Bayern clinch sixth Champions league

Bayern Munich clinched its sixth European crown after beating Paris Saint Geramain 1-0 in a thrilling champions league final Sunday at  Estadio da Luz, Lisbon on Sunday.  Victory for the German champions secures a lucrative treble after it also won the domestic league and domestic cup earlier this year. In front of  just a few hundred people, including the coronavirus-checked players and officials,it was Paris born Kingsley Coman who scored the only goal of the match as the Bavarians won the elite European competition after seven years. After a feisty…

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Champions league returns

This Friday,7th August will see the return to action of Champions League football after a 149 day wait for the penultimate round of 16 fixtures that were delayed because of the corona virus pandemic. March 11th was the last time a Champions League ball was kicked, on the night holders Liverpool were knocked out by Atletico Madrid in a thrilling encounter. But after the COVID-19 pandemic swept the continent, European football is set to return rejuvenating excitement of football fans around the world. On Friday 7th will see Manchester city…

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The world mourns the death of a legend.

Since last Sunday night the 26th of January 2020, the world has been in shock after the news circulated that Kobe Bryant an NBA star aged 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Bryant had died when a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, California. Kobe Bryant and his daughter along with other victims, Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, 56; his daughter Alyssa and wife Keri were killed in the crash. The cause of the crush and the other victims are yet to be identified as investigations…

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The Uganda Cranes have a shot at the 2022 world cup qualifiers

Soccer fans in Uganda are filled with excitement after an unexpected draw in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday evening that placed Uganda, Kenya, Mali and Rwanda in the same pool, drawing immediate excitement even before chances of qualifying are explored. The first round of group games begins in October this year and ends in October 2021 before the final round of play-offs the following month. Only 10 group winners will progress to the final play-off round, where two-legged ties will decide Africa’s five World Cup representatives in Qatar. The qualifiers had been…

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The 2019 National Basketball League comes to an end

Basketball diehards and fans were treated to an action packed fun filled epic experience of the last match of the 2019 NBL season finals. The finals had the 2 two best teams of the league, Uganda Christian University and the 6th time defending champions City Oilers. The battle had a best of 7 series, with both teams struggling to scoop the National Basketball League championship title, after the series were tied 3-3 thus enforcing game 7 last Sunday evening on the 19th at the Lugogo MTN Arena. The final game…

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Joshua Cheptegei has won Uganda’s second gold medal and $67,000 at the IAAF World Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar. Cheptegei, known for his power in the final stretch of contests, once again timed his race to perfection after a topsy-turvy, entertaining affair involving Ugandans, Kenyans and Ethiopians at the front, to eventually break free of Kejelcha with less than a hundred metres to go. Last month Cheptegei also set a personal best time when he won the men’s 5,000m during the IAAF Diamond League in Switzerland. Cheptegei is also the…

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Uganda beats Congo in the their opening match

Uganda defeated Congo 2-0 on Saturday in Group A in the 2019 African Cup of Nations football competitions. Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi scored the two goals for the Ugandan team. The Cranes are off to a flier thanks to a thoroughly deserved victory, their first at the Africa Cup of Nations for 41 years! They were the better team in all departments – more organised, more dynamic, smarter and sharper. Kaddu and Okwi scored the goals from set-pieces but Uganda were also dominant in open play. This was an impressive performance…

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Second title with Man City better than first – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola tells Match of the Day’s Gary Lineker their rivalry with Liverpool “helped” his side retain their Premier League title. Manchester City retained their Premier League title and finally ended Liverpool’s magnificent challenge after surviving a scare to come from behind and outclass Brighton at the Amex. Pep Guardiola’s side started the day knowing victory would ensure they would be the first team to retain the crown since Manchester United 10 years ago – but any slip-up could let in their relentless pursuers Liverpool, who were…

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Uganda’s Skipper, Denis Onyango named best African goalkeeper

Uganda Cranes skipper Denis Onyango was on Tuesday named Africa’s best football goalkeeper during the 2018 Caf Awards in Dakar, Senegal. The Awards Gala, to honour footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during the year 2018 was held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. Onyango was shortlisted with 33 other illustrious players, most plying their trade in Europe. The Mamelodi Sundowns custodian took to social media to share the great news in a short post saying: ”IF U BELIEVE IT, U CAN DO IT ”. The shortlisted nominees…

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Patrick Kanyomozi declared USPA president

KFM and Kwese TV sports anchor, Patrick Kanyomozi has been voted the new President of the Uganda Sports Press Assosciation (USPA) beating Ritah Aliguma and NTV’s Sam Mpoza. Patrick Kanyomozi, the newly elected USPA president He gunnered 63 votes with Aliguma managing 36 votes while Sam Mpoza got 16 votes. Kanyomozi will replace Sabiiti Muwanga who has been the president of the association for the last four years. Speaking after being declared winner, Kanyomozi said “The election period is done and we are now all under one house. We call…

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