Murushid Juuko completes Vipers’ return

Talented and experienced central-defender Murushid Juuko has returned to Vipers SC, signing a two-year employment contract, keeping him up to the club till at least 2024. He joins us upon the expiry of his contract at Express Football Club where he played two seasons with them winning the StarTimes Uganda Premier League and the Cecafa Kagame Cup. The 28 year-old…

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Jacob Kiplimo wins gold for Uganda

Jacob Kiplimo used a devastating late kick to win the Commonwealth Games men’s 10,000 metres gold on Tuesday, stepping up in the absence of world champion Joshua Cheptegei to maintain Uganda’s domination of the event. Opening night at Alexander Stadium was meant to be highlighted by Cheptegei defending his Commonwealth crown but the Ugandan world record holder opted out to…

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Takumi Minamino set to join Monaco from Liverpool

Liverpool have agreed to sell Japan international Takumi Minamino to Monaco for 18m euros (£15.5m). The Ligue 1 side were one of a number of clubs interested in the 27-year-old, who joined the Reds from Red Bull Salzburg for £7.25m in 2020. The deal for Minamino is worth a fixed 15m euros (£12.9m) and 3m euros (£2.6m) in add-ons. He…

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Fillbert Obenchan completes KCCA FC return

Defender Fillbert Obenchan has has completed a return to KCCA FC. Obenchan has penned a three and a half years contract with his boyhood club and will serve the club from January 2022 untill June 2025. Obenchan who is a soccer academy graduate at KCCA, previously played for the Lugogo based side for six years before running down his contract…

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SUPL: Vipers target victory as they take on Busoga United

Vipers will aim at reclaiming second place from BUL FC by beating Busoga United in what has always been a formality in this fixture. The hosts are not in good state and were beaten 5-0 in their last encounter in the Jinja derby. They will therefore be targeting maximum points against the Venoms. But in Vipers, they face a team…

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Uganda Cranes edge Tanzania in practice match

Uganda Cranes defeated Tanzania Taifa Stars 2-0 in the practice match played on Thursday evening. Tanzania was celebrating their national day at the Benjamin Mpaka National Stadium, Dar es salaam. The goals came from Ivan Asaba and Joseph Bright Vuni, both second half substitutes. Asaba scored in the 72nd minute and Vuni, a defender at Arua Hill netted the second…

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Wakiso Giants share spoils with Onduparaka

Wakiso Giants picked a vital point on the road after drawing 1-1 with Onduparaka at the Green Light stadium, Arua. Joshua Lubwama scored a beautiful free kick in the second half to cancel out a first half headed effort from Ahmed Amayo. Alex Gitta made two changes from the team that beat Soltilo Bright Stars. Lubwama and Moses Aliro starting…

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Uganda Cranes invited in Tanzania Independence Day Celebrations

Uganda Cranes will this week on Thursday, face Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in an International Friendly game. The game will be played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. It is part of events to commemorate Tanzania’s 60 years of Independence. Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has summoned a total of 18 locally based players that will travel to Tanzania on…

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Byaruhanga’s strike rescues a point for Vipers

FUFA/Airtel Player of 2021 Bobosi Byaruhanga capped his good weekend with an electric strike to help Vipers SC rescue a point in the 2-2 draw with KCCA on Sunday. A day after beating teammate Aziz Kayondo and Express striker Eric Kambale to the MVP gong Saturday, Byaruhanga levelled matters as the clock ticked down at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende. KCCA…

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Referee Ali Kaddu given a two-weeks suspension

The FUFA Referees Disciplinary Panel has has suspended Kaddu Ali for two weeks. Kaddu was suspended from officiating Uganda Premier League (UPL) matches effective December 1. However, Kaddu is allowed to officiate matches in other Uganda football leagues. The referee is accused of inexplicably ruling out URA striker Steven Mukwala’s goal against Tooro United. However, it looked a clean and…

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