Uganda switched off in second half – Mubiru

Uganda interim coach Abdallah Mubiru believes his charges were punished by Bafana Bafana after switching off in the second half.  Uganda lost 3-2 against South Africa in Johannesburg on Thursday evening in the friendly match. Goals from Evidence Makgopa, who scored a brace, and Bongokuhle Hlongwane inspired the hosts to a narrow victory over the Cranes. Uganda on the other…

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Wakiso Giants put seven past Kitara to boost survival hopes

Wakiso Giants have continued to boost their survival hopes following their 7-2 win against Kitara FC. This was the fourth successive home league win for the Douglas Bamweyana coached side. Viane Ssekajugo scored a brace while Edward Satulo, Rahmat Ssenfuka, Gadaffi Wahab, Joshua Lubwama and Amos Muwonge netted one apiece. Lubwama opened the scoring after only thirteen minutes from the…

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Uganda set to field U23 team in Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

Uganda is set to field Uganda Hippos in the annual Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup that will be held in Ethiopia.  The team did well in the U20 Africa Cup of Nations and reached the final where they fell 2-0 to Ghana. The decision to continue developing the youngsters for future assignments was reached in the annual Fufa Exco Meeting. “The…

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URA FC edge Mbarara City to move four points clear

URA FC have opened a four-point gap at the top of the Ugandan Premier League table. This followed their 2-0 win against Mbarara City on Tuesday. A goal in each half from Brian Majwega and Shafik Kagimu ensured the Tax Collectors picked up their first-ever win over the Ankole Lions. Their first win came after six attempts at the Arena of…

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McKinstry was not the best for Cranes – Williamson

Former Uganda Cranes head coach Bobby Williamson believes Northern Irish coach Johnathan McKinstry was not the best option. The 35-year-old was fired by FUFA on April 19 after recent struggles that saw the team fail to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals. On top of this, they put up a poor show in the African Nations Championship in Cameroon.…

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Fufa confirms payments to Uganda Cranes players

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has confirmed payments to the players. The payments who did duty for the Cranes for a period of 33 months, from July 2018 to March 2021. Players payments have been a source of conflict between the federation and Uganda internationals, but now it has been sorted. In a document from FUFA, the highest-paid player was…

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Onyango will be a very big loss for Uganda – Williamson

Former Uganda Cranes head coach Bobby Williamson believes Denis Onyango’s retirement will be a big loss. Onyango announced his retirement on April 12, ending his 16-year international career.   Williamson worked with the goalkeeper during his time as Cranes coach from 2008-2013.  “Onyango is a quality goalkeeper who has been very influential for the national team,” he was quoted saying. “He…

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Geofrey Wasswa completes SC Villa move

Uganda Cranes defender-cum-midfielder Geofrey Wasswa has sealed a transfer move to SC Villa from Vipers SC. The utility player has been confirmed by the Jogoos in a statement on their social media pages. “Welcome to SC Villa, Geofrey Wasswa,” the club wrote on their Facebook page. However, according to reports, Wasswa was signed on a short-term contract. He is expected to improve…

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Uganda falls in FIFA rankings

After failing to earn a slot in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations finals, Uganda have dropped in the latest Fifa rankings released on April 7. The East African giants have dropped by a place and are now ranked 84th worldwide. The Cranes would have progressed had they picked a point in the last group qualifier against Malawi. However, after drawing…

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Bamweyana: The win is crucial

Wakiso Giants FC head coach Douglas Bamweyana claims that their 1-0 win against Mbarara City FC was crucial for them. The Purple Sharks edged Mbarara City at Kakyeka on Friday evening thanks to a debut goal by Kipson Atuheire. This was Wakiso’s maiden win in the 2020/2021 season in the league from six games and according to Bamweyana, the win…

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