Tag: Uganda Premier League

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Mathias Kigonya
Mathias Kigonya confirms Forest Rangers exit

Ugandan goalkeeper Mathias Kigonya has confirmed his Forest Rangers exit as amidst rumours linking him with Azam FC. The Uganda international joined the Zambian Super League side two years ago on a two-year deal. He joined Forest Rangers from Kenyan top-flight side Kakamega Homeboyz. Through his Facebook page, Kigonya confirmed his exit from Zambia. “It is […]

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Murushid Juuko – Express FC focused to win UPL title

Express FC defender Murushid Juuko has revealed that they are determined more than ever to win the 2020/2021 title. The Red Eagles started their campaign in the Ugandan Premier League on a high note as they are currently sitting sixth on the table. They have garnered eight points from the four matches played so far. […]

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CAF CC: KCCA FC is ready for the task – Mutebi

KCCA FC head coach Mike Mutebi claims that his side have enough armory to handle the task at hand. The Kasasiro Boys will lock horns with AS Kigali in the second leg game of the First round at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende Unlike before, KCCA will be home away from home because CAF restricted the […]

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UPL: Vipers kick off the season with a draw

Vipers SC started their StarTimes Uganda Premier League (UPL) title defense with a one-all draw against Wakiso Giants in a match played on Saturday. This was Vipers’ first game in the 2020/2021 campaign as they were involved in the Caf Champions League. Unfortunately, they got eliminated by Al-Hilal of Sudan on a 2-0 aggregate scoreline. […]

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2020/2021 Uganda Premier League season postponed

The 2020/2021 Uganda Premier League season starting date has been postponed by a month. Initially, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) had set October 17 as a tentative date for the start of the new campaign. However, it is not going to be the case as the Federation and clubs struggle to align themselves with […]

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President Museveni confirms Ugandan football return

Football in Uganda has finally been allowed to return after President Yoweri Museveni allowed sporting activities to return on Sunday. In his address to the nation, Museveni confirmed the government will allow sporting activities to resume but without spectators. He, however, asked organisers to test players for Covid-19 72 hours before any match. “Open-air activities of sports will […]

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Hellen Buteme appointed as Express FC conditioning coach
Hellen Buteme appointed as Express FC conditioning coach

The StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Express FC have confirmed the appointment of Hellen Buteme.The former Uganda national rugby 7s and 15s star has been recruited as the strengths and conditioning coach. Hellen Buteme is joining the Red Eagles as they are preparing for next season slated on October 17th. She has signed a two-year […]

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Denis Otim Officially signs for Express FC

Express FC unveiled their second signing of this transfer window in goalkeeper Denis Otim. The 20-year-old signed for Express FC from Mbarara City on a four-year deal. Express FC is aiming at strengthening their squad ahead of the new Ugandan Premier League (UPL) season slated on October 17. “Express have on Wednesday August 12 confirmed […]

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Kusiima Cryspus joins Express FC

Express FC have officially announced the signing of goalkeeper Cryspus Kusiima from Tooro United. The club has confirmed the arrival of the custodian on their official website on Monday morning. “Express have on Monday, August 10, announced the signing of goalkeeper Kusiima Cryspus on a two-year deal,” Express FC posted on their official website. “The 24-year-old who was […]

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Simon Peter Njuba appointed Vipers CEO

As a way of improving their team, Vipers SC announced Simon Peter Njuba as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Wednesday. The Venoms were crowned the 2019/2020 Ugandan Premier League (UPL) champions meaning that they will represent Uganda in Caf Champions League. Vipers have been very active in the transfer window and have now […]