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Cheptegei to compete in golden spike event in Ostrava

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The World’s 5000m and 10,000m record holder Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei will compete in the Golden Spike event in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  The event, a World Continental Tour Gold Meeting slated for May 19th will also attract other world stars including the world’s Male athlete of the …

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Laporte new signing for Spain ahead of EURO 2020

Madrid, Spain |  XINHUA |  Spainish soccer team coach Luis Enrique received an important ‘signing’ on Tuesday with the confirmation that Manchester City’s central defender Aymeric Laporte has been granted Spanish nationality by the Spanish government. The 26-year-old was born in Agen in France, moving to Spain in 2010 to …

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FUFA suspends referee Jane Mutonyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Federation of Uganda Football Association ( FUFA ) has suspended assistant referee Jane Mutonyi for one month from officiating football. FUFA referee disciplinary panel chairperson, Ali Tomusange in a statement says it found that her advice to the referee Nkurunziza George for cancellation of a goal …

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Liverpool beat Southampton to keep in top-four hunt

Liverpool closed the gap on the Premier League top four with a 2-0 victory over Southampton at Anfield on Saturday night. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sadio Mane and Thiago Alcantara scored in each half as Liverpool beat Southampton to maintain their hopes of finishing in the top four. Liverpool started …

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Alonso strikes late to put Man City’s title party on hold

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chelsea stopped Manchester City claiming the 2020/21 Premier League title as they came from behind to win 2-1 at Etihad Stadium. Raheem Sterling opened the scoring on 44 minutes, taking the ball off the toes of Sergio Aguero to score his first league goal since 21 …

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Man City vs Chelsea: Tuchel out to outsmart Guardiola once more

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thomas Tuchel’s latest meeting with Pep Guardiola promises to be another intriguing tactical battle. A Manchester City victory would confirm them as champions, but with a top-four place far from guaranteed for Chelsea, they too will be highly motivated. Tuchel has made Chelsea a difficult side …

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