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Uganda Cranes Arrives Safely in Nairobi, Set to Play South Sudan.

Uganda Cranes Arrives Safely in Nairobi, Set to Play South Sudan.

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
The Uganda Cranes delegation to Nairobi, Kenya safely arrived on Saturday afternoon. The contingent was welcomed by the advance party head Paul Mukatabala at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after a successful flight aboard Uganda Airlines (UR202) from Entebbe International Airport. The players and officials then checked in at Tamarin Tree Hotel, Langata – Nairobi. On Sunday, the team will conduct the final training at the Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi well in time of the Monday clash at 4 PM. The match commentary will be live on 102.1 FUFA f.m, the Football Radio courtesy of Shafik Mutebi. With 7 points collected over 3 matches, Uganda Cranes need maximum points from the match to secure a slot at the TOTAL 2021 AFCON finals in Cameroon. Players:...
“Do not Underestimate South Sudan” Coach Mckinstry Warns

“Do not Underestimate South Sudan” Coach Mckinstry Warns

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
Uganda manager Jonathan McKinstry has warned that South Sudan will not be easy opponents in their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Cranes will face South Sudan – who have only been a CAF and FIFA member since 2012 – on November 12 and 16 as they look to keep their place at the top of Group B. “We want to maintain our group’s top position and we want to come out of these two South Sudan games still holding onto that first place spot,” McKinstry is quoted by The Sports Nation. “We know if we can pick up these maximum points that might be enough to seal off qualification depending on the results between Malawi and Burkina Faso. “But regardless of that we have to go on and put up a top performance because South Sudan has improved a lot basing on their last inter...
FUFA’s 96th Ordinary Assembly Recognizes Special Football Servants

FUFA’s 96th Ordinary Assembly Recognizes Special Football Servants

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The 96th FUFA Ordinary Assembly that convened at Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala appreciated the diligent servants of the beautiful game. Like the norm has been over the previous years, the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo handled over special plaques and Shs 1,000,000 to the different personalities whose efforts to serve football could not go unnoticed. Former FUFA President John Baptist Ssemanobe, Katamba Ojuku Eugene (First Chairman FUFA Women football standing committee) and Kabugo Charles Kakunta (former member of Makindye DFA) were recognized. ‘It is a big honour to recognize special different people who worked tirelessly for the game of football in Uganda. Mr John Baptist Ssemanobe, Mr Katamba Ojuku Eugene and Kabugo Charles Kakunta all had their handsome contributi...
McKinstry Pleased with Uganda’s Team Dubai trip

McKinstry Pleased with Uganda’s Team Dubai trip

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
The Cecafa champions chose to take a week-long training camp in the Middle East during the international break before returning home Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has explained why the Dubai training camp was more important than friendlies. The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) decided to take the Cranes to the Middle East for a week-long training camp ahead of a November double-header against South Sudan in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers. “Overall, I am very pleased with the camp we have completed in Dubai, it has been a very worthwhile six-seven day,” McKinstry said as was quoted by repoters. “We have done a lot of good work not only on the field but also in the classroom. “And this is something you don’t often get to do during internat...
Uganda Cranes Kick Start Dubai Training Camp with Class Session

Uganda Cranes Kick Start Dubai Training Camp with Class Session

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As a way and need to understand the players especially the foreign based stars much better in different aspects, Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has officially started the Dubai training camp with a class session at JA Ocean View Hotel, Dubai on Thursday afternoon. The session that lasted for one hour was aimed at creating a strong bond amongst the players in order to build a formidable team. All the players for the first time converged together with UK based Roy Jayden Onen and Elvis Bwomono who earned their first call to the Senior Team. McKinstry further highlighted the importance of “TEAM” as Together Everyone Achieves More-something the players digested. While in Dubai, the Cranes will conduct more class sessions as well as training on the field of play befor...
Uganda Cranes Contingent from Uganda Safely Arrives in Dubai

Uganda Cranes Contingent from Uganda Safely Arrives in Dubai

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 A 25 man Uganda Cranes contingent including officials safely arrived in Dubai in the wee hours of Thursday ahead of the training camp. The contingent left Entebbe international Airport on Wednesday at 10:30pm aboard fly Dubai non-stop flight and touched down at the Dubai International Airport at 3:25am. Upon arrival at the airport, they all understand went mandatory Covid 19 tests before they were driven to JA Ocean view hotel in Dubai, Jumeirah street. They were welcomed by a host of foreign based players like Miya Farouk, Bevis Mugabi and Salim Jamal. ‘We have safely arrived in Dubai and everyone is in good mood including all foreign based players we have found here. Now our next step is to embark on the mission that has brought us here as we plan for our AFCON...
FIFA MA Referees Online Course 2020 Commences

FIFA MA Referees Online Course 2020 Commences

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The 2020 FIFA Member Association (MA) Referees online course officially started on Monday at new FUFA complex in Mengo and it was graced by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo. Unlike the previous years were this fitness and physical course has been held at the FUFA technical centre in Njeru for five days, this time round because of the Covid-19 Pandemic no instructor travelled in due to travel restrictions. Zambian instructor Gladys Lengwe and physical instructor Mark Murwengo from Malawi tipped (via zoom) the referees with the latest about refereeing in the football world. FUFA President Eng. Magogo urged referees to keep themselves in shape and fit no matter the current situation globally as well as being much comfortable using ICT. But when one fails either the medical or...
FUFA- UPL Engage in Successful Inaugural Breakfast Meeting.

FUFA- UPL Engage in Successful Inaugural Breakfast Meeting.

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As earlier planned, Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) fulfilled the promise of hosting monthly breakfast meetings with the Uganda Premier League members. The inaugural meeting was held on Monday, August 24, 2020 at May Apple Hall, Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. The FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo graced the meeting, well attended by the UPL governing members and the different club chairpersons and other representatives. The 1st FUFA-UPL Breakfast meeting was held at MayApple Hall, Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala ‘As we FUFA, we had a promise to initiate FUFA-UPL breakfast monthly meetings, we have delivered. Let us remain supportive as we continue to involve the different parties. We all have a common agenda which is sport. There is a lot of value addition....
FUFA Boss Magogo Swimming In Dime, Erects Multibillion Apartments

FUFA Boss Magogo Swimming In Dime, Erects Multibillion Apartments

FEATURED, GOSSIP
By Our Reporter If there is anyone who is swimming in dime during this COVID-19 ‘Kayasi’ (financial doldrums) then it is Moses Magogo, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president. Our Spies reveal that while most Ugandans are languishing in the COVID-19 credit crunch, Magogo is reportedly being linked to a multibillion apartment block which in one of the city suburbs. Some of our Spies who have spotted the crib intimate that the mansion is so big it rivals a king’s palace! However, Magogo is yet to officially enter the massive residential palace, because it is still being  fitted with state-of-the-art décor, electronic sensors and  Spies intimate that he also plans to pimp it up with a swimming pool.  It should be noted that Magogo has sin...
FUFA Boss Magogo Bitten By Political Bug,  To Contest For MP Seat In 2021  Elections On NRM Ticket

FUFA Boss Magogo Bitten By Political Bug, To Contest For MP Seat In 2021 Elections On NRM Ticket

FEATURED, Politics
By Keefa Nuwahereza Moses Magogo, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president, has succumbed  to the political bug and as you read this, the man from Busoga region is contesting for a Member of Parliament seat come the 2021 Scientific elections. Our Spies reveal that Magogo, who is a renowned sports fanatic, is contesting for the Budiope East constituency MP seat on the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ticket. Budiope East is found in Buyende District. We have learnt that Magogo has already kicked off his bid for a political office by printing and sharing posters with eligible voters in his constituency, as he processes his nomination  by  the  Electoral Commission. Magogo has vowed to oust the incumbent Geoffrey Dhamuzungu from Parlia...