FIFA World Cup trophy tour means a lot to Uganda

The original Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup gold trophy will be arriving in Uganda on the 5th March 2018 before a public viewing opportunity on the subsequent day at the Lugogo Cricket oval in Kampala. This trophy, for starters is made of 18 karat gold with a malachite base, standing at 36.8 centimeters high and weighs 6.1 kilograms. The FIFA World cup trophy is the competed for by all the 211 FIFA member associations (Uganda inclusive) with the successful 32 finalists engaged in a three week’s tournament to determine the…

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Rochdale earn Spurs replay with injury time-goal

Steve Davies’ dramatic injury-time equaliser earned League One Rochdale an FA Cup fifth-round replay against Tottenham. Harry Kane’s 88th-minute penalty looked to have secured the Premier League club’s place in the quarter-finals, but Davies fired home in the third minute of added time. Dale had earlier taken the lead when Ian Henderson finished a counter-attack on the stroke of half-time to score his sixth goal in the competition this season. After a poor first-half display, Tottenham found some rhythm and equalised just before the hour mark through January signing Lucas…

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Arsenal FC To Visit Uganda in 2019

Top English Premier League team, Arsenal Football Club will visit Uganda next year on a sports tourism program. The Chairman of the National Council of Sports- NCS, Bosco Onyik says that  after three meetings with officials of Arsenal Football club  in London last month, they accepted to visit Uganda in June next year. The official made it clear that the meetings were fruitful because management of Arsenal Football Club have decided they will have partnership with Uganda where they will train coaches, allow the Uganda Cranes use their facilities for…

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Jacob Kiplimo wins 2018 IAAF Cinque Mulini Cross Country in Italy

Young Athlete Jacob Kiplimo yesterday won the 2018 IAAF Cinque Mulini Cross Country in San Vittore Olona, Italy. The 18-year old Kiplimo won the men’s 11km race in 34:00, beating Ethiopian Telahun Bekele by 17 seconds, while Gidey held off Kenya’s Daisy Jepkemei by four seconds in a close women’s 6km race. Kiplimo kept in the leading pack before he broke away from Bekele during the last lap, dropping him by 17 seconds and went on to win the race. In third place was Ethiopia’s Taye Girma (34:31), while Peter…

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Police FC shifts training to Namboole

Ahead of their highly anticipated league game against Mbarara City FC, Police FC have shifted training from Kibuli SS to Mandela National stadium, Namboole. The Cops host the Ankole Lions on Saturday February 10 at the same venue as they seek to open the second round of the Uganda Premier League with maximum points. “Starting Thursday February 8, 2018, our training sessions will be at Namboole as we prepare for Mbarara City,” confirmed Abdallah Mubiru, the Cops coach. Police lost 4-1 to KCCA in a trial game on Wednesday at…

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Shaban scores twice against Industrial Area FC

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Football Club continued with the build up matches on Tuesday in preparation for the first away leg of the CAF Champions league to Madagascar’s CNaps F.C. The 12 time league winners defeated Industrial Area 5-0 at the Star Times stadium in Luogogo. Uganda Cranes and U-20 striker Muhammed ‘Jaggarson’ Shaban scored twice in the game. Paul Mucureezi, Patrick Kaddu and defender Walter Ochora wrapped up the scoring business on the evening. Meanwhile, KCCA will wind up the local build ups on Wednesday morning with a…

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Uganda Badminton team to face hosts Australia, England and South Africa | 2018 Commonwealth Games

XXI Commonwealth Games: 4th – 15th April 2018 Carrara Stadium, Australia (Gold Coast City) Uganda has landed a tough draw at the 2018 Commonwealth games. The draws held on Tuesday are based on world rankings. The Ugandans will face England, Australia and South Africa at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre, Carrara stadium in Gold Coast city, Australia. Favourites India will line up Pakistan, Scotland and Sri Lanka in group A. In group B, Singapore faces Mauritius, Zambia and Jamaica as Malaysia, Canada, Seychelles and Ghana complete group D. The mixed team event…

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LIVERPOOL want Jack Wilshere.

Liverpool could move for Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 26, if he rejects a new contract with the Gunners. The Gunners have offered their England midfielder new terms but they include a CUT to his £90,000-a-week wages. Wilshere, 26, is locked in talks with Arsenal chiefs, but his poor injury record means any new deal will be based on appearances and performance. But Kop boss Jurgen Klopp is ready to match Wilshere’s current salary if he can land him on a free this summer. 862 total views, no views today Please follow and like…

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Bogere blows out another Mexican

BOSTON Sharif ‘The Lion’ Bogere is of Ugandan origin, but knows Mexican boxers very well. He has previously downed 13 of his Mexican opponents, and he is yet to suffer defeat from a Mexican boxer. No Ugandan professional boxer has ever reached this achievement. Rodolfo Armenta was Bogere’s first Mexican victim in 2009 following a Technical Knockout in the second round of four. Remember Cristian Favela, Julian Rodrigues and Raymond whom Bogere defeated to claim the WBO North American Boxing Organisation lightweight title in 2011? Others include, Sergio Rivera, Manuel…

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Kabale sharp fc Knocked out of The Uganda Cup

Buganda Regional League side, Busula Sports club, last evening knocked Kabale sharp football out of the Uganda cup by two goals to one, during a match that was played at Kabale municipal stadium. The Uganda Cup that was formally called Kakunguru cup is Uganda’s main national annual competition that is open for member clubs of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations. Kabale sharp football club is in the 6th position in the Ruwenzori group of the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA big league, while Busula Sports club plays, is on…

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