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Cristiano Ronaldo about to tie knot

             

Ronaldo’s partner Georgina reveals why she is yet to officially get married to star footballer

Cristiano Ronaldo’s partner Georgina Rodriguez has denied they are engaged –

Emiliano Sala: Body identified as Cardiff City footballer


The body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police have said.

Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the English Channel on 21 January.

African Nations Cup tournament pushed back a week for Ramadan

Story by whispersports.com


The dates for this year’s African Nations Cup finals in Egypt have been moved back a week, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Monday, reportedly to allow players to rest after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Ramadan is scheduled to begin on the evening of 5 May and will end around 4 June. Observers fast during daylight hours over this period, which can have an effect on the performance of athletes.

KCCA dumped from Stanbic Uganda Cup by the stubborn Tooro United FC.


By Kigunddu Lineaker


Having just been thrown out of the Caf conf Cup by Brazaville based Oho fc, kcca has fallen prey again to western based tooro fc which has ejected the Kasasiro boys yet again from another competetition, stanbic uganda cup.


The highly teasing match was played today 22nd Jan at Buhinga stadium. All looked in favour of kcca especially when striker Patrick Kaddu put the visitors ahead in the 51st minute.

Uganda slaps ban on sports betting

Uganda President Museveni has ordered that no new sports betting company should be licensed to operate in Uganda and licences for the existing betting companies should not be renewed.


Uganda’s Minister of State for Finance in charge of Planning, Mr David Bahati, revealed this in Kabale when he said the President gave the directive because sports betting companies have diverted the attention of youth from hard work.

As Oho destroys KCCA FC in first leg of Caf Confederation cup

By Kiggundu Lineaker

AS OHO stings 3 past KCCA FC in the first leg of the Caf Confederation Cup qualification round.


What looked like a balanced game differs byfar from the match result. The unfortunate kcca fc conceeded two goals in a space of two minutes (20,22) something that changed the whole complex of the game.

Timothy Awany’s calm finish secures 3 point for KCCA FC against URA FC


BY KIGUNDDU LINEAKER


URA’s unbeaten run in the league this season came to an end on match day 15 as visitors and title favourites KCCA sunk the tax collectors by 1 goal to zero at Namboole stadium.


The first half was a goal less one with only a few clear goal scoring opportunities like in the 35th minute when KCCA’s Allan Okello shot went over the bar .

Vipers sports club shoot 3 past Onduparaka


By Kigunddu Lineaker


The venoms Vipers Sports Club returned to winning ways in fascinating fashion overcoming Onduparaka FC in the game played on Tuesday at St. Mary’s stadium.


What looked to be a balanced game had a byfar different outlook at the end of the 90th minute.Despite the first half ending goalless, the Venoms came back strong in the second stanza to eventually win the game.

Partick Thistle were kidnapped by the SAS

“The van doors opened, guys with masks rag-dolled us out, head-locked us, flipped on the floor. We were blindfolded with ear muffs on. They were dragging us about rooms bouncing us off walls in total darkness.”

Partick Thistle are second-bottom of the Scottish Championship. Their bleak start to the season spelled the end for boss Alan Archibald but under his successor, Gary Caldwell, the Firhill side have failed to win any of their five matches.

Finest Ronaldo becomes Serie A top scorer as Juventus ease past SPAL

 

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his hot form for Juventus on Saturday as he and Mario Mandzukic scored both goals in the second consecutive game to help the Serie A leaders open up a nine-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-0 win over struggling SPAL.

Uganda Cranes holds Nigeria Super Eagles in an  International build up

Nigeria Super Eagles 0-0 Uganda Cranes

Uganda Cranes and the Nigeria Super Eagles played to a non scoring draw during a highly explosive international friendly match played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State.

The well attended clash was a perfectly contested physical duel that witnessed either sides create goal scoring opportunities with tight defence lines.

Chelsea 1- 0 Bate Borisov to place them in last 32

Maurizio Sarri says Olivier Giroud is “very important” to Chelsea after the forward’s first goal since May put the Blues into the last 32 of the Europa League.

Arsenal draw 1-1 with Liverpool

Alexandre Lacazette’s late equalizer extended Arsenal’s unbeaten run to 13 games and gave them a hard-earned 1-1 draw in a thrilling encounter with Liverpool at Emirates Stadium.

Manchester United win 2-1 Bournemouth

Jose Mourinho said he was the “luckiest manager in the Premier League” in the first half as Manchester United needed a late Marcus Rashford goal to beat Bournemouth.

Leicester City 1 Cardiff City 0 win on emotional day

Leicester City played with great will and nerve to beat Cardiff City on an emotive day as the Foxes returned to action for the first time since the death of their owner in a helicopter crash.

World Cup expansion to 48 teams could happen at Qatar 2022, says Fifa

The expansion of the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams could be brought forward from 2026 to 2022, says Fifa president Gianni Infantino.