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Express FC fined Shs10 million ahead of CECAFA Kagame Cup final

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The disciplinary committee of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) has fined Express FC US$3,000 (Shs10,650,000) at the on-going regional CECAFA Kagame Cup in Tanzania. Express FC were fined because of the team’s unsporting behavior during their semi final match against …

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Chelsea win UEFA Super Cup!

  🔴 SUPER CUP FINAL 🏆 ✳ Chelsea 1 (6) Villarreal 1 (5) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chelsea have won the UEFA Super Cup 6-5 on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Villarreal in Belfast. Kepa Arrizabalaga came on as a substitute late in extra-time before saving two penalty kicks. Chelsea had …

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Winnie Nanyondo sets sights on Diamond League

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s middle-distance runner Winnie Nanyondo has shifted her focus to the Eugene Diamond League. Nanyondo, 27, a Commonwealth bronze medalist says that she will resume training for the event that is slated for 21st August 2021 in the United States of America. Nanyondo finished 5th …

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Museveni hosts Uganda Olympic team

  🔴 🇺🇬 medalists ◉ Cheptegei GOLD & SILVER ◉ Chemutai  GOLD ◉ Kiplimo BRONZE Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medalists Joshua Cheptegei, Peruth Chemutai and Jacob Kiplimo will lead the Uganda Olympic team as the country celebrates their performance at a state reception at Kololo today. The Olympics …

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Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho joins Tanzania’s Young Africans SC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan national team midfielder Khalid Aucho has joined Tanzanian side Young Africans Soccer Club. Aucho told Xinhua on Monday that he signed a two-year contract with the Tanzanian Premier League outfit. Young Africans, who finished second in the 2020/21 Tanzania Premier League, will represent the …

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Time to beat Kipchoge

🔴 Sunday 01.00am ➡ Marathon (M) FINAL 📌  🇺🇬 Uganda marathon team *⃣ Fred Musobo *⃣ Stephen Kiprotich *⃣ Felix Chemonges Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Time runs fast. Just two years ago, six Ugandans including two current Olympians, were on the list of pace setters as Kenyan marathon legend Eliud …

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URA FC offloads Sam Simbwa, picks Masaba as interim Coach

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club URA FC has appointed Simeon Masaba as interim coach after parting ways with their former head coach, Sam Simbwa. The tax collectors reportedly failed to reach an agreement with Ssimbwa following the expiry of his contract after serving the …

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