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Cecafa U20: Kenya kicks off on a high note

Kenya have started their Cecafa U20 Championship campaign in style following their 3-0 win over Ethiopia on Monday. Benson Omalla, Ronald Reagan, and Enock Wanyama were on the scoresheet as the East African side saw off Ethiopia in a dominant display. The Stanley Okumbi-led charges started the game well but could not take the many […]

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StarTimes Uganda Premier League 2020/2021 fixtures released

The 2020/2021 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season fixtures have finally been released by the league’s governing body. Defending champions Vipers SC will open their campaign at home to newcomers Myda FC according to draft fixtures released on Friday. The new StarTimes Uganda Premier League season’s tentative date for kick-off remains Thursday, December 3rd. 13 time […]

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Bebe Cool’s son Alpha makes final Uganda Hippos squad

Ugandan music industry icon Bebe Cool aka Moses Ssali’s son Alpha Thierry Ssali has been included in the Uganda Hippos final squad. Uganda Hippos’ head coach Morley Byekwaso has named the final 20 man squad travelling to Arusha city ahead of the U20 Total CAF African Cup of Nations Zonal qualifiers in Tanzania. Ssali has […]

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Fortebet Uganda boosts Winners Sports Academy with 50 Soccer Balls
Fortebet Uganda boosts Winners Sports Academy with 50 Soccer Balls

Fortebet Uganda through its media manager John Nanyumba, gave out over 50 pieces of footballs to Winners Sports Academy. While at the event, Academy head coach J.K Ssebbowa thanked Fortebet for the amazing support and love they shown them. “…We shall not again need to buy balls for coming years ahead. We thank you and […]

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Cecafa U20 to be played with no spectators

The Confederation of African Football has ordered the Cecafa U20 tournament to be played behind closed doors. The regional competition is set to kick-off on November 20 and will run until December 2nd in Arusha Tanzania. Although Tanzania have their Mainland Premier League attended by fans, the African body has maintained the tournament will be played without fans. […]

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Johnathan McKinstry – We didn’t underrate South Sudan

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has denied rumors that his side underrated South Sudan in their 1-0 loss. South Sudan edged Uganda Cranes during their Group B Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played at Nyayo Stadium on Monday. Tito Okello scored an all-important goal from the penalty spot as the Bright Stars secured their […]

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AFCON 2021: South Sudan edge Uganda Cranes at Nyayo

Uganda Cranes will have to wait before confirming their qualification to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 1-0 to South Sudan. Tito Okello scored South Sudan’s only goal during a group B duel at Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi on Monday. The former Vipers SC player scored in the 35th minute, a successful kick […]

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2021 AFCON: Uganda targets win to seal qualification

After Senegal confirmed its slot in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final tournament, Uganda Cranes also have a chance to confirm a slot on Monday as matchday four enters its second day. Uganda Cranes will confirm their third consecutive qualification if they manage a win against South Sudan at Nyayo National Stadium. When the […]

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Sergio Ramos overtakes Buffon after 177th Spain appearance

Spain national team captain Sergio Ramos has overtaken Gianluigi Buffon to become the most-capped player in European football. After featuring in Spain’s one-all stalemate with Switzerland, the Real Madrid defender has now made 177 outings for Spain. Despite now being 34 years of age, the Blancos skipper remains a talismanic presence for club and country. […]

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Fortebet branches across the country re-opens

The Ministry of Health has given Fortebet clearance to re-open all of its branches. Fortebet will therefore resume its operations in full swing on Saturday 14th of November after months of closure due to COVID-19. According to the company’s Media Manager, John Nanyumba, all the branches will re-open across the country. “You are all welcome […]