Author: Brian Inke

Tuesday, 29th MarchGadaffi 1-3 UPDF UPDF finally arrested their poor run thanks to a a 3-1 away win over Gadaffi FC in the Startimes Uganda Premier League match at Gadaffi Arena. Goals from Ezekiel Katende, Kigozi Ambrose and Okello Donato helped the Bombo-side win the Military derby. Brian Kalumba scored the only goal for Gadaffi FC, against his former side. This is UPDF’s first win since December after when they beat Bright Stars 2-1 at Bombo. The Army side have ended their 13 games winless run to register their first win in the second round and only their second win…

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Tuesday 29th March Gadaffi vs UPDF, Gadaffi ArenaExpress vs Police, Wankulukuku Team News Gadaffi FC is boosted with the return of Onen Franco and Jamaldine Buchochera Karenzi who missed the game against Police due to Suspension. The Soldier Boys will be without Richard Basangwa through injury and Charles Ssebutinde who is ineligible to face his parent club. For UPDF, Jacob Okao is out with Malaria as well as Andrew Kawooya due to post Primary engagement with St Mary’s SS Kitende. James Begesa is still out for the Army side having travelled with Uganda Cranes to Tajikistan for the Navruz Cup.…

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The Federation of Uganda Football Association has appointed Mashood Ssali for the Kampala Derby between KCCA and SC Villa at the Omondi Stadium Lugogo due Saturday 12th March at 4pm. He was also in charge of KCCA FC’s rescheduled game against Onduparaka at the Bombo Military Barracks Ground. Ssali will be assisted by Isa Masembe as the first assistant referee and Dick Okello the second assistant referee while Kimbowa Richard and Nalule Aisha will be the fourth official and referee Assessor respectively. The game between Gadaffi FC and defending champions Express at the Gadaffi Arena on Tuesday 8th March will…

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Tuesday, 08th MarchGadaffi vs Express, Gadaffi ArenaURA vs Onduparaka, Arena of Visions Team News URA set to welcome back Defender Benjamin Nyakoojo from and injury.Winger Joachim Ojera, Najib Fessali and Hassan Kalega remain doubtful.For visitors, they are boosted with the return of Mubiru Ronald, Agu Safi Mansoor, Adriko Gasper and Goalkeeper Mathias Muwanga.Winger Rashid Agau and Gadafi Gadinho are still out. Probable Lineups URA: Nafian Alionzi (GK), Ashraf Mandela, Derrick Ndahiro, Hudu Mulikyi, Patrick Mbowa, Ivan Sserubiri, Shafik Kagimu, Saidi Kyeyune, Viane Ssekajuko, Steven Mukwala, Rwothomio Cromwel. Onduparaka: Mathias Muwanga (GK), John Rogers, Matovu Patrick, Amayo Ahmed, Ojara Dennis, Abasi…

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Renown security expert Dixon Bond Okello is among the three Ugandans assigned CAF duties for the forthcoming Inter Club matches next weekend. Okello, an experienced FUFA, CAF and FIFA security officer will handle security for the CAF Champions League match Al Hilal and Al Merrikh on Friday, March 2022 at Omdurman Stadium. The nonsense Okello who was voted the best security man at the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon, also handled security on Saturday at the Masaza Cup final in Kitende. Okello is braced for the Sudanese derby on the Continent but his credentials is a proof that he is the…

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A total of five players have walked away with match-day balls in the ongoing 2021/22 season of the Startimes Uganda Premier League so far. Three of the five – Yunus Sentamu and Steven Mukwala who were the League top scorers in the last two seasons, as well as Viane Ssekajuko – have gone on to score four goals. BUL FC Forward Ibrahim Nsimbe and Arua Hill Winger Rashid Kawawa complete the list of the players who have notched a treble or more in a single game. Sentamu was the first player to score a hat-trick this season in Viper’s 5-0…

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Arua Hill Chairperson Joel Aita has confirmed that he has placed a bid to buy English Premier League club Chelsea FC after the club owner Roman Abromovich has put it for sale. This comes after United Kingdom have put sanctions on him in the wake of Russia invasion of Ukraine. In an interview with Arua based Radio station Nile FM hosted by Toko Badru Tok Alias T.O.K Premier Sports show, the tycoon confirmed his 3.3 billion US Dollar bid. “Yeah, Yesterday we put in our bid for the purchase, we’ve set up a good consortium and based on that we…

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Thursday, March 3•Express 2-2 KCCA•SC Villa 0-1 Busoga United•Mbarara City 0-0 URA FC Hosts Mbarara City denied URA FC a chance to keep pace with leaders Vipers following a goalless draw in a league game at Kakyeka. Its a big blow for URA in their title chase which leaves them eight points adrift of the Venoms. For Mbarara City, it looks like a point earned but they remain inside the drop zone after Busoga United beat SC Villa at Njeru. The Ankole Lions however remain in search for their first win and goal of the second round. They are winless…

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BUL FC Head Coach Alex Isabirye says he can’t ask for a trophy since it will be a hard task for his players and some may go Awol from training. Fourth-placed BUL FC ran riot against UPDF at the Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe with a convincing 5-1 victory. Simon Peter Oketch scored a brace, Karim Ndugwa, Ibrahim Kazindula and Richard Wandyaka were on target for the Eastern Giants while Walter Ochora’s own goal was the only consolation for the Army side. Despite a 5-1 victory, Isabirye says it wasn’t an easy win most especially in the first half but they…

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Arua Hill Assistant Coach Ahmad Borini admits they were desperate for the win after easing past Wakiso Giants. The Kongolo surrendered their 2-1 to BUL after Simon Peter Oketch scored a late minute penalty to salvage a point for the visitors before a 3-1 loss to leaders Vipers. Arua Hill however bounced back with a statement 4-2 win over Wakiso Giants at the Barifa Stadium to complete double against the purple sharks on Wednesday. Rashid Kawawa with his first ever hatrick in his professional Career and a goal from Alfred Leku ensured the Kongolo return to winning ways. Substitute Titus…

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Tuesday:*BUL 5-1 UPDF *Onduparaka FC 0-0 Gadaffi *Police 4-2 Tooro United  Wednesday*Arua Hill 4-2 Wakiso Giants*Vipers 2-1 Bright Stars ThursdayMbarara City Vs URA, KakyekaExpress vs KCCA, WankulukukuVilla Vs Busoga United, Njeru Team News Karim Ramathan is still sidelined with a knee injury for Mbarara City. While Okwalinga Solomon is suspended after being sent off in the last league action against Gaddafi Fc. For URA they will be without Winger Joachim Ojera due to injury as well as long term absentee Jackson Nunda. The tax collectors are boosted with the return of Leftback Derrick Ndahiro who was away with Team Fundi in Spain.…

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Tuesday:*BUL 5-1 UPDF *Onduparaka FC 0-0 Gadaffi *Police 4-2 Tooro United Wednesday*Arua Hill 4-2 Wakiso Giants (2pm) – Barifa*Vipers Vs Bright Stars (4pm) – Kitende Winger Rashid Kawawa scored three past Wakiso Giants in the early kick-off of the Startimes Uganda Premier League game played at the Barifa Stadium. The Winger registers his first ever treble in his professional career. Alfred Leku was also on the score sheet as the Kongolo defeated the purple sharks Home and away. Titus Ssematimba and Sam Ssenyonjo were on target for the visitors. Wakiso Giants have now conceded nine goals in their last two league matches…

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Tuesday:*BUL 5-1 UPDF *Onduparaka FC 0-0 Gadaffi *Police 4-2 Tooro United Wednesday*Arua Hill Vs Wakiso Giants (2pm) – Barifa*Vipers Vs Bright Stars (4pm) – Kitende Team News Arua Hill will be without Midfielder Faizul Ibrahim due to yellow card accumulations. The Kongolo are boosted with the return of Defender Bright Vuni and Alfred Leku who both missed the 2-2 draw with BUL due to Suspension. Innocent Maduka is also available for selection having missed the last game due to injury. Goalkeeper Samson Kirya is out with a shoulder injury and so are forwards Ivan Bogere (stomach-ache) and Frank Ssebuufu (fever) for visitors…

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Tuesday:*BUL 5-1 UPDF *Onduparaka FC 0-0 Gadaffi *Police 4-2 Tooro United Wednesday*Arua Hill Vs Wakiso Giants (2pm) – Barifa*Vipers Vs Bright Stars (4pm) – Kitende Simon Peter Oketch scored twice as BUL put UPDF FC to the sword in a Uganda Premier League game at the Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe. Karim Ndugwa, Ibrahim Kazindula and Richard Wandyaka were also on target for the Eastern Giants. Walter Ochora scored in his own goal for UPDF FC’s consolation. The loss piles more pressure on Brian Ssenyondo whose side are winless in last 10 matches while this is their first defeat of the second round…

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Wakiso Giants Versatile player Moses Aliro was named the inaugural Lango Best player of the month. He beat KCCA defender Herbert Achai, Blacks Power’s Acire John Paul, Dickens Otim of Sport-S Volleyball club and Ndejje University Volleyball Club Women’s Jillian Acheng. The award that is organised by the Lango Sports Press Association (LASPA) started in February and Aliro becomes the first player to win the Accolade. Aliro played three league games for Wakiso Giants in February with two goals both against Gadaffi FC, they won one and lost two matches. They sit 7th on the log with 27 points. He…

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Tuesday 1st March*Onduparaka Vs Gaddafi FC – Green light stadium*Police FC Vs Tooro United – MTN Omondi stadium*BUL FC Vs UPDF FC – Kyabazinga stadium Team News BUL will be without Ibrahim Mugulusi, Joram Kirya and Hillary Onek. Pascal Ngobi is also ruled out having picked up an injury in their last game against rivals Busoga United in the Uganda Cup. UPDF will be without Okello Donato, Musa Mudde, Yiga Frank and Oyirwoth Daglas who are nursing injuries. Bernard Muwanga and Ssekitoleko Denis are doubtful and will face a late fitness test. Jacob Okao returns having missed a one all…

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Hosts St Mary’s SS Kitende won three trophies in the just concluded Uganda Secondary School Sports Association (USSSA) in a three-day tournament. St Mary’s Kitende won in Boys football, Girls Basketball and Netball. To win the Boys football which was played in a round robin format, they finished top of the log with 10 points with three wins against Dynamic SS, STAHIZA and SMASK B, and a draw with Royal Giants High School Mityana. SMASK won the Basketball tournament SMASK also scooped the trophy in Netball and Girl’s Basketball – They beat Nabisunsa Girls 39-25 to win the basketball tournament.…

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North East Fourth Division side Ateker FC Head Coach Cyrus Poline says they had a bad day in office after his side was knocked out of the Stanbic Uganda Cup Round of 32. A first half brace from Fred Amaku and Abraham Tusubira late goal inspired Maroons past Ateker FC in the Uganda Cup round of 32 match at the Soroti Stadium. Speaking after the match, Ateker FC Head Coach Cyrus Poline said that they wanted to win the game and it was evident in the opening minutes of the game but they failed to bury their chances. “I would…

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Saturday, February 26•Mbarara City (11)1-1(10) URA FC Mbarara City revenged against URA FC after eliminating the Tax collectors on Penalty shootouts after a one all draw in full-time in the thrilling Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32 at the Kakyeka Stadium. Skipper Shafik Kagimu gave the Tax collectors a first half lead before Solomon Okwalinga equalised from the spot in the second half. After failing to save any of the eleven Penalties, Goalkeeper Alitho James had his penalty saved to end the tax collectors Uganda Cup Journey. Goalkeeper Ssekeba Muhammad was the hero after he denied his counterpart and scored…

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Saturday, February 26*Kalongo United Vs Vipers*Booma Vs Kajjansi United – Masindi Stadium*Mbarara City Vs URA FC – Kakyeka Stadium Inconsistent Mbarara City is plotting a Revenge against URA when the two sides meet at the round of 32 of the Stanbic Uganda Cup at Kakyeka Stadium. The Ankole Lions were eliminated by the Tax Collectors last season, at this very stage! Brian Majwega scored the all important goal in the 13th minute from the rebound after his initial penalty was saved to eliminate Mbarara City at Kakyeka last year. It is also important to note that Mbarara City has already…

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