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CHAN Update: Sebastien Names Final 23 Man Squad

By David Kugonza: After two build up matches against Guinea that ended in 1 all draw and the 1 nil defeat to Congo Brazaville in a game played last night in Rabat, New Uganda Cranes Coach Sebastien Desabre has named the final squad for this year’s CHAN Finals in Morocco. Two players in Tom Masiko and …

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. Salah, the Premier League’s top scorer with 13 goals, has enjoyed a stellar year for …

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to fifth Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time – and the second year in a row. Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the most recent of his five awards in 2015. Messi’s ex-Barcelona team-mate Neymar, now at …