Premier League suspends broadcast deal with Russia

The Premier League has suspended its broadcast deal with Russia following the country’s invasion of neighbouring Ukraine. The move will take effect immediately, meaning Thursday’s four matches will not be shown in the country. The matter took only 15 minutes of a four-hour meeting of all 20 clubs in London on Tuesday to agree. The English top flight also says…

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Premier League agrees new Covid measures

Premier League players and club staff will need to take a lateral flow test every day. They want to get into training grounds under new measures agreed on Tuesday to combat the coronavirus Omicron variant. The action is aimed at stemming the rising number of positive Covid cases. The Premier League confirmed on Monday there had been a record 42…

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Uganda Premier League returns with five games

Following a two weeks international break, the StarTimes Uganda Premier League is back with five fixtures on card on Friday. At Kabaka Kyabaggu, Wakiso Giants host Tooro United eager to extend their winning run to four games. The hosts come into the game beaming with confidence but will miss skippers Hassan Ssenyonjo and Fahad Kawooya who are injured. Tooro United…

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Uganda Breweries unveiled as UPL sponsor in one billion deal

The StarTimes Uganda Premier League has been boosted by a one billion sponsorship package from Uganda Breweries Limited under their brand Pilsner Lager. That deal that will last for three seasons has been made public on Monday October 18 at Kati Kati Bar & Restaurant. The sponsorship is a continuation of Pilsner Lager’s sponsorship of the league since 2018 in…

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Oscar Mawa joins SC Villa on three years

SC Villa have confirmed the signing of Oscar Mawa on a three-year deal after joining the club as a free transfer. Mawa has in the past featured for KCCA FC in the FUFA Junior League. He plays as a winger who comfortably plays on both wings. “I am Mawa Oscar. I am happy to be joining the best club in…

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Saidi Kyeyune rejoins URA FC on a three-year deal

URA FC have confirmed the re-signing of attacking midfielder Saidi Kyeyune on a three-year employment contract. The midfielder will stay at URA FC up to the year 2024. The playmaker returns to the club following the mutual termination of his contract with Sudanese side Al Merreikh Omdurman. Saidi Kyeyune was an integral part of the Tax Collectors squad. He was…

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Micho worried about Uganda’s attack

Head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has highlighted Uganda’s shortcomings in the striking area. Uganda is preparing for a World Cup qualifier against Kenya on September 2nd in Nairobi. The former SC Villa coach is satisfied with the strength shown by Cranes’ backline in the last games. But his worry emanates from the inability of the attackers to score more goals. In the African Cup…

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Arua Hill wins the 2020/21 StarTimes FUFA Big League title

Arua Hill SC emerged as the Champions of the 2020/21 StarTimes FUFA Big League season. To emerge winners, the Leopards overcame Tooro United FC in the final played at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Tuesday. The closely contested game was graced by FUFA Executive Committee Member, Issa Magoola. He was the guest of honor alongside FUFA Deputy CEO-Football, Decolas…

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Juliet Nalukenge finalizes a move to Europe

Crested Cranes striker Juliet Nalukenge will play for Apollon Ladies in Cyprus. Nalukenge who turns 18 today put pen to paper on a two year contract with Cyprus’ most successful club. She has been playing for Kawempe Muslim where she has won a number of titles both with the club and school team. Nalukenge was the national U17 team captain…

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Gaddafi FC edge Proline to earn UPL promotion

Gaddafi FC became the third team to confirm their promotion to the 2021/22 StarTimes Uganda Premier League. They overcame Proline FC in the playoff final played on Tuesday at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru. Goals from Steven Munguchi and Frank Mulimi ensured the Soldier Boys secured promotion to top flight football. As early as the third minute, Munguchi had fired Gaddafi…

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