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Africa CHAN Qualifiers: Rwanda away in Mwanza, Zambia visits Swaziland

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Rwanda Men’s Senior National team the “Amavubi Stars” had their last training in Mwanza Tanzania on Friday afternoon ahead of the African Nations Championship qualifiers on Saturday 15th Saturday 2017. The Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey will rely on the services of APR’S young star Innocent Nshuti and Police Striker Mico Justin in the hunt for goals upfront, while Tanzanian tactician Salum Mayanga has confidence in players who competed in the COSAFA Cup that ended early this Month, the services of Shaban iddi, senior player Shomali Kapombe and Shabaan Ramathan will be vital in his game plan The team will reside at the New Mwanza Hotel in Mwanza town. They are scheduled to hold their training session on Friday afternoon at the CCM Kirumba Stadium ahead of the crucial tie on Saturd

CAF Champions league and Confederation Cup: Sudanese Clubs disqualified

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  The Confederation of African Football has confirmed the exclusion Sudanese Clubs from the continent biggest 2017 Tournaments of CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup. The Federation of International Football Associations took action following Sudanese government's taking over the authorities of Sudanese Football Association. The African Football governing body confirmed the decision on its official website on Friday 7th July 2017. Accordingly, the CAF's statement is specified as below. "The Sudanese clubs participating in the CAF Interclub competitions have been disqualified following the decision by the Bureau of the FIFA Council to suspend the Sudan Football Association (SFA). The decision was contained in a letter dated 6 July 2017 and signed by FIFA ...

African soccer Transfers: Gyan , Pienaar, and Emenike join new teams

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  Ghana Black Star captain Asamoah Gyan signed a two years deal with Turkey top flight side Kayserispor on Wednesday 5th July 2017. The known Pacey striker returns to Europe after a five year spell in Asian clubs since his departure from England’s Sunderland FC in 2012, he has featured for United Arab giants Al Ain, Al Ahli Dubai and China’s Shanghai SIPG. Gyan, 31, began his football career in Ghana with Liberty Professionals in 2003, where he impressed Italian side Udinese who signed him in the same year until 2008 although he spent two seasons on loan at Modena. He later joined France’s Stade Rennes in 2008 netting 48 goals before making a switch to Sunderland FC in 2010 after putting up an astonishing performance at world cup in South Africa.   Meanw

CAF Confederation Cup: Uganda’s KCCA FC wins FUS Rabat, Rivers loose at home.

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Ugandan giants KCCA FC have won their third consecutive home game by 3:1 against FUS Rabat of Morocco in a Group A encounter of CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday 2nd July 2017 at Phillip Omondi Stadium in Kampala Uganda. KCCA got the lead from well taken penalty spot by veteran striker Geofrey Sserunkuuma in the 42nd minute before the break. New signing Ibrahim Sadam Juma curled home with the second strike in only 8 minutes into the second stanza after a successive assist from the first goal scorer. However after nine minutes left winger Isaac Muleme notched the third in the 62nd minute to give the host a tremendous 3:0 lead. FUS Rabat coach Hoalid Regragui introduced midfielder Yussef El Ginaoui in the 65th minute in his search for conciliation and fortunately getting it 5 m...

2017 ICPAU Uganda Junior Woodball Championship concluded at Kings College Buddo.

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Wakiso, Uganda. The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda sponsored the Junior Woodball National Championship 2017 at Kings College Buddo on Saturday 24th June. The Tournament was wrapped up in a massive competition geared by more than 35 Schools from both Secondary and Primary Schools that made it to the tourney peak. The Uganda Woodball Federation Vice President Mr.Vicent Kisenyi honored the occasion together with the Chairman Schools Commission Mr. Billy Ssemusu, ICPAU officer Mr. Ola Simon. Luzira Secondary School emerged Champions in the Secondary Schools category for both girls and boys. Kyambogo College’s Nadyope Phillip won the singles category for boys in Secondary Schools category whereas Netesa Rashid of Mpoma Secondary School took the gold m

CAF qualifiers best XI; Uganda’s Denis Onyango selected, no South African!

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Kampala, Uganda. The confederation of African Football (CAF) selected Ugandan goalkeeper Denis Onyango for the number one goalkeeper among the best performed 11 players during the opening matches of CAF AFCON 2019 qualifier fixtures between 9th and 11th June 2017. Onyango made several vital saves for the Uganda cranes in the opening match in group L against Cape Verde away in Praia, keeping a clean sheet while the Cranes emerged victorious with a 1:0 result. Despite of some saves by South Africa’s Itumelange Khune during their 2:0 win against Nigeria away from home, Uganda Cranes victory lied in the hands of Onyango forcing more than three vital save to give his country three point in the Group L AFCON 2019 qualifiers encounter in Praia. Unfortunately, none of the South

Christiano Ronaldo accused of £13m tax evasion

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of evading €14.7 million (£13m/$16.4m) in tax payments by Madrid's criminal prosecution system. The economic crime arm of Madrid's Provincial Prosecutor's Office filed a complaint on Tuesday against the Portugal international for allegedly committing four crimes between 2011 and 2014. The prosecution claims that during those four years Ronaldo would have avoided paying a grand total of €14.7m to the Spanish tax authorities. In its brief, the prosecutor's office points out that crimes are caused by "hiding from the treasury the income generated in Spain by the image rights", which is a "voluntary and conscious" breach of one's tax obligations in Spain. Ronaldo is alleged to have evaded tax between 2011 and 2014: 2011 

 Bonevento Qualifies for Serie A for first time in History

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Italy, Europe. Italian Serie B side Bonevento Calcio qualified for the Italy top league “The Serie A” for the first time in History since 1929, after winning Carpi 1:0 in the second Leg of the Serie B qualification play offs at Stadio Ciro Vigorito on Thursday 8th June. Bonevento had a vital advantage in the first Leg with a 0:0 draw eventually defying the odds at their home ground in the second Leg. Romanian George Alexandru Puscas on loan from Inter Milan scored the only goal in the 32nd minute and sealed the historical victory for Bonevento. The former Pescara and Novara Manager Marco Baroni will however make his debt managing a Serie A side for the first time in his career. Bonevento Calcio now join Hellas Verona and Spal as the three teams promoted to 2017-2

A must watch corporate league underway this weekend.

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After a competitive performance in the last week Corporate Circuit at Mandela National Stadium, the game of Woodball continues to catch the eye of many sports lovers with a “must watch or miss for a year” corporate league at Mandela National Stadium Namboole Kampala. Woodball being one of the games to feature on a corporate league busy day, hotel Africana will be targeting to defend their woodball corporate league championship having emerged winners last year, Cipla Quality Chemicals came second and Spear Motors third. Reportedly, many of the senior Woodball players playing in the BLB Woodball league will enjoy the day since most of their teams will participate as corporate teams. Bank of Uganda, Buganda Land Board, Cipla Quality Chemicals, UNEB, MUBS, Ndejje Universit

April Awards a motivation for Onyango

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SOUTH AFRICA.   After having a busy season with his Club Mamelodi Sundowns and Uganda national team in the last 12 months, Denis Onyango believes his current foam that saw him winning the ABSA league players Award of April, and being appointed as the Uganda National Team captain in the same month, will collectively motivate him in the straggle to end the season high by winning the league title with only two games to its climax. The 31 years old Ugandan ace had a break after participating in the recent African Cup of Nations giving way to Kenedy mweene who took over his responsibilities at Mamelodi for a while. On his return, Denis’s foam has been mounting to the best levels that made him grab April player of the Month after spending over 500 minutes without conceding,