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Elio Capradossi: Why I switched from Italy to Uganda

Talented defender, Elio Capradossi, has opened up on  why he decided to change his allegiance from Italy to Uganda. The Italy based defender’s outstanding performance in guiding Uganda Cranes to a 1-0 victory over Botswana in a World Cup qualifier match played at Namboole, has garnered much attention and admiration His calmness, composure and intelligence …

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Uganda Cranes back to Namboole stadium

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has cleared Mandela National Stadium-Namboole to resume hosting internationally matches. According to a statement shared by the Ugandan FA Spokesperson Ahmed Hussein, CAF permitted FUFA to host international fixtures at Namboole barely two weeks after FUFA conducted two test matches at the stadium. This development means that the Uganda …

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Kibuli SS champions of UMEA solidarity games

SPORT | In a thrilling display of skill and sportsmanship, Kibuli Secondary School emerged triumphant in the Uganda Muslim Education Association (UMEA) solidarity games 2024 edition, capturing the most trophies. The tournament, which saw participation from 96 teams representing 38 schools and boasting a total of 1,500 players, showcased the best of talent in various …

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Manchester City v Arsenal: The similarities between Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta

There is plenty Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta have in common. On the pitch, their teams attack with three centre-backs and two central midfielders, they hound rivals to get the ball back when they lose it. They like to move the ball around with a high tempo. Their behaviour on the bench is similar. They …

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Row erupts over after Germany switches kit from Adidas to Nike

BBC | The German Football Association’s (DFB) decision to switch the supplier of the national team’s kit away from Adidas has been blasted by politicians. The contract will pass from the German company to US firm Nike from 2027. Economy Minister Robert Habeck said he would have “liked a bit more local patriotism”, while Health …

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BREAKING: Swimmer Ssengonzi fails to travel for African Games

ACCRA-GHANA | Ugandan swimmer Jesse Ssengonzi Ssubi will miss the 13th All-Africa Games after failing to travel to Ghana from his base in the US. Ssengonzi is understood to have failed to catch a flight from Chicago in Illinois due to adverse weather conditions. The swimmer was scheduled to represent Uganda in the men’s 100m …

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Kobugabe, Mbabazi clinch historic badminton gold at Africa Games

ACCRA-GHANA | Uganda clinched a historic badminton gold medal at the 13th All-African Games in Ghana in the women’s doubles on Sunday. Husina Kobugabe and Gladys Mbabazi electrified the crowd with their exceptional performance, defeating Algeria’s Halla Bouksani and Tanina Violette Mammeri 2-0 in a thrilling women’s doubles final. “The journey to winning this gold …

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Nangonzi closing on Paris dream, into All-African Games round of 16

TABLE TENNIS | Judith Parvin Nangonzi secured a spot at the pre-qualifiers for the 13th All African Games, showcasing impressive performance at the table tennis arena. With two victories out of three games played on Day One in Accra, Ghana, Nangonzi’s commanding win propels her to the round of 16 in the Paris Olympics pre-qualifiers. …

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