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Fulham eye first win at Arsenal

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Match preview: Arsenal v Fulham In Arsenal’s last three Premier League matches against Fulham, they have won 5-1, 4-1 and 3-0. The Gunners now have the chance to beat a top-flight opponent by at least three goals in four consecutive meetings for the first time. …

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2021 FUFA women super league season to kick off on Monday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA Women Super League Season returns to action on Monday 19th 2021 after spending a year of inactivity due to the suspension of sports activities in the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This year’s edition of the women league …

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FIFA approves Ghana FA’s VAR project implementation team

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | World soccer governing body FIFA has approved a project team of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for the implementation of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the country’s premier league, Ghana FA announced on Thursday. “The FIFA technical team approved a project team for Ghana, which is …

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Ministers tasked to probe retirement of Uganda cranes players

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo has said that the government will soon investigate the reasons driving the mass retirement of Ugandan football stars from the National Team. Three senior players including Goalkeeper and skipper Denis Masinde Onyango, midfielders Michael Azira and Hassan …

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Arsenal storm Europa semifinal in style

Prague,  Czech Republic | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | A mesmeric spell of three goals in six first-half minutes by Arsenal laid the platform for a commanding 0-4 victory in Prague that sent the London club through to the semi-final of the Europa League once again. After a quiet opening …

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National basketball league finally starts April 17th

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Basketball League will finally start this weekend April 17th after a year without action. Ten teams have registered to participate in the League. This year’s edition of National Basketball League will be played using a different format. Hudson Segamwenge, the Vice President of …

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Its a goalless draw for SC Villa, Express FC

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Sports Club Villa has held Express FC in a goalless draw in a Star Times Uganda Premier League match plated at Bombo Military playground this evening.  The draw mostly affects the Red Eagles who entered the game in pursuit of three points to bridge …

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PSG play down their title chances after ejecting Bayern

Paris, France | XINHUA | After securing a spot in the Champions League semifinals after edging Bayern last night, Paris Saint-Germain are brushing aside suggestions that they are now title favourites. Next for PSG will be the winner between another German outfit Dortmund and Premier side Manchester City. The English team …

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