Category «Sports»

Ddungu sacking approved

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved Uganda Olympic Committee’s (OOC) judgment to ban its former president Roger Ddungu. Ddungu was banned for life by the Extra General Assembly that convened on May 19 at Kati kati and UOC wrote to the international body two days later informing them of the development. UOC secretary general …

Cranes begin training

The Uganda Cranes have today started training at Mandela National Stadium ahead of next month’s World Cup and AFCON qualifiers. The national team coach Bobby Williamson summoned 30 players for the games with Angola, Senegal and Congo Brazaville. 16 of those summoned including Mike Serumaga, Geoffrey Masa, Simeon Masaba and Hamza Muwonge the only goal …

Bobby summons team

Cranes’ coach Bobby Williamson has summoned 30 players ahead of next month’s World Cup and AFCON qualifiers. Among those summoned is Fortunate Omong of South African-based Black Leopards who makes a comeback after 3 years. The other professionals expected in the squad are Andy Mwesigwa, Mike Serumaga, and Tonny Mawejje. The others are Caesar Okuti …

Football awards launched

The Bell Super League footballer of the year awards have been launched today, with the ceremony set for 29th June. The awards meant to reward quality football in the country have 15 categories lined up, in which players are competing. The biggest award of the footballer of the year has 4nominees who include Kizito Lwanga …

Uganda drops in FIFA rankings

Uganda has been relegated to 88th position in the just released Coca Cola Fifa rankings. Uganda was beaten by Congo Brazzaville in an Afcon qualifier last month in Brazzaville are ties on 388 points with Qatar and Saudi Arabia who climbed 8 and one place respectively. Despite the decline, Uganda is still the highest ranked …