Muhangi says that it is unfair to keep boxing out of schools where other sports talents are being nurtured. “It is illogical for a sport like boxing to be sidelined in a grass-root spotting development structure like schools and then later one says boxing no longer wins’ medals,” he said.
Betway sports betting company, which has operated in Uganda for the last seven years has been a major sponsor for different sports clubs including Uganda Premier League champions Express FC, Basketball Club Betway Powe, and Kobs Rugby Club. The same company sponsored Arua-based club Onduparaka back in 2016.
The Hippo's striker, Derrick Kakooza emerged as the top scorer of the tournament with five goals while defender Aziz Kayondo featured in the best eleven for the impeccable performance throughout the tournament.
“If you asked me as a young boy if I would have played for my country (Uganda Cranes), over fifty caps and lined up against some of the biggest national teams. I would have told you it was a fantasy. I am fortunate to have realized those dreams, however, I feel I have served the nation enough, and it's time for me to call it a day with Uganda Cranes”, reads the January 13th letter.
For almost two years, Mandela National stadium has not hosted any international Hajji Jamir Ssewanyana, the Managing Director of Mandela National Stadium, says that they are yet to get the money. “We haven’t received funds. They were allocated but we are still waiting,” Ssewanyana said briefly.
The female junior team will host Ghana on January 22nd, 2022 at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende in their first leg of the fourth round of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers and face off two weeks later in the return leg.
A press statement from CAF says that “the increase is in line with CAF’s commitment to reward merit performance and enhance the status of the Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations and will be in effect in the upcoming edition that will kick-off at Olembe Stadium, Yaoundé on 09 January 2022”.
Kyazze was born to Nalongo Zewuliya Namutebi and Musa Kidagga, Kyazze in Luzira, Kampala on October 9th, 1991. According to Kyazze, never had it crossed his mind that he wouldn’t up a famous football fan or player.
But in a letter dated 6th January 2022 addressed to the Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Premier League, Mbarara City claims KCCA FC used a player who was not cleared to play, therefore calling for action by the Premier League secretariat.
“UAF expects budgetary income from contributions from the National Council of Sports of 3 billion shillings, World Athletics 794 million shillings, MTN 422 million shillings, Uganda Olympic Committee 255 million shillings, and Nike 190 million shillings, among other sources,” -UAF Publicity secretary Namayo Mawerere.
According to a press release by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations-FUFA, the team will enter residential camp on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisaasi and conduct their first training session at Lugogo Stadium.