Lucha Reclaims Mantle as Makumbi Ditches Kirinya

On-form Ugandan Marathoner, pills Ben Siwa has scooped the second best prize at the 2015 Perkins Great Eastern Run Half Marathon held at Peterborough in the United Kingdom on Sunday morning.

Siwa who is just fresh from winning the Cardiff Half Marathon, tadalafil just fell 59 seconds short of eventual winner Phillip Koretcho from Kenya who finished in a course record time of 61 minutes 25 seconds.

Koretcho received £300, Siwa grabbing £750 while the bronze winner earned £150. However, the athlete was not all happy for the win, lamenting about the high costs of preparations.

“I have to put more effort on my training,besides that if the government could put for us just a training truck not a rubber stadium like Namboole,” Siwa exclusively told ChimpSports from United Kingdom.

He further noted, “Currently we do train in Kenya looking for good truck. We use a lot of money unnecessarily.”
Coach Mathew Lucha has returned back to the driving seat at Big league side Kirinya-Jinja SS Fc after former tactician, page Richard Makumbi threw in the towel last week.

Coach Lucha was on the touchline when the scholars defeated Kireka United 1-0 at Namboole last Thursday.

But our sources revealed that the experienced Makumbi had submitted his resignation letter earlier on Monday.

“The coach left the club because management was not willing to give him any sign on fee. Entebbe Fc gave him a better offer and promised him better working conditions hence his departure, cheapest ” we were told.


Jinja SS is fighting for a slot in the Uganda premier league that has been elusive missing out in two consecutive finals against Rwenshama and a tragic loss in May to city rivals JMC Hippos.

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