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We have secured UGX 30Bn for Namboole renovation – Obua

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Education and Sports has secured Shillings 30 billion for the renovation of Mandela National stadium, Namboole. This comes after the World football governing body FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) banned the stadium from hosting international games. The State Minister for …

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FIFA approves Ghana FA’s VAR project implementation team

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | World soccer governing body FIFA has approved a project team of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for the implementation of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the country’s premier league, Ghana FA announced on Thursday. “The FIFA technical team approved a project team for Ghana, which is …

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Arsene Wenger urges FIFA to go for the spectacular

London, UK | FIFA.COM | Legendary former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has said he will push for football to be more spectacular on the world stage. He said this in the latest episode of ‘Living Football’, FIFA’s football magazine show. Wenger joined FIFA as Chief of Global Football Development in …

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FIFA bans Africa’s football president Ahmad for five years

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The world football governing body, FIFA has today slapped a five year ban on Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over abuse of office and financial misconduct. Ahmad, aged 60 years and elected CAF president in 2017, has also been fined …

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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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Qatar 2022 World Cup’s match schedule confirmed

Doha, Qatar | XINHUA | The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has unveiled its match schedule on Wednesday, as the hosts will kick off the tournament at Al Bayt Stadium on November 21, 2022 at 13:00 local time. During the 12-day group stage, there will be four matches per day …

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