Post COVID-19 plan upon sports return in Uganda, without fans

There could be some smiles at long last on the faces of many sportsmen and women in Uganda after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced the return of sports, for the time being without fans. Addressing the nation in a widely televised address on Sunday, 21st September 2020, President Museveni announced that sports activities in open […]

President Museveni lifts COVID-19 restrictions on Sports

In his latest address where he lifted several COVID-19 related restrictions, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has eased the ban on sports activities that came in effect when Uganda went into lockdown. Museveni announced that sports activities in open air venues will be allowed to take place without spectators. He however imposed conditions that sports men […]

Frank Tumwesigye: Police FC is a perfect platform for Zaga to restore his mojo

In 2014, myself and a close colleague Elvis Senono (works with the Nation Media Group) keenly picked interest in the Uganda U-17 football team, hitherto the Cubs. Back then, Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) registered this team for the CAF U-17 qualifiers. CAF “A”licenced tactician Mathias Lule, working with Peter Onen were handed the […]

Our Heroes at the Wrong End of the Stick

I had an interview with Frank Nsubuga last week on his cricket life story and if you were not touched then you have no heart beat. Nsubuga has given 24 year of his life to a game that he loves so much and given fans some great times in the yellow and red of the […]

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 […]