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FUFA sanction Police FC chairman Asan Kasingye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ethics and Disciplinary Committee of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has sanctioned Police FC chairman AIGP Asan Kasingye. The decision announced today follows Kasingye’s misconduct during a Uganda Premier League game between Police FC and Vipers SC. It is alleged that the …

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Pele becomes honorary member of Vasco da Gama

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazil legend Pele has been named an honorary member of Vasco da Gama, despite having never played for the club. The 80-year-old received two Vasco shirts – one with his famous No. 10 and the other with the No. 80 – and a plaque …

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World rugby wants world cup postponed over Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  World Rugby has recommended the postponement of the Rugby World Cup 2021. The tournament is scheduled to be held in New Zealand on 18 September-16 October.  World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby union. World Rugby organizes the Rugby World …

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CRANES: McKinstry out, in comes Mubiru and Kajoba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Soccer governing body FUFA have appointed a new caretaker team to hand the national team Cranes, following recent poor results. Not only was Uganda knocked out early in the African Nations Championship CHAN tournament in January in Cameroon,  they have also lost ground to …

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KCCA defeats Busoga united 4:0

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  KCCA FC has defeated Busoga United FC in the Uganda Premier League at a game played at the Njeru based FUFA technical center. Sadat Anaku scored a hat-trick in the 2nd minute, 55th and 75th minute respectively whereas, Charles Lwanga sealed his club’s win after …

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Vipers SC unveils new sponsors Kansai Plascon

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Premier Club Vipers SC has unveiled new Sponsors Plascon paints as their new official partner.   The two years’ new the partnership will see the paint manufacturing company injecting over Shillings 400 million in the Kitende based team.   80% of the money will be paid …

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Arsenal fight back at Leicester to claim all three points

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe were on target as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat Leicester City 3-1 at King Power stadium. Youri Tielemans put Leicester ahead on six minutes when he surged forward and fired past Bernd Leno into the …

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FUFA big league to start next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Federation of Uganda Football Association- FUFA has set March 18 as the date for the start of the FUFA Big League. This follows a consultative meeting between Star Times and FUFA Big League clubs on Friday at Jevine Hotel, Kampala.  On Wednesday, the FUFA …

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