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Uganda maintains top spot in CECAFA Zone in latest FIFA rankings

KAMPALA, Uganda | Xinhua | Uganda has maintained top spot in the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Zone, according to the FIFA rankings released on Thursday. In the rankings, Uganda is placed 92nd with 124.15 points, 19th in Africa. Argentina still tops it with 1,858 points, while …

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Magogo: Under-20 team, the Hippos, to play the 2027 AFCON

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The national Under-20 team, the Hippos, has injected fresh energy into Uganda’s preparations for the 2027 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) following their silver medal win in the recently concluded 13th edition of the African Games in Accra. Under the guidance of Morley Byekwaso, the …

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Uganda Wins U-18 CECAFA Championship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National under 18 team are the Champions of Council for Central and East Africa- CECAFA tournament 2023. The team came from behind to beat Kenya 2-1 in the final of the tournament played at Jomo Kenyatta Membo Leo stadium in Kisumu. Two goals …

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Zanzibar crowned CECAFA U-15 Champions

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zanzibar are the regional 2023 CECAFA U-15 Boys champions. The Zanzibar team defeated Uganda Rhinos 4-3 in the penalty shootouts to be crowned as CECAFA U-15 champions at the Njeru based FUFA technical center on Thursday. The match had ended 1-1 in the allotted 90 …

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Burundi women stun Rwanda to seal CECAFA semi slot

  Group A Uganda 5-0 Djibouti Rwanda 1-2 Burundi Buikwe, Ugnada | THE INDEPENDENT | Burundi put up a stunning performance Friday to defeat Rwanda in a closely contested Group A encounter at the ongoing CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship. Both teams came out blazing and treated the fans to a …

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Crested Cranes intensify preparations ahead of CECAFA championship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Crested Cranes team has intensified preparations ahead of the regional CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship 2022. The championship which will attract eight teams will take place at the FUFA technical centre in Njeru between June 1-11th, 2022. Uganda has been placed in Group A alongside Rwanda, …

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CECAFA asks member associations to invest more in women football

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has asked member associations and stakeholders to invest more in women football. Auka Gecheo, the CECAFA executive director challenged subscribing countries to increase funding in women football, which will help female players to exploit the …

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Police still hunting for missing Eritrean players

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police are examining documents left behind by missing female Eritrean players to ascertain whether they had links with the established Eritrean communities in Uganda. Early this week, five Eritrean players went missing from their camp at Sunset hotel international in Jinja. They were …

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