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CORRUPTION: FIFA bans African football chief Ahmad

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | World soccer governing body FIFA has banned Africa’s top administrator Ahmad Ahmad,60, for five years for financial misconduct. FIFA, in a statement, said their investigatory chamber had found that Ahmad had breached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other benefits, mismanaged funds and abused his …

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Milan breaks 10-man Napoli, Inter claims comeback win

Rome, Italy | XINHUA |     It was a good day for both Milan teams on Sunday, as AC Milan conquered Napoli 3-1 while Inter Milan came from behind to defeat Torino 4-2 in Italy’s Serie A championship. In a highly-anticipated fixture, AC Milan went ahead in the 20th minute as …

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Liverpool hammer Leicester 3-0 to go 2nd in England

Liverpool set new record for unbeaten league games at Anfield ✳ Liverpool 3 Leicester 0 ✳ Leeds     0   Arsenal 0 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Liverpool have set a new, all-time club record for consecutive home league games unbeaten after stretching their current streak to 64 on Sunday. Jürgen …

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Calvert-Lewin bangs brace as Everton win at Fulham

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two goals by the Premier League’s leading scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin helped Everton overcome Fulham 3-2 at Craven Cottage. The visitors were ahead after just 41 seconds, Richarlison making an instant impact on his return from suspension as he crossed for Calvert-Lewin to tap in the …

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Mourinho’s Spurs tame Guardiola’s Man City

✳ Tottenham 2 Man City 0 London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT |  A performance of real discipline and maturity laid the foundation for a superb 2-0 victory over Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday evening, as Jose Mourinho’s side climbed back to the top of the Premier League. A …

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Tammy Abraham strike sends Chelsea top of PL table

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tammy Abraham’s second-half goal helped move Chelsea to the top of the table in a 2-0 win at Newcastle United. Chelsea went in front on 10 minutes as Mason Mount’s cross was turned into his own net by Federico Fernandez under pressure from Ben Chilwell. …

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Guardiola extends contract with Manchester City

London, UK | Xinhua | Manchester City confirmed on Thursday that Pep Guardiola has signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until the end of the 2022-2023 season. The 49-year-old’s current deal was due to end at the end of the current campaign but the new deal gives …

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Bunyoro kingdom to fundraise for Kitara FC

Hoima, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom is set to launch a fundraising drive for Kitara Football Club, the newly promoted Uganda Premier league club.  The Hoima based team stormed Uganda’s top football tier after defeating Kiboga Young in the FUFA Big league playoffs. Kitara Football Club joined MYDA …

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