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. 1,666 total views, no views today Please follow and like us:0

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Arsenal beats AC Milan to reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League.

Danny Welbeck scored twice on the day he was recalled to the England squad as Arsenal beat AC Milan to reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League. Leading 2-0 from first leg in the San Siro, the Gunners fell behind on the night when Hakan Calhanoglu produced a wonderful finish from 30 yards after being allowed to run unchallenged. Arsenal quickly levelled, though, from a controversially awarded penalty – Welbeck going down under minimal contact from Ricardo Rodriguez before scoring from the spot. And, after highly rated Milan keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma…

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Chelsea out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage as Barcelona forward Lionel Messi punished an error-ridden display in the Nou Camp. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home the second after Cesc Fabregas lost possession. Marcos Alonso hit the post for Chelsea with a free-kick before Messi’s 100th Champions League goal – after a mistake…

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Kabale Sharp FC defeats Kasai in FUFA Big league

Kabale Sharp Football club on Sunday evening defeated Kasai Plascon Football Club Mukono by 1-0 in the ongoing Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA Big league. The goal for Kabale Sharp Football Club was scored by, Cliff Rukanga in 31st minute, in a match that was played at Kabale municipal stadium in Kabale Municipality. Kabale Sharp Football Club will face Synergy Football Club Masaka on 15th this month. The match will be played at Masaka Recreational Ground in Masaka Municipality. 1,877 total views, no views today Please follow and like us:0

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Officials in jail after Burundi President is ‘roughed up’ in game

Two Burundi officials have been arrested after the country’s President Pierre Nkurunziza was allegedly roughed up in a football match that they organized. President Nkurunziza’s football team Haleluya Football Club faced a side from the northern town of Kiremba on 3rd February. Normally, the opposition is well aware they are playing against the country’s president, and it has been said they go easy in the games, even perhaps allowing Nkurunziza to score. But as the Kiremba team contained Congolese refugees who did not know they were playing against Burundi’s president,…

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FUFA Big League: Kabale Sharp FC ready for Nyamityobora FC

Kabale Sharp Football club is warming up hardly for Sunday’s Western game against Nyamityobora at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara Municipality. The Kabale based Club is confident that it will win this game following the recent victories in its last 4 matches the Big League. The Club’s head coach, Viali Beinomugisha, says that his boys have had sufficient training and they are in a better position to defeat Nyamityobora. The team captain, Johnson Turinawe alias Bafana, says that the team needs this derby victory urgently so as to maximize its chances…

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Tottenham reaches the FA Cup quarter-finals

FT Tottenham 6:1 Rochdale Tottenham reached the FA Cup quarter-finals after surviving a scare against League One Rochdale in a fifth-round replay littered with video assistant referee controversies. Amid persistent snow at Wembley, Fernando Llorente scored a 12-minute hat-trick early in the second half after Rochdale’s Stephen Humphrys cancelled out Son Heung-min’s opener. Son added the fifth and substitute Kyle Walker-Peters the sixth yet the match will be remembered for a number of incidents involving VAR. Erik Lamela thought he had given Spurs an early lead only for his goal to…

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USA men’s hockey knocked out in shootout loss to Czechs-Winter Olympics 2018

For the second consecutive Winter Olympics, the United States’ men’s hockey team has failed to medal. Team USA’s run came to an end on Tuesday night in Pyeongchang after an intense 3-2 shootout loss to the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal round. It was a hard-fought game that ultimately was separated by a single shootout tally, but the Americans wound up on the wrong side of that tight battle. The Americans will likely dwell on some of the missed opportunities that could have swayed this game in another direction. Team…

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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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