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OFF THE POST: Copa America-related fratricide in Africa
July 19th, 2007 7AM

TAGS:  international


A dispute between Ugandan brothers over the Copa America final resulted in fatal stabbing, according the New Vision newspaper. Brothers Sam Naluswa and Moses Kyegombe were watching the Brazil-Argentina game and after Brazil scored its second goal, Kyegombe, an Argentina supporter, turned off the television. Naluswa, a Brazil fan, lashed out at him and their father broke up the scuffle. But Naluswa allegedly followed his brother home after Brazil's 3-0 win and stabbed Kyegombe, who died on the way to the hospital.

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