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Onyango favourite for 2016 USPA top sports award

  Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Africa’s best home-based football player of 2016 Denis Onyango is favourite to be named Uganda’s Sportsman Of The Year 2016 on Friday night. Onyango, named best African Player of the Year Based in Africa early this year, is one of three nominate for the Uganda Sports …

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CECAFA tourney ‘dead’ as new ‘Gossage Cup’ starts

New East African competition starts  today Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | A new football competition for East African teams kicks off in Dar es Salaam on Monday featuring top league clubs from Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar. The inaugural SportPesa Super Cup is backed by the Kenyan and Tanzania football federations after …

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Uganda’s Moses Magogo gets top CAF ExCom job

Uganda’s top football official Eng. Moses Magogo has been appointed to the powerful Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Magogo becomes the first Ugandan onto the executive committee. In wide ranging changes, Zambian legend Kalusha Bwalya was named Chairman of the CAF Technical and Development committee, while the …

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Commonwealth Games seek new 2022 host after Durban debacle

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Commonwealth Games chiefs said Monday they were looking for a new venue for the 2022 edition after announcing scheduled hosts Durban had failed to meet “key obligations”. Last month, South Africa sports minister Fikile Mbalula indicated the government might withdraw its financial support because …

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Sports: Three great comebacks

Barcelona, Spain | AFP |  Three great comebacks in sport after Barcelona defeated Paris Saint Germain 6-1 to make the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday: Miracle number 1 — Houston — At the 2017 Super Bowl the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime after being 28-3 …

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Onyango, Emong for Uganda Sports Personality Of The Year Award

The Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) has nominated footballer Denis Onyango, Olympian Emong and rugby player Phillip Wokorach for the annual  Sports Personality Of The Year award. The three were picked after USPA, in their meeting at Lugogo on Monday, named the best for 2016 in all sports disciplines. Onyango, Emong …

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Year 2016: AFP Sports quotes of the year

Paris, France | AFP | ATHLETICS “There you go. I’m the greatest.” – Usain Bolt on securing his ‘triple triple’ of 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay golds at the Rio Olympics “I have to make a new bucket list now. I’ve achieved all I wanted to in track and field.” …

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PICTORIAL: MP Nsereko the star as Uganda into EAC parliament finals

PICTORIAL: Uganda’s Parliament football and netball teams have qualified for the finals in the ongoing East African inter-parliamentary games in Mombasa. Uganda beat the EALA team 3-0 in the football semifinal at Mbaraki Sports grounds Thursday with two goals from Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko. Uganda will play Burundi in the final on Sunday. …

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