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Ugandan Players Abroad: Luwagga Stars In Hapoel Nof Hagalil Victory Over Awany’s Ashdod, Nalukenge Bags Brace As Mukiibi Returns At Ostersunds

Ugandan Players Abroad: Luwagga Stars In Hapoel Nof Hagalil Victory Over Awany’s Ashdod, Nalukenge Bags Brace As Mukiibi Returns At Ostersunds

FIFA, Football, Israel, Ministry Of Education and Sports, National Council Of Sports, Sports, Sports Betting, UGANDA
An action packed weekend it was for a number of Ugandan players in the diaspora over the weekend but do you know how they fared? Israel William Kizito Luwagga made his first start for his new club Hapoel Nof HaGalil as they beat Ashdod FC 2-0 in the Israeli Premier League. Luwagga was withdrawn in the 55th minute for Kevaughn Frater while on the other hand Fahad Bayo and Timothy Awany played full-time for Ashdod. Luwagga’s new club now tops the Israeli Premier League table despite being newcomers in the league while Ashdod FC, home to Fahad Bayo and Timothy Awany sit bottom of the league table. Timothy Awany in action against William Luwagga Kizito Cyprus Striker Juliet Nalukenge scored twice as Apollon Ladies beat Karmiotissa Women 5-1 in a friendly game. Nalukeng...
FIFA WORLD CUP MOZAMBIQUE TO HOST WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS AGAINST MALAWI AND CAMEROON IN MOROCCO

FIFA WORLD CUP MOZAMBIQUE TO HOST WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS AGAINST MALAWI AND CAMEROON IN MOROCCO

AFRICA, FIFA, Football, Sports, WORLD
Mozambique look certain to host its forthcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Malawi and Cameroon in Morocco after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) banned the Mambas’ home stadium in Maputo. Mozambique Football Federation (FMF) has confirmed via a statement posted on its website that CAF has declared Zimpeto National Stadium in Maputo as unfit to host the Group D matches against Cameroon on October 10 2021 and Malawi on November 16 2021. FMF quoted Vice-President for the National Teams, Matinho Mucuana and the Mambas coach, Horácio Gonçalves, as having said on Sunday that the association had reached an agreement with their Moroccan counterparts for the matches to take place in Tangier, Morocco. Mucuana is quoted saying FMF had earlier contacted FAs for Kenya and...
De Gea and Lingard hand Man Utd dramatic win

De Gea and Lingard hand Man Utd dramatic win

EPL, FIFA, Football, London, Manchester United, Sports, West Ham
Jesse Lingard and David De Gea were the heroes as Manchester United earned a 2-1 win at West Ham United with the winger's late goal and the goalkeeper's even later penalty save. West Ham took the lead after 30 minutes when Said Benrahma's curling effort deflected off Raphael Varane, deceived De Gea and flew into the opposite corner. Man Utd were back on level terms just five minutes later, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring his third goal in his second match since returning to the club from close range after Lukasz Fabianski spilled his initial shot. The match concluded with a dramatic finale, as Lingard, who scored nine goals in 16 appearances on loan at West Ham last season, came on as a substitute and curled in a stunning goal on 88 minutes. But in stoppage time Luk...
Free To Air Rights Of The Uganda Cranes Home Matches During The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.

Free To Air Rights Of The Uganda Cranes Home Matches During The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.

FIFA, Football, FUFA, INTERNATIONAL, Media, Ministry Of Education and Sports, National Council Of Sports, Social Media, Sports, Sports Betting
FUFA has continued to follow all necessary steps aimed at bringing live coverage of the National Senior Team- The Uganda Cranes closer to the Television sets for members of public within the territory of Uganda but within the rules and regulations of the game.   Therefore, FUFA granted its Free to Air (FTA) Rights to National Broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC TV) to televise the home matches of Uganda Cranes in the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers with in the territory of Uganda. The Free-to-air (FTA) services are for Television (TV) and radio services broadcast. FUFA notifies the general public that no authorisation has been given to any media house in regard to the Free-to Air (FTA) Rights of Uganda Cranes home matches apart from Uganda Broa...
Jacob ‘Ghost Mulee has been sacked by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) as the head coach of Kenya’s national football team Harambee Stars.

Jacob ‘Ghost Mulee has been sacked by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) as the head coach of Kenya’s national football team Harambee Stars.

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FIFA, Football, FUFA, KENYA, Ministry Of Education and Sports, National Council Of Sports, Sports, Sports Betting
New Harambee Stars Coach to be announced soon Assistant coaches Ken Odhiambo and William Muluya will remain in the team as the federation works to reconstruct the Harambee Stars technical bench, ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifiers against Mali, scheduled for October 6, 2021 and October 12,2021, home and away respectively. Ghost FKF announced the decision to dismiss Mulee through “mutual consent” in a press statement sent to media houses on Tuesday evening following his short lackluster tenure. He was sent packing alongside his assistant Twahir Muhidin and goalkeeping coach Haggai Azande. Football Kenya Federation communicated the shock decision through a terse communique signed and released by chief executive Barry Otieno on Wednesday evening. “Football Kenya Fe...
REAL MADRID UCL:ANCELOTTI REVEAinterLS KEY TO VICTORY AGAINST INTER MILAN

REAL MADRID UCL:ANCELOTTI REVEAinterLS KEY TO VICTORY AGAINST INTER MILAN

FIFA, Football, INTER MILAN, INTERNATIONAL, Real Madrid, UEFA
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has revealed how he was able to mastermind Inter Milan’s downfall in Real Madrid’s 1-0 narrow win at the San Siro on Wednesday night. A Rodrygo 89th-minute goal was all the Los Blancos needed to snatch the three points from Inter Milan in a game dominated by the Serie A champions. Ancellotti while speaking after the game said Inter had been the better side in the first half but lost the mojo in the second half. He revealed that playing Vinicius in a more open position was the key to their victory. “What changed after the break was that we used Vinícius more ‘open’. Inter had a higher intensity in the first half, but it decreased. “With  Rodrygo on we used the flanks much more to build. My team knew we had to suffer and suffer, we did...
Fired Warriors coach Loga to get US$90 000

Fired Warriors coach Loga to get US$90 000

AFRICA, FIFA, Football, Sports, West Africa, World Cup, ZIMBABWE
Sacked Zimbabwe coach Zdravko Logarušić will receive US$90 000 as part of a severance package including a piece of the African Cup of Nations’ cake, Kukurigo news service has reported. The Croatian was fired on Sunday by the country’s football mother body after managing one win in 14 matches. Under the agreement, Logarušić will receive US$35 000 being money from sign-on fees, outstanding bonuses and liquidated damages. He will also receive US$55 000 – which is 10% of the US$550 000 that Zimbabwe is given for qualifying for a third successive Africa Cup of Nations finals. Source:Fired Warriors coach Loga to get US$90 000 | Harare Live
BREAKING: Prof (Mrs) Bello is new LASU VC

BREAKING: Prof (Mrs) Bello is new LASU VC

EDUCATION, FIFA, Football, Nigeria
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2nd extraordinary summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government on the political situation in the Republic of Guinea. This was disclosed on Thursday morning by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande. Osinbajo participated last week at the previous ECOWAS extraordinary summit on the political situation in Guinea and Mali. The meeting held virtually on September 8. The Professor of Medicine had served as Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution before her elevation.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE UCL : CONFIRMED LINE-UPS OF BESIKTAS VS BORUSSIA DORTMUND CLASH

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE UCL : CONFIRMED LINE-UPS OF BESIKTAS VS BORUSSIA DORTMUND CLASH

FIFA, Football, Sports, UEFA, WORLD
Turkish Super Lig side are hosting German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund for their UEFA Champions League opener in Group C. Below are the line-ups : Besiktas XI : Destanoglu – Rosier, Montero, Welinton, N’Sakala – Josef, Pjanic – Ghezzal, Hutchinson, Larin – Batshuayi. Borussia Dortmund XI : Kobel – Meunier, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro – Dahoud, Bellingham – Malen, Reus, Brandt, Haaland. Kick off time : 16:45 Read more : UCL – Koeman calls for patience with Barcelona after loss to Bayern Munich The second game of this Group will come later tonight and will see Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon taking on Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE VILLARREAL HELD BY ATALANTA IN THEIR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OPENER

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE VILLARREAL HELD BY ATALANTA IN THEIR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OPENER

Atalanta, FIFA, Football, Soccer, Sports, UEFA, Villarreal
Atalanta held Villarrreal to a 2-2 draw at the start of the Champions League group stage on Tuesday night. The Yellow Submarine was frustrated by Atalanta in its return to the prestigeous competition after a 10-year absence. The Europa League champions rallied to take the lead in the second half. But they conceded late to fall short of an opening home win. Robin Gosens equalized in the 83rd minute after Remo Freuler had put the visitors ahead six minutes into the match at La Ceramica Stadium in southeastern Spain. Villarreal got on the board with Manu Trigueros before halftime. And they went ahead with a goal from Arnaut “Danjuma” Groeneveld in the second half. Villarreal played the final minutes with 10 men as Francis Coquelin was shown a second yellow card for a foul in the 84t...
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CHOUPO-MOTING ONLY AFRICAN IN BARCA V MUNICH CLASH

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CHOUPO-MOTING ONLY AFRICAN IN BARCA V MUNICH CLASH

Barcelona, Bayern, FIFA, Football, Real Madrid, Sports, UEFA
Cameroonian striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is the only African to feature in tonight’s Uefa Champions League Group E clash between Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Choupo-Moting should be looking forward to building on his impressive start to the Bundesliga season. He scored last weekend when the Bavarians run riot beating Leipzig 4-1. Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann has since travelled to Spain with a 25-member squad. Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has also named a 23-member squad for the home clash. Striker Ansu Fati, the only player with roots in Africa with the Catalans main squad, has since been ruled out of the match. In the last meeting between the two teams, Bayern thrashed Barcelona 8-2 in Lisbon on their way to win the Champions League title. The heavy...
CONFIRMED: UNITED XI TO FACE YOUNG BOYS

CONFIRMED: UNITED XI TO FACE YOUNG BOYS

FIFA, Football, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, Manchester United, Sports
By Sam CarneyTuesday 14 September 2021 18:30 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made three changes to the Manchester United side which won so handsomely at the weekend, ahead of the clash with Young Boys tonight. In come Victor Lindelof, Fred and – making his first start of the season – Donny van de Beek. Raphael Varane, Nemanja Matic and Mason Greenwood drop out, but Cristiano Ronaldo is in the starting XI and equals former Real Madrid team-mate Iker Casillas’s record of 177 Champions League appearances. Paul Pogba will be looking to add to his seven assists for the campaign already and the Frenchman has fond memories of Wankdorf Stadium, having scored a brace at the ground on our last visit in September 2018. United have 11 players to call upon from the bench tonight, with five...
BREAKING: Warriors Coach Logarusic  showed the  exist  Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)

BREAKING: Warriors Coach Logarusic showed the exist Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)

FIFA, Football, Sports, Sports Betting, ZIMBABWE, Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)
ZIFA has finally bowed down to pressure from local football fans after announcing the sacking of Croatian coach Zdravko Logarusic.The decision to sack Logarusic was confirmed after a meeting of the ZIFA executive committee in Harare on Sunday.In a statement, ZIFA spokesperson Xolisani Gwesela revealed that the football association’s board unanimously agreed that Logarusic’s tenure as Warriors coach was now untenable.The ZIFA board also resolved to disband the entire Warriors technical team which also included assistants Lloyd Chitembwe, Tonderayi Ndiraya and the recently appointed former Warriors captain Benjani Mwaruwari.“The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) would like to inform the football fraternity and the nation at large that it has amicably parted ways with Senior Men’s team co...
ZIMBABWE ZIFA PARTS WAYS WITH COACH ZDRAVKO LOGARUSIC

ZIMBABWE ZIFA PARTS WAYS WITH COACH ZDRAVKO LOGARUSIC

FIFA, Football, INTERNATIONAL, Sports, ZIMBABWE
The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has parted ways with senior national team coach Zdravko Logarusic. Zifa has fired the Croatian days after the Warriors suffered an away 1-0 loss to Ethiopia in the World Cup qualifiers for Africa. Zimbabwe drew 0-0 against South Africa before traveling to Ethiopia. The association’s Communications and Competitions Manager Xolisani Gwesela has confirmed the development through a statement. “The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) would like to inform the football fraternity and the nation at large that it has amicably parted ways with senior men’s team coach Zdravko Logarusic. “The decision was arrived at upon consideration by the full Executive Committee of all the various relevant circumstances pertaining to the coach’s contract,”&...
AFRICAN PLAYERS ABROAD MOHAMED SALAH MAKES PREMIER LEAGUE HISTORY AFTER LEEDS GOAL

AFRICAN PLAYERS ABROAD MOHAMED SALAH MAKES PREMIER LEAGUE HISTORY AFTER LEEDS GOAL

EPL, FIFA, Football, Leeds United, Liverpool
AFRICAN PLAYERS ABROAD MOHAMED SALAH MAKES PREMIER LEAGUE HISTORY AFTER LEEDS GOAL Mohamed Salah wrote his name into the golden book of Premier League history following his opener against Leeds United on Sunday afternoon. The Egyptian winger was the one to give the lead for the Reds against the Peacocks at Elland Road. Salah concluded a well-constructed action with a lovely assist of Trent Alexander-Arnold in the 20th minute to put Jurgen Klopp’s side ahead. Read more : Salah, Kane, Mané – Here are the 7 active Premier League top scorers That goal is the 100th of Mohamed Salah in Premier League after just 162 appearances. He joined players the likes of Wayne Rooney, Alan Shearer, Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and others to have reached that landmark...
AFRICAN PLAYERS ABROAD MOHAMED SALAH : EGYPTIAN WINGER TO LOOK FOR A NEW MILESTONE VS LEEDS

AFRICAN PLAYERS ABROAD MOHAMED SALAH : EGYPTIAN WINGER TO LOOK FOR A NEW MILESTONE VS LEEDS

Egypt, EPL, FIFA, Football
Egypt international Mohamed Salah will be looking for a new record in the Premier League when Liverpool take on Leeds United on Sunday afternoon at Ellan Road on PL’s matchday 4. The 28-year old scored many goals since his arrival at Anfield from AS Roma in 2017. However, scoring today will make of him one of Premier League greatest player ever. Read more : Mohamed Salah asking huge salary from Liverpool before extending his contract In fact, Mohamed Salah is one goal away from Premier League century as he actually has 99 strikes to his name in the English top-flight. And knowing Salah for his anger to score, he will give it all in order to score and reach this new milestone in his career. Moreover, he will become the second African player to have reached ...
Premier League: Clubs hopeful players will be cleared to play this weekend

Premier League: Clubs hopeful players will be cleared to play this weekend

EPL, FIFA, Football, INTERNATIONAL, Sports
. Premier League clubs are hopeful their players will be available this weekend despite four nations triggering a rule to prevent them from playing. Players who did not travel after being called up by Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay and Chile have been banned for five days under Fifa regulations. Officials are in talks with Fifa to try and find a way round the issue. Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Leeds, Chelsea, Wolves, Newcastle and Watford are affected. Eight players from five clubs have been affected by Brazil's decision alone, which follows a similar move by Mexico, Paraguay and Chile last week. Brazil invoked the bans after the Premier League stopped players from appearing for their country if it meant travel to red list countries. Players tra...
NIGERIA NFF HAS FINALLY BROUGHT AHMED MUSA’S APPEARANCE FOR THE SUPER EAGLES TO 98

NIGERIA NFF HAS FINALLY BROUGHT AHMED MUSA’S APPEARANCE FOR THE SUPER EAGLES TO 98

FIFA, Football, INTERNATIONAL, Nigeria, Sports, West Africa, WORLD, World Cup
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa started and was in action for 73 minutes as the Super Eagles came from behind to defeat Cape Verde 2-0 in a 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, September 7. This game should have been the 100th appearance of Musa for the Super Eagles. However, the Nigeria Football Federation says it has deferred to FIFA’s own record of 98 caps for Super Eagles captain following the nullification of two of the matches he played in which should have made his tally 100. It’s reportedly revealed that Musa’s appearances in the 3-0 defeat of Togo in a friendly match in Paris in June 2017 and the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 qualifier against Algeria in Constantine in November 2017 did not count. The match against Togo was struck off as both Nigeria and Togo made more than the ...
AFRICA SOCCER ANGOLA VS LIBYA : CONFIRMED LINE-UPS AS WORLD CUP AFRICAN QUALIFIERS CONTINUE

AFRICA SOCCER ANGOLA VS LIBYA : CONFIRMED LINE-UPS AS WORLD CUP AFRICAN QUALIFIERS CONTINUE

AFRICA, Angola, FIFA, Football, LIBYA, Sports
Angola want to bounce back from their loss against Egypt while Libya want to do better than the draw they secured against Gabon on matchday 1 of the World Cup African qualifiers. Below are both team’s line-upas : Angola XI : Hugo Marques (GK), Jonathan Buatu Mananga, Nurio Fortuna, Bastos Jacinto Quissanga (C), Inacio Miguel Santos, Estrela Lameira, Fredy Kulembe, Va Antonio Felix, Mario Balburdia, Fabio Abreu, Joao Batxi. Libya XI : Mohamed Nashnoush (GK), Abdullah Alshreef, Ali Salama (C), Sanad Al Warfalli, Moatasem Sabbou, Mohamed Al Tohami, Omar Alkhoja, Faisal Albadri, Muaid Ellafi, Hamdou Elhouni, Mohamed Zaabia. Kick off : 19h00 Angola vs Libya : Confirmed line-ups as World Cup African qualifiers continue (africatopsports.com)