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Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Mbungo anticipates East African teams to perform better

Herman Nnyanzi
Kenyan side AFC Leopards’ head coach Andre Casa Mbungo believes that East African teams will put up an impressive performance at the forthcoming 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The 50-year-old tactician believes that the qualification of four East African countries to the AFCON is a step illustrating......
Uganda Premier League

Wakiso Giants part ways with Kirya

Herman Nnyanzi
Coach Ibrahim Kirya has parted ways with Wakiso Giants days after guiding them to the top flight for the 2019/2020 season after expiry of his contract, the club officially announced. Kirya had been fundamental for the Purple Sharks in the 2018/2019 campaign helping them to automatic qualification at their first......
Women's Football

FWEL: Lady Doves’ fairytale journey continues

Shafic Mutebi
Lady Doves went on to make history in their debut season again after storming the FUFA Women Elite League finals, their second in four days. In a game played at Startimes stadium Lugogo the Masindi based side beat Kampala Queens 1-0 to complete the final fixture against UCU Lady Cardinals......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Kenyans up in arms after Wanga axing from squad

Kevin Kimani
Coach Sebastien Migne’s decision to axe Allan Wanga from his 2019 Total African Cup of Nations squad has drawn massive criticism from football stakeholders in the country. Despite leading the scorers chart with 18 goals in the just concluded Kenyan Premier League season, Wanga was a shock omission when the......
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FUFA

FBL: Kansai Plascon petition against Kyetume dismissed

Ronald Lusulire
The FUFA competitions disciplinary panel has on Wednesday May 29th dismissed Kansai Plascon’s petition against the StarTimes Uganda Premier League newly promoted side Kyetume FC. Kansai Plascon had on May 18th 2019 filed a petition to FUFA alleging Kyetume fielded ineligible players when the sides faced each other in the......
Uganda Premier League

UPL: Mbarara City FC secures the services of Gaddafi Gadinho

Brian Aheebwa
In a bid to strengthen their team ahead of the 2019/2020 StarTimes Uganda Premier League season, Mbarara City FC signed Gaddafi Gadinho from Onduparaka FC on a two years deal. Gadinho is regarded as one of the most exciting talents in the Uganda Premier League with a remarkable spell at......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: CAF and Umbro unveil match balls

Brian Aheebwa
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has presented the official ball that will be used for the forthcoming 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo, Egypt. The balls were manufactured by England based sportswear company Umbro who announced their new partnership agreement with CAF, which will see the iconic......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Mahrez leads Algeria as 23-man squad announced

Herman Nnyanzi
Manchester City winger and Premier League winner Riyad Mahrez has led a star-studded Algeria national team squad ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Desert Warriors head coach Djamel Belmadi has announced his 23-man squad on Thursday set for the tournament in Egypt this summer. However, surprisingly Montpellier FC......
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Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Seedorf eager to defend title 

Herman Nnyanzi
After making his brand as one of the best footballers in the world by winning various accolades, Cameroon national team head coach Clarence Seedorf is more than ready to do the same as a manager. The Dutch coach, who took over Cameroon’s managerial job in August 2018 is keen to......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Wanga biggest casualty as Migne downsizes Harambee Stars provisional squad

Kevin Kimani
Kakamega Homeboyz striker Allan Wanga has been axed from Harambee Stars squad that will travel to France for a residential camp ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations. The experienced forward was the top scorer in the just concluded Kenyan Premier League season with 18 league goals but was surprisingly......

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