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Sebastien Desabre's Uganda spearheading East Africa's footballing ascent

East Africa has led the way for the continent in various sporting disciplines, primarily athletics, with the region's footballing achievements lagging behind, yet Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre believes change is afoot.

Speaking to ESPN, the 42-year-old Frenchman outlined his conviction that East Africa has the potential to match the continent's traditional footballing hotbeds. To do so, however, he says resources must be made available for the region's raw athletic talent to progress further.

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Uganda ban referees after offside goal

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations have banned three match officials after they were found guilty of mishandling a Premier League game between Express FC and defending champions Vipers SC.

The Premier League game played on November 7 at the Mutesa II Stadium ended 1-1, but was mired in controversy.

Express FC scored the first goal through a Tony Odur penalty, while Daniel Sserunkuma missed a penalty for Vipers SC before the break.

Vipers SC needed a late questionable goal through Tito...

Gor Mahia, Simba reach CECAFA Kagame Cup semis

Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia FC and Tanzanian giants Simba SC have qualified for the semifinals of the CECAFA Kagame Club Championships currently taking place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Gor Mahia had to battle hard against Uganda Premier League champions Vipers SC, who took the lead after just 15 minutes through new captain Tadeo Lwanga.

Despite the setback, the Kenyans had the better of the first half, with wingers Innocent Wafula and Godfrey Walusimbi causing constant headaches for...