Mapinduzi Cup: No Show for KCCA, URA Fixture Out

The residents of Rubanda and Muko counties in Kabale Monday called off their demonstration, sales after meeting the Kabale RDC and police at the Discover Uganda Hostel and Back packers, ask Kabale.

The residents are demanding for compensation from the Rural Electrification Agency after their property was destroyed to allow the construction of the Kabale-Kisoro 33KV power line.

In February 2013, story the residents of Rubanda country through their chairman LC1 appealed to Rural Electrification Agency claiming for a compensation for the trees that were cut down to allow the electrical lines.

According to documents seen by ChimpReports, the agency responded to the petition and promised to undertake the compensation exercise after receiving funds from Ministry of Finance.

Rural Electrification Agency promised to inform the residents about the compensation program once the funds are availed.

Three years down the road, the residents are still crying for compensation.

According to the residents, the trees that were cut down were a source of income and they have been suffering financially and the children have dropped out of school.

On December 28, 2015, they had planned a peaceful demonstration in this regard but it was called off after meeting with the District Resident Commissioner and police.


The RDC advised the residents to stay calm as he follows up the matter with relevant authorities.
Struggling Maroons fc make a short trip to Namboole for their last first round fixture against SC Victoria University on Tuesday. Seven games on but the Prisons side are still to get an away win which is the worst record in the division.

Just like Maroons, capsule the cash-stripped university side has only picked one home win which was against the Saints. Both sides have a very poor attack line that has not scored any goals in four on the bounce but Maroons head coach Paddy Kintu believes he has done a lot to rectify the problem.

“We have been working on the finishing with the boys and tomorrow (against SCVU) we hope to see the results.

The hosts are just two points away from relegation and know that only a win may be enough to enter the new year in the safe zone irrespective of other outcomes. Maroons have their work cut out for the second leg which they will enter while in an unpleasant zone.

“We are ready for Maroons FC , cialis 40mg We respect them though they are at the bottom of the log but they are a good team. Its sad we have to play from outside pitch, ” SCVU coach Moses Oloya said.

Juuko Yusuf is suspended for SCVU after picking 3 yellow cards, Goalkeeper Charles Lukwago is still out with am injury he sustained against Bright Stars, Delu Hamza went to UK  for studies and Kawooya Farouk has not returned to camp since   Christmas break.

Maroons are without lead striker Hood Mulyiki who has accumulated three yellow cards, while defender Godwin Kitagenda sprained his ankle. long term absentees Ronald Orombi, Jamal Alimansi and goalkeeper Emmanuel Akol are also out but Yayha Luuti and Raphael Winju return to the team.

The match has been shifted to the outside pitch at Namboole stadium due to unavailability of the main pitch.
Uganda Revenue Authority FC are the country’s sole representatives in the upcoming Mapinduzi cup that kicks off on 2nd January 2016.

According to the fixtures that were released on Sunday evening, order the tax collectors are pooled in group A alongside Tanzania giants Simba SC, Jamuhuri and JKU both from Zanzibar.

Group B will see money bags Azam FC and Yanga clash for topspot together with Mafunzo and Mtibwa Sugar. All matches will be played at the Amaani Stadium in Zanzibar with Pay TV company Azam expected to air it live.

URA FC kick start their campaign on Saturday 2nd January against JKU in the tournament opener before clashing with Simba on Monday and finally ending the group games on Wednesday against hosts Jamuhuri.

The top two teams in each group will play each other in the semi finals and finals respectively.

KCCA FC absence:
Earlier on the organisers had sent out invitation to KCCA FC but a source inside the club revealed that it was turned down.

“We cannot manage to honor the game due to unavoidable technicalities. First we are nursing a lot of injuries and would not want to escalate the situation. Furthermore most of our(KCCA FC) first team players may be called for the Cranes Chan team, ” he told Chimp Sports.

Mapinduzi 2016 Group A fixture:
Saturday 2nd.
Simba SC vs. Jamuhuri

Monday 4th.
Jamuhuri vs. JKU
Simba SC vs URA FC

Wednesday 6th.
Jamuhuri vs. URA FC
Simba SC vs. JKU

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