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Cheptegei targets Wanda Diamond League meet record

✳ 10.20pm – 3000m SC Albert Chemutai 🇺🇬 ✳ 11.05pm – 1500m Winnie Nanyondo 🇺🇬 ✳ 11.23pm – 5000m Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Long distance ace Joshua Cheptegei is confident he will beat the Wanda Diamond League meet record today as he continues his build up to the …

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FUFA confirms Magogo is unopposed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Electoral Committee has today declared Moses Hassim Magogo as the only duly nominated candidate for the position of FUFA President. The other members who picked forms from the Electoral Committee and did not return them include Mujib …

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Babirye elected new Uganda Netball Federation President

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Youth Representative for Central region, Sarah Babirye Kityo has been elected President of the Uganda Netball Federation (UNF). She beat two other candidates, Joselyn Uchanda and Christine Nampijja during the elective general assembly held at the Lugogo indoor stadium. Babirye collected 184 votes, while …

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FUFA bans fans in stadiums

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA has directed clubs not to admit fans to the stadiums until further notice. According to FUFA’s Deputy CEO in charge of Football, Decolus Kiiza, the directive follows the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. “As you are …

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Fred Kajoba throws in the towel at Vipers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fred Kajoba has resigned from his position as head coach of Vipers SC after serving for a year at the helm of Uganda Premier League Champions. Kajoba told URN that he decided to step down following misunderstandings between him and the club’s technical director, …

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Magogo set to return unopposed as FUFA chief

  FUFA Polls: Ssewanyana Fails to Beat Second Nomination Deadline Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana has for the second time failed to meet the requirements for running for the presidency of Uganda’s soccer governing body FUFA. Ssewanyana has filed to …

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Guardiola rues Champions League final defeat

Lisbon, Portugal | XINHUA |  Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola lamented the loss of the UEFA Champions League to Chelsea on Saturday night. Afterwards, the Spanish coach, who has not won a European tournament for almost a decade, preferred to focus on the efforts of his team. “I did my …

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