World football has been hit with another tragedy on Sunday as boat carrying a Ugandan football team and supporters has drowned on Lake Albert (Africa’s seventh largest lake).

The Boat was carrying a total of 45 passengers from Kaweibanda village to Runga  for a friendly match.

    • Nine people have been killed and 21 others are missing while 15 others were confirmed as survivors of the accident.
    • The Board were travelling to Hoima District for a football match as part of the Christmas Day festivities on Sunday.
    • Lake Albert, which is one of the world’s largest lakes and also borders neighbouring DR Congo, ¬†has a history of boat accidents.

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