The Wolves end Tottenham’s winning form with 3:1 win

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said his players “are not machines” after their title hopes suffered an unexpected setback thanks to a dramatic comeback win by Wolves at Wembley. Spurs led through Harry Kane’s spectacular 25-yard strike in the first half but Wolves punished a poor second-half performance, scoring three times in the final 18 minutes to end their hosts’ five-game winning run. The north London side would have moved only three points behind leaders Liverpool with a win, but the defeat and the Reds’ 5-1 win over Arsenal means the…

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Kops thrash Arsenal 5:1 to extend Lead in EPL

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Liverpool have had chances to win their first title since 1990 before – but they have never had a bigger or better opportunity than they will have this season. The clock can be turned back to Steven Gerrard’s catastrophic slip as Liverpool lost at home to Chelsea in 2014, a defeat that opened the door for Manchester City to rip the crown from their grasp. And there was the outstanding campaign under Rafael Benitez in 2008-09 when Liverpool lost only two league games out of 38 but still ended up…

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Manchester United born again with good win at Cardif

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer got off to a perfect start as Manchester United’s interim manager with a 5-1 thrashing of his former club Cardiff. The former United striker succeeded Jose Mourinho, who was sacked in midweek, and got his first win courtesy of a performance that will encourage United fans as some of their more marginalised talent came to the fore in a performance full of attacking intent. Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick, a deflected effort from Ander Herrera and a fabulous team goal by Anthony Martial effectively won the contest before…

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Man City defeated by Crystal Palace 2-3 at home

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In a season during which there have been precious few shock results in the Premier League, Crystal Palace’s win at Manchester City felt practically seismic for everyone at Etihad Stadium. From the jubilant reaction of the travelling Eagles fans, who could barely believe what they were watching, to the gobsmacked silence of the City fans so used to seeing their side steamroller the opposition, this was a reminder of how sometimes even games featuring the top-flight’s leading sides do not follow the expected script. A free-scoring City team that came…

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Real Madrid sacks coach Julien Lopetegui

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After only 139 days in office for the club, Julien Lopetegue was sacked on Monday Only 14 games managed: 6 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats for Julien Lopetegui stands out as the worst results recorded by any coach in Real Madrid’s recent history. The Spaniard’s situation was further compounded by a humiliating defeat to rivals fc Barcelona on Saturday, 5 – 1 the final score at Nou Camp. On a provisional basis Argentine and former Madrid winger Santiago Solari will lead the team while waiting for the arrival of…

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Uganda beats South Africa to win World University Netball championship

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Hosts Uganda made a late recovery to upset favourites South Africa in the World University Netball Championship. Uganda edged the Spar Proteas 44-43 in the final minutes of the tension packed final at Makerere University’s new indoor facility. Towering goal shooter Mary Nuba was the day’s heroine as she made the decisive shot that gave Uganda the title. “I have never felt better. This is the best day of my life,” Nuba, who stands at 6ft 7in stated at the end of the final presided over by the  Prime Minister…

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Kenyan Runner Hit by Car in Ill-fated Colombian Half-marathon

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Kenyan athlete Joseph Kiprono was knocked down by a car Sunday as he was leading a half-marathon in Colombia in which another competitor collapsed and died, the organizers said. Kiprono – a previous winner of the event – was leading the 21km race in second-city Medellin when he was struck by a car that authorities said had “violated a road closure.” After being treated by medics on the spot, he was taken to hospital with cuts and bruises and later reported by doctors to be in good condition. Organizers said…

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Express FC Bags Shs 100M In Juicy Bank Deal

Express FC Chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka(L) With Equity Bank ED Anthony Kituuka(R) After Signing The Shs 100M

By PEACOCK KAWEESA New Express FC  chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka  has  signed  a one hundred million shillings (shs100M)  partnership  deal with Equity bank Uganda to promote the football club. The football chairman signed the partnership deal on Thursday with bank Executive Director Anthony Kituuka  at  the bank  head offices in Kampala. The new partnership to promote the club  comes with  the digital innovation of  the new‘Equity Express Card’  to  used by the Express supporters and partners. The bank  has designed a digital card  that will be issued to club members and …

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Ruparelia Group’s KISU Hosts Giants Of Africa Basketball Camp

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On Monday, representatives of Giant of Africa, camped at Kampala International School (KISU) for a three day basketball clinic. The continental non profit organization uses basketball to educate and enrich the lives of Africa Youth. Giants of Africa also trains coaches who hone their skills by working with top international coaches. The Giants of Africa team took the youngsters through motivational speech before training sessions in shooting, better ball movement, and proper spacing among others.Federation of Uganda basketball Association President Ambrose Tashobya  said the clinic provided a big opportunity for…

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FUFA Boss Credits USPA On Promoting Football

FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo(C) USPA President Sabiiti Muwanga, Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson In Group Photo

FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo(C) USPA President Sabiiti Muwanga, Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson In Group Photo (By PEACOCK KAWEESA) The Federation  Of Uganda Football Association President Eng. Moses Hasim Magogo  has credited the Uganda Sports Press Association over the good working relationship and partnership in developing football and other sports disciplines. This was revealed last Friday at a press conference with sports journalists and media personalities at the Imperial Royal Hotel in Kampala. The meeting was organized to strengthen the sports partnership and trust in promoting football. The meeting had lots…

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