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Gen Paul Lokech memorial stadium set to open in December

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Agago district plans to start using the Lt. Gen. Paul Lokech Memorial Stadium in December 2022, authorities have revealed. In March 2022, Agago District Local Government launched the construction of the Lt. Gen. Paul Lokech Memorial Stadium. The development followed a 2018 council resolution that …

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Uganda becomes training destination for world athletes

Training camps in Kapchorwa ✳ Cheptegei Training Centre ✳ Taryet elite athletics training facility Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is becoming a popular training spot for the world’s elite athletes, with Kapchorwa the favourite destination for long distance stars, and Kampala and Jinja for short and middle distance …

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Superb Cranes win away from home

✳ Tanzania 🇹🇿 0 – Uganda 🇺🇬 1 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT & FUFA MEDIA | Uganda secured the flying start they hoped for, edging hosts Tanzania 1-0 Sunday in the first leg of the 2022 African Nations Championship Qualifiers. The return leg is set for the coming …

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CHAN: Uganda Cranes take on Tanzania

✳ 4pm – Tanzania vs Uganda Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National team, the Cranes are set for the first leg of the African Nations Championship-CHAN qualifiers at Benjamin Mkapa stadium. Cranes who play on Sunday against Taifa Stars earned a bye in the first round …

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Arsenal go to 4 wins from 4

✳ Arsenal 2 Fulham 1 London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | For the second time in a row at the Emirates, there was late heartbreak for Fulham in a frantic contest. After Aleksandar Mitrović had put his side in front, Martin Ødegaard equaled the scoreline, before Gabriel won it with …

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Haaland hat-trick inspire City fightback

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Erling Haaland scored his first hat-trick in English football as Manchester City fought back from two goals down to extend our unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 4-2 victory over Crystal Palace. A John Stones own goal and Joachim Andersen’s header had put …

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Liverpool record 9-0 win over Bournemouth

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Liverpool equalled the Premier League’s record winning scoreline by emphatically beating AFC Bournemouth 9-0 at Anfield on Saturday to seal a first top-flight victory of 2022-23. The Reds struck twice in the opening six minutes to set the tone for the afternoon, with Luis Diaz heading …

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Draw for UEFA Champions League group stage

Instanbul, Turkey | XINHUA/INDEPENDENT | The UEFA Champions League group stage draw threw up some stellar ties, with Bayern in a group with Barcelona and Inter, while Liverpool and Manchester City were given tough starts to their campaigns. Group A: Ajax (Netherlands), Liverpool (England), Napoli (Italy), Rangers (Scotland) Group B: FC Porto …

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