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StarTimes Uganda Premier League: Can Basena Survive Being Sacked?

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Moses Basena

StarTimes Uganda Premier League:

SC Villa vs KCCA, 4:00 Live on Sanyuka TV

BUL vs URA, 430

Ndejje University vs USA, 430

Nyamityobora vs Kirinya Jinja 4:30

Wednesday games

ExpressFC vs Vipers, 4:00

Police vs Tooro United FC 4:30

Maroons vs Onduparaka 4:30

Paidha Black Angeles vs Mbarara City4:30

 

SC Villa coach Moses Basena may not survive the sack tomorrow if his team, which has garnered only three points out of the possible 18, fail to beat KCCA in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League on Tuesday.

The ‘Jogoos’, who have Struggled to win games since the start of this season, have no serious injury concerns and the players will hope to kick start the club’s season by getting their first win.

Mike Mutebi may note change his squad from the team that snatched a point away at Vipers on Saturday, thanks to Filbert Obenchan’s goal.

“My target is to score more goals this season,” Obenchan said.

Allan Okello, Saddam Juma and  Muzee Dan Sserunkuma have all scored in each of the last three games and are the key players to watch with Poloto playing on the wings.

Basena will be hoping that Sserunkuma and Matanda up their game. There was a scuffle at the end of Villa’s last game when Villa fans tried to attack Basena who was whisked away by Police.

SC Villa Management confirmed that Ashraf Mandela and Pius Wangi have been finally allowed to play for the club. “The return of the boys is good news to us, and we have confidence that they will coordinate with their fellow players and are ready to face KCCA FC tommorrow in the League on match day 7,” a statement from SC Villa management read.

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I don’t Live On Football Money Like Magogo Who Has Just Started Wearing Suits That Fit Him – Misagga

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The former president for football giants SC Villa, Eng Ben Misagga has attacked Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) president Moses Magogo again over commission on the StarTimes deal.

While reacting to a tweet from sports scribe Martin Kaddu, which stated, ‘No commission agent to be paid for StarTimes Shs26b deal. Confirms UPL Board chairman Rugyendo Quotes’, Misagga said:

“I have never lived on football money I have been giving and I will keep giving football, for Rugyendo I will spare my time. The commissions I get is high level. Magogo akyezimba, Kati aguze ku motoka, these days ayambala ku suits ezimutuka,” Misagga said.

Recently, the Grapevine ran a story of the war of words between Misagga and Magogo over StarTimes sponsorship deal commission. Misagga is also bitter with Magogo who he blames for fueling his downfall at Villa.

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Slim Lead Costs Kobs, As They Are Eliminated

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South Sudan 2- 0 Uganda  (2-1 Agg)

It was a disappointing display from the Uganda Kobs, the Under 23 side, as they were beaten by 2 goals away from home in South Sudan.

Cranes left Kampala with a slim lead and they failed to capitalise on their early chances. They were punished by a well organised South Sudan that lost the first leg 1-0 with a soft penalty in the last minutes at the StarTimes stadium Lugogo.

South Sudan will now proceed to face Tunisia in the next round. The two Cranes tacticians Wasswa Bbosa and Charles Ayeikho ‘Mbuzi’ were left disappointed afte the likes of Allan Okello, Steven Mukwala, Mustafa Kiiza, Julius failed to lift the the team past the world’s new nation.

 

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Onyango Misses Nigerian Trip, As Cranes Travel For Nigeria friendly

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Friendly game Tuesday, 20th November 2018:

Nigeria Super Eagles Vs Uganda Cranes

Live on 102.1 FUFA FM

Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre has named an 18 man team to face Nigeria Super Eagles on Tuesday without Cranes skipper Denis Onyango.

The Cranes travelled to Nigeria on Sunday and arrived safely at Westview hotel in Lagos Nigeria. The last time the two teams met, Farouk Miya scored the winner as they won 1-0. Cranes go into this game after qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in Cameroon next year. Nigeria also qualified after drawing with South Africa.

The Cranes went to Nigeria with two goalkeepers, Salim Jamal and Charles Lukwago.

The team departed on Sunday morning at 9am after the flight was delayed by six hours ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match.

The squad to Nigeria:

Goalkeepers: Salim Jamal, Charles Lukwago

Other players: Nico Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Khalid Aucho, Denis Iguma, Moses Waiswa, Patrick Kaddu, Isaac Muleme,

Timothy Denis Awany, Isaac Isinde, Allan Kyambadde, Taddeo Lwanga,

Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Milton Karisa, Allan Kateregga, Derrick Nsibambi

HEAD TO HEAD

Nigeria  07 : 00  Uganda

Nigeria  0 – 1  Uganda

Uganda  2 – 1  Nigeria

Nigeria  1 – 0  Uganda

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