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Time to look beyond the Golola brand


OUR REPORTER

One word: Mediocrity. Yes, Ugandans can stick to the Cranes despite so much heartache on home soil largely because the soccer team takes us through momentous occasions of euphoria. It’s always that whenever we bottle it up, at least an opponent would have got it better than us in one way or the other. In short, Cranes have never been mediocre; they give us a reason to support them on home soil, especially with that six-year unbeaten record at Namboole Stadium.

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Why Uganda’s soccer will take ages to develop


By ABUBAKAR SEMATIMBA

The state of our soccer leaves a lot to be desired. The recent clash between the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) and Uganda Soccer League (USL) that involved some officials referring to others as ‘pigs’ could result into a precedent which will affect not only soccer, but also other forms of sport.

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