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CECAFA ask Police to search for missing Eritrean players

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) and FUFA have asked the Ugandan Police to search for the missing Eritrean footballers. Five Eritrean players disappeared on Tuesday ahead of a Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup semi final clash against Kenya. But one player …

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Djibouti 1 Uganda 5 in CECAFA U20 Challenge Cup

Group A 🇩🇯 Djibouti 1-5 Uganda Hippos 🇺🇬 🇪🇷 Eritrea 3-3 Sudan 🇸🇩 Group C: 🇧🇮 Somalia 1-2 Burundi 🇸🇴 Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It was a goal galore at the Pece War Memorial Stadium in Gulu as the Uganda U-20 national team (Uganda Hippos) humiliated Djibouti 5-1 during a group A contest at …

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CECAFA: Eritrean Under-20s hold Uganda to 1-1 draw

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Hippos settled for one-all draw against a resurgent Eritrean side in a Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup match on Saturday. Ivan Bogere gave Uganda an early lead before Michael Habte Gebremeskel equalized 17 minutes into the second half in a poorly attended match at …

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KCCA are regional soccer kings

KCCA  🇺🇬 1 Azam 🇹🇿  0 Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mike Mutebi’s KCCA Football Club has lifted the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Club Championship title. KCCA FC stopped defending champions Azam FC (Tanzania) 1-0 in the final played at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo, on Sunday. Mustafa Kiiza scored the lone goal in the …

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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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CECAFA challenge cup returns to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will host the regional Council for East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge Cup 2019. Moses Hasim Magogo, the Uganda FA President agreed that they will host the Championship during a meeting for CECAFA members held at the Jupiter International Hotel in …

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CAF confirms change In 2019 AFCON dates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has changed the dates for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). CAF communicated on Monday that hosts Egypt requested for a change of dates for the tournament that will attract 24 teams for the first time. “During …

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Rwanda prepare to host 2018 CECAFA women’s challenge cup

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda are preparing to host the 2018 Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Women’s Challenge Cup slated for May 12-22th at the Stade de Kigali. Bonnie Mugabe, the spokesperson and head of Communication at the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) told URN on …

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Somalia eject Uganda cubs in CECAFA U-17 event

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Defending champions Uganda Cubs are out of the on-going CECAFA U-17 Championship in Burundi. The Cubs suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Somalia at the Gitega Stadium in one of the semi final matches played on Wednesday. Uganda Cubs who won the trophy when the …

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