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Ashaba Confirms KCCA FC done with Transfer Business

Ashaba Confirms KCCA FC done with Transfer Business

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The local giants have signed 11 players anticipating a successful domestic and continental campaign in the 2020/21 season Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) vice-chairman Aggrey Ashaba has confirmed they are now done with their transfer business. The former Ugandan Premier League champions have signed 11 players and according to the official, no one else is going to be unveiled. After losing the Premier League title to Vipers SC, KCCA will participate in the Caf Confederation Cup and the new signings are expected to offer competition for better results. Among those signed by Kassasiro Boys is Andrew Kawooya whose departure from Vipers generated friction between the two sides. Venoms maintained the 17-year-old is still contracted with them but the Lugogo club, Fufa ...
“I want to lead Maroons FC back to Ugandan Premier League” Ashaba

“I want to lead Maroons FC back to Ugandan Premier League” Ashaba

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The Kampala-based side was relegated to the Fufa Big League after finishing in the bottom-three of the abandoned 2019/20 season Maroons FC midfielder Racmac Ashaba is determined to be a consistent feature in the team to stand a chance of helping them get back to the Ugandan Premier League (UPL). The Kampala-based side was relegated after managing 24 points in the 25 games played, with six wins, six draws, and 13 losses. Tooro United and Proline FC were the other teams that went down with the Maroons. "We shall arguably believe that many people look at us as favourites of the Big League since we are fresh from the top tier league," Ashaba "However, this will be a challenge that will call for our commitment. I will work hard to earn playing time so that I lead my team back ...
Phillip Obwin Impressed with Express FC’s New Signings

Phillip Obwin Impressed with Express FC’s New Signings

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The former Uganda Cranes skipper reveals his happiness at Red Eagles' new signings ahead of the new season Uganda legend Phillip Obwin has tipped Express FC to leave a mark in the upcoming Ugandan Premier League (UPL) season. The Red Eagles have been on a restructuring process with already eleven new players arriving ahead of the new season set to kick off in October. Obwin, who also featured for the national team Uganda Cranes, has now stated the club is headed in the right direction owing to recent developments from player signings to a well-structured administration. “I am happy about what is happening at the club, I think the new chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka is doing a fantastic job,” Obwin told the club’s official website. “The most important thing is to have a
The FUFA Executive Committee Made Key Decisions

The FUFA Executive Committee Made Key Decisions

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The FUFA Executive Committee convened on Tuesday 15th September 2020 and several decisions were made. These ranged from the ongoing health concern in regard to COVID-19, restart of football and change of names by several clubs. Below are the decisions ratified; The ongoing global health concern on Covid-19 has limited many institutions in holding physical meetings to discuss pertinent issues. FUFA has also been affected and thus resorted to alternative forms of meetings mainly by applying the virtual online sessions. On Tuesday 15 th September 2020, the 23 rd FUFA Exco held a meeting Chaired by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and took the following decisions FUFA Competitions The following regulations were ratified by the Executive Committee:- FUFA Authorised Competi...
Express FC Sign Ugandan Star John Byamukama; on Two-year Deal

Express FC Sign Ugandan Star John Byamukama; on Two-year Deal

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The midfielder becomes the 11th new signing made by the Red Eagles and is the fourth player to leave Tooro United for the top-flight side Ugandan Premier League side Express FC have completed the signing of John Byamukama. The former Tooro United midfielder joins the Red Eagles on a two-year as coach Wasswa Bbosa strengthens the club and aims to help them regain their lost league glory. Coach Bbosa revealed his satisfaction with the new players and said they will help the club be more competitive than before. “Every one of those players will come good during the season because what we want is to see the club compete again,” the tactician said in an earlier interview. He is the latest new player after goalkeepers Denis Otim, Cryspus Kusiima, defender Richard Bbosa, midf
Coach Mwebaze Praises AFC Leopards Transfer Target Mutyaba

Coach Mwebaze Praises AFC Leopards Transfer Target Mutyaba

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The tactician describes the player – who is without a club after leaving the Kassasiro Boys – as one who was a nightmare to opponents Former Maroons FC and Onduparaka FC coach Asaph Mwebaze has praised AFC Leopards transfer target Muzamir Mutyaba. The tactician has placed him among current and former famous Ugandan players even though he described Mutyaba’s approach as rather casual. “I have seen the likes of Phillip Omondi, Steven Bogere, Livingstone Mbabazi, Willy Kyambadde, Edgar Watson and Allan Okello, few currently fit the bill as well as [Muzamir] Mutyaba in the last five years,” the former Nyamityobora FC coach said as was quoted. “The midfielder may not be a mainstay in the Cranes, but that didn’t matter if you saw him play. “This is a man who is the
Uganda to Host Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier

Uganda to Host Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier

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The East Africans will host their West African counterparts later in the year to decide the nation which books an India U17 slot Ugandan coaches Ali Zzinda and Mustapha Kayinda have discussed the probability of the U17 Women's national team of qualifying for the U17 World Cup. Uganda will host Cameroon in the final qualification round as they bid to book a maiden slot in the world tournament which will be hosted in India next year. The winner of the two-legged encounter will join participants from other continents for the bonanza. The first leg will be played between October 30 and November 13 as per the new qualifying calendar released by the Confederation of African Football (Caf). The return leg will be played a fortnight after the initial meeting. Zzinda of Sh...