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UDF Kickboxer Tugume Vows  To Knockout American Robert In Intercontinental Fight

UDF Kickboxer Tugume Vows To Knockout American Robert In Intercontinental Fight

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Ugandan renowned kickboxer Titus Tugume, who made headlines after his controversial fight with Moses Golola some time back, is back in the ring, this time with an American called Robert 2020. Tugume is set to battle it out with Robert for an Intercontinental Fight which will be held on Tuesday October 27, at Green Lounge, in Muyenga, a city suburb. Titus Tugume addressing the press conference He revealed this today during a press conference that was held at Green Lounge Hotel in Muyenga, Kampala and graced  by high ranking UPDF officers, among them Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, the UPDF deputy spokesperson, among others. After parading some of his trophies and belts from previous fights,  Tugume assured all and sundry that  he is ready to send Robe...
FC Barcelona in crisis, Bartomeu Departure Could Affect the Future of Messi

FC Barcelona in crisis, Bartomeu Departure Could Affect the Future of Messi

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A petition against the Barcelona president passed the required 16,250 signatures last month. Under-pressure Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu suggested Monday that "now would be the worst time" to leave his post. Bartomeu faces a vote of no confidence after turbulent times at the Camp Nou, not least the stand-off with club legend Lionel Messi who was blocked from leaving this summer. Speaking after a board meeting Bartomeu said: "There are lots of issues. I believe that it would be the worst time to leave Barca to an interim management board". A caretaker board would assume control until new elections should Bartomeu stand down. A petition against him passed the required 16,250 signatures last month. In the referendum which Bartomeu wants to be held on November 15...
Joshua Cheptegei to be Promoted, a Facility at the Police training centres in Kapchorwa and Kabalye to be renamed.

Joshua Cheptegei to be Promoted, a Facility at the Police training centres in Kapchorwa and Kabalye to be renamed.

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The Police Advisory Committee has recommended IP Cheptegei Joshua who broke four (4) World Records in long distance running competitions, for promotion to his next rank of ASP. The IGP who is the Chairperson of the PAC made the announcement to honor the athlete on Wednesday, 21.10.2020 during the meeting. He in addition, tasked the Director of Logistics and Engineering to allocate a Double Cabin Pick-up and a Coaster Mini-bus to the Police Athletics team to support their training in Kapchorwa in fulfillment of his earlier pledge. We would like to add that the police elite athlete has so far had a phenomenal season, where he broke 4 (four) World records. He is now the 5000m World record holder, a double Common Wealth Gold Medalist, and is also the reigning World Cross Country and Wor...
World Athlete Champion Chepetegei Promoted To Assistant Superintendent Of Police

World Athlete Champion Chepetegei Promoted To Assistant Superintendent Of Police

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By Our Reporter Ugandan gold medalist Joshua Cheptegei has been promoted by the Police Appointments Committee (PAC) to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP). The revelation was made by the Police deputy spokesperson Polly Namaye, who said that Police officials on Police Appointments Committee (PAC) made the promotion recommendation to the President, who is endorsing it any time. "The Police Advisory Committee (PAC) has recommended IP Joshua Cheptegei who broke four world records in long distance competitions, for promotion to his next rank of ASP," Namaye noted on Monday. "The PAC meeting sat and made a recommendation to promote Cheptegei Joshua to the next rank. Other details shall follow to implement this recommendation," she added. Cheptegei hoisted Uganda...
Former Captain Simeon Masaba Appointed as an Assistant Coach by URA FC.

Former Captain Simeon Masaba Appointed as an Assistant Coach by URA FC.

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The defender served the Tax Collectors as skipper between 2010/11 to 2013/14 when they won the league title and two Uganda Cups Uganda Revenue Authority (URA FC) have appointed former captain Simeon Masaba as an assistant coach. The former defender has been brought on board in order to help the team push for another Ugandan Premier League title something he helped the club win in the 2010/11 season. “East or West, home is best. The thirst and excitement from the URA technical team and administration to have the old guard in [Simeon] Masaba back at the club is unquenchable,” URA said. “The 37-year-old club legend joins us in the technical area as part of the elusive team that plays an assistant role to the magnificent Sam Ssimbwa. He and the other assistant coaches wi...
AC Milan beats Celtic 3-1 in Europa League

AC Milan beats Celtic 3-1 in Europa League

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AC Milan's Rade Krunic, Brahim Diaz and Jens Petter Hauge netted in a 3-1 win at Celtic in their Europa League Group H opener on Thursday but the Italians had to withstand a late barrage from the Scottish champions to secure the three points. Krunic opened the scoring when he outjumped defender Stephen Welsh to head home Samuel Castillejo's cross in the 14th minute and although Celtic had some decent passages of play, it was the visitors who created the better chances. Milan went two up when Zlatan Ibrahimovic stretched the Celtic defence with a ball down the left to Theo Hernandez, and his pass found Brahim Diaz, who fired across goalkeeper Vasilios Barkas into the corner of the net just before halftime. Celtic sent on Mohamed Elyounoussi for Welsh at the break and began...
Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID Again.

Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID Again.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for the second time as Juventus prepares for next week’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, according to reports in Italy on Thursday. Ronaldo is currently isolating at his home in Turin after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 13 while with the Portuguese national team for Nations League matches. The 35-year-old again received a positive result after a test carried out on Wednesday, Sky Sport Italia and Gazzetta Dello Sport reported. The Portuguese forward could still be available for Sunday’s Serie A game against Hellas Verona, and the clash against great rival Lionel Messi’s Barcelona on October 28. Under UEFA rules the five-time Ballon d’Or winner needs to test negative 24 hours before the Barcelona game in...
Bayern scores four, Real Madrid gets stunned, Lukaku rescues Inter in Champions League

Bayern scores four, Real Madrid gets stunned, Lukaku rescues Inter in Champions League

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Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman picked up where he left off last season with two goals in a 4-0 home rout of Atletico Madrid on Wednesday as the holders got the defense of their Champions League campaign off to a winning start. Coman, whose header settled last season's Champions League final against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) just 59 days ago in Lisbon, scored Bayern's opening goal, created their second and claimed their fourth behind closed doors at the Allianz Arena. "We played very well, I am very happy with my two goals," Coman told Sky Sports. LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, May 5, 2009: Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the second goal from a free-kick against Arsenal during the UEFA Champions League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at the Emirates Stadium....
Liverpool start Champions League with a narrow win at Ajax

Liverpool start Champions League with a narrow win at Ajax

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Reigning English champions Liverpool began the group phase of the 2020/2021 Champions League campaign with a 1-0 victory over Ajax on Wednesday in Amsterdam. Without injured captain Virgil van Dijk, out for several months with a knee injury, Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp selected Fabinho and Joe Gomez in the center of defense. Ajax coach Erik ten Hag opted for a system with only two strikers, Dusan Tadic and David Neres, to try and stem Liverpool's attack. With an early injury for midfielder Mohammed Kudus, Ajax had to change its original plan quickly, with Quincy Promes coming on as replacement. Ajax had the first chances through Lisandro Martinez and Ryan Gravenberch, but Liverpool went in front in the 35th minute. A shot by Sadio Mane was deflected by Ajax defender Nicolas ...
Latest Arsenal pictures as Thomas Partey and Aubameyang train before Europa League flight to Rapid Vienna

Latest Arsenal pictures as Thomas Partey and Aubameyang train before Europa League flight to Rapid Vienna

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Mikel Arteta put his Arsenal squad through their paces at London Colney on Wednesday before the Gunners set off on a trip to Austria. The Gunners kick off their 2020/21 Europa League campaign away to Rapid Vienna on Thursday night, and Arteta was busy working with the likes of Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the club's Colney training centre. While Arteta has plenty of options for the trip to Vienna, one player who is not available is Mesut Ozil, who has been left out of Arsenal's Europa and Premier League squads altogether. Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Wednesday, Arteta said he was willing to shoulder the blame for not getting the best out of the playmaker, who is the club's highest-paid player. ...