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Airtel Uganda subscribers usher in 2017 with Tulumbe AFCON

Uganda, Kampala, 30th December 2016– Airtel Uganda has today handed prizes worth millions of shillings to lucky winners in third draw of their Tulumbe AFCON campaign. The prize awarding ceremony took place at Airtel Uganda’s office on Clement Hill in…

December 30, 2016

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Uganda seeded in Group D with 2013 runners up.

By James Robert Kayindi At the draws for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifiers that were held yesterday, Uganda was seeded in Group D along with the 2013 runners up Burkina Faso. The draws’ ceremony took place yesterday in Cairo,…

April 9, 2015

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Gabon to host 2017 AFCON

By James Robert Kayindi The 2012 AFCON co-hosts Gabon have been chosen to host the Africa Cup of Nations finals (AFCON) of 2017. The news was revealed yesterday afternoon at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Gabon…

April 9, 2015

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CAF to announce 2017 AFCON host today

By James Robert Kayindi The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to announce the host of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt today. The continental body will have to choose from three nations…

April 8, 2015

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Egypt withdraws from hosting 2017 AFCON

By James Robert Kayindi Egypt has pulled out from potentially hosting the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with just a month and half left for the Confederation of African Football to announce the host of the biennial tournament. The development follows…

February 23, 2015

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Avram Grant targets AFCON 2017 after missing out on 2015

By James Robert Kayindi Just a few days after Ivory Coast’s head coach, Herve Renard predicted that Ghana will win their next final, the Black Stars’ coach Avram Grant has come out to set his sights on the 2017 Africa Cup…

February 13, 2015

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Herve Renard names himself a lucky coach after wining AFCON 2015

By James Robert Kayindi After becoming the first man to win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with two different countries, Herve Renard has named his self a lucky coach. The French man made history on Sunday after he guided the Elephants…

February 10, 2015

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Herve Renard predicts Ghana will win the next AFCON final

By James Robert Kayindi Ivory Coast head Coach Herve Renard has gloated after winning the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a manager saying that Ghana will win the next final they play at in the tournament. Renard…

February 9, 2015

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Ivory Coast are the new champions of the Africa Cup of Nations

By James Robert Kayindi Ivory Coast ended their 23-year-trophy-drought in the Africa cup of nations after luckily edging Ghana in a penalty shootout. Ivory Coast goalkeeper, 23-year-old Boubacar Barry, was the day’s hero after he netted the eleventh penalty to win the…

February 9, 2015

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Ghana thrash Equatorial Guinea to reach AFCON final

By James Robert Kayindi It will be easy and quick for many to forget the good football that Ghana displayed on the night than it will be for them to forget the infamous 30 minute halt of the game due to chaos…

February 6, 2015