2018 SPORT CATEGORY WINNERS
1st Place, Sport
Silva Chelangat of Uganda lands in a water hazard during the National Athletics Women's 3000 metre steeplechase trials held at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, on Saturday February 24th 2018. Athletes were putting the finishing touches to their training ahead of the XXI Commonwealth games which were held in the Gold Coast, Australia.
2nd Place, Sport
Young men play basketball at the Makerere University main court on the evening of February 25th 2018.
3rd Place, Sport
Ugandan rally legend Ronald Sebuguzi’s car flies through the air as he powers across a bridge at the Pearl Of Africa Rally 2018. The Pearl Of Africa Rally is the biggest event in Uganda’s motorsport calendar, attracting not only local crews but also teams from across the region and as far afield as Zambia and elsewhere.
Honorable Mention, Sport
Fans go wild as Express FC scores a crucial goal to escape being relegated to the FUFA Big League, during a match that was the most trying moment of the club’s 61 years of existence. The Red Eagles out-muscled a hard battling Masavu FC 1-0 at the lakeside Fisheries Training Institute playground in Bugonga, Entebbe, on the final day of the 2017/18 Uganda Premier League, May 25th 2018. Striker Alfred Leku struck the most important goal of the season in the 58th minute, in a tense, exciting duel watched by a capacity crowd. The final whistle was greeted with wild celebrations, and fans even broke down the wire mesh perimeter fence as they raced to congratulate their heroes.
Express Football Club, nicknamed “mukwano gwabangi” or “friends of many”, is Uganda’s oldest club. It was founded in October 1957 by the management of the Uganda Express Newspaper with Jolly Joe Kiwanuka at its helm.
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