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Byekwaso: Let us plan for another good show as Hippos return to action for semifinal clash with Tunisia

Byekwaso: Let us plan for another good show as Hippos return to action for semifinal clash with Tunisia

AFCON U20, AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA
The history makers Uganda U20 TeamHippos will be back in action on Monday night for the semifinal match against Tunisia at the ongoing Total AFCON U20 tournament in Mauritania. Uganda is playing at the tournament for the first time and the Hippos have continued to showcase resilience, strong character and beautiful football for good results. Another task awaits the Hippos at the next stage after ejecting Burkina Faso on penalties in the Quarterfinals. While attending the Pre-Match Press Conference on Sunday afternoon, the Hippos head Coach Morley Byekwaso made it clear that he wants winning to be part of his players’ DNA as he looks forward to the last four stage clash against the North African opponents. ‘We have come a long way to this stage. Believing in ourselves and worki...
Guaita saves a point for Palace against Fulham

Guaita saves a point for Palace against Fulham

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, INTERNATIONAL, Sports
Fulham missed the chance to move within one point of safety as Vicente Guaita's save from Josh Maja's second-half header earned Crystal Palace a 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park.  Palace had the better of the early play, with Andros Townsend's cross diverted on target by Fulham's Joachim Andersen, but Alphonse Areola was alert to keep out an own goal. Andersen had two chances at the other end before half-time, first heading wide from Ademola Lookman's corner, then nodding over after the duo combined again. Fulham stepped up a gear in the second half but Guaita kept the hosts in the match. The Palace goalkeeper denied Tosin Adarabioyo's header from Lookman's free-kick before brilliantly keeping out Maja's close-range effort with 20 minutes remaining. Palace stay...
Schools football progress tops Benin agenda

Schools football progress tops Benin agenda

AFRICA, Benin, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, FUFA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, West Africa, WORLD
Benin and FIFA continue to work together on FIFA’s Football for Schools initiative, which promotes safe and healthy lifestyles for young peopleCOTONOU, Benin, February 26, 2021/ -- FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has met with the President of the Republic of Benin, Patrice Talon, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports, Oswald Homeky, and the President of the Beninese Football Association (FEBEFOOT President), Mathurin de Chacus, to discuss the ongoing development of football in the country, together with the challenges that face African football going forward.The meetings, held in Cotonou, took place exactly five years after Gianni Infantino won the elections for the FIFA Presidency in 2016.“The football passion here in Benin is incredible and the love for our game is ...
Uganda Hippos overcome Mauritania to reach quarterfinals

Uganda Hippos overcome Mauritania to reach quarterfinals

AFRICA, CAF 2021, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, FUFA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA, WORLD
Uganda U20 National Team is through to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Mauritania. The Uganda Hippos saw off the hosts in the final group game at Stade Olympique to progress to the knockout face. Despite trailing at halftime, the team coached by Morley Byekwaso put up a spirited fight to score twice in the second stanza. The hosts took the lead in the 40th minute through Silly Sanghare converting from the spot after Aziz Kayondo brought down Oumar Mbareck in the area. However, Uganda rallied back through Steven Sserwadda and substitute Derrick Kakooza to claim all the points. Sserwadda levelled matters at the hour mark after good interplay with Sam Ssenyonjo before the former drilled home. Kakooza who came on for Najib Yiga, another substitu...
CAF appoints Gambian officials for the AFCON 2021 Qualifier between Uganda VS Burkina Faso

CAF appoints Gambian officials for the AFCON 2021 Qualifier between Uganda VS Burkina Faso

AFRICA, CAF 2021, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, Gambia, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA, WORLD
Bakary Papa GASSAMA - Referee Gambia (featured Photo) Abdul Aziz Bollel JAWO Assistant Referee 1- Gambia Sulayman SOSSEH Assistant Referee 2 - Gambia Maudo JALLOW Fourth Official - Gambia Jean-Didier Masamba Malunga Commissioner - DR Congo James Sekajugo COVID-19 Officer - Uganda
Ugandan Players Abroad: Onyango, Lwanga pick up vital wins in CAF Champions League, Kyeyune set to make Merreick debut

Ugandan Players Abroad: Onyango, Lwanga pick up vital wins in CAF Champions League, Kyeyune set to make Merreick debut

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA
What an exciting weekend it was for a number of Ugandan players in the diaspora. From the CAF Champions where Uganda has representatives as Denis Onyango, Taddeo Lwanga, Saidi Kyeyune, Joseph Ochaya, to the CAF Confederation and the rest of different leagues across the globe. CAF Champions League: Custodian Denis Onyango kept a clean as his Mamelodi Sundowns side beat Sudan outfit Al Hilal Omdurman in group B match day one at he Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria. Custodian Salim Jamal was an unused substitute for the visitors. In the same group, Joseph Ochaya played full time as his TP Mazembe side drew goalless at home against Algerian side Belouizdad. Meanwhile, Taddeo Lwanga made his continental debut for his Simba SC side playing full time as they pipped hosts ...
MTN Renews Onduparaka FC Sponsorship contract,Unveils New OFC Jersey

MTN Renews Onduparaka FC Sponsorship contract,Unveils New OFC Jersey

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, MTN, South Africa, Sports, UGANDA
MTN to continue Supporting Onduparaka Football Club for another year MTN has supported the team since 2017/18 season MTN remains the biggest supporter of local sport in the country for the last 22 years. Tuesday 2nd February 2021: Africana Hotel – Kampala, Uganda: MTN Uganda has today announced the renewal of its sponsorship contract with Onduparaka Football Club. The renewed sponsorship deal from MTN also entailed the unveiling of a New Jersey for the Football club for the 2020/2021 season. OFC's Mercy Munduru (L) and MTN's Somdev Sen unveil the New Trendy OFC official Jersey to the media MTN has sponsored the west Nile based club since the 2017/18 season and will continue sponsoring the West Nile based Football Club for another year. While announcing the sponsorship re...
Pre CHAN Tournament: Sekajugo, Mukwala on target to hand Uganda victory over Zambia

Pre CHAN Tournament: Sekajugo, Mukwala on target to hand Uganda victory over Zambia

EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, UGANDA, Zambia
The smallest men on the pitch Vianne Sekajugo and Steven Mukwala proved lethal with the ball as Uganda dominated Zambia to win 2-0 in their second match of the Pre CHAN Mini Tournament at Annex 1-Omnisports- in Yaounde, Cameroon Uganda Cranes XI that started against Zambia today in CameroonPrior to the match, the big talk was on two old friends Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry and Chipolopolo’s Milutin Micho Sredojevic.Micho took Uganda back to AFCON Finals after 39 years of waiting in 2016, so there was every reason for emotions and news headlines to be created from this moment. After the match, both coaches Micho (L) and McKinstry (R) exhibited high levles of professionalism and sportsmanship spirit. It ended Uganda 2-0 Zambi However Sekajugo and Mukwala will st...
Total CHAN: Uganda Cranes team sets foot in Cameroon ahead of Mini Tournament

Total CHAN: Uganda Cranes team sets foot in Cameroon ahead of Mini Tournament

AFRICA, Cameroon, FIFA, Football, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA, WORLD
Cameroon,Yaoundé Uganda Cranes contingent for the Pre-CHAN Mini Tournament arrived safely in Yaoundé Cameroon after a 22 hour journey punctuated by a 16 hour stay in Ethiopia over-night on Monday and early part of Tuesday. The players fill in the immigration forms after touching base at Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry at the VIP Lounge of Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport Leader of Delegation Hamid Juma at the Yaounde Nsamelin International Hotel 1st Assistant coach Abdallah Mubiru and Sports Scientist Felix Ayobo (Yellow top)The National Teams’ Officer who is playing the role of Team Coordinator for Uganda Cranes in Cameroon, Paul Mukatabala is happy with the situation.‘It is a nice place. We are the first time to ar...
Total CHAN 2020: McKinstry names 25 man Squad for Mini tournament in Cameroon Total CHAN 2020: McKinstry names 25 man Squad for Mini tournament in Cameroon

Total CHAN 2020: McKinstry names 25 man Squad for Mini tournament in Cameroon Total CHAN 2020: McKinstry names 25 man Squad for Mini tournament in Cameroon

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA, WORLD
Uganda Cranes CHAN Squad traveling to Cameroon for the Pre- CHAN Mini Tournament has been confirmed. The Contingent of 25 players will depart to Cameroon on Monday afternoon (3pm). Cranes will take part in a Pre-CHAN tournament involving Cameroon, Niger and Zambia running between 1st and 7th January 2021. KCCA FC players will join the team after their CAF Confederation Cup fixture against AS Kigali. PLAYERS Goalkeepers Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC), Tom Ikara (Police FC) Defenders Eric Ssenjobe (Police FC), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers SC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Ashraf Mandela (URA FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Musitafa Mujuzi (Kyetume FC), Patrick Mbowa (URA FC), Hassan Muhammad (Police FC) Midfielders Shafiq Kagimu (URA FC), Tony Mawejje (Pol...
Umbro and Federation of Uganda Football Associations Team Up for Long-Term Partnership

Umbro and Federation of Uganda Football Associations Team Up for Long-Term Partnership

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, South Africa, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA
  The partnership will see Umbro supply both men’s and women’s national teams with high-performance match kit, training and off field apparel KAMPALA, Uganda, December 17, 2020 Umbro South Africa (www.Umbro.co.za) is pleased to announce a new long-term partnership as the official technical sponsor of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) for the next four years. The partnership will see Umbro supply both men’s and women’s national teams with high-performance match kit, training and off field apparel, as well as equipment as the reigning CECAFA Cup champions join seven other African nations in wearing the double diamond – increasing the brand’s sponsorship portfolio to thirty-four clubs and eight national teams across the continent. “We are pleased t...
You are here Home > Latest News > CAF/CECAFA U17: Champions Uganda hammer Kenya 5-0 to storm semifinals CAF/CECAFA U17: Champions Uganda hammer Kenya 5-0 to storm semifinals

You are here Home > Latest News > CAF/CECAFA U17: Champions Uganda hammer Kenya 5-0 to storm semifinals CAF/CECAFA U17: Champions Uganda hammer Kenya 5-0 to storm semifinals

AFRICA, CAF Under 17, CECAFA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA
Catch them if you can. The Uganda U17 are on a double mission to defend the CECAFA Title and also play again at the AFCON Finals. It was a perfect start to their mission as they had little mercy for neighbours Kenya in their opening match on Wednesday afternoon in Rubavu Rwanda of the CAF/CECAFA U17 Zonal Qualifiers for the 2021 Total AFCON U17 Finals- Morocco. Uganda won 5-0 with goals scored by hat-trick hero Oscar Mawa, Travis Mutyaba and Ronald Madoi. The win hands Uganda a place in the semifinals while Kenya’s slim chances for progress to the next stage will be determined by the outcome of the final group B fixture between Uganda and Ethiopia on Friday 18th December 2020. Both Kenya and Ethiopia are tied on one (1) pint apiece but the former (Kenya) has completed its outings...
TRAINING OF INTERMEDIARIES (FOOTBALL AGENTS)

TRAINING OF INTERMEDIARIES (FOOTBALL AGENTS)

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, UGANDA
Rubaga,Uganda All set for the 2nd FUFA Intermediary training The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) will on Monday 14th December conduct the 2nd training of intermediaries at Jevine Hotel, Rubaga. As a way of following Covid19 regulations and SOPs, participants will be grouped into two classes A and B. Some of the topics to be tackled during the training include intermediary regulations, FUFA and it’s development programmes, dispute resolutions, FUFA Communications, ITC concept and DTMS, FUFA regulations on status and transfer of players and administrative procedure of intermediaries. The above mentioned topics will be conducted by FUFA secretariat members such the FUFA 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoye, Hajjat Aisha Nalule, Ahmed Hussein, Decolas Kizza, Denis ...
U17 AFCON/CECAFA  ZONAL QUALIFIERS-RWANDA

U17 AFCON/CECAFA  ZONAL QUALIFIERS-RWANDA

AFRICA, CECAFA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, Sports
Uganda U17 football team is undergoing the mandatory 24 hour isolation for Covid-19 in Kigali as per tournament rules before they are transported to Huye where they will play the Group A Fixtures. All teams are required to isolate their players and officials for 24 hours. Uganda is in Group A with Kenya, South Sudan and *Ethiopia* . Group B: Rwanda, Tanzania and Djibouti
102.1 FUFA fm – U17 AFCON/CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers: Lutalo names Uganda’s Final Squad, team flies out tonight U17 AFCON/CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers: Lutalo names Uganda’s Final Squad, team flies out tonight

102.1 FUFA fm – U17 AFCON/CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers: Lutalo names Uganda’s Final Squad, team flies out tonight U17 AFCON/CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers: Lutalo names Uganda’s Final Squad, team flies out tonight

AFRICA, CECAFA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, UGANDA
The Head coach of Uganda U17 National football team Hamuza Lutalo has today named a 20 man squad for the the U17 AFCON/CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers in Rwanda. The team flies out tonight at 10pm. Uganda Cubs (U17) Team photo ready for a practice Match at the FUFA Technical Centre. The tournament is slated to commence on Saturday 12th to 22nd December. Team Captain Ibrahim Juma Contingent traveling Rwanda Mwebe Henry Goalkeeper – (Express Fc Junior Team) Magada Abdu – Goalkeeper (Busoga United Junior Team) Oyirwoth Humphrey- Goalkeeper (Express Fc Junior Team) Mulema Vincent Defender (Kyetume Fc Junior Team) Ibrahim Juma – Defender (KCCA SA) Luyima Enock – Defender (Volf SA) Mukisa Simon – Defender (KCCA SA) Gava Peter – Defender (Express FC Junior Team) M...