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Arsenal go 5 clear, Liverpool on a roll

✳ Arsenal 4 Everton 0 ✳ Liverpool 2 Wolves 0 London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Arsenal moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League thanks to a convincing four-goal win over Everton at a bouncing Emirates Stadium. Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli both struck their 10th Premier …

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Argentina boss Scaloni signs new deal

Buenos Aires, Argentina | Xinhua | Lionel Scaloni has extended his contract as Argentina national team manager until 2026, the South American country’s football association said on Monday. The announcement came less than three months after the 44-year-old led Argentina to glory at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar when his previous …

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Messi wins 2022 Best FIFA Men’s Player Award

Paris, France | Xinhua | Lionel Messi of Argentina won the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award 2022 and Argentina was the biggest winner of the Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 here on Monday. This is the second time Messi won the award after he first won it in 2019 and Argentina, …

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Kiplimo, Cheptegei eye New York Half Marathon glory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two reigning Uganda long-distance runners have merged their training schedules ahead of the New York City half marathon. Jacob Kiplimo, the reigning World cross-country champion, and Joshua Cheptegei, who finished third at the just concluded cross-country championships in Bathurst, Australia, are jointly preparing for the …

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JINJA: Coaches, fans upbeat about the growth of rugby

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rugby coaches and fans in Jinja city are upbeat about the growth of the sport following the competitiveness of different rugby clubs there. Ronald Rubambura, the coach of Walukuba Barbarians told journalists shortly after their 43-11 loss to Jinja Hippos rugby club on Saturday that …

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