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September 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Uganda, Mauritania and Sudan have withdrawn from the 1994 World Cup, FIFA announced, and soccer's governing body also indefinitely postponed Libya's matches because of a U.N. embargo. Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Sao Tome and Principe, Malawai and Gambia withdrew earlier this year, but FIFA allowed South Africa, Namibia and Benin to enter the tournament late. Thirty-two teams will compete in Africa's first round of qualifying, and nine will advance to the second round.
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July 19, 1996
A Ugandan heavyweight boxer charged with passing counterfeit banknotes faces exclusion from the Olympics after a judge ordered him to be confined to the athletes' village. Anwar Chowdhry, president of the International Amateur Boxing Assn. (AIBA), said that he had asked the judge to reconsider the terms of bail and allow Bakule Charles Kizza to compete. "He has been given the punishment of not leaving the village.
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July 19, 1996
A Ugandan heavyweight boxer charged with passing counterfeit banknotes faces exclusion from the Olympics after a judge ordered him to be confined to the athletes' village. Anwar Chowdhry, president of the International Amateur Boxing Assn. (AIBA), said that he had asked the judge to reconsider the terms of bail and allow Bakule Charles Kizza to compete. "He has been given the punishment of not leaving the village.
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September 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Uganda, Mauritania and Sudan have withdrawn from the 1994 World Cup, FIFA announced, and soccer's governing body also indefinitely postponed Libya's matches because of a U.N. embargo. Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Sao Tome and Principe, Malawai and Gambia withdrew earlier this year, but FIFA allowed South Africa, Namibia and Benin to enter the tournament late. Thirty-two teams will compete in Africa's first round of qualifying, and nine will advance to the second round.
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