Category: Sports

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Mandela ruled out of AFCON with injury

PARIS, France, June 10 – Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne has been handed a major blow just 13 days to Kenya’s Africa Cup of Nations opener against Algeria after dependable defender Brian Mandela was ruled out after picking up a knee injury in training on Monday morning. “It can be problematic for the tournament […]

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Georgina Rodriguez drinks wine and stuns in white jumpsuit as she cheers Cristiano Ronaldo onto latest trophy win

The Juventus striker captained Portugal to a 1-0 win over the Netherlands in front of a partisan crowd in Porto last night. And Georgina, 25, was there to witness it all as she was spotted sipping a large glass of wine from a private box at the Estadio do Dragao. The Spaniard, dressed in a white […]

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Portugal beat the Netherlands to win first Nations League title

Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday’s final for its second title in three years. Gonçalo Guedes scored the winner early in the second half to give Portugal its first trophy since the 2016 European Championship. The hosts’ victory in UEFA’s newest competition denied the Netherlands its […]

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Abdu Lumala confident as national team counts down to AFCON finals

It is exactly 14 days to the start of the AFCON 2019 finals in Egypt and 15 days to Uganda’s first game at the finals against D.R. Congo that is scheduled for the 22ndof June at the Cairo international stadium. As the millions of Ugandans who will be watching and supporting their team counts down […]

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Gay rugby player faces return to Kenya after losing deportation battle

A gay rugby player has lost his battle to stay in the UK and faces deportation to Kenya – where holding hands or kissing in public can lead to imprisonment. Ken Macharia moved to Britain a decade ago and is facing being sent back to Kenya where homosexual activity is illegal and punishable with heavy […]

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Fifa: Gianni Infantino re-elected as president for a second term

The Swiss-Italian, 49, was re-elected until 2023 without opposition at Fifa’s annual congress in Paris. He succeeded Sepp Blatter in 2016 and has increased the number of teams at the 2026 World Cup and proposed key changes to the Club World Cup. Ex-president Blatter was in charge for 17 years until he was banned amid a corruption […]

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad arrested in France over corruption

Reports from Jeune Afrique, a French – language Pan African magazine in Paris, suggest that this is where the President has been staying to attend the 69th FIFA Congress. Ahmad was arrested on Thursday morning around 8:30 am at the Berri Hotel in Paris, at the request of the Central Office for the fight against […]

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African Champions League winners Esperance ordered to return medals, trophy and replay final after VAR farce saw Wydad Casablanca storm off pitch

Moine Chaabani’s men were awarded the win after Moroccan outfit Wydad Casablanca stormed off the pitch having had their equalizing strike to make it 1-1 disallowed. Both teams went into the second leg on level terms at 1-1, but Wydad were left incensed after Walid El Karti’s header in the 59th minute was canceled out for […]

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Katie Taylor: Promoter Eddie Hearn says undisputed champion will relish Persoon rematch

Taylor became the undisputed lightweight world champion with a narrow points win at New York’s Madison Square Garden, but many at ringside believed Persoon did enough to win. “I’d like to see it again,” said Hearn. “Knowing Katie Taylor, if there is anyone who thinks she lost that fight, she will want to do it […]

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Esperance wins CAF Champions Leage title after Wydad abandons final in VAR protest

All the focus is on the upcoming UEFA Champions League final, but the controversy that occurred in the CAF Champions League has turned heads after the game was abandoned in protest against VAR. Esperance, the reigning champion, and Wydad battled it out in the ultimate game in a two-legged affair. The title holder was leading […]

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