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CECAFA task Police to search for missing Eritrean players

The Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) and FUFA have asked the Ugandan Police to search for the missing Eritrean footballers.

Five Eritrean players disappeared on Tuesday ahead of a Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup semi final clash against Kenya. But one player Deyben Gbtswawi Hintseab later showed up and featured in the semi final clash against Kenya.

Carrow Road shakes as Norwich humbled English Premier League champions

Norwich City Football club has today earned a historical superb win at home over the Goliath-Manchesiter City 3 – 2 in the fifith fixture of their English premier league.

Kenny McLean opened his account in the game in the 18th minute to give hope to the home side.

MP Nambooze vs Political Sergeant Bobi Wine:- a must watch battle

It is clear now that People Power supreme leader also Kyadondo East Mp Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine to lead Mbogo clan (African Buffalo) against Mukono municipality MP Nambooze Betty Bakireke’s Kkobe clan (Air potato). Whisper Eye Reports

The two clans are to face off in Buganda Bika Football Tournament finals on 31st August, 2019 at Masaka Recreation ground in Buddu County, Masaka City.

Mp Ssewanyana’s Katwe United signs two players from Uganda premier league clubs

Promising new football club Katwe united owned by Makindye West legislator Allan Ssewanyana has signed two young talented players.

Midfielder Nkata Billy from Express FC, who has also been the Captain of their U-17 Uganda Premier League team and Richard Kigozi alias Gaza from Wakiso Giants FC.

MP Ssewayana’s Katwe United renews players contracts ahead of big league

Katwe United FC owned by Makindye West legislator Allan Ssewanya on Friday renewed contracts of eleven players pending monitoring performance of the rest of team.

‘Tulibanyiivu’ side are preparing for FUFA big league in Thiers efforts to be promoted to super league.

The event took place at the Katwe United FC offices in Makindye.

Golola Moses beats Semata Umar

Moses Golola thumped Semata Umar last night at Freedom City.

The much awaited fight doubled a clash of titans saw Semata Umar give up in the third round after Golola throwing non stop punches towards helpless Semata. 

Meet Arsenal’s new record signing Nicolas Pepe

Nicolas Pepe has taken a winding road to the top, but Arsenal’s club-record signing is unlikely to be fazed by his new-found fame and fortune.

Pepe became Africa’s most expensive footballer on Thursday after the Ivory Coast winger completed his blockbuster move from French club Lille for a reported £72 million ($87 million).

Securing the flamboyant 24-year-old is an impressive coup for Arsenal given Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Napoli were reportedly interested in his signature.

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac face carjacking gang

Two Premier League footballers have been involved in a carjacking attempt by an armed gang in a London street.
Arsenal players Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were targeted, the club confirmed, but both escaped uninjured.

Arsenal said in a statement: “We have been in contact with both players and they are fine.”

Tears of Joy and sadness as Algeria win Africa cup of nations

Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo.
Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a huge deflection off Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomes.

Senegal, who have never won the competition, were awarded a penalty for handball in the second half but it was overturned after a VAR review.
Algeria closed out the rest of the game to win their first title since 1990.
Senegal’s players collapsed on the pitch in tears at the final whistle.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, who said before the game he would swap his Champions League winners medal for Africa Cup of Nations success, looked disconsolate as Algeria players celebrated around him.

FUFA’s Magogo elected CAF executive member

The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA), Moses Hassim Magogo has been elected on the executive of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Magogo was elected to represent the Central East Zone during the CAF Ordinary General Assembly held at the Marriott Hotel in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday. Magogo, the FUFA President collected 33 votes, while the incumbent and former CECAFA President Leodegar Tenga had 19 votes.

Buganda detects ploy to ban Masaza cup competitions – Mayiga

The Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko says it has detected a ploy by a cross-section of people with intentions to tarnish the Masaza Cup competitions and cause its prohibition by Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA).

Buganda Kingdom Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga told the Lukiiko sitting at Bulange-Mengo today that the recurrent chaos, abuse of alcohol, fights and other vices in the competition are an orchestrated move to destroy the image of the tournament.

Coach Mubiru picked to guide Cranes to CHAN 2020

Police FC’s Abdallah Mubiru has been named coach of the Uganda Cranes preparing for the African Championship of Nations (CHAN) 2020 qualifiers.

This is the second big assignment ex-international Mubiru has been given this year, after guiding Cranes to the COSAFA tournament in May. It was a baptism of fire for the coach, as his Cranes teams were edged by Lesotho in the quarterfinals, before losing to South Africa in the plate tournament.

Full statement: President Museveni offers Cranes Shs3.6 billion

Full statement below;

I welcomed the National Soccer Team- The Cranes, from Egypt where they represented us so well. Making it to the last 16 out of the 53 countries is a commendable job.

When Uganda began recovering, we started sports Again. Government has not committed to supporting the national team seriously, but we have been doing it in a small way because we are dealing with other pressing issues like; security, education, health, roads, piped water, electricity, ICT.

Ex- Cranes boss Desabre is new Pyramids coach in Egypt

Sebastien Desabre was named coach of ambitious Egyptian club Pyramids FC on Monday, in the wake of Uganda’s elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Frenchman’s appointment comes three days after Uganda lost 1-0 to Senegal in the last 16 having advanced beyond the group stage for the first time since 1978.

Uganda Cranes back, set to meet Museveni today

President Yoweri Museveni will host Uganda Cranes Monday, after a bitter-sweet 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt.

Uganda reached the knockout stage for the first time since 1978, but a players’ strike, and the resignation of coach Sebastian Desabre have clouded what was supposed to be a great performance by the Cranes.

Rapinoe and Lavelle give U.S. fourth World Cup title

The United States won a record-extending fourth women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as the leading power in the women’s game.

The defending champions struggled to gain dominance for an hour before a Rapinoe penalty, her sixth goal of the tournament, broke the deadlock and a fine individual effort from Lavelle in the 69th minute put the outcome beyond doubt.