Intercourse football tournament kicks off

CLINTON TUMANYE Uganda Christian University inter–course football tournament, kicked off on June 18 with the Bachelors of Statistics going head on with Financial Management and Human resource at the University’s main pitch. The Bachelors of Statistics and Financial Management dominated the game, after a goalless draw, Rodney Onyinge saw the opponents net shortly into the second half. He later on added another goal to his name in the 59th minute. Namanya Barnabassealed off the 3-0 win with a long strike leaving the Human Resource team in utter despair. “We did…

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Q&A

First (Left) Ageno with her national teammates before leaving for the FIBA 3*3 World cup

TRAINNG EVERYDAY GOT ME TO THE NATIONAL TEAM   Edward Kalema Its only Uganda and Nigeria that represented Africa at the FUBA 3X3 World Cup. How does it feel like representing your country and Africa at large? It feels really nice to represent Uganda and I was overwhelmed that I was chosen because I was the only UCU player that got the call. Did you expect to be called for the national team? No. I never expected to be called because there were very many players who were called upon…

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Lady Cardinals in FUFA Women’s Cup Final

Siporasa Amoding of Olila High school attempts to score as UCU's Adam Kemisa defends her goalkeepre during the FUFA women's Cup at UCU play ground

STAFF WRITER Lady Cardinals, booked their place into this year’s final of the FUFA Women’s Cup slated to take place today (23rd June) in Bushenyi district. In a repeat of last year’s semi finals, the Mukono ladies defeated defending champions Olila high school in a 2 -1 victory to earn their place in the final. Last year, the UCU Cardinals lost 5-4 in penalties at the same stage after the teams drew 2-2 in normal time. However, this time round, the ladies’ determination and dominance through the whole game paid off as…

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Benson Okot a student at Uganda Christian University emerged first in the recently completed 28th National Track and Field Trials held on 7 May at Namboole stadium. Following his drop in trials from the team that represented Uganda in the 2017 Commonwealth games, Okot has returned with much valour. He has finished first in 21.0 seconds which is a qualifying time for the Africa Senior Championships. He was followed by Kenya’s Kamanga Tazana who completed the race in 21.3 seconds. Among other in the race was UCU’s  Tarsis Orogo who…

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Unveiling the Finest Talent

BY FRED HIDULA Early this month Vilma Achieng was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the National Basketball League playoffs after leading her side to winning the title. She also won the best rebounder, top scorer and best centre in the Zone V Club championship where the team won bronze. Achieng was born on 23, 1993, in Siayi County, western Kenya, to the late Joseph Owino and Rose Akinyi. She went to Wera Primary School from 1998 to 2007 before joining Raliew Secondary School for her O-level from 2008-2011.…

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Non-teaching staff win football gala

BY FRED HIDULA The non-teaching staff have defeated the teaching staff 3-1 in a football match played at the new pitch on August 18. Simon Asimwe opened the scoreline for the non- teaching staff before Abdunul Kato equalized ending the first half 1-1. At the start of the second half, Asimwe scored his second goal of the evening before teammate Moses Gidong made it 3-1 the final score line. Mr David Mugawe, the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Development and External Relations, handed over the trophy to the winners at the…

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Canons on a roll

Lady Canons extend winning streak as male counterparts faulter against KIU Titans in national league BY AGATHA MUTEBI The UCU Lady Canons have continued in their winning ways by beating KIU Rangers 57-48. The game was held on June 18 at YMCA, and it cements the Canons’ flawless action in the first four games of the season. The Mukono-based team and league champions are not taking anything for granted in the National Basketball League this season.Although they started off slow with an 18-12 lead in the first quarter, led by…

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