Match Fixing in Sports: Morality Vs Survival

When Kira Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Nganda was asked why he refused to return the 20M given to each MP for COVID related activities, he said for him it was not a case of morality but rather a realization that he had people to feed in his constituency, therefore, the morality issue would wait […]

Agamire, Akankwasa, Obuya and more… Rising Stars in Ugandan Cricket

The Cricket Cranes team is in a phase as one generation of superstars is starting to give away for another. Roger Mukasa, for a long time, has been the leader of a generation, a burden that has weighed so heavy him. Mukasa has done justice to his talent and has given everything for the yellow […]

The relevance of a Sports Psychologist to Uganda Cricket

During the 2017 World Cricket League in Kampala, Deus Muhumuza celebrated so early after taking a catch and unfortunately, it dropped down and the carnage Rizwan Cheema served after deflated the whole Cricket Cranes squad, ultimately losing the game and thereafter Uganda never recovered from that loss the whole tournament. Muhumuza still gets stick for […]

Only profligacy could stop City Oilers’ march to 8th title

The return of the National Basketball League might be uncertain but City Oilers ability to go for an eighth straight title is a given. Oilers have made the league their own since qualifying to join the division in 2012, with other teams left to fight for second place. It would be strange to count out […]

UCU Canons: Once bitten, twice shy?

In today’s National Basketball League, there seems to be a subsidiary competition that involves sieving potential challengers to City Oilers’ “crown”. UCU Canons have gone through that filter twice (2015 and 2019) and presented the hardest challenge to the seven-time champions with both finals decided in a Game 7. One can justifiably claim Canons over […]