Sudan to host CECAFA tournament after nine years

Sudan has been confirmed as hosts for the CECAFA U-20 Championship which will also act as the Zonal qualifiers for the U-20 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Executive Committee of the Council of Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) on Tuesday awarded Sudan the opportunity to host the competition after they had earlier sent in their bid together with Rwanda.…

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CAF announce final dates and venues for World Cup qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced the final official dates and venues for the World Cup qualifiers play-offs. The 2022 CAF World Cup qualifiers witnessed 54 African nations competing for only five spots in the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. The first round started in September 2019 and included the 28 lowest ranked teams, according to the official FIFA…

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Express FC, SC Villa share spoils at Wankulukuku

The StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions Express FC played to a goalless draw at home to arch rivals SC Villa. The two sides shared spoils on Saturday afternoon at the Betway Muteesa II stadium Wankulukuku. However, the game had a few talking points to write home about but the Red Eagles tried to go all out to earn maximum points.…

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CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship: Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania kick off with victory

Hosts Uganda and Ethiopia earned comfortable results on Saturday as the 2021 CECAFA Women’s U20 Championship started at the FUFA Technical Centre. In the three games played, Ethiopia routed Djibouti 7-0, Uganda defeated Burundi 5-1 while Tanzania nicked a 1-0 victory over Eritrea. Tanzania set the tone of the tournament, winning the opening game thanks to a stoppage time goal…

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‘We shall bounce back better’ – Odoch

Express FC assistant coach James Odoch claims that the team will bounce back stronger after their 1-0 loss against UPDF FC. The Red Eagles picked up a second straight loss in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League on Saturday afternoon at the Bombo Military Play Grounds. The only goal of the game was scored by veteran midfielder Musa Mudde from 12…

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Express FC wins maiden Cecafa Kagame Cup

Express FC secured their maiden Cecafa Kagame Cup title with a 1-0 win over Malawian outfit Nyasa Big Bullets FC. The game was played on Saturday at the Benjamin Mkapa stadium in Dar-es-Saalam, Tanzania. Winger Martin Kizza scored the lone goal in the game. Nyasa Big Bullets started off with possessing the ball more but the Red Eagles kept calm.…

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Express edge KMKM to reach CECAFA Kagame Cup final

Express FC booked a spot in the 2021 CECAFA Kagame Cup final. This came after fighting from 1-0 down to win 2-1 against Zanzibar’s KMKM on Tuesday evening. They reached this victory at the Azam Complex Chamazi in Dar-es-Saalam, Tanzania. On form midfeilder Muzamiru Mutyaba and forward Erick Kambale scored the goals. Meanwhile, Ibrahim Abdullah Hamad got KMKM’s consolation. KMKM…

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