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Arteta- Two reasons Arsenal have been failing in Round of 16.

Arteta- Two reasons Arsenal have been failing in Round of 16.

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Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has reflected on the club’s poor history in the Champions League Round of 16. The Gunners returned to the competition this season for the first time since 2017. Ahead of their knockout tie at FC Porto on Wednesday, Arteta called Arsenal’s history of failure “irrelevant.”Arsenal were beaten at the last-16 stage on seven consecutive occasions between 2011 and 2017, which featured three defeats to Bayern Munich and two to Barcelona. They are now aiming to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2010. “The players know that we have not been in the competition for seven years, obviously as some of them were here and they know the story. “And they know that what happened in the past is irrelevant. It is the challenge and ambition that we have now to g...
Congolese footballer leaves Rwanda’s Rayon Sports over war gesture

Congolese footballer leaves Rwanda’s Rayon Sports over war gesture

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A Congolese footballer has landed back in his home country after a political gesture appeared to cost him his place at a top Rwandan club. Rayon Sports says it has "parted ways" with midfielder Heritier Luvumbu. Hours earlier he had been given a six-month ban over a gesture that expressed solidarity with war victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. DR Congo, the US and UN experts accuse Rwanda of backing the M23 rebel group, which is causing havoc in the east. Rwanda has consistently denied the allegation. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes in the past fortnight. Luvumbu landed in trouble after pointedly covering his mouth with his left hand while pointing his fingers to his temple, mimicking a gun, after scoring from a free-kick in Sunday's game against Police FC. The ...
City Oilers hold off Ndejje Angels in tight duel : NBL 2024

City Oilers hold off Ndejje Angels in tight duel : NBL 2024

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National Basketball League | Results Ndejje Angels 75-83 City Oilers JKL Lady Dolphins 78-56 Magic Stormers City Oilers registered a hard-fought 83-75 victory against Ndejje Angels in the National Basketball League at Lugogo Arena on Wednesday night. Just like it had been before, City Oilers kicked off on the front foot but Ndejje Angels kept fighting all through the game to keep the result in sight.It was a fierce battle between the two sides who normally are not shy to take on each other. For starters, Ndejje handed City Oilers their only loss last season thus setting up an epic show on Valentine’s Day. However, it was no love affair as the City Oilers were in a commanding situation throughout the game, getting out of the blocks early to lead 28-15.Going into the halftime break, Ndejj...
Why one should watch Thunderbirds vs Black Pearls: Rugby Women’s League

Why one should watch Thunderbirds vs Black Pearls: Rugby Women’s League

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Speaking on a Nnalubaale Sports Twitter Space on Wednesday night, Nile Rapids captain Tina Akello said, “The time for some women’s games has to be adjusted. It’s difficult to attract fans for the women’s games when they are played under the hot sun. When there are no other games, they should at least be played at 4 (p.m. local time).” Women’s rugby matches in Uganda are usually played from noon and earlier in some cases. This is due to a shortage in rugby-ready facilities which forces a tight schedule that prioritises the men’s matches. On a clear sunny day, which Ugandan weather never runs short of, the noon time slot is one of the least desirable for both players and fans alike. Thus, women’s matches are usually played to a handful of fans, most of whom are fellow players (men and boys)...
FORTEBET GIFTS THRILL KYAZANGA, LYANTONDE, KINONI, SSEMBABULE, GOMBA PUNTERS

FORTEBET GIFTS THRILL KYAZANGA, LYANTONDE, KINONI, SSEMBABULE, GOMBA PUNTERS

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ForteBet punters from Kyazanga, Lyantonde, Kinoni, Ssembabule, Maddu, and Ggomba were treated to an exciting weekend after unexpectedly getting lots of gifts from ForteBet. All the punters that were found at the branches in the above mentioned areas at least received a gift from Fortebet. These gifts included phones, wrist bands, pens, caps, T-shirts and team jerseys for the favorite European clubs. The gifts were given out inside the branches by ForteBet’s brand ambassador, Alex Muhangi and Media manager, John Nanyumba. “We have visited you before and we gave you gifts. We are back again to do the same and we shall keep coming back. We do this because we feel you are very special because you have made ForteBet an exceptional betting company in Uganda,” Muhangi said shortly before the g...
The Pay with MTN MoMo campaign empowering merchants across Uganda.

The Pay with MTN MoMo campaign empowering merchants across Uganda.

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In the heart of Uganda, a silent revolution is unfolding. It's not marked by political upheaval or groundbreaking scientific discoveries, but by something far simpler – a digital payment revolution. The stage is set, and the spotlight is shining brightly on the "Pay with MoMo" campaign, an initiative that celebrates convenience, rewards, and the blossoming partnership between customers and merchants. For those unaware, MoMo, short for Mobile Money, is not just a phrase but a lifestyle for many Ugandans. Launched 14 years ago, this mobile financial service has quietly transformed the way people transact, manage their finances, and even run their businesses. MTN MoMo, a pioneering force in the digital payment landscape, is now leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that the enti...
Unity and talent thrive in Kagadi district in the MTN Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom sports showcase.

Unity and talent thrive in Kagadi district in the MTN Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom sports showcase.

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The MTN Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Masaza Tournament, a two-part sporting event, showcased the remarkable talent and unity among the people of Bunyoro in Kagadi District this Independence Weekend. Organized by the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom in collaboration with MTN Uganda, this initiative aims to nurture the youth's potential and strengthen community bonds. Enganda Bicycle Tournament: A Resounding Success The Enganda Bicycle Tournament, held at the Muhooro BCS Primary School playground in Muhooro Town Council, Kagadi District, witnessed an enthusiastic turnout of both participants and supporters. Over 50 cyclists pedaled their way to glory, motivated by the prospect of winning exciting prizes and securing a spot in the grand finals schedul...
Total Energies CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers (CECAFA Zone) Qualifiers.

Total Energies CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers (CECAFA Zone) Qualifiers.

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Five out of nine teams confirmed for the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers (CECAFA Zone) have arrived in Uganda ahead of the tournament to be played 12th-30th August 2023 at the FUFA Technical Centre Njeru and MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo. The teams already in Uganda are; Vihiga Queens FC (Kenya), Commercial Bank of Ethiopia FC (CBE FC), Kampala Queens FC (Uganda), Yei Joint Stars FC (South Sudan) and Buja Queens FC (Burundi) The remaining four teams; FAD (Djibouti) will jet in on Saturday morning while AS Kigali (Rwanda), New Generation FC (Zanzibar) and JKT Queens (Tanzania) arrive later today. The official training schedules of each team will be shared soon.
Hundreds flock Katooke modern playground for the MTN Tooro Kingdom masaza tournament.

Hundreds flock Katooke modern playground for the MTN Tooro Kingdom masaza tournament.

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The MTN Tooro Kingdom Masaza took center stage as hundreds of spectators flocked to Katooke modern Playground on June 2, 2023, to witness the adrenaline-fueled Bicycle Races and the highly-anticipated Tooro Masaza MTN Football tournament. The joint-hosted events captivated the audience, showcasing remarkable talent and intense competition. In a display of sheer determination, 36 riders from Mwenge North showcased their cycling prowess in the MTN sponsored Tooro Kingdom Bicycle Race. Covering a challenging distance of approximately 30 kilometers from Katooke Town Council to Mabira and back, the riders navigated the route with finesse and returned unscathed. MTN Uganda in coordination with the Tooro Kingdom have kept the custom of these races in a bid to appreciate our talents," expressed Aa...
Kitagwenda residents excited over MTN Tooro kingdom bicycle masaza race.

Kitagwenda residents excited over MTN Tooro kingdom bicycle masaza race.

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The picturesque county of Kabujogera in Kitagwenda witnessed an exhilarating bicycle race yesterday, as the Tooro Kingdom, in partnership with MTN Uganda, hosted a thrilling event that left residents buzzing with excitement. The race, aimed at promoting sports talent and raising awareness about HIV/AIDS, received overwhelming support from the community. A total of 26 skilled riders, including 19 manual bike riders and 7 sports bike riders, fearlessly maneuvered through a challenging 30-kilometer route. The cyclists braved the rugged roads, pedaling their way from Kabujogera town council to Ntara and back. The race winners were crowned amidst cheers and applause. Lauben Barekyeraho emerged as the triumphant champion in the ordinary bicycle category, while Joshua Mugume clinched the top spot...