Category «Sports»

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 …

Kiprotich wins USPA award

Athlete Steven Kiprotich has won the Uganda Sports Press Association for the month of February beating competition from weight lifter Ismail Katamba. At the USPA monthly meeting at Oasis restaurant in Lugogo, Kiprotich collected 405 points compared to Katamba‚Äôs 400. Kiprotich won a Bronze medal at the Tokyo marathon last month while Katamba achieved the …

Cranes lose to Congo

A first minute strike by Congo Brazzaville striker Prince Onyange sent an early scare in the cranes camps in the Afcon 2013 first leg qualifier in Congo. Uganda was beaten hands down by an experienced Congo side as they lost the game 3-1. A first half dominated by Congo saw Uganda pull one back through …

50 riders to test new track

The newly revamped Uganda Motocross Arena track will host its first action when the First round of the National Motocross Championship on 4th March with over 50 riders taking part. The track in Busika off Gayaza road has been upgraded to international standards under the close supervision of renowned expert Ray Wilson mainly in preparation …

Obua too resigns

David Obua has written to Fufa formally announcing his retirement from the national team a day after hitherto Uganda Cranes skipper Ibrahim Sekagya led the way on Monday. According to the National team, The Hearts forward penned the letter last night saying he had decided to end his over 10 years in the national team …