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Uganda Cranes & Captain Onyango nominated for 2018 CAF awards

By David Kugonza. The Uganda Cranes football team has been nominated for the best footballing country on the African continent for the year 2018. The Cranes who attained qualification to the 2019 AFCON finals with a game to spare have been listed along with Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritania and Zimbabwe in the Category. In a related development, Uganda Cranes skipper and also 1st-choice goalkeeper for the Ugandan Cranes Denis Onyango who plays for professional football at south African side Mamelodi Sundowns, Denis Onyango is among the provisional star-studded list of 35 footballers many who ply their trade outside Africa. Onyango is nominated alongside Senegalese’s Idrissa Gueye who plays for English side Everton and national teammennt the Impressive defender at …

Uganda referee appointed to CAF

By Ritah Kemigisa. Uganda’s top ranked FIFA beach soccer referee Ivan Kintu Bayige has been appointed by CAF to officiate at the 2019 AFCON Beach soccer finals   in Egypt from 8th-14th December 2018. Bayige will appear at the AFCON Beach Soccer finals for the 2nd time having landed his maiden show in 2016 when he officiated at the finals in Nigeria. Meanwhile FIFA referees William Oloya will handle the CAF Confederation Cup match between Malawi’s Silver Strikers and Association Omni sport Center Mberi Sport if of Gabon. He was appointed together with Okello Dick and Okello Lee as the 1st and 2nd assistants respectively.  

Government rewards Uganda cranes with a 3.7 billion qualification bonus

By Ssebuliba Samuel Following the qualification of Uganda to play in African cup of Nations, the government has already rewarded players and managers with qualification bonus worth 3.7 billion. Speaking to media today the president FUFA Moses Magogo said that government has showed its support to the national team and this has been exhibited by endless support to the team. He said that immediately upon winning, one million dollar was disbursed to the team and beneficiaries have been paid . Uganda qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 1-0 in Kampala on Saturday.

Upgrade of Entebbe airport on course

BY TOM BRIAN ANGURINI. The upgrading of Entebbe international airport is on course after first phase of works in different departments are in a state of near completion. This information was revealed to KFM by minister of works and transport Azuba Ntege. She says works for rehabilitation and strengthening of old runway 12-30 commenced May 2018 and is expected to be completed by end of this year. The works are undertaken by China communication Construction Company which is also handling the on-going construction of a new 100,000 ton capacity cargo center.

One should only participate in two sports at a time – Here is why

This article is sponsored by RBN Media There are many sports opportunities which have popped up in the last decade. Students who are pros in various sports have gone ahead to get scholarships from various prestigious schools. While you can enjoy playing and betting on your favourite games with a Betin Uganda promo code, you too wouldn’t want many games together, would you? For one, it will just become a bit too taxing for you to know which game to bet on and which to miss out on! Multi-sport athletes are more resilient, competitive and coachable than their single counterparts. Parents and teachers have gone ahead to advise children to take up multiple sports especially in their pre-adolescent years. However, …