United – Arena of Visions, NdejjeWakiso Giants Vs Vipers – Kabaka Kyabagu stadium, Wakiso Team NewsSC Villa’s Goalkeeper Martin Ssenkooto is yet to recover from an injury and he remains doubtful for the Arua Hill game as well as defender Joseph Kafumbe.Goffin Oyirwoth is ruled…

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Uganda’s Senior National Women team, the Crested Cranes, have entered camp ahead of the Cecafa Women Championship and 2022 Women AFCON. Only 16 players of the 47 summoned are part of the squad, including Sandra Nabweteme who is currently without a club. Natasha Shiraz, who plies her trade in Israel, is the only foreign based player who is part of the team that is housed at Cranes paradise hotel in Kisasi. The Crested Cranes coach George William Lutalo is aware that players are still engaged with their clubs, and says that he will be patient as they wait on more…

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. Saturday 7th MayKCCA FC 2-1 Busoga United – MTN Omondi stadium LugogoWakiso Giants 1-3 Police FC – WakishaSC Villa 0-0 Vipers SC – FUFA technical center NjeruExpress FC 2-1 BUL FC – WankulukukuURA FC 3-0 Bright stars – Ndejje KCCA FC came from a goal down to defeat Busoga United 2-1 in the Startimes Uganda Premier League match played at MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo. Ssozi Shaka put Busoga United ahead with a brilliant freekick in the 36th minute of the game before the hosts set up a fight. Douglas Bithum put the ball in the back of his…

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Saturday 7th May.KCCA FC Vs Busoga United – MTN Omondi stadiumSC Villa Vs Vipers SC – FUFA technical centerExpress FC Vs BUL FC – WankulukukuWakiso Giants Vs Police FC – WakishaURA FC Vs Bright Stars – Arena of visions Team NewsKCCA FC welcome back Brian Aheebwa and captain Benjamin Ochan.Innocent Wafula, Herbert Achai and Filbert Obenchan are doubtful Long term absentees of Brian Kayanja, Emmanuel Wasswa, Gift Ali and Geoffrey Wasswa are joined by Julius Poloto who is suffering from a hamstring. Busoga United will welcome back Elvis Ngonde from school engagements.Peter Onzima is back from suspension Probable LineupsKCCA FC…

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Friday 6th MayGaddafi 7-0 Tooro United – JinjaOnduparaka 0-3 Arua Hill – Arua Gaddafi FC thumped relegated Tooro United 7-0 in the Startimes Uganda Premier League match played at the Gaddafi Arena in Jinja. Striker Richard Basangwa, on loan from Vipers, scored an hat-trick for the Eastern-based Soldier Boys. Alex Kitata put the hosts ahead as early as the 3rd minute in a game Gaddafi dominated from the start. Steven Munguchi also registered his name on the score sheet in the 22nd minute before Basangwa scored his first in the 30th minute. In the second stanza, Gaddafi FC pilled more…

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Friday 6th MayGaddafi Vs Tooro United – JinjaOnduparaka Vs Arua Hill – Arua Team News.Gaddafi will be without Kyeyune Umar and Seif Bate due to injuries.Frank Mulimi is doubtful for this encounter. For Tooro United, Louis Mawa remains ruled out due to injury. But they welcome back Isaac Mpagi who has fully recovered. Probable LineupsGaddafi FC XI – Mutebi Ronald (GK), Musamali Paul, Isaac Isinde, Mugumba Bakali, Buchochera Jamaldin, Yunus Sibira, Kintu Sam, Steven Munguchi, Sserwadda Nasir, Muwawu Faisal, Kirya Amos Tooro United XI – Simon Mubuya (GK), Luis Booki, Rashid Lubega, Murungi Rogers, Appolo Kagogwe, Martin Alinaitwe, Ronald Kayongo,…

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The Uganda Netball Federation has officially launched the East African Netball Club championships at their offices in Old Kampala. The East African championships will take place in Uganda from the 8th May to 15th May at the newly constructed Kamwokya community sports centre. The tournament will see a number of up to 16 teams take part with Uganda represented by six teams in both the ladies and men categories. In the ladies, NIC the defending champions will be joined by KCCA, Prisons and UPDF whereas Kampala University and WOB will take part in the men’s category. Francis Banya, the CEO…

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The KCCA FC head coach Morley Byekwaso has lauded young players for their contribution in the team’s win over Bright Stars. The gaffer handed youngsters Dominic Ayella, Ibrahim Juma and Elvis Mwanje starting slots ahead and the trio did not disappoint. KCCA FC were 1-0 winners against Bright Stars in the Startimes Uganda Premier League match played at the MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo with Ibrahim Juma scoring the important goal. Byekwaso has now turned more focus on using young players as a reward for their patience and discipline. “I thank the players and the technical team for the hard…

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Tuesday 3rd MayKCCA FC 1-0 Bright Stars – LugogoOnduparaka 0-2 Vipers – Arua Ibrahim Juma scored the only goal as KCCA FC edged Bright Stars 1-0 in a Uganda Premier League match played at MTN Omondi stadium in Lugogo. The youngster started a swift move and picked Mato Rogers on the right. He ran into the area to head in Mato’s cross past goalkeeper Emmanuel Derrick Were in the 16th minute. The goal is the first for Juma who was making his first start for KCCA FC at Lugogo. He was earlier denied by Were from Freekick as KCCA FC…

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Tuesday 3rd MayKCCA FC Vs Bright Stars – LugogoOnduparaka Vs Vipers SC – Arua Team NewsKCCA FC welcome back Peter Magambo and Arafat Usama who missed the previous game against Tooro United due to illness.Dominic Ayella joins the squad after completing school engagements.The Kasasiro boys will miss out on Dennis Iguma who suffered an accident on Thursday morning.Club captain Benjamin Ochan is doubtful after suffering a hamstring injury against Tooro and he will need to pass a late fitness testHerber Achai and Filbert Obenchan are also doubtful with knocks they suffered on the previous game. Bright Stars welcome back Ivan…

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