Kobs suffer surprise elimination against South Sudan

Kobs suffer surprise elimination against South Sudan

Uganda suffered a shock 2-0 away loss to South Sudan to bow out of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers in the first round 2-1 on aggregate. Despites struggling to break down the opposition in the first leg before a late Mustafa Kizza penalty separated the...

Tunisia tops Africa in latest FIFA rankings

Tunisia tops Africa in latest FIFA rankings

Tunisia Tunisia has topped Africa at position 22 in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday. The Tunisians, who have already qualified for next year’s AFCON in Cameroon, are followed by Senegal at 25, which has also qualified...

Champions League: Mourinho backs Lukaku to come good

Champions League: Mourinho backs Lukaku to come good

Cape Town - Jose Mourinho said that Romelu Lukaku is struggling for form and confidence after seeing his Manchester United side lose 1-0 to Juventus. The Premier League club were second best for much of the Champions League tie where a Paulo Dybala goal settled the...

Kenya Harambee Stars improve in Fifa rankings

Kenya Harambee Stars improve in Fifa rankings

By GEOFFREY ANENE Kenya has risen two places in the latest Fifa rankings released by the world football body on Thursday. Harambee Stars are now in position 105, up from 107 following their 0-0 result in Bahir Dar and 3-0 win in Nairobi against neighbours Ethiopia in...

Eliud Kipchoge named UN Personality of the Year in Kenya

Eliud Kipchoge named UN Personality of the Year in Kenya

By AYUMBA AYODI World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has been named the United Nations Personality of the Year in Kenya. Kipchoge, who set a new World marathon record when he retained his Berlin Marathon title in 2 hours, 01 minutes and 39 seconds, was named on...

Ex Ivorian footballer Bonaventure Kalou elected mayor

Ex Ivorian footballer Bonaventure Kalou elected mayor

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Content provided by AFP Former Ivorian international Bonaventure Kalou has been elected mayor of Vavoua, a city located in central part of the country. The former Paris Saint Germain, PSG, Auxerre and Feyenoord player was elected during last...

Ethiopia: Exiled Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa returns home

Ethiopia: Exiled Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa returns home

Marathoner who sought exile after making protest gesture at 2016 Olympic Games returns amid political reforms at home. An Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics finish line has returned from...

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