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Maradona calls on messi not to retire

By: [email protected] Argentine legend Diego Maradona says Lionel Messi must go back on his decision to quit international football. The five-time World Player of the Year called it quits following his country’s COPA America Final defeat to Chile  in a match in which he missed a penalty in the shootout Maradona feels the decision was […]

Ugandan duo Matovu, Bukenya released by S.A kaizer chiefs

Soweto based Kaizer Chiefs have terminated contracts  of Uganda duo Sula Matovu and Ivan Bukenya to allow the players to move on. The two players were put up for transfer at the end of last month when the club decided on a mass clearance of players who are not in their plans anymore. Bobby Motaung, the […]

Weekend sports with Don Muganga

By: [email protected] Local events Badminton league @ CVV NTINDA JUNE 25, 2016 Kigozi Curthbert (KU) vs Jovan (UCU) Shamim Banji (NDEJJE) vs Nakalyango Aisha (NDEJJE) Muganga Isaac (KU) vs Steven (MUBS)  Basketball JUNE 25, 2016 Men Power vs UCI canons (YMCA) Ladies A1challege vs KCCA (YMCA) EURO 2016 KNOCK OUT PHASE Match 1: Switzerland v Poland […]

FIFA to meet gov’t over FUFA-NCS standoff

By: [email protected]  LinkmeUg sports has learnt that FUFA is set to invite FIFA for the meeting with government in a bid to resolve the stand off between FUFA and NCS. This was a resolution in a closed door meeting held by Minister of State for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi,  his team comprising Omara Apita, the commissioner […]

‘Kwepena’ modified to suit international standards.

By: [email protected] A team of young people has taken an old beloved backyard game ‘Kwepena’ and standardized it in a bid to have it played globally as a sport and to enrich our culture and pride as children of Uganda. Simon Tumukunde, who just recently completed his third year at Makerere University, derived inspiration to […]

Nike to sponsor Uganda Athletics Federation

By: [email protected] Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has reached a four-year agreement with American kits manufacturer Nike. The American based kit sponsors will take over the deal with UAF from 15th July 2016. The agreement brings to an end UAF’s earlier deal with Errea which was signed in 2014 at the company’s headquarters in Roma. The […]

UPL team of the season – Derrick Hartlego speaks

By:[email protected] It’s that time of the season when the player of the season awards start being handed out. It’s also the time of the season when fans argue about who has been the best player in each of the positions. It is unlikely that any two fans would select an identical ‘team of the year’ […]

Scotland’s Rangers F.C approach Uganda’s Khalid Aucho.

LinkmeUg sports is reliably informed that Ugandan international midfielder Khalid Aucho 22, playing for Gor Mahia, has attracted interest from Rangers of Scotland, in what would be a shock move. Aucho admitted that he has been approached but the deal is in the early stages – and he has already decided that he wants a […]

KCCA Champions of Uganda Premier League 2015/16

By:[email protected] The Kampala City Council Authority FC were crowned champions for the 11th time in the club’s history on Friday at Nakivubo war memorial stadium despite getting a draw against Sadolin Paints FC in the final match of the season. Fred Segujja put Sadolin Paints ahead in the first half, with only 6 minutes on […]