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Okello wins inaugural football-256 award

By Juliet Nalwooga Cranes and KCCA FC forward, Allan Okello, has been voted as the inaugural winner of the 256-footballer of the Year Award. The 19-year-old beat competition from stalwarts such as Denis Onyango, Juma Balinya, Timothy Awany and Patrick Henry Kaddu to take home the prize. The award commemorates the first annual anniversary of football-256, the biggest online portal for the hottest news and analysis about Ugandan, regional and African football. The youngster has scored 18 goals since November 2018, a period where he has brandished dominant and jaw dropping performances for the ‘kasasiro’ boys. As well as inspiring his club to the Uganda Premier League title, Okello scored three goals as KCCA won the CECAFA Club championship for …

Sports betting picks for this week

For sports betting fans, this promises to be yet another productive week. So many events are lined up in various disciplines over the week, from soccer, ice hockey, handball and tennis, to American football. To make it less cumbersome for you, we have a classified list of the best picks for the week. Remember, you can find so many markets with Betway sports betting, hence, many winning opportunities for you. Fans of the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, French Ligue 1, Italian Serie A, Germany Bundesliga, and other top European leagues will have a field day as there are so many games starting this Friday going all the way till Monday. Betway has a huge variety of sports events …

Ugandan boxers need special recognition

With more Ugandans continuing to embrace football and athletics, among other sports, boxing in the country has been suffering silently. Today, boxers like Isaac Masembe and David Ssemujju are not widely known, and they’re also struggling with different challenges including lack of proper training facilities and equipment. Masembe is the 19-year-old featherweight who brought a silver medal to Uganda from the just concluded All African Games in Morocco. The young talent plays with the COPAB boxing club which has trained a good number of successful Ugandan boxers. Similar to bet9ja promotion code, the club has left an indelible mark in the Ugandan boxing scene though it is still struggling. Limited funding and lack of proper training equipment and facilities have …

Moyes Hopes to Return to one Former Premier League Clubs

David Moyes is open to a sensational return to Everton – with struggling boss Marco Silva under increasing pressure. Moyes, who left Everton for Manchester United in 2013 after 11 years at Goodison Park, is now the bookies’ favourite to succeed Silva, should the Portuguese get the sack. Mirror Sport understands Moyes wants a return to the Premier League, after turning down the offer of jobs in the Championship and League One in recent weeks. Moyes, who lasted just 10 months at United, is currently out of work after leaving West Ham in 2018, after six months in charge. But the 56-year-old, who also managed Real Sociedad and Sunderland post-United, is now the heavy favourite to become the next Toffees boss – for the second time. …

FUFA dismisses reports of of Edgar Watson’s resignation

By Ivan Ssenabulya The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has dismissed reports of the resignation of their Chief Executive Officer Edgar Watson. A statement from FUFA describes described the circulating reports as ”fake news”. It further states that the unfounded rumors are aimed at swaying football stakeholders and portraying the situation at institution as dire and negative. The rumors were being related to Moses Magogo’s stepping aside as the FUFA president, following an investigation into the sale of 2014 World Cup tickets allotted to Uganda.