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Mourinho appointed Spurs boss

  London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho was on Wednesday appointed Tottenham’s new manager to replace the sacked Mauricio Pochettino, with the club languishing 14th in the Premier League. The Portuguese former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United manager signed a contract until the end of the 2022/23 …

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Mauricio Pochettino sacked!

  London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Tottenham Hotspur sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday just five months after reaching the Champions League final following a poor start to the Premier League season. “The Club can today announce that Mauricio Pochettino and his coaching staff Jesus Perez, Miguel D’Agostino and …

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Uganda table tennis association hunting for UGX 25M for regional championships

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda Table Tennis Association is hunting for Shillings 25 million to host the upcoming East Africa Regional Senior Championships slated for November 28-30th at Pope Paul Memorial Centre in Kampala. The Uganda Table Tennis Association President, Robert Jaggwe, says that 14 countries are expected to participate in the championships. They …

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Pele’s ‘1,000th goal’ scored 50 years ago

Sao Paulo, Brazil | AFP | The revered Brazil striker Pele scored his 1,000th goal on November 19, 1969 at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium in a match between his beloved Santos and local outfit Vasco de Gama, whose vast ranks of fans gave the iconic No. 10 a standing ovation. …

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Lack of Champions League begins to hit Man Utd finances

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday. That represents a £400,000 increase on the same …

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Ronaldo is 99-goal man

Ronaldo scores 99th Portugal goal as holders seal Euro 2020 spot Paris, France | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 99th international goal as reigning champions Portugal secured their place at the Euro 2020 finals on Sunday with a 2-0 victory away to Luxembourg, while France ended their qualifying campaign …

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Kissa steps into Cheptegei’s shoes in Netherlands race

  Kampala, Uganda | LOUIS JADWONG | Long distance ace Stephen Kissa today stepped in the shoes of Joshua Cheptegei, continuing a Ugandan tradition of winning the 15km NN Zevenheuvelenloop (Seven Hills Race) in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He won the 36th edition of the even Hills Race in 41:49, a race Cheptegei won in …

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LIVE: Uganda 2 Malawi 0

⚽ FULL TIME Uganda 🇺🇬 2 (Emma Okwi -29th, Bayo -66th) Malawi 🇲🇼 0 ✳ AFCON 2021 Qualifiers Uganda 🇺🇬 – 4 Points Burkina Faso 🇧🇫- 4 Points Malawi 🇲🇼- 3 Points South Sudan 🇸🇸- 0 Points Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Cranes went top of AFCON qualifying Group B with …

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