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Fufa President Magogo sets AFCON target for Cranes

The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Moses Hassim Magogo has said if the Cranes don’t make it out of the group stages at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), it will be termed a failure.

Speaking to URN in an exclusive interview in his office in Mengo on Wednesday, Magogo said they have made the targets known to the head coach Sebastien Desabre and the players.

Piracy ; Anthony Joshua and Andy Ritz fight watched illegally in UK,Kenya,Nigeria


Data from privacy firm Muso has revealed that more than 13 million people worldwide streamed the boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr illegally.

The top three countries were Nigeria (2.35 million), Kenya (998,027) and UK (921,994). ​

Hell is lose :”The Destroyer” Ruiz Destroys Anthony Joshua


It’s nice to be gracious and shake your opponent’s hands, this is too nice. He (Joshua) should be heartbroken, absolutely gutted and I’m not seeing that. This is a bizarre situation, there are far too many smiles.

Our pundits on 5 Live are a bit bemused by Joshua’s behaviour, saying he is looking far too happy at having his unbeaten record and his world titles taken from him.

Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Max Verstappen

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Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen, and survived a late collision with the Red Bull driver, to win a nail-biting Monaco Grand Prix.

The world champion was left struggling with the tyres on his Mercedes after fitting softer rubber than the Dutchman at pit stops during an early safety-car period.

Buganda Radio (CBS) local sports presenter rotting at Kiruddu hospital, lacks medical bills

Central Broadcasting Services (CBS) a Buganda Kingdom owned radio station local sports presenter Yusufu Baliruno popularly known as Baliruno of Uganda is rotting at Kiruddu referral hospital in Makindye division Kampala, after lacking fees to pay medical bills.

FUFA receives UGX 4.7 b from gov’t

FUFA has received from Government of Uganda the 4th and final installment of UGX 4.7Bn bringing the total of funds provided to the local soccer governing body to UGX 9,466,875,379 for the Financial Year 2018/19.

These funds among others will be used for preparation of the Uganda Cranes and settlement of arrears attached to the National Senior team engagements.

Duty of care : Kenya deports 17 foreigners in betting row


A total of seventeen foreigners involved in illegal gambling business in the country were Tuesday deported in renewed efforts by the government to tame the betting craze.

Those sent back to their countries include Chinese, Turkish and Spanish nationals.

Kenya currently has more than 30 licensed betting firms and casinos, although only a few are in operation

Afcon build-up:- Uganda Cranes set for a friendly game with Ivory Coast

Uganda Cranes will face Ivory Coast in an International friendly match in the United Arab Emirates on June 15th.

The two teams will use the match to prepare for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Head coach Sebastien Desabre made the announcement on Monday at the Kabira Country Club in Kampala.

Manchester City retain Premier League: ‘This is my toughest title,’ says Pep Guardiola


Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says retaining the Premier League trophy this year was the “toughest” title of his career.

City came from behind to claim a 4-1 victory over Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Saturday and beat Liverpool to the title by one point.

It is the eighth time in Guardiola’s past 10 seasons as a manager that his side have won the league title.

Hamilton wins in Spain Grand prix

Lewis Hamilton led Valtteri Bottas to the fifth consecutive Mercedes one-two at the start of this season after dominating the Spanish Grand Prix.

The world champion, who started second, passed Bottas into the first corner and eased away to an ultimately comfortable win, despite a late safety car.

Manchester City win premier league

Manchester City became the first team to win back-to-back Premier League titles since 2009 after hammering Brighton at the Amex.

English Premier League title :Liverpool, Machester City stake a bid

Liverpool are bidding to become the first team to overtake the Premier League leaders on the final day as they look to wrest the title from champions Manchester City.

The Reds, who host Wolves, are one point behind leaders City, who visit Brighton – with both games on Sunday at 15:00 BST.

Finals ,All English affair, Chelsea edge Eintracht 4-3, Arsenal beat Valencia 7-3

Eden Hazard scored the winning penalty as Chelsea edged past Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 on penalties to set up an all-English Europa League final against Arsenal.

Hazard, who could have played his final game for the Blues at Stamford Bridge, converted after Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga had saved from both Martin Hinteregger and Goncalo Paciencia.

Tottenham pull off another great escape in Amsterdam

For Tottenham Hotspur, it was shaping up to be a night of so many what-ifs.

What if Jan Vertonghen’s late header had gone in rather than thudding off the crossbar? What if they had started better? And, though it feels slightly unfair to put this on the losing players, what perhaps if Harry Kane had been fit, rather than watching the game in a coat, when his team needed one more goal to make this a dream of a comeback?

Liverpool makes history, dumps Barcelona 4:0


“Fail in the most beautiful way,” Jurgen Klopp told his players, in what may be remembered as football management’s most effective piece of reverse psychology. Liverpool would not fail beautifully. It would be mad, bad, brilliant, tempestuous – ugly, sometimes – but they would succeed.

The first came early enough – with Divock Origi pouncing on Marc-Andre ter Stegen’s parry –  and a frantic quarter-of-an-hour followed. It was the type of frenzied 15 minutes which did for Manchester City and Roma last year. Barcelona survived them. 

Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

The award ceremony took place in the White House Rose Garden

Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods has been presented with America’s highest civilian honour by President Donald Trump in Washington.

The 43-year-old, who won the Masters at August ain April, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony.

Trump praised Woods’ “relentless will to win, win, win”.