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SC Villa Back On top Of UPL, KCCA FC Win



UPL Results: Saturday 3rd March 2018

Bright Stars FC 1-1 SC Villa

(Nelson Ssenkatuuka 9’) (Martin Kizza 3’)

BUL FC 1-1 Masavu FC

(Richard Wandyaka 26’) (James Kasibante 85’)

KCCA FC 1-0 Soana FC

(Julius Poloto 64’)

Kirinya Jinja 1-0 Onduparaka FC

(Fred Amaku 16’)

UPDF FC 1-0 Mbarara City FC

(Sulaiman Majanjalo 60’p)

URA FC 2-0 Police FC

(Moses Sseruyide 38’ and Herman Wasswa 44’)

Uganda Premier League’s (UPL) table leadership changes every match day. Today, SC Villa returned to the top after drawing 1-1 away at Bright Stars FC with goals from on form players Nelson Ssenkatuuka and Martin Kizza. KCCA FC returned to winning ways with a 1-0 win over visiting Soana to move within one point of table leaders SC Villa.

In the mid table clashes to determine who finishes in the top eight, Kirinya Jinja SSS beat visiting Onduparaka 1-0 while URA FC relied on goals from January signings Moses Sseruyide and Herman Wasswa to beat Police FC who are in free fall since the resumption of the league.

There were two relegation six pointers in the UPL today, UPDF FC beat visiting Mbarara City FC to move out of the relegation zone while Masavu came from behind to draw 1-1 at BUL FC. Masavu’s goal coming in the 85th minute from January signing James Kasibante.


Next UPL matches Friday 9th March 2018

Kirinya Jinja Vs UPDF FC (Live on Azam TV) at 4pm-Bugembe Stadium, Jinja

Masavu FC Vs Bright Stars at 4:30pm-Fisheries Training Institute, Bugonga Entebbe

Proline FC Vs BUL FC at 4:30pm-Star Times Stadium, Lugogo Kampala


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Stanbic Bank Uganda Cup: SC Villa Chasing Double



SC Villa players


BIG LEAGUE side Ndejje University FC take on 2015 Uganda Cup winners SC Villa at Wankulukuku stadium on today in Stanbic Uganda Cup.

Last year, both teams were eliminated on the round of 32, Villa lost to a region league side and Ndejje University were eliminated by a Big League team.

This year, the nine time Champions beat Bright Stars 2-0 in the round of 32 at Wankulukuku stadium thanks to George Ssenkaaba and Allan Kyambadde’s goals.

The Jogoos are aiming for a double (Uganda Cup and league title) this year and they have to eliminate whoever stands in their way. Their manager Wasswa Bossa is expected to select a strong team to face Ndejje.

The Luwero based side beat Ntinda 4-1 on the round of 32 at Ndejje Arena Luwero to reach the round of 16.

Ndejje University has never reached the quarter finals, they want to make their own history if they beat SC Villa.


Other games to be played;

Kira Utd take on Vipers at St Mary’s Kitende,

Mbarara City welcome Kansai Plascon at Kakyeeka stadium in Mbarara and

Kitara fc host Seeta United at Boma grounds in Hoima.



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CAF Champions League: KCCA In A Tough draw



KCCA coach Mike Mutebi


KCCA fans and soccer fanatics in Uganda spent Wednesday morning anticipating who their opponents will be in the CAF Champions League group stages.

By 8:00pm Ugandan time, most Ugandan football fans were glued on SuperSport for the draw. Finally, when the draws were held, KCCA FC was grouped with Esperance of Tunisia, Al Ahly of Egypt and Township Rollers of Botswana.

KCCA were first drawn with Al Ahly of Egypt in group A, one of the best clubs in Africa and this tie will be real value for money when they come to Kampala on (May 15-16) and away on August 28-29 because of their style of play.

Ntege meets former bosses;

Township Rollers of Botswana, is the other team drawn in with KCCA and Ntege the former Kasasiro midfielder who had won the hearts of KCCA fans because of his work rate, will be facing his former bosses on May 4-6.

Esperance of Tunisia is the other team to take on KCCA, in the back to back games. Esperance last played against KCCA in CAF competitions in1997. They will be meeting on July 17-18 and July 27-29.

Coach Mike Mutebi and CEO of KCCA were the representatives of KCCA in Cairo. Before the draw Mutebi, wished that he could face ball playing sides which he has in Esperance and A Ahly.



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WOMEN FOOTBALL: Bulega Summons 30 She Cranes Players



She Cranes during the warm up at Namboole


DESPITE the social media exposing the national team coach Farida Bulega asking sex from a young girl, she still holds her job and has summoned 30 women footballers for the Women Africa nation championship against Kenya on 4th April and 8th-April-2018.

Bulega has high hopes in most of her players but she has to trim the list to 20 players who will travel to Kenya for the first leg on 4th April 2018.

She has called up Four goalkeepers, nine defenders, ten midfielders and seven forwards.

These are the players summoned and have started training at Namboole stadium.

Coach Kaziba (left) with Bulega during the training at Namboole


*Goalkeepers* :

Aturo Ruth (UCU Lady Cardinals), Nakiguba Cissy (Kampala Queens), Karungi Vanesa Edith (Olila High School), Daisy Nakaziro (Mutesa I Royal University)

 *Defenders* :

Yudaya Nakayenze (UCU Lady Cardinals), Aluka Grace (Kawempe Muslim SS), Nakabugo Mariam (Kawempe Muslim SS), Nakitto Gladys (Kamapla Queens), Namukisa Aisha (Kampala Queens),Marion Amangat(Olila) Shadia Nankya (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga), Namuddu Viola (She MAK), Nambirigge Christine (She Corporate)


Tracy Jones Akiror (Kawempe Muslim), Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Mulsim), Anita Namata (Kawempe Muslim), Damalie Matama (Kampala Queens), Moureen Afoyo (Ajax Queens), Phiona Nabbumba (Ajax Queens), Lukia Namubiru (Ajax Queens), Esther Naluyimba (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga), Nakkuba Harriet (Uganda Martyrs Lubaga), Mutiibwa Shakira (Gafford Ladies)

 *Strikers* :

Hasifah Nassuuna (UCU Lady Cardinals, Juilet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim), Zaina Namuleme (Kampala Queens), Winnie Babirye (Kampala Queens ), Carol Nakyanzi (Ajax Queens), Alupo Norah (Olila High School), Fauzia Najjemba (Isra Soccer Academy)



Kenya vs Uganda (4th /April /2018)

Return leg

Uganda vs Kenya (8th /04/2018, Star times Stadium Lugogo)


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