Olympic qualifiers on

All the action packed day will only go for sh5000 ordinary and sh10,000 VIP, but the hight of it is that there is no room for mercy and it is today or never till 2014.

By USPA media

It is just not a slogan but someone shall be knocked down to give way for the opponent as the final selection of the National team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics “dubbed Get off the Plane campaign” gets underway on Sunday January 5,2020 at the MTN Arena Lugogo.

This is battle of De La Cream as Uganda’s finest battle for the 13 slots to the Olympics.

The doctors are set, the ambulance is on standby and no one shall mercy for the opponent.

The bouts start at 2pm with the entrance set at sh5000 ordinary and sh10000 VIP.

One of the fights one should miss is Joshua Tukamuhebwa taking on Yasin Adnan in the

Fly weight.

“We are set and waiting for the boxers to show us what we have,” Dr. Christopher Mbowa confirmed.

The other fights will include Lwanga Muhammad taking Dissan Mubiru Isaac Masembe battling Jona Kyobe, Shadir Musa has a tough challenge against Stanley Mugerwa, While Sweden based heavy weight Alex Bwambale will take on veteran Emma Kyambadde.

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Tough test for Mansul and Muteesi

Tough test for Mansul and Muteesi

By USPA media

Defending champions Mansul Bwanika and Rashida Muteesi will have to tighten the grip if they are to defend their titles in the PAU-Empire Casino Kampala Open Tournament due Saturday and Sunday January 4-5, 2020 at D’ Arena Bar and Lounge on Namirembe road.

angela busingye in action during the New year’s tournament. PHOTO BY Virgin Images

The male and female champions will face stiff challenge from other pool players that are targeting huge cash prize jack pot.

The two-day tournament will have the winner receive a trophy and sh2m cash prize while the second, third and fourth will receive sh1m,sh500,000 and sh250,000 respectively in the men’s category.

Winners of the New year’s Pool Tournament Mansoor Bwanika and Lukia Naiga shows off the cash prize won as Pool Association chairman Bob Trubbish (L) and Event manager Ronald Lubega Look on. PHOTO BY Virgin Images

In the ladies category the winner will receive sh1.2m, while sh600, 000, sh300, 000 and sh150, 000 will be for the second, third and fourth respectively.

Ceasar Chadigar gave Mansoor Bwanika Value for his money. PHOTO BY Virgin Images

The tournament that is used in the ranking of players is expected to attract all the cream la cream of Uganda’s pool and defending champions Bwanika Mansul and Rashida Mutesi should expect stiff opposition.

“This is going to be a tough event and since it’s a ranking event we expect all top players in the male and female categories to participate,” Peter Kyobe the association publicity noted.

Lukia Naiga in action during the New Year’s tournament at Temusewo Bar and Restaurant. PHOTO BY Virgin Images

Ritah Nimusiima, Victoria Namuyanja, Shiela Ankar, Amina faith Nganda, Angela Busingye, Jacinta Kajubi and Lukia Nayiga are some of the players likely to give Muteesi hard times.

fans watching the event. PHOTO BY Virgin Images

In the men’s category Dan Mubiru, Allan Katongole, Fahad Ssewakambo, Joseph Kasozi, Ceasor Chandiga and Amos Turyagumanawe are expected to challenge Bwanika aka Muto.

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UMOSPOC aided TT at Namboole in pictures

The TT event supported by UMOSPOC ended sucessfuly at Mandela National Stadium Namboole. It was an event that saw young men and women show skills as a drive to joining rallying.

“This is a great idea for UMOSPOC t o support such activities. I want to thank the Leadership of UMOSPOC for that initiative and other Clubs should emulate them,”Aisha Nantale the event Manager said.

Kigulu is Busoga Champions

By Our Reporter

Kigulu 1-Bunha 0

The Kyabazinga of Busoga William Gabula Nadiope IV (left) waving to his subjects who turned up to watch the Busoga Massaza Cup final game between Kigulu FC and Bunha FC at Kakindu Stadium in Jinja on Sunday. Virgin Images

It was jubilation, celebration, joy and fun as the Kyabazinga subjects turned up in huge numbers to support their Masaza tournament final.

All the happiness and should have not been a reality, but the presence of the Kyabazinga no doubt was the highlight of joy and celebrations as even the losers were happy to shake hands with the traditional leader


The final of the Busoga Kingdom tournament was between Kigulu and Bunha and Kigulu lifted the 2019 title after 1-0 defeat of Bunha chiefdom and thanks to a goal in the 90th minute by Wilber Bikupe.

Kigulu FC supporters supporting their team players as they played against Bunha in the 2019 Busoga Massaza Cup final at kakindu Stadium in Jinja on Sunday. Virgin Images

The heavy rains made Kakindu stadium soaked with mud,but the Kyabazinga subjected did not feel that except the joy of interacting with the leader Kyabazinga of Busoga William Gabula Nadiope IV. T

Bunha FC supporters cheering their team players as it played against Kigulu FC in the 2019 Busoga Massaza cup final at Kakindu stadium in Jinja on Sunday. Virgin Images

The final was attended by both the traditional and political leaders of Busoga region including deputy prime ministers of Busoga Kingdom, Prof. Dr. Owek. Muhammad Lubega Kisambira and Owek. Osman Noor Ahmed.

Bunha FC supporters cheering their team players as it played against Kigulu FC in the 2019 Busoga Massaza cup final at Kakindu stadium in Jinja on Sunday. Virgin Images

The winners took a trophy and Sh5m, while the second received Sh2m on top of the medals while the third who were Buzaya received sh1m cash prize.

Bunha FC supporters cheering their team players as it played against Kigulu FC in the 2019 Busoga Massaza cup final at Kakindu stadium in Jinja on Sunday. Virgin mages

Busoga chiefdom Cup past winners:

2019: Kigulu

2018: Kigulu

2017: Butembe.

2016: Bukholi North