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MelBet, Kyetume FC Ink Multimillion Sponsorship Deal

MelBet, Kyetume FC Ink Multimillion Sponsorship Deal

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By Our Reporter In a bid to support Ugandan football, MelBet Uganda has taken on the sponsorship of StarTimes Uganda Premier League club Kyetume FC, after signing a multimillion deal, that will boost the Club’s operations as they eye winning the Uganda Premier League. This sponsorship deal will see the Mukono based team facilitated by MelBet Uganda throughout of the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League season that is set to commence on the 3rd December 2020 and continue throughout next year.  Kyetume football club finished 11th  with 30 points from 25 games last season after the league ended prematurely due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis that forced a halt on all football activities in Uganda. Having faced some downturns during the season and now the COVID-19 cris...
West Nile’s Calvary FC Earns Sporting Promotion to The StarTimes FUFA Big League.

West Nile’s Calvary FC Earns Sporting Promotion to The StarTimes FUFA Big League.

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Calvary Football Club from the West Nile region earned sporting promotion to the StarTimes FUFA Big League for the 2020-21 season. Kassim Talib and Jamil Asega scored in the 2nd and 76th minutes respectively for Calvary over Northern Gateway at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru on Saturday, 31st October 2020 under closed doors. Talib’s goal was the fastest since the FUFA Promotional play-offs kicked off on 19th October 2020. Asega got the second with 14 minutes left on the clock, rounding goalkeeper Allan Otim to seal the victory. Calvary from Yumbe now qualifies to the StarTimes FUFA Big League to join the three earlier qualified clubs. Luwero United (Buganda), Gaddafi (Eastern) as well as Terrazo and Tiles (Western) were also promoted. Team Line Ups: Northern Gateway...
Kitara Football Club Promoted to StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

Kitara Football Club Promoted to StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

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Kitara Football Club got promoted to the StarTimes Uganda Premier League for the season 2020-21. This followed a well worked out 1-0 win against Kiboga Young during the final of the promotional play-offs played on Wednesday, 21st October 2020. Striker Brian Muluuli Mayanja was the hero with a great header on 55 minutes after being assisted by team captain Maxwel Owachagui. Mark Twinamatisko, head coach at Kitara saluted the character of his charges. ‘We played our hearts out and the players were all committed. I salute them in a special way’ Twinamatisko stated. Kitara now joins the two other promoted clubs; Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and Malaba Youth Development Association (MYDA) who were promoted earlier.
KCCA FC Unveil new Jersey and Official Squad Numbers for 2020/21

KCCA FC Unveil new Jersey and Official Squad Numbers for 2020/21

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The former champions have unveiled their yellow and blue jersey ahead of the new campaign set to kick-off in November Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA FC) have unveiled their new home kit and squad numbers for the upcoming 2020-21 campaign. The former Ugandan Premier League (UPL) champions have unveiled the new yellow and blue jersey in a video featuring defender John Revita and three members of the squad. According to the video, the new replica jersey for the fans will hit the market on Monday and will go for 35,000ugx (adults) and 40,000ugx for kids. The unveiling of the new jersey comes just two days after the club confirmed new squad numbers ahead of the new campaign set to kick-off on November 20. With 10 new signings, one promoted from the junior side, and one pla...
Ashaba Confirms KCCA FC done with Transfer Business

Ashaba Confirms KCCA FC done with Transfer Business

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The local giants have signed 11 players anticipating a successful domestic and continental campaign in the 2020/21 season Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) vice-chairman Aggrey Ashaba has confirmed they are now done with their transfer business. The former Ugandan Premier League champions have signed 11 players and according to the official, no one else is going to be unveiled. After losing the Premier League title to Vipers SC, KCCA will participate in the Caf Confederation Cup and the new signings are expected to offer competition for better results. Among those signed by Kassasiro Boys is Andrew Kawooya whose departure from Vipers generated friction between the two sides. Venoms maintained the 17-year-old is still contracted with them but the Lugogo club, Fufa ...
“I want to lead Maroons FC back to Ugandan Premier League” Ashaba

“I want to lead Maroons FC back to Ugandan Premier League” Ashaba

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The Kampala-based side was relegated to the Fufa Big League after finishing in the bottom-three of the abandoned 2019/20 season Maroons FC midfielder Racmac Ashaba is determined to be a consistent feature in the team to stand a chance of helping them get back to the Ugandan Premier League (UPL). The Kampala-based side was relegated after managing 24 points in the 25 games played, with six wins, six draws, and 13 losses. Tooro United and Proline FC were the other teams that went down with the Maroons. "We shall arguably believe that many people look at us as favourites of the Big League since we are fresh from the top tier league," Ashaba "However, this will be a challenge that will call for our commitment. I will work hard to earn playing time so that I lead my team back ...
Phillip Obwin Impressed with Express FC’s New Signings

Phillip Obwin Impressed with Express FC’s New Signings

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The former Uganda Cranes skipper reveals his happiness at Red Eagles' new signings ahead of the new season Uganda legend Phillip Obwin has tipped Express FC to leave a mark in the upcoming Ugandan Premier League (UPL) season. The Red Eagles have been on a restructuring process with already eleven new players arriving ahead of the new season set to kick off in October. Obwin, who also featured for the national team Uganda Cranes, has now stated the club is headed in the right direction owing to recent developments from player signings to a well-structured administration. “I am happy about what is happening at the club, I think the new chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka is doing a fantastic job,” Obwin told the club’s official website. “The most important thing is to have a ...
The FUFA Executive Committee Made Key Decisions

The FUFA Executive Committee Made Key Decisions

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The FUFA Executive Committee convened on Tuesday 15th September 2020 and several decisions were made. These ranged from the ongoing health concern in regard to COVID-19, restart of football and change of names by several clubs. Below are the decisions ratified; The ongoing global health concern on Covid-19 has limited many institutions in holding physical meetings to discuss pertinent issues. FUFA has also been affected and thus resorted to alternative forms of meetings mainly by applying the virtual online sessions. On Tuesday 15 th September 2020, the 23 rd FUFA Exco held a meeting Chaired by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and took the following decisions FUFA Competitions The following regulations were ratified by the Executive Committee:- FUFA Authorised Competi...
Express FC Sign Ugandan Star John Byamukama; on Two-year Deal

Express FC Sign Ugandan Star John Byamukama; on Two-year Deal

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The midfielder becomes the 11th new signing made by the Red Eagles and is the fourth player to leave Tooro United for the top-flight side Ugandan Premier League side Express FC have completed the signing of John Byamukama. The former Tooro United midfielder joins the Red Eagles on a two-year as coach Wasswa Bbosa strengthens the club and aims to help them regain their lost league glory. Coach Bbosa revealed his satisfaction with the new players and said they will help the club be more competitive than before. “Every one of those players will come good during the season because what we want is to see the club compete again,” the tactician said in an earlier interview. He is the latest new player after goalkeepers Denis Otim, Cryspus Kusiima, defender Richard Bbosa, midf...
Coach Mwebaze Praises AFC Leopards Transfer Target Mutyaba

Coach Mwebaze Praises AFC Leopards Transfer Target Mutyaba

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The tactician describes the player – who is without a club after leaving the Kassasiro Boys – as one who was a nightmare to opponents Former Maroons FC and Onduparaka FC coach Asaph Mwebaze has praised AFC Leopards transfer target Muzamir Mutyaba. The tactician has placed him among current and former famous Ugandan players even though he described Mutyaba’s approach as rather casual. “I have seen the likes of Phillip Omondi, Steven Bogere, Livingstone Mbabazi, Willy Kyambadde, Edgar Watson and Allan Okello, few currently fit the bill as well as [Muzamir] Mutyaba in the last five years,” the former Nyamityobora FC coach said as was quoted. “The midfielder may not be a mainstay in the Cranes, but that didn’t matter if you saw him play. “This is a man who is the...