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Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho joins Tanzania’s Young Africans SC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan national team midfielder Khalid Aucho has joined Tanzanian side Young Africans Soccer Club. Aucho told Xinhua on Monday that he signed a two-year contract with the Tanzanian Premier League outfit. Young Africans, who finished second in the 2020/21 Tanzania Premier League, will represent the …

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Time to beat Kipchoge

🔴 Sunday 01.00am ➡ Marathon (M) FINAL 📌  🇺🇬 Uganda marathon team *⃣ Fred Musobo *⃣ Stephen Kiprotich *⃣ Felix Chemonges Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Time runs fast. Just two years ago, six Ugandans including two current Olympians, were on the list of pace setters as Kenyan marathon legend Eliud …

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URA FC offloads Sam Simbwa, picks Masaba as interim Coach

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club URA FC has appointed Simeon Masaba as interim coach after parting ways with their former head coach, Sam Simbwa. The tax collectors reportedly failed to reach an agreement with Ssimbwa following the expiry of his contract after serving the …

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From John Akii-Bua to Cheptegei

🔴 🇺🇬 ✳ Cheptegei ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World records ◉ World Champ ◉ Commonwealth gold ◉ World cross country champ ✳ Akii Bua ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World record ✳ Kiprotich ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World champ ✳ Chemutai ◉ Olympic gold Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Before Joshua Cheptegei stepped onto …

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CHEPTEGEI GETS GOLD

📌 RESULT GOLD – CHEPTEGEI Joshua 12:58.15 SILVER –  AHMED Mohammed (CAN) 12:58.61 BRONZE – CHELIMO Paul (USA) 12:59.05 🔴 TODAY 🇺🇬 ➡ 1,500m FINAL – Nanyondo- 3.50pm 🔴 SAT ➡ Marathon (W) FINAL – I. Chemutai , Chekwel J 1am ➡ 10,000m FINAL (W) Chelangat 🔴 SUN ➡ Marathon …

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Ugandan guard Wainwright joins NBA side Toronto Raptors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s star power forward Ishmail Wainwright has joined National Basketball Association (NBA) side Toronto Raptors on a two-year deal according to reports from Canada. Wainwright who has been a free agent joins the Eastern Conference side on a 2-year deal after his contract had expired with …

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CHEPTEGEI: Now or never

🔴 TODAY 🇺🇬 ➡️ 5,000m FINAL – Chelimo, Cheptegei, Kiplimo 3pm ➡️ 1,500m FINAL – Nanyondo- 3.50pm 🔴 SAT ➡ Marathon (W) FINAL – I. Chemutai , Chekwel J 1am ➡ 10,000m FINAL Chelangat 🔴 SUN ➡️ Marathon (M) FINAL – Musobo, Kiprotich & Chemonges – 1am Tokyo, Japan | …

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