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Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Queens too good for Crested Cranes in CECAFA

CECAFA women’s tournament semifinal Tanzania 4 Uganda 1 Kenya 3  Ethiopia 2 Two early goals by Omari Mwanahamisi and Daniel Donisia gave Tanzania a flying start as they humbled Uganda’s Crested Cranes in the second semifinal of the inaugural CECAFA women’s tournament on Sunday. Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Queens marched on to a 4-1 win …

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Mourinho: United struggling with lack of confidence

Watford, United Kingdom | AFP |  Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United’s lack of confidence has contributed to their dismal three-match losing streak. Mourinho’s side slumped to an embarrassing 3-1 defeat at Watford on Sunday to cap a miserable week that also included losses against Manchester City and Feyenoord. After winning …

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Mourinho tells Pogba to forget price tag

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has urged midfielder Paul Pogba to forget his world-record price tag and concentrate on producing the goods for the team. United broke the world transfer record to bring Pogba, 23, back to the club from Juventus last month in …

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Emong gives Uganda first ever Paralympic Games medal

Athlete David Emong gave Uganda her first ever Paralympics medal, winning silver in Friday’s 1500m – T46 final in Rio. (see video bottom) Emong, 26, who was Uganda’s only athlete at the competition, clocked 4:00.62 to come second behind Samir Nouioua of Algeria who won in  3:59.46. Australia’s Michael Roeger was third …

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Football fans seek sh15m compensation for missing Comoros match

Three football fans have dragged football governing body FUFA to High Court seeking compensation of sh15 million for denying them access to watch the Uganda Cranes versus Comoros match live on September 4, 2016. The fans led by Geofrey Turyamusiima claim that in August 2016, they bought tickets worth  sh6,6000 to watch the …

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Uganda’s Crested Cranes storm CECAFA semifinals

CECAFA WOMEN football results:  Uganda 1 Burundi 0 Kenya 11 Zanzibar 0 Wednesday Ethiopia 3 Rwanda 2 Tuesday Uganda 9 Zanzibar 0 Kenya 4  Burundi 0 Earlier results Zanzibar 1 Burundi 10 Uganda 0 Kenya  4 Rwanda 2 Tanzania 3 GROUP A: Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Zanzibar GROUP B: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda Fazila …

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Doping: WADA urges Russia to stop hacks of top athletes

Montreal, Canada | AFP | The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called on Russia to help stop the hacking of its computer systems as medical records of 25 more athletes including three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome were revealed on Thursday. The Kremlin reacted immediately by saying it was ready …

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