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UPL: Who are the ten young players expected to light up the 2019/2020 season

Herman Nnyanzi
Every season in the Uganda Premier League sees the introduction of fresh and young talents who progress into established stars and become big name players in the league and on the national team at large. With more than 60% of the players in the UPL below the age of 23,......
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AFCON U17: Cameroon up for second championship, Guinea seek first

Herman Nnyanzi
Playing in their maiden final, Guinea will hope for victory against a Cameroonian that has been at this stage once and gone ahead and lifted the title. The two sides meet in the final of the 2019 Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations at Benjamin Mkapa national stadium Dar es......
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Additional Assistant Referees (AAR) introduced in African football

Herman Nnyanzi
A new chapter in African football was opened when the Additional Assistant Referees (AAR) was used for the very first time in the semi-final matches of the ongoing Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania on Wednesday. The development which has been approved by the International Football Association Board......
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AFCON U17: Senegal’s outcry might be finally answered

Herman Nnyanzi
There is a new twist and revelation in the claims that Guinea are fielding over aged player at the ongoing 2019 Total U17 Africa Nations Cup. Senegal U17 head coach Malick Daff opened the lead after his side failed to qualify from the group stages of the competition at the......
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AFCON U17: Ten-man Cameroon outsmarts Angola to reach finals

Herman Nnyanzi
Ten-man Cameroon showed vigor when they outclassed Angola and kicked them out the 2019 Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in yet another penalty shootout showdown to join Guinea at the finals. Cameroon won 4-3 in penalties in yet another goalless stalemate in normal time despite the fact that Cameroon......
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AFCON U17: Senegal coach Daff still crying over spilled milk

Herman Nnyanzi
The Senegal national team head coach Malick Daff insist that although his team was hooked out of the on-going 2019 Total U-17 Total Africa Cup of Nations he is not convinced due to the fact that some teams are age cheats. Senegal drew 1-1 against Morocco in the opening game,......
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AFCON U17: Guinea edges Nigeria to reach finals

Herman Nnyanzi
Guinea knocked Nigeria out of the 2019 Total Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in a 10-9 penalty shootout to reach finals of the tournament after a barren stalemate in normal time. Ogaga David Oduko failed to convert Nigeria’s tenth spot kick which gave Guinea a ticket to the finals at......
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AFCON U17: Swedish agents interested in Cubs’ Ssekajja

Herman Nnyanzi
The Cubs might be out of the 2019 U17 Total Africa Nations Cup and missed out on the opportunity of playing in the 2019 U17 FFIA World Cup but it may not be yet over for the Uganda Cubs boys. According to the news reaching www.football-256.com desk, Cubs’ midfielder Davis......
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AFCON U17: Kwasi acknowledges the tournament for sporting talents

Herman Nnyanzi
Despite being knocked out of the 2019 Total Africa U-17 Cup of Nations last week, the Cubs’ head coach Samuel ‘Paa’ Kwasi Fabin have recognized the ongoing tournament for sporting super talented players. Which he believes will go ahead and develop into big name stars on the continent of Africa.......
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AFCON U17: Senegal is not yet out of the tournament, insists coach

Herman Nnyanzi
Despite finishing third in group B of the 2019 Total Africa U17 Cup of Nations, Senegal head coach Omar Daff claims that his side should be the one in the semifinals of the competition and not Guinea. Senegal failed to win any of their three games in the tournament, registering......

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