Category «Sports»

Man United better crisis managers

One of the sweet ambiguities of football that would have Alex Ferguson repeat those infamous words “bloody hell” has his tinkering and unpredictability working, while the relative stability of Andre Villas-Boas is not. Amidst all the chaos at Chelsea this season, triggered almost exclusively by a lack of the patience required to manage transition, there …

Aubameyang leads Gabon against Mali

He has scored three goals in as many matches during the group stages at the current 28th edition of Orange African Cup of Nations, and has been hailed as Gabonese equivalent to Cameroon’s star striker Samuel Eto’o. But all that will be history unless Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang helps Les Panthers past Mali into the semi-finals. The …

Crunch time in Fufa/USL wrangles

While nothing extra-ordinary is expected to come out of the Lugogo meeting today, developments in the course of the day will be some step in trying to solve the impasse between local soccer Fufa and league managers Uganda Super League (USL). Not only will the sports ministry meet the two warring factions – Fufa, Uganda …

Ssegonga calls it quits

One of Uganda’s most decorated referees Mohamed Ssegonga has retired from officiation of all matches. The 41 year old who became a FIFA referee in 1998, wrote to international soccer governing body FIFA requesting to be released from referees’ official duties due to personal reasons. The teacher cum referee officiated at the last edition of …

Kitende oust Kibuli to book date with Masaka in semis

Yesterday’s results Rock High 0-2 Bulo Yale High 0 (4)–0(2) Standard Masaka 2-0 Nakaseke Kitende 2-0 Kibuli Today (semis) Bulo Parents v Yale High (2pm) Kitende v Masaka (4pm) Eddie Mubiru scored two thunderous goals as St Mary’s Kitende eliminated fellow giants Kibuli at the quarterfinal stage of the Copa Coca-Cola Championship here yesterday. The …