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Ghana held, crucial wins for Malawi and Morocco

✳ Ghana 1 Gabon 1 ✳ Morocco 2 Comoros 0 ✳ Zimbabwe 1 Malawi 2 Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | Ngowet Allevinah scored a late equaliser to earn Gabon an important 1-1 draw against Ghana in a TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations match in Yaoundé on Friday. The Black Stars came into the match …

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Murushid Juuko retires from national team football

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cranes has suffered another setback following the retirement of Murushid Juuko. The dependable Uganda Cranes submitted his retirement letter to the local football federation-FUFA on Thursday. He describes the time he has spent with the Uganda Cranes as a fantasy, saying that he …

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Micho impressed with Cranes performance in draw against Iceland

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic has applauded Uganda Cranes players for the team spirit in their draw against Iceland as the two teams met in an international friendly game on Wednesday. The Cranes played to a one-all draw against Iceland in Antalya, Turkey, …

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Delayed release of funds stalls Namboole renovation works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed renovation of Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has stalled due to the delayed release of funds by the government, management has revealed. Mandela National stadium has not hosted any international competition for almost two years since it was banned by the world soccer governing …

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Mbarara City FC manager, technical team resign over arrears

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The head coach of Mbarara City Football Club, Hussein Mbalangu, and his two assistants have resigned citing unpaid arrears and poor welfare for players and technical staff. The assistants are Samuel Ssenyange Nsanziiro and goal keeping coach, Jamada Magasi. Mbalangu and his colleagues took over …

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Stanbic Uganda Cup prize money increased

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of Uganda’s Football Association (FUFA) has confirmed an increment in the prize money for the new edition of the Stanbic Uganda Cup. This was confirmed by Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, the 3rd FUFA Vice President during the launch and draw of the round of …

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Sadio Mane strikes as Senegal sink Zimbabwe

✳ Senegal 1 Zimbabwe 0 ✳ Morocco 1 Ghana 0 ✳ Guinea 1 Malawi 0 Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | A late penalty from talisman Sadio Mane helped Senegal beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in their opening TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon match at the Kouekong Stadium in Baffoussam. The Teranga Lions started …

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Nottingham Forest ejects Arsenal

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT |Lewis Grabban scored emphatically from close range in the dying minutes as Nottingham Forest ejected Arsenal from the FA Cup Sunday. FULL MATCH REPORT…. Head Coach Steve Cooper made three changes from the Huddersfield match with new signings Steve Cook and Keinan Davis making their …

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