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Solskjaer seeks spirit of PSG as Man Utd prepare to face Man City

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United need to harness the spirit of Paris Saint-Germain and put in a “perfect performance” if they are to overcome Manchester City and reach the League Cup final. United face an uphill battle after losing the first leg of their semi-final against Pep Guardiola’s …

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Young guns shine as Arsenal move into 5th round of FA Cup

  Bournemouth, United Kingdom | AFP |  Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah gave a glimpse of their potential as the youngsters fired their side into the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-1 win against Bournemouth on Monday. Mikel Arteta turned to youth at Dean Court and Saka, Nketiah …

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Kobe’s relentless spirit inspired NBA fans, players

Washington, United States | AFP | Kobe Bryant used a ferocious competitiveness and uncanny shooting touch to become an NBA icon, leaving behind a legacy that has influenced the newest generation of league talent and fans worldwide. From his 81-point game, the second-best scoring performance in NBA history, to five NBA …

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FIFA boss arrives in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fatma Samoura, Secretary General of world soccer governing body FIFA, has arrived in Uganda for a two day visit. Samoura will see first hand the various projects funded by the FIFA and will open the completed extension of FUFA’s new offices. She will visit FIFA …

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Kobe Bryant dies at 41

5x NBA Champion 2x Finals MVP 1x NBA Most Valuable Player 18x NBA All-Star 4x NBA All-Star Game MVP 11x All-NBA First Team 2x All-NBA Second Team 2x All-NBA Third Team 9x NBA All-Defensive First Team 2x NBA Scoring Champion 2x Olympic Gold Medalist Los Angeles, United States | AFP …

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Liverpool held at Shrewsbury

Man Utd, Man City cruise in FA Cup London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool let a 2-0 lead slip as League One Shrewsbury earned a FA Cup fourth round replay at Anfield thanks to a 2-2 draw, whilst Manchester United and Manchester City cruised into the fifth round on …

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  BA legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles, celebrity website TMZ reported, in an accident confirmed by police that saw five people killed. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials said there were no survivors from the morning crash on …

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Vipers hand top job to Kajoba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former International goalkeeper Fred Kajoba has been handed the top job at Vipers Sports Club. He takes over from Edward Golola who was sacked early in the week after a string of poor results despite the team being top of the league table. Kajoba,50, …

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Solskjaer convinced Man Utd will give him time

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced Manchester United will give him the time and backing to turn the stumbling giants around. Back-to-back Premier League defeats by Liverpool and Burnley have been compounded by a toxic atmosphere around the club, with fans voicing their anger at United’s owners the Glazer family …

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