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Salah says Egypt must learn from Cup of Nations failure

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egypt star Mohamed Salah said the team would try to learn from their mistakes after the Africa Cup of Nations hosts suffered an embarrassing last-16 exit. The Pharaohs were billed as chief title contenders on home soil, having won three of four previous editions as hosts, …

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Uganda Cranes back, Museveni to host them Monday

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni will host Uganda Cranes Monday, after a bitter-sweet 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt. Uganda reached the knockout stage for the first time since 1978, but a players’ strike, and the resignation of coach Sebastian Desabre have clouded what was supposed to be …

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Egypt FA chief quits after shock Cup of Nations exit

  Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The president of the Egyptian Football Association Hani Abou Rida resigned late Saturday and “sacked” his technical team after the hosts’ shock elimination from the African Cup of Nations. The decision had been “a moral obligation” said the Egyptian FA in a statement after …

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Uganda cranes team returns home today

Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT |  Part of the Uganda Cranes team will arrive back in the country on Sunday afternoon after exiting the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt. Decolas Kiiza, the head of finance at the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) told URN that some …

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South Africa stuns Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Thembinkosi Lorch scored on 85 minutes to give South Africa a stunning 1-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt after a pulsating last-16 clash in Cairo Saturday. After three woeful group performances, South Africa were rank outsiders against the record seven-time African champions, …

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LIVE: Uganda out to prove it is not all about Mane

  FT: Uganda 🇺🇬 0  Senegal 🇸🇳 1 💠 Uganda: Denis Onyango, Murushid Juuko, Hassan Wasswa, Bevis Mugabi, Godfrey Walusimbi, Khalid Aucho, Mike Azira, Abdu Lumala, Emmanuel Okwi, Farouk Miya & Patrick Kaddu 💠 Senegal: Amigo Alfred Gomis (GK), Youssouf Sabaly, Kalidou Koulibaly, Sadio Mane, Idrissa Gueye, Cheikhou Kouyate (C), Papa Ndiaye, Henri Saivet, Ismaila …

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Samuel Eto’o praises Uganda cranes performance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four-time African Player of the Year Award winner and ex-Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has praised Uganda Cranes good performance at the on-going 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Cranes are the only team from the Council for East and Central African Football …

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Cranes back in training

Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | Cranes players returned to training Wednesday night after Tuesday’s boycott in a pay dispute with soccer governing body FUFA. Sports state minister Charles Bakkalubindi met the players in three-hour long meeting to resolve the strike over emoluments. The players, by returning to training, indicated …

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