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Uganda defeat Nigeria in Uyo

Super Eagles

Uganda stunned three-time African champions Nigeria 1-0 in an international friendly decided at the AkwaIbom international stadium in Uyo on Wednesday. Miya Farouk was the unlikely hero for the Cranes as his deflected strike, ten minutes from time, gave the East Africans a famous win. [...]

Amavubi get the buzz in Africa

Sudan’s Ibrahim Salah (C) vies with Rwanda’s Mohamed Mushimiyimana (L)

By no stretch of the imagination can Rwanda be described as a powerhouse of African football. But in the space of a year the Wasps have improved to an extent that is matched by very few countries. Exactly a year ago, Rwanda sat at 134th [...]

Uefa warns over referee harassment

Gianni Infantino

Uefa has warned all the Champions League quarterfinal teams to stop their players harassing referees, secretary General Gianni Infantino said on Monday. And Europe’s governing body does not support extending video technology to catch mistakes made by referees, he added. Uefa’s refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina [...]

Sturridge, Lallana pull out of England duty

Sturridge, Lallana pull out of England duty

Liverpool’s English striker Daniel Sturridge controls the ball during their English Premier League match against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea  England manager Roy Hodgson suffered a double injury blow on Monday as the Football Association confirmed Liverpool duo Daniel Sturridge and Adam [...]

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