Uganda is preparing for a doubleheader against giants South Africa in the third round of the qualifiers over two legs. The first leg will take place at the St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on December 3rd, before the return leg in South Africa.
The team captain, Jimmy Enabu said his side lost concentration and ended up losing the entire game, he, however, said the loss has helped the team to realize their mistakes and he expects more improvement in the second round.
One day to the event, the latest development from the local basketball governing body confirms that the team finally secured the funds from the government and the team traveled today early morning to take part in the world cup qualifiers. The team needed over 380 million ugx to take part in the first window
The other nominees include Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge who also won gold in the Olympics marathon, Norway’s Karsten Warholm who also won gold in 400m hurdles at the Olympics, US’s Ryan Crouser, and Sweden’s Pole Mondo Duplantis.
“The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association FUBA on a very sad note wishes to inform you that Senior National Men’s National Basketball team the silverbacks will not compete at the FIBA World Cup qualifiers window 1 in Benguela Angola from 26th to 28th of November 2021,” part of the press release reads.
The long distance sensational crossed the finishing line in a time of 57:31 at the World Athletics Label road race in Portugal to claim the lead and become the fastest man in history over the 13.1-mile race.
The project under the monitoring of the local Table Tennis governing body - UTTA officially kicked off on 25th October and it is expected to reach its climax on 27th November 2021 at Old Kampala Sports center.
The draw takes Express FC to eight points in the seventh position of the table while SC Villa moves to four points in three games, SC Villa missed the first three opening games as they were settling thier club licensing issues
Although the Buganda Masaza Cup is known for pulling off crowds as people from different counties storm stadiums as several counties tussle it out in the prestigious Buganda tournament, Sulaiman Sejjengo, who is the Chairperson Masaza organizing committee confirmed that no fans will be allowed to enter the stadium.
Kiyingi's team will face South Africa in the third round of the qualifiers over two legs. The first leg will take place at the St. Marys Stadium, Kitende on December 3rd, before the return leg in South Africa.
Rogers Byamukama, the Chairman of the Airtel FUFA awards committee unveiled the names of the nominees at FUFA House in Mengo on Wednesday morning. He said that the technical committee arrived at the names of the trio because of their tremendous contributions to their clubs and the national team.
Although Uganda looked like they had pulled back the result, Malawi fought back to command the lead in the quarter 35 -32 before She Cranes also put a spirited fight in the last quarter to help the settle the result into a 44-44 draw.
Mali’s win against Rwanda took them to a four-point lead at the top of Group E with only one game left to play. As it stands, Mali has thirteen points while Uganda who is second in Group E has just nine points.
The summoned players include team captain Jimmy Enabu, Ivan Muhwezi, Fayed Baale, Tonny Drilleba, Titus Odeke, James Okello, Ben Komakech, Peter Obleng, Deng Geu, Mohamed Ghedi Abdihakim, Womala Emmanuel Timothy, Brandon Davies, Eric Rwahire and Robinson Odoch Opong.