Category Archives: Football

Cranes star Brian Majwega rejoins KCCA FC

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By Whisper Sports

Brian Majwega known in the football circles as the magician has finally returned to his boyhood club KCCA.

Majwega who last played for KCCA 3 years ago has signed a two year contract with the kasasiro boys which will see him be at the lugogo based club until 2023.

Express FC officially crowned StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions 2020/2021

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Express FC finally crowned StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions 2020/2021

Uganda’s oldest premier soccer club, Express FC popularly known as “The Red Eagles” has been crowned StarTimes Uganda premier league champions today.

History repeats its self: Express FC declared champions by FUFA

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History repeats its self: Express declared champions by FUFA

Uganda’s most popular and oldest soccer football team Express Football club has been declared champions of 2020/2021 season of the Uganda StarTimes premier league.

The FUFA Emergency Executive Committee has on Tuesday 29th June 2021 taken the decision to end the 2020/21 StarTimes Uganda Premier League based on Article 18, Section 1, Sub-section C & D of the FUFA Competition rules.

African journalists slam UAE ‘ over manipulation’ of World Cup

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Federation of African Journalists condemns what it says are attempts by the UAE to pressure African journalists into campaigning against next year’s football event.

Qatar will be the first country in the Middle East to stage world football's biggest tournament when the event kicks off in November 2022 [File: Ibraheem al-Omari/Reuters]
Qatar will be the first country in the Middle East to stage world football’s biggest tournament when the event kicks off in November 2022 [File: Ibraheem al-Omar

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) has condemned what it calls attempts by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to “manipulate” African journalists into speaking out against the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

In a resolution released on Wednesday, the FAJ expressed “dismay” over efforts by the UAE to “manipulate journalists’ organisations in Africa to issue public statements or campaign against the 2022 FIFA World Cup”

Express FC dump KCCA FC out of Uganda Cup at Lugogo

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Express FC dump KCCA FC out of Uganda Cup at Lugogo. Whisper Sports

Martin Kizza’s solo goal was enough for Uganda’s most popular football club Express FC to knock KCCA FC out of Uganda Cup at their home ground Omondi Stadium at Lugogo, Kampala.

Drone war as chile football team fears Argentina spies

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image captionA drone similar in size to this one (file photo) was spotted above the football ground

As football rivalries go, the one between Chile and Argentina is up there among the fiercest.

So it should come as no surprise that when Chile’s national team saw a drone hovering above a training session, it suspected its rival of spying ahead of Thursday’s World Cup qualifier.

The team sent up its own drone which swiftly brought down the “spy-cam”.

Uganda sand cranes bag $52,528 for AFCON

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FUFA offered a monetary appreciation to the 24 man Uganda Sand Cranes delegation with $52,428 (at least Shs. 185,900,000) as a handsome thank you token.

The recipe for hard toiled endeavors vis-a-vis effort is often rewarded by success and at most in monetary terms.

Mubiru Explains Choice of Players Preparing for Uganda Cranes Friendly

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Recently, the Uganda Cranes Stand-in coach Abdallah Mubiru summoned a squad of 34 players to prepare for an international friendly match against Bafana Bafana slated for next month in South Africa.

The team is dominated by young players mostly featuring in the domestic league while some are making their debut appearance on the National team. The senior players missing on the squad include the goalkeeper Salim Jamal, who has been deputizing Denis Onyango, Joseph Ochaya, Nicholas Wadada, Khalid Aucho, Farouk Miya and Kizito Luwagga.

Barack Obama has high praise for Marcus Rashford

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Marcus Rashford playing for Manchester United
The Manchester United footballer has been campaigning against food poverty

Barack Obama has praised the anti-poverty campaigning of England footballer Marcus Rashford.

In a Zoom meeting, the former United States president told Mr Rashford he was “way ahead of where I was” at that age.

Big Win: BUL FC destroy Onduparaka FC 3-1 in Jinja

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BUL FC has defeated Onduparaka FC by three goals to one during their home game played at the Jinja-based Kyabazinga Stadium on Saturday.

BULFC’s goals were scored by Deogratius Ojok in the 15th minute, while Joseph Semujju who was fouled in the 18-yard box scored their second goal through a penalty in the 45th minute. Simon Oketch, a second-half substitute scored the third goal in the 74th minute of the game.

Express FC smash Kitala 4-0 to maintain table lead

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Express FC smash Kitala 4-0 to maintain table lead

The Red Eagles put up another good display at Wankuluku Muteesa II stadium winning Kitala FC 4-0 to maintain table lead.

Uganda’s oldest soccer league club is committed to win the StarTimes Uganda Premier this season.

UPDF Holds KCCA FC in League Encounter

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Army side UPDF FC today held former champions KCCA FC to a 1-all draw in a StarTimes Uganda Premier League match played at the Bombo Military Grounds.

The game was yesterday called off after a heavy rain flooded the playing surface.

Bright Stars FC Defeat BUL FC on Home Ground

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Bright Stars FC players celebrate their wining goal at the Kyabazinga stadium on Saturday.

Bright Stars FC defeated BUL FC with 1-0 at the Jinja based Kyabazinga Stadium on Saturday. 

Bright Stars’ goal was scored through a header from their defender, Derrick Ngobi in the second minute of the game.