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Spurs appoint Conte as new head coach

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Antonio Conte has returned to the Premier League after being named the new head coach at Tottenham Hotspur. The former Chelsea head coach takes over from Nuno Espirito Santo at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The 52-year-old Italian, who was most recently in charge of Inter Milan, …

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Netball She Cranes in Namibia for Pent Series Opener

In match-day one game, Uganda will play Zambia, Namibia will battle Kenya while Malawi will take on Zimbabwe.   Windhoek, Namibia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Netball team, the She Cranes is aiming for victory over Zambia in their opener in the Pent series starting today in Windhoek, Namibia. Uganda’s …

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Superb Ronaldo steers Man Utd back to winning ways

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brilliant goal and created another as Manchester United ended their four-match winless run with a 3-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs started brightly and after Son Heung-min fired over, Cristian Romero had a goal ruled out for offside. Ronaldo gave Man …

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Table leaders Chelsea strike 3

✳ Newcastle 0 Chelsea 3 Newcastle, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Newcastle United conceded three second-half goals as the Magpies were condemned to a 3-0 defeat against Premier League leaders Chelsea at St. James’ Park on Saturday afternoon. After withstanding the Blues’ dominant attacking pressure for over an hour, Graeme …

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Zaha and Gallagher destroy Man City

✳ Manchester City 0 Crystal Palace 2 London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Sky-blue shirts hared after the visitors straight from kick-off, as Pep Guardiola’s high-pressing Manchester City side looked to gain momentum, but Palace weren’t afraid to push forward themselves, and began hunting for possession. Soon, it paid dividends. …

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Arsenal defeat Leicester city to move up to fifth

An inspired Aaron Ramsdale performance, plus first-half goals from Gabriel and Emile Smith Rowe, secured a confident victory for the Gunners Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale produced a brilliant performance to protect Arsenal’s lead as they won 2-0 at Leicester City and climbed to fifth. Arsenal started …

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FUFA Big League to resume next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 2021/2022 FUFA Big league is set to kick off on November 13.  According to the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA, the edition will be different from the last edition when teams were grouped into two. According to FUFA, the Big League will have 11 …

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Barcelona sack coach Koeman after loss to Rayo Vallecano

Madrid, Spain | Xinhua | FC Barcelona sacked coach Ronald Koeman on Thursday just hours after they suffered a 1-0 defeat away to Rayo Vallecano. “FC Barcelona have tonight sacked Ronald Koeman as first team coach. Club President Joan Laporta informed him following the defeat to Rayo Vallecano. Ronald Koeman has …

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Verstappen holds off Hamilton to win F1 US GP

Max Verstappen held off Lewis Hamilton by just 1.3s in a titanic title fight at Texas Austin, Texas, U.S. | Xinhua | Red Bull’s Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2021 Formula One World Championship by holding off Lewis Hamilton to win an absorbing United States Grand Prix at Austin …

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Salah bangs hat-trick as Liverpool thump Man Utd

🔴 FT: Man United 0 Liverpool 5 London, UK| THE INDEPENDENT | Mohamed Salah crowned an outstanding individual display with a hat-trick and an assist as Liverpool recorded their biggest away win against Manchester United. Liverpool raced into an early 2-0 lead, Naby Keita arrowing Salah’s pass home for a fifth-minute …

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