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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 […]

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 […]

Ugandans to watch at the Rio Olympics

By: [email protected] Uganda is scheduled to compete at the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This is the 15th time Uganda is participating in the famous summer event; 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012. The only time Uganda […]

JMC Hippos in Partnership with Fulham football club

By: [email protected] Ahead of the new UPL 2016/17, JMS Hippos is boasted massively after entering in a partnership deal with English championship side Fulham football club. This was revealed by Jinja town’s newly elected mayor, His lordship Majid Batambuze. He delivered three full sets of jerseys donated to the club by English championship side Fulham […]

Geofrey Massa completes Baroka move

By:[email protected] Uganda Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa has joined newly promoted ABSA Premier League side Baroka FC from Bloemfontein Celtic. The 30-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a one-year deal with the option of extending his stay in Limpopo by a further two years basing on how he will perform according to club CEO Morgan Mamilla. Massa […]

Jacob Kiplimo wins Uganda’s 1st U20 medal in Poland

By: [email protected] Step aside Boniface Kiprop, Stephen Kiprotich and Joshua Cheptegei, Uganda has a new athletics star in Jacob Kiplimo who just won 10,000m bronze at the World Junior Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. At only 16 years old, Kiplimo has already inked his name in history as the youngest ever Ugandan to qualify for […]

Here is your weekend sports

By: [email protected] Planning your weekend? Add some sporting action to that with LinkmeUg’s sports weekend list. Local events Badminton league (vcc) Ntinda Fri 01/07/2016 18:10              Akampurira Mark -Atuha Arthur Fri 01/07/2016 18:10 Jjemba Enock Mpwanyi Samuel Fri 01/07/2016 18:10 Kaggwa Peter-Were Julius Fri 01/07/2016 18:10 Ndugutse Godson-Kamugisha Cliff Fri […]