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In Iganga, a staunch Arsenal football fan is looking for a home for his family after he lost his house in a bet over a game between English clubs Arsenal and Manchester United.

Before the game, Henry Dhabasani staked his two-roomed house in a bet with Rashid Yiga, that Arsenal would win the game. On his part, Yiga staked his new Toyota Premio car and his wife that Manchester United would win.

The two put their stake in writing, with local leaders and fans witnessing the deed. Dhabasani, married to three wives with five children, fainted at the end of the match on realizing Arsenal had lost the game 1–0. On Monday, several Manchester United fans stormed Dhabasani’s home and threw him and his family out.

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-7 #1 ongada ambrose 2013-11-12 23:32
FOOTBALL IZ FOOTBALL
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+19 #2 Betty Long Cap 2013-11-12 23:56
Putting the contract in writing does not make the gamble legal. Parliament needs to address the vice of sports gambling.

The two men were out of control. A wife is not a slave or a chattel.
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+2 #3 doctordre 2013-11-13 06:51
The stupid things people do in the name of English football. This obsession with English clubs has gone to far.

In 2009 a Kenyan committed suicide when Arsenal lost to Man U and a Nigerian killed people when Man U lost to Barcelona.
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+1 #4 doctordre 2013-11-13 06:51
The stupid things people do in the name of English football. This obsession with English clubs has gone to far.

In 2009 a Kenyan committed suicide when Arsenal lost to Man U and a Nigerian killed people when Man U lost to Barcelona.
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+6 #5 aht 2013-11-13 19:24
You want the wife anyway though, ey?
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-1 #6 Sober 2013-11-14 00:11
Mayor of Casterbridge
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+6 #7 Morris Eddie 2013-11-14 02:17
clever bloke this Rashid Yiga. If he lost, he got rid of his moaning wife, if he won he got his pals house.

win win situation if you ask me...... what can I say of gunner Henry Dhabasani......typical arsenal fan - no brain at all

from daily mail
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-1 #8 Betty Long Cap 2013-11-14 03:49
No, aht. Rashid Yiga planned to win regardless of what the outcome of the football game was.
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-1 #9 Peter 2013-11-14 15:34
Did you say local "leaders" witnessed the signing? And they stood by while this guy was being thrown out??
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-1 #10 Rob G 2013-11-15 06:27
How much would that cost in the free world, $75? $90? Bucks. Tell him to message me?
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