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Paidha coach sacked

By Ritah Kemigisa. The management of Paidha Black Angels Football Club has suspended their coach Muhammed Kiseka over misconduct. The development was confirmed by the club Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Fred Akena. During the suspension period, newly appointed head coach Charles Ssenyange will continue with the tasks at hand as the club. Paidha Black Angels is currently bottom of the Uganda Premier League standings with just one win in 15 matches as they have accumulated 7 points. They host Ndejje University this Friday in Arua.

CAF pushes kick off dates for AFCON

By Ritah Kemigisa. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has pushed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kick off date. This was confirmed following an emergency committee held in Cairo on January 26 chaired by the CAF President Ahmad Ahmad. According to the decisions taken, the dates for the final tournament with its new-24 team’s format will be held from 21 June to 13 July 2019 and not a week earlier as stated before. The decision was taken following requests from Muslim dominated nations of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria who want their players to have time to rest after the end of Ramadan.

FUFA cautions on counterfeit Uganda Cranes Jersey

By Ritah Kemigisa. The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has issued new guidelines on the distribution and selling of the Uganda Cranes jerseys. The Federation has noted with concern on the infringement of its registered, patented logos, commercial products including the Uganda Cranes jersey and has therefore come out to issue new guidelines that must be followed. While addressing the media today, the FUFA Deputy CEO Humphrey Mandu indicated that there are counterfeit jerseys on the market but warned the public to avoid buying such products. ‘FUFA says it only has an understanding with Mafro- the sole manufacturers of Uganda Cranes original and replica jerseys/ Mandu now says they have opened up an application process for willing distributors of …

Vipers announces 5 man interim team after the sacking of Espinoza

By Benjamin Jumbe. Vipers Sports Club has named a 5 man interim technical team that will be handling the club going until the end of this season. The development follows the sacking of Mexican tactician Javier Martinez Espinoza on Saturday. The club’s head of communications Abdu Wasike says the team includes Micheal Ouma, Oloya Moses, Edward Ssali and Ram Nyakana Mpuga with a fifth person to be named soon. Micheal Ouma promised more team cohesion and creativity going foward in his initial address to the club.

Vipers sack head coach Javier Martinez Espinoza

Uganda Premier League champions, Vipers Sc via the club’s social media profiles shortly after their draw with Tooro United on Saturday evening fired their Head coach, Javier Martinez Espinosa barely five months at the helm of the club after replacing Miguel Da Costa earlier this year. The club management in the posts thanked the Mexican tactician for the services rendered to the club and also said they would make major announcements on the new technical team in the next 24 hours. According to the statement The reason for firing Mr Espinosa is aimed restructuring aimed at helping Vipers achieve its desired objectives at both local and international level.