Sports

City Oilers make history in Ug basketball

The City Oilers ripped apart Betway Power in a 78-46 victory in game 5 of the best-of-seven series in the Pepsi National Basetball League playoffs finals (NBL), as they became the first team ever to clinch a fourth successive title. Skipper Jimmy Enabu and his troops delivered an unparalleled significant performance as they had four […]

Rockets organizing the 2nd Edition Hockey tournament

To the hockey lovers in Uganda. Rockets has organized the 2nd edition of The rockets tournament on the 28th & 29th of January 2017 at Lugogo Hockey Stadium. Many clubs [men and Women] are expected to tussle it out. Men Simba Hockey club Wanainchi Hockey club Kampala Hockey club Weather head Hockey club Ladies Wanaichi […]

Gabon Panthers set for AFCON 2017

The count down to the 14th January 2017 Africa cup of Nations kick off is on and after nearly 40 years, our own Uganda cranes are among the teams. The host nation is Gabon under coach Antonio Camacho, a retired Spanish footballer. Gabon team facts • The Panthersare drawn in group A alongside debutants Guinea […]

Talent identified during the National Disability sports held in Busia

The Uganda Paralympic games which commenced on 26th September to 29th October in Busia district ended successfully. The event was held at Madibira primary school to nature talent of persons with disability who participated in a number sports activities including: Wheelchair basketball, Table tennis, Sit volleyball Sit football, Athletics Organized by UNAPD in conjunction with […]

National Disability games on in Busia

Uganda Paralympic committee together with Uganda National Association of Physical Disability UNAPD are currently overseeing a National Disability sports Gala in Busia District. The games which began on 26th September are running till 29th and have brought together youth with hearing impairment, physical disability and cerebral palsy among others. Games include:athletics [100M,200M,800M,1500M,5000M,10,000M] Wheelchair racing, long […]

2016 CECAFA Women Championship

Uganda crested Cranes intensify training ahead of the CECAFA Women Championship which is due to take place between 11th to 20th of September 2016 at FUFA technical centre Njeru. Seven countries, including hosts Uganda, will compete at the Championship; Kenya, Burundi, Zanzibar, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda are the other participants, as confirmed by the Council for […]

Herbert Muyomba – a rising star in Uganda’s football.

  LinkmeUg sports met with Herbert Muyomba aka Herbert skills a rising star playing for Kampala University in the university league and in the professional Uganda Big League Maroons Fc.   Muyomba has just completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at the university cortsery of his sports talent and in 2013, he was part of the K.U team which won […]

Uganda improves on latest FIFA Ranking

By: [email protected] FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings for the month of July are out and Uganda Cranes have gone up  four places to position 65th, the highest rank in East Africa. The Uganda Cranes and Harambe stars of Kenya were inactive in July but are expected to clash in a friendly on August 30 in Kampala ahead […]

Joseph Ochaya passes Bidvest trials

  By: [email protected] News reaching LinkmeUg indicates that Uganda Cranes international Joseph Ochaya has passed trials at Premier Soccer League side Bidvest Wits – although an official statement from the club has not yet been released. The lanky talented left full back departed Kampala a week ago for South Africa following an invitation for trials […]

S.A Free State Stars assessing England based Ibra Sekajja

By [email protected] Free State Stars of South Africa have handed Ugandan born England based striker Ibra Sekajja a trial with the team. Free State Stars had Nigerian striker Solomonson Izuchukwuka on trial with the team but didn’t impress the coach giving other players like Ibra an opportunity to try out for the club. Ibra Sekajja […]