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Okwi takes Uganda to top of World Cup group

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Livewire Emmanuel Okwi scored on 51 minutes to give Uganda a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Kampala Thursday and top place in a World Cup Africa zone qualifying group.

Tanzania-based Okwi had been a constant menace down the right wing before scoring the only goal on a hot afternoon in the 45,000-seat Mandela National Stadium.

Okwi takes Uganda to top of World Cup group

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Livewire Emmanuel Okwi scored on 51 minutes to give Uganda a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Kampala Thursday and top place in a World Cup Africa zone qualifying group.

Tanzania-based Okwi had been a constant menace down the right wing before scoring the only goal on a hot afternoon in the 45,000-seat Mandela National Stadium.

Serb Sredojevic quits as Uganda coach in pay row

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Kampala (AFP) – Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic resigned as Uganda coach on Saturday, six months after leading the team to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 38 years.

The 47-year-old Serbian confirmed he was terminating his contract with the Cranes in a row over unpaid salary allowances totalling 216 million shillings ($64,000).

Wanyama stars as Kenya stretch unbeaten run

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama starred for Kenya as they stretched an unbeaten run to nine matches Thursday by drawing 1-1 at home against Uganda.

Wanyama set up Michael Olunga to give the “Harambee Stars” a 35th-minute lead in a friendly at Kenyatta Stadium in eastern town Machakos.

Mali, Uganda bow out in soggy Oyem stalemate

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Oyem (Gabon) (AFP) Mali and Uganda drew 1-1 Wednesday on a rain-drenched Oyem pitch to exit the Africa Cup of Nations after disappointing Group D campaigns.

Uganda had already been eliminated and Mali needed to win and hope Egypt lost to Ghana to have a chance of sneaking through as runners-up.

Mali, Uganda bow out in soggy Oyem stalemate

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Oyem (Gabon) (AFP) Mali and Uganda drew 1-1 Wednesday on a rain-drenched Oyem pitch to exit the Africa Cup of Nations after disappointing Group D campaigns.

Uganda had already been eliminated and Mali needed to win and hope Egypt lost to Ghana to have a chance of sneaking through as runners-up.

Egypt strike late to dump out Uganda

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) Abdallah El Said scored with a minute left as Egypt snatched a 1-0 win over Uganda on Saturday that leaves them on the verge of the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and eliminated their opponents.

The substitute lashed in after collecting a Mohamed Salah pass to leave the seven-time champions needing only a point from their last Group D game against Ghana who beat Mali 1-0 earlier in the day to go through.

Egypt strike late to dump out Uganda

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) Abdallah El Said scored with a minute left as Egypt snatched a 1-0 win over Uganda on Saturday that leaves them on the verge of the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and eliminated their opponents.

The substitute lashed in after collecting a Mohamed Salah pass to leave the seven-time champions needing only a point from their last Group D game against Ghana who beat Mali 1-0 earlier in the day to go through.

Micho, the ‘soldier and servant of African football’

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) "There is no bigger showroom than the Africa Cup of Nations," says Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic, and making it to this year's tournament in Gabon has thrust him and his team into the limelight.

The articulate and engaging Serbian has been working towards this moment since first arriving on the continent in 2001, and now he has taken Uganda to a first Cup of Nations since 1978.

Micho, the ‘soldier and servant of African football’

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) "There is no bigger showroom than the Africa Cup of Nations," says Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic, and making it to this year's tournament in Gabon has thrust him and his team into the limelight.

The articulate and engaging Serbian has been working towards this moment since first arriving on the continent in 2001, and now he has taken Uganda to a first Cup of Nations since 1978.

Uganda undone by stage fright – Sredojevic

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic admitted that the occasion got to his players as they succumbed to a 1-0 defeat to Ghana in their first match back at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

Thirty-nine years after losing to Ghana in the 1978 final, the Cranes made their comeback in the tournament in Port-Gentil but lost their Group D opener to a first-half Andre Ayew penalty.

Andre Ayew gives Ghana narrow win over Uganda

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) Andre Ayew converted a first-half penalty as Ghana started their latest bid to reclaim the Africa Cup of Nations title with a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Uganda in Port-Gentil on Tuesday.

The West Ham United star's 32nd-minute conversion from the spot was all that separated the sides on an awful pitch as Ghana withstood Ugandan pressure in the second half and ended their recent poor record against the Cranes.

Cup of Nations return destiny: Uganda coach

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic says it was Uganda's destiny to make their long-awaited return to the Africa Cup of Nations against Ghana as the teams prepare to meet on Tuesday.

The Cranes have not appeared at the tournament finals since losing 2-0 to hosts Ghana in the final in Accra in 1978, and after a 39-year absence the Black Stars will once again be their opponents in Gabon.

Cup of Nations return destiny: Uganda coach

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Port-Gentil (Gabon) (AFP) Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic says it was Uganda's destiny to make their long-awaited return to the Africa Cup of Nations against Ghana as the teams prepare to meet on Tuesday.

The Cranes have not appeared at the tournament finals since losing 2-0 to hosts Ghana in the final in Accra in 1978, and after a 39-year absence the Black Stars will once again be their opponents in Gabon.

Ugandans facing Cup blackout

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Kampala (AFP) Uganda's state owned Uganda Broadcasting Corporationwill be unable to broadcast Africa Cup of Nations matches live for a lack of funds, a senior official said Friday.

"We needed about 600,000 euros ($650,000) to acquire the rights but this has not been possible for now," UBC Managing Director Winston Agaba told AFP.

Ugandans facing Cup blackout

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Kampala (AFP) Uganda's state owned Uganda Broadcasting Corporationwill be unable to broadcast Africa Cup of Nations matches live for a lack of funds, a senior official said Friday.

"We needed about 600,000 euros ($650,000) to acquire the rights but this has not been possible for now," UBC Managing Director Winston Agaba told AFP.

When Uganda last played Africa Cup, Idi Amin ruled

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Kampala (AFP) In an era when dictator Idi Amin would interrupt football training to offer advice and bundles of cash, Uganda made it all the way to the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations' final.

However in the nearly 40 years that followed that surprise success, the "Cranes" named after the national bird never again soared to such dizzy heights.

First goal for Wilfried Zaha as Ivorians crush Uganda

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Johannesburg (AFP) Wilfried Zaha scored his first goal for African champions the Ivory Coast as they trounced Uganda 3-0 Wednesday in a warm-up match for the 2017 Cup of Nations.

The Crystal Palace and former England winger struck with a low shot after a superb solo run during the second half in Abu Dhabi.

Drama as Africa Cup finals line-up completed

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Johannesburg (AFP) Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Tunisia and Uganda on Sunday filled the final five 2017 Africa Cup of Nations places that were up for grabs.

They will join Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Morocco, Senegal, Zimbabwe, all of whom qualified before the final round, and hosts Gabon at the tournament next January.

African football

Two Weeks in Gabon

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After the final Gabon group match in Libreville six of us went to a nearby restaurant in the dimly lit night. Though it was hard to read the menu, there seemed to be a lot of options.

We called the waiter over and he explained that the restaurant's speciality was wine.



There were four items on the food menu, and two of them were off.

AFCON 2017: 10 promising African young talents to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations

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AFCON 2015 qualifying round-up: Holders Nigeria crash out at first hurdle, Congo through

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Matt Carter wraps up this week's Africa Cup of Nations 2015 qualifying games as holders Nigeria crash out early....

AFCON 2015 qualifying round-up Group A

An ongoing plethora of off-field problems had been a bubbling undercurrent to Nigeria's qualification efforts, but courtesy of a critical win in Congo it had appeared the Super Eagles would avert the ignominy of missing out on the tournament they won just under two years ago despite those issues.

AFCON 2015 qualifying round-up: Holders Nigeria crash out at first hurdle, Congo through

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Matt Carter wraps up this week's Africa Cup of Nations 2015 qualifying games as holders Nigeria crash out early....

AFCON 2015 qualifying round-up Group A

An ongoing plethora of off-field problems had been a bubbling undercurrent to Nigeria's qualification efforts, but courtesy of a critical win in Congo it had appeared the Super Eagles would avert the ignominy of missing out on the tournament they won just under two years ago despite those issues.

AFCON 2015: Meet Africa’s minnows as Lesotho stun Kenya to pre-qualify

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by Matt Carter

There were shocks galore in the latest round of 2015 African Cup of Nationsqualifying. Having begun their journeys back in May, the following seven nations have earned the right to join Africa's elite in the final group stage round ofAFCON 2015 qualification.

Africa Cup of Nations 2015 – 2nd round qualifying round review

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Which of Africa's minnows looks set to make it past the second round to the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 qualifying group stages? Matt Carter reviews each of the seven 2nd round qualfiying ties:

Lesotho 1-0 Kenya

A second half Bushi Moletsane strike propelled resilient Lesotho to a shock win over depleted Kenya in Maseru with several preferred Kenyan squad members being refused permission to play due to the clash falling outside of FIFA's international calendar.

Zanzíbar

Los elefantes y el fútbol

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Aunque por su gruesa figura resulta difícil imaginarlos gambeteando, los elefantes fueron elegidos como símbolo de gran cantidad de clubes de fútbol alrededor de todo el planeta.
Aquí recopilo algunos de los equipos que llevan a un paquidermo en su insignia: tres federaciones nacionales exhiben al más grande de los mamíferos terrestres, desde el África hasta el sudeste asiático, sus hábitats naturales, hasta inimaginables logos con elefantes en Europa y Sudamérica.

CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup 2015

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Del 21 de noviembre al 5 de diciembre se disputa en Etiopía la CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, torneo organizado por el Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA). Se trata del certamen de fútbol internacional más antiguo de África.

La historia de este torneo se inició en 1926, con la disputa de la primera Gossage Cup, como se llamaba entonces debido a su patrocinador, el fabricante de jabón William Gossage.

África

Jogo 241/2014 - Elim. CAN 2015 - Uganda 1x0 Madagascar

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa Africana de Nações 2015, foi realizado no dia 31/05/2014, na cidade de Kampala-UGA, onde jogaram as seleções de Uganda (86° no ranking da FIFA) e a selecão de Madagascar (189° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
2015 Mahajanga 18/05/2014 MAD 2:1 (2:0) UGA First round
1984 Unknown (Uga) 24/04/1983 UGA 2:1 MAD
1984 Unknown (Mad) 10/04/1983 MAD 1:0 UGA

Os árbitros, são:
Mohamed Farouk Mahmoud (Egypt)

Uganda 1 - 0 Madagascar Mandela Stadium 1 - 0 Geofrey Massa
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Jogo 162/2014 - Elim. CAN 2015 - Moçambique 5x0 Sudão do Sul

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da CAN 2015, foi realizado no dia 18/05/2014, na cidade de Maputo-MOZ, onde jogaram as seleções do Moçambique (114° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Sudão do Sul (201° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções nunca jogaram:

O árbitro, foi: Denis Batte-UGA

Mozambique 5 - 0 South Sudan Estádio do Zimpeto 1 - 0 Josemar Machaisse (13) 2 - 0 Mexer (42) 3 - 0 Sonito (47) 4 - 0 Sonito (54) 5 - 0 Isac Carvalho (84)

Jogo 161/2014 - Elim. CAN 2015 - Madagascar 2x1 Uganda

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da CAN 2015, foi realizado no dia 18/05/2014, na cidade de Mahajanga-MAD, onde jogaram as seleções de Madagascar (189° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Uganda (86° no ranking da FIFA).

O árbitro, foi: Victor Gomes-RS

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
1984 Unknown (Uga) 24/04/1983 UGA 2:1 MAD
1984 Unknown (Mad) 10/04/1983 MAD 1:0 UGA

Madagascar 2 - 1 Uganda Stade Rabemananjara 1 - 0 Faneva Andriatsima (9 Pen.

Jogo 030/2014 - CHAN 2014 - Marrocos 3x1 Uganda

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Mais um jogo da CHAN 2014, foi realizado no dia 20/01/2014, na cidade de Cape Town-RSA, onde jogaram as seleções do Marrocos (74° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Uganda (87° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Copa da África
1978Kumasi11/03/1978 UGA3:0 (3:0)MAR Primeira Fase

O árbitro, foi: Janny Sikazwe-ZAM

Morocco 3–1 Uganda
Rafik 29'
Iajour 77'
El Ouadi 90+3'
Report Sentamu 59'


Jogo 027/2014 - CHAN 2014 - Moçambique 1x2 Mali

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Mais um jogo da CHAN 2014, foi realizado no dia 19/01/2014, na cidade de Cape Town-RSA, onde jogaram as seleções do Moçambique (120° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Mali (40° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Continentais
1996 Maputo 09/04/1995 MOZ 1:0 (1:0) MLI
1996 Bamako 04/09/1994 MLI 2:1 (2:0) MOZ

Referee Mutaz Abdelbasit Abdelbasit KHAIRALLA Sudan
Assistant Referee 1 Mark SSONKO Uganda
Assistant Referee 2 Olivier SAFARI KABENE R.

Jogo 022/2014 - CHAN 2014 - Etiópia 0x1 Congo

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Mais um jogo da CHAN 2014, foi realizado no dia 17/01/2014, na cidade de Mangaung-RSA, onde jogaram as seleções da Etiópia (95° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Congo (85° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções nunca jogaram:

Referee Juste Ephrem ZIO (BFA)
Assistant Referee 1 Mark SSONKO (UGA)
Assistant Referee 2 Tahssen ABO EL SADAT BEDYER (EGY)
Reserve Referee Victor Miguel de Freitas GOMES (RSA)
Commissioner Frederic Crentsil (GHA)
General Coordinator Nicholas Musonye (KEN)

Ethiopia 0–1 Congo
Report Ndey 78'


Jogo 017/2014 - CHAN 2014 - Zimbábue 0x0 Uganda

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Mais um jogo da CHAN 2014, foi realizado no dia 16/01/2014, na cidade de Cape Town-RSA, onde jogaram as seleções do Zimbabue (105° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Uganda (87° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções nunca jogaram:

Referee Malang DIEDHIOU (SEN)
Assistant Referee 1 Aboubacar DOUMBOUYA (GUI)
Assistant Referee 2 Abel BABA (NGR)
Reserve Referee Ghead GRISHA (EGY)
Commissioner Sani Abdullahi (NGR)
General Coordinator Samson Adamu (NGR)




Jogo 925/2013 - Cecafa Cup2013 - Uganda 2 (2) x 2 (3) Tanzânia

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Mais um jogo da Cecafa Cup 2013, foi realizado no dia 07/12/2013, na cidade de Mombasa-KEN, onde jogaram as seleções de Uganda (86° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Tanzânia (124° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
1996 Kampala 08/04/1995 UGA 2:0 (2:0) TAN
1996 Dar Es Saalam 03/09/1994 TAN 4:0 (0:0) UGA
1992 Dar Es Saalam 28/07/1991 TAN 1:1 (0:0) UGA Group matches
1992 Kampala 14/04/1991 UGA 3:2 (0:0) TAN Group matches
1986 Kampala 18/08/1984 UGA 1:3 (1:2) TAN
1986 Unknown 04/08/1984 TAN 1:0 (0:0) UGA
1984 Unknown (Uga) 26/09/1982 UGA 3:2 TAN
1984 Unknown (Tan) 12/09/1982 TAN 1:1 UGA

Uganda 2 - 2 Tanzania Municipal Stadium 1 - 0 Dan Sserunkuma (16) 1 - 1 Mrisho Ngassa (19) 1 - 2 Mrisho Ngassa (40) 2 - 2 Martin Kayongo-Mutumba (73) - PENALTY KICKS - - Erasto Nyoni (Missed) - Godfrey Walusimbi (Missed) - Mbwana Samatta (Saved) 1 - 0 Emmanuel Okwi 1 - 1 Amri Kiemba - Khalid Aucho (Saved) 1 - 2 Athuman Iddi 2 - 2 Hamis Kiiza 2 - 3 Kevin Yondani - Dan Sserunkuma (Missed)

Jogo 923/2013 - Cecafa Cup 2013 - Uganda 1x0 Sudão

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Mais um jogo da Cecafa Cup 2013, foi realizada no dia 05/12/2013, na cidade de Nakuru-KEN, onde jogaram as seleções de Uganda (86° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Sudão (130° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
1996 Kampala 15/07/1995 UGA 2:0 (0:0) SDN
1996 Omdurman 07/01/1995 SDN 3:1 (2:1) UGA
1994 Kampala 24/07/1993 UGA 1:0 (0:0) SDN Preliminary round
1994 Khartoum 10/04/1993 SDN 1:1 (0:0) UGA Preliminary round

Uganda 1 - 0 Sudan Nakuru (KEN) Afraha Stadium 1 - 0 Khalid Aucho
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Jogo 917/2013 - Cecafa Cup 2013 - Eritrea 0x3 Uganda

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Mais um jogo da Cecafa Cup 2013, foi realizado no dia 02/12/2013, na cidade de Nairobi-KEN, onde jogaram as seleções da Eritrea (199° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Uganda (86° no ranking da FIFA).

Eritrea 0 - 3 Uganda Nairobi (KEN) City Stadium 0 - 1 Emmanuel Okwi (9) 0 - 2 Hamis Kiiza (20 Pen.

Jogo 910/2013 - Cecafa CUp 2013 - Uganda 1x0 Ruanda

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Mais um jogo da Cecafa Cup 2013, foi realizado no dia 29/11/2013, na cidade de Nairobi-KEN, onde jogaram as seleções de Uganda (86° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Ruanda (127° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
2004 Kampala 07/06/2003 UGA 0:1 (0:1) RWA Partidas da fase de grupos
2004 Kigali 29/03/2003 RWA 0:0 UGA Partidas da fase de grupos
2000 Kigali 16/08/1998 RWA 0:0 UGA Rodada preliminar
2000 Kampala 01/08/1998 UGA 5:0 (3:0) RWA Rodada preliminar

Uganda 1 - 0 Rwanda Nyayo National Stadium 1 - 0 Dan Sserunkuma (88)

Jogo 858/2013 - Amistoso - Uganda 0x0 Ruanda

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Mais um jogo amistoso, foi disputado no dia 16/11/2013, na cidade de Kampala-UGA, onde jogaram as seleções de Uganda (85° no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Ruanda (129° no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
2004 Kampala 07/06/2003 UGA 0:1 (0:1) RWA Group matches
2004 Kigali 29/03/2003 RWA 0:0 UGA Group matches
2000 Kigali 16/08/1998 RWA 0:0 UGA Preliminary round
2000 Kampala 01/08/1998 UGA 5:0 (3:0) RWA Preliminary round


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I Santi vanno in paradiso

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