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Vipers SC sack coach Golola

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vipers Sports Club have just announced that head coach Edward Golola and his entire technical team have been relieved of their duties with immediate effect. According to a statement released Thursday afternoon, a caretaker technical team will be appointed until the end of the current …

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BREAKING: Allan Okello finally goes professional

Algiers, Algeria | THE INDEPENDENT | Algerian giants Paradou Athletic Club has confirmed they have signed one of Uganda’s most promising young footballers Allan Okello from KCCA. Paradou FC picked interest in the Ugandan striker after two games last year in which they knocked out KCCA in the Total CAF Confederation …

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Villa snap up Tanzanian Samatta in bid for survival

✅ First Tanzanian to score in the European CL ✅ First Tanzanian to score in the Europa League ✅ First Tanzanian to win the African CL ✅ First Tanzanian to play in the English Premier League London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Aston Villa completed the signing of Tanzanian striker …

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Stanbic Uganda Cup is back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ‘Stanbic Uganda Cup’ is back and bigger with yet another increase in prize money for participating teams and exciting rewards for football fans. Winning Prize money has been increased from Shs 120million to Shs 132 million for the final sixteen teams with the …

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Lionel Messi is the 2019 Ballon d’Or winner!

  Paris, France | AFP | Lionel Messi won a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane to take the honours. Now aged 32, it is Messi’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and his sixth overall as he moves one …

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Manchester crumble, Liverpool 5 clear as Arsenal held

Three things we learned from the Premier League weekend London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League as defending champions Manchester City crumbled to a stunning 3-2 defeat at newly-promoted Norwich. Behind the top two, there is a five-way …

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KCCA to face Angolan giants Petro Luanda

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | KCCA will take on another Angolan side for a place in the African Champions League group stages, according to the CAF draw. KCCA have good memories of their last match against Angolans, after they edged CD Primeiro de Agosto in 2017. Winners qualify for …

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Salah destroys Arsenal

Liverpool, United Kingdom | THE INDEPENDENT | Liverpool chalked up a third straight Premier League win by beating Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday evening. Joel Matip’s fifth goal for the Reds, this a powerful header at the Kop end, edged the hosts ahead after a first half with promising …

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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Premier League returned with a bang as title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool enjoyed goal sprees, while VAR controversies hogged the headlines. Here, AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the opening weekend of the English top-fight season: Man City, Liverpool …

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