The Plight of Former Players: A Case of Cricket

The death of Jimmy Kirunda, one of the best footballers to have kicked a football for the Uganda Cranes, last week sparked a debate about the life of former sportsmen especially when the lights are off. I am not privy to most details but the rumour among many is Kirunda was not living a glorious […]

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 […]

Is it JKL Dolphins’ turn to challenge City Oilers?

It’s never too early to start thinking about which teams might have a shot at challenging City Oilers for the National Basketball League title. Before the season starts, prognostications run rampant, thanks majorly to offseason business. There was a lot of player movement with JKL Dolphins, KIU Titans, Namuwongo Blazers and Power making much of […]

The Lion Sports Academy Ntungamo sets targets upon anniversary celebrations

Nobody vividly recalls the day 5th May 2018 than Ronald Alonso Nuwasiima, the Director, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Lion Sports Academy – Ntungamo. On this day, a soccer academy idea evolved from a mere mind idea through to paperwork and finally into something tangible – thanks to Alonso. Two years down […]

KIU Titans will experience their share of growing pains this season

After the news about the shipping out of up to seven players broke, the KIU Titans’ rebuilding era officially got underway. Surely it’s not the sweetest time for the fans of the club but it’s a necessary phase for any team in the National Basketball League. Through reconstruction, with new blood in its veins, a […]

Alex Aturinda: Why Pirates’ eighth-man is player of the season

As the Nile Special Stout Rugby Premier League remains at a standstill amid the global Coronavirus pandemic, hope is not lost that the season will be completed. According to a statement released by the Uganda Rugby Union recently, the league was due to resume as early as May 2 but that won’t be possible as […]