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Messing up African football

Why FIFA’s reform proposals are neo-colonial | CHUKA ONWEMECHILI | FIFA has ended its 6-month management takeover of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). But the future of the game on the continent is still clouded with uncertainty. In June last year the world football governing body effectively took over …

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FIFA boss arrives in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fatma Samoura, Secretary General of world soccer governing body FIFA, has arrived in Uganda for a two day visit. Samoura will see first hand the various projects funded by the FIFA and will open the completed extension of FUFA’s new offices. She will visit FIFA …

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Magogo, Sseninde to attend 2019 CAF Awards in Hurghada

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Moses Hassim Magogo will be one of the invited guests to grace the 2019 CAF Awards taking place on Tuesday night in Egypt. It will be the first time Magogo attends a CAF function …

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FIFA name Arsene Wenger global football development chief

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP |  Arsene Wenger has been named FIFA’s chief of global football development, the governing body announced on Wednesday. In a statement, FIFA said the former Arsenal and Monaco coach would be responsible for the growth of the game “for both men and women around the world”, …

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Kadaga halts discussion on Magogo suspension, awaits documents

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has blocked discussions about the suspension of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations  (FUFA) President, Moses Magogo until related documents are tabled. Kadaga made the ruling after the Shadow Minister for Sports Allan Ssewanyana asked why the Ministry …

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MAGOGO: FIFA warns Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has warned Uganda on third party influence of football affairs. This in relation of reports that suspended FUFA boss Moses Magogo could face investigations by local police. Reports indicate that CID department of the Uganda Police …

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