Okwi and Jjuuko guide Simba to 2017/18 Tanzania Premier League title.

Uganda Cranes striker Emmanuel Arnold Okwi and defender Murushid Jjuuko guided Simba Sports Club to the 2017/18 Tanzania Premier League title. Simba was crowned as Tanzania champions for the 2017/2018 season after losing their unbeaten run following a 1-0 loss to Kagera Sugar in the penultimate match of the season. Simba won the league title with three games to spare but their celebrations turned sour after former striker, Edward Christopher fired Kagera to victory with a strike six minutes from time. The match was also watched by Tanzania President John Magufuli…

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Salah Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year. Manchester City midfielder, Kevin de Bruyne came second with Tottenham striker Harry Kane third.  Salah, 25, has scored 31 goals in 34 league appearances for Liverpool this season. The Egypt star – the first African winner of the award – also won the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year award in April. Salah has scored 43 goals in all competitions after signing for 34million pounds from Roma in the summer. The former Chelsea and…

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Gov’t promises to clear all arrears of medal winning athletes

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has assured medal winning athletes that government will eventually clear their monthly stipend arrears that have accumulated over the years. Several athletes have been complaining that they have not been receiving their monthly stipends as promised by President Museveni in 2012 following Stephen Kiprotich’s gold medal win at the London 2012 Olympics. Moses Kipsiro also won gold at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in 2010. “We shall make sure those who have arrears are cleared and I will continue to pay gold medal winners Shs…

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Gold Medalists Cheptegei, Chesang, Chelangat promoted by Police

The leadership of Police on Friday 20 April recognized and promoted two Commonwealth gold medalists, Joshua Cheptegei and Stella Chesang from the ranks of Special Police Constables-SPC to Inspector of Police-IP. Their colleague, Mercyline Chelangat who scooped a bronze medal at the Gold Coast, Australia event, was promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector of Police-AIP. Cheptegei and Chesang were promoted at a function that was presided over by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth-Ochola at Naguru Police Headquarters in Kampala. By virtue of their promotion, their monthly salary…

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Man City wins Premier League title

Manchester City won the Premier League title as Manchester United’s shock 1-0 home defeat by West Brom confirmed their rivals as champions. Second-place United are now 16 points behind Pep Guardiola’s side with only five games left to play. It is City’s third title in seven seasons and a fifth top-flight crown – their first under the Spaniard in his second campaign in charge. They have dominated the title race, scoring 93 goals and losing just twice. The Premier League title is the 24th trophy of the former Barcelona and…

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FUFA the Drum: Acholi humbles Kigezi 1-0

Kigezi province has this evening been defeated by Acholi province, by one goal to nil in the ongoing Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA the drum tournament. The match was played at Kabale Municipal Stadium. Acholi’ only goal was scored by Hudu Mulikye in the 21st minute, after Kigezi region’s goal keeper, Alex Matsiko Kamashaza, miscalculated the ball from a free kick, before it found the back of the net. The players struggled to pass the ball throughout the whole match, since the stadium was filled with water, because of the…

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FUFA postpons all FUFA big league games that were slated to be played today.

The Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA has postponed all FUFA big league games that were slated to be played today. According to the letter dated 10th April 2018, signed by the head of competitions department at FUFA, Aisha Nalule, the postponement was reached at during the FUFA big league clubs meeting that was held on Monday at FUFA house in Kampala. He says that the postponement was intended to allow players to participate in the Drum fixtures this weekend. Kigezi region will host Acholi region on Saturday in FUFA Drum…

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England 58 all out as New Zealand dominate first Test in Auckland

Cricket|Latest scorecard First Test, Eden Park, Auckland (day one of five) England 58: Overton 33*; Boult 6-32, Southee 4-25 New Zealand 175-3: Williamson 91* New Zealand lead by 117 runs Scorecard England were bowled out for 58 – their sixth lowest total – as New Zealand dominated day one of the first Test. Playing their first Test since losing the Ashes 4-0 in Australia, England slipped to 27-9 before being dismissed in 20.4 overs at Eden Park, Auckland. Trent Boult took 6-32 and Tim Southee 4-25 as five batsmen made ducks, equalling…

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Five foreign based Uganda Cranes players report for national duty

A couple of Uganda Cranes foreign based players are in the country in preparation for the international friendly matches lined up. Yeovil Town defender Bevis Kristofer Kizito Mugabi arrived on Monday afternoon to join St George’s goalkeeper Robert Odongkara who did not return to Addis Ababa after the Ethiopian club played with KCCA on Saturday in the CAF Champions League. Al Ahed right back Dennis Iguma is also in the country. The latest arrivals are; Buildcon forwards Fahad Bayo and Hood Kaweesa who arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday…

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FA Cup: Man Utd face Tottenham, Chelsea play Southampton in semi-finals

Manchester United will play Tottenham and Chelsea take on Southampton in the semi-finals of the FA Cup. Spurs made the semi-finals for a second successive season with victory at Swansea on Saturday, while 12-time cup winners United beat Brighton. Chelsea secured their semi-final place by winning at Leicester in extra time on Sunday, as Southampton knocked out League One side Wigan. The ties will take place at Wembley on the weekend of 21-22 April. 1,629 total views, no views today Please follow and like us:

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