Micho holds no fear after Uganda’s Afcon seeding

Micho holds no fear after Uganda’s Afcon seeding

Following a 38-year absence from football’s continental showpiece tournament, Uganda were unsurprisingly seeded among the bottom four teams following a CAF meeting at the body’s headquarters in Cairo on Monday. The Gabon 2017 seeding was based on the performances of Afcon final tournaments (2012, 2013, 2015), Afcon qualifiers (2013, 2015, 2017), the World Cup (2014) […]

World Cup enemies Uganda, Togo renew rivalry

World Cup enemies Uganda, Togo renew rivalry

Togo and Uganda clash again about 350 days after contesting the World Cup qualifier, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Lome, Togo. It may seem incongruous to celebrate playing in the 2018 World Cup African qualifying groups with the defeated side playing host, but October 4th’s game was […]

Embarrassments as Women’s Cecafa Cup kicks off in Jinja

Embarrassments as Women’s Cecafa Cup kicks off in Jinja

Burundi and Kenya kicked off the 2016 Cecafa Women’s Championship with wins in the industrial town of Jinja, Uganda, despite problems off the pitch for tournament organisers. The inaugural event got underway with a handful of fans at the FUFA Technical Centre as some teams complained about accommodation, claiming their players are sleeping in a […]

Arua giants Onduparaka beat champions KCCA

Arua giants Onduparaka beat champions KCCA

Going by their FUFA Big League record, Onduparaka’s Greenlight Stadium is no easy ground to visit. Maiden visitors in the current Uganda Premier League only managed to pick a point. Reigning league Champions KCCA FC left with crest fallen faces as they lost their fast game of season 2-1. A brace by sharp striker Mohamed […]

Burundi’s Bukera hopeful for first Pearl rally finish

Burundi’s Bukera hopeful for first Pearl rally finish

After winning Rwanda’s biggest rally event; the Mountain Gorilla rally last month, Valery Bukera is hoping to extend his victory to  the Uganda Pearl of Africa rally. The final round of the African Rally Championship will run from 16-17 September in Busiika and Mubende. And the Burundian driver will be attempting the Pearl rally for […]

Micho elated with Afcon qualification

Micho elated with Afcon qualification

Uganda coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has expressed sheer joy and content after guiding the Cranes to their first appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1978. Farouk Miya’s lone goal in the first half was enough to secure a place at Afcon 2017 in Gabon as Uganda became the first […]

Afcon 2017: How Uganda clinched finals spot for first time since 1978

Afcon 2017: How Uganda clinched finals spot for first time since 1978

Uganda have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1978 after beating Comoros on Sunday. Their 1-0 victory secured their place at next year’s finals in Gabon as one of the two best group runners-up. Group D rivals Burkina Faso also qualified with a late 2-1 win over Botswana to […]