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Senegal suspends sports events after football deaths

Dakar, Senegal | AFP | Senegal on Sunday suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster. Legislative elections are due on July 30 and tensions are running high with prominent opposition leader and Dakar …

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Football: Chelsea complete deal for midfielder Bakayoko

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea completed the signing of French international midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco, the Premier League champions announced on Saturday. The 22-year-old joined Antonio Conte’s Chelsea on a five-year contract for a reported fee of up to £39.7 million ($51.98m, 45.3m euros) after helping the principality …

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Uganda Cranes miss penalty in South Sudan CHAN draw

Juba, South Sudan | AFP |  Uganda had a goal disallowed and a penalty saved when drawing 0-0 with South Sudan Friday in an African Nations Championship (CHAN) second round, first-leg qualifier in Juba. Derrick Nsibambi had the ball in the net during the first half only to be ruled …

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Denis Onyango is Uganda’s Sports Personality Of The Year

Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango is Uganda’s Sports Personality Of The Year 2016. Onyango was named the country’s best at a glitz and glamour event Friday night by the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA). The South African based goalkeeper becomes the first individual footballer to be crowned …

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Fatal football team bus crash in Ghana

Accra, Ghana | AFP |  The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after a bus crash that killed a member of their back-room staff, the club said on Thursday. The crash happened when the team bus rammed into a stationary …

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Rooney to start for Everton vs Gor Mahia on Africa trip

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Wayne Rooney will make his first appearance back in an Everton shirt in the club’s friendly against Kenyan opponents Gor Mahia in Tanzania on Thursday. Manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed all players making the trip to East Africa will feature for at least 45 …

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Five things on Romelu Lukaku

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Five things on Romelu Lukaku after Manchester United agreed a fee with Everton for the transfer of the Belgian striker on Saturday. Lukaku not lost in translation Lukaku is fluent in six languages including Portuguese and Spanish. “I think education is very important. It …

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KCCA bow out of Confederations Cup in final match

Mutebi’s KCCA FC edged out after FUS Rabat wins RESULT Africain ?? 4 KCCA FC ??  0 KCCA FC fell short of their dream Friday, after a 4-0 defeat in the final group match, and comeback win for FUS Rabat, denied them a quartefinal place in the CAF Confederations Cup. They were …

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LIVE: Will KCCA complete job in Tunisia?

 Africain ??  Vs KCCA FC ?? Tunis, Tunisia | KCCA FC MEDIA|  To dream is the first step. The Kasasiro boys have written their story on the continent, and can complete the dream today. The lads were painfully ejected from the 2017 Total CAF Champions league by defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns. However, another …

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MUTEBI: KCCA FC have nothing to fear in Tunisia

MUTEBI: We shall play against Africain in our way… 11pm – KCCA FC ??  vs  Africain ?? Tuni, Tunisia | KCCA FC MEDIA| Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) will not change their style of play against Club Africain in their last Group A game of the CAF Confederation Cup on …

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