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Liverpool face Chelsea, but talk is about Ronaldo

London, UK | XINHUA |  Saturday sees what could be one of the decisive clashes of the season when Liverpool and Chelsea go head-to-head, but the talk of the weekend is the decision by Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Manchester United. Both teams go into the game with 100 percent …

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Uganda Silverbacks bounce back with victory in FIBA Afrobasket

✳  FIBA Afro Basketball 🇺🇬Uganda 80  🇨🇲Cameroon 66 Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Basketball team, the Silverbacks have defeated Cameroon 80-66 in the FIBA Afro Basketball finals at Kigali Arena in Rwanda. The silverbacks looked more organized Friday both defensively and offensively compared to their opener against …

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Ronaldo back at Manchester United

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cristiano Ronaldo has rejoined Manchester United. “Manchester United is delighted to confirm that the club has reached agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo,” the club said in a statement. Welcome 𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗲, @Cristiano 🔴#MUFC | #Ronaldo — Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 27, 2021 …

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Vipers SC appoints Brazilian Roberto Oliviera as new head coach

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vipers Sports Club has today unveiled Brazilian Roberto Oliviera Gonçalves do Carmo as the new head coach. The new coach is expected to be in-charge when the club kick starts the StarTimes Uganda Premier League campaign on October 15th, 2021. The newly appointed tactician was …

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Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho recalled for national duty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho has been recalled to the Cranes team for the World Cup qualifiers. The midfielder joined the Cranes camp in Ethiopia with Tadeo Lwanga and Joseph Ochaya. Aucho was in March dismissed from the team camp ahead of the AFCON qualifiers after …

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Uganda wins bronze at World U-20 athletics

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  Prisca Chesang has won bronze in the 5000m at the ongoing U-20 World Athletics Championships at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya. Chesang 18, crossed the finishing line in 16:21.78 minutes behind Ethiopia’s duo Mizan Alem and Meknat Wudu who finished first and second respectively. …

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Grealish on mark as Man City join Liverpool as winners

TODAY 4pm – Southampton 🆚 Manchester United 6:30pm – Arsenal 🆚 Chelsea London, UK | XINHUA |  Manchester City recovered from their opening day defeat away to Tottenham with a comfortable 5-0 win at home to recently promoted Norwich City on Saturday afternoon. Jack Grealish scored his first goal since …

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Cheptegei wins 2-Mile Race in Eugene

✳ RESULTS 🇺🇬 ➡ Cheptegei 1st in 2 MILE 8:09.55 ➡ Kiplimo 4th in 2 MILE 8:10.16 ➡ Chemutai 7th in 3000M SC 9:10.87 ➡ Nakaayi 6th in 800m 1:58.03 (PB) ➡ Nayondo 4th in 1500m 4:00.72 Eugene, USA | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s star athlete Joshua Cheptegei continued continued …

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Magogo gets another term as FUFA President

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 97th General Assembly of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has re-elected Moses Hassim Magogo to serve as President for another four years. He was unanimously voted by acclamation by the 83 delegates who attended the Assembly today at the Wash and …

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