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CHAN 2020: Full squad as Cranes preparations enter day three

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The Uganda Cranes preparations for the return leg of the African Nations Championships play-off round qualifier against Burundi have continued into day three, with all the 25 summoned played taking part in today’s double training session. The duo of Vipers midfielder Allan Kayiwa and Wakiso Giants utility player Krizestom Ntambi......

Guinness to redefine night football experience

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Football fans in Uganda and across the African continent might just have their dreams come true for simply showing off their soccer skills. This was revealed by Guinness brand manager Cathy Twesigye at the launch of the Guinness Night Football at Serena Hotel on Monday night. “We understand the nation’s......
Africa Trending Uganda Cranes

CHAN 2020: Cranes CHAN team get preparations for return leg underway

Herman Nnyanzi
Uganda Cranes team will play against Burundi in the second leg of the play-off round qualifiers for the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) qualifiers on Saturday 19th October, at the Mandela National stadium, Namboole. A squad of 25 players were summoned to undertake preparations for the hugely anticipated game underway,......
Africa Trending Uganda Cranes

Cranes: McKinstry pleased with first step in new Cranes journey

Brandon Matale
Uganda national team new head coach Jonathan McKinstry took charge of his first game with the Cranes, in an international friendly against Ethiopia at the Bahir Dar stadium, Ethiopia on Sunday. And it was an interesting start to life at his new job but not as flambouyant as many had......
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CHAN 2020: Watambala Earns maiden Cranes senior team call up

Shafic Kiyaga
Vipers SC youngster Abdul Karim Watambala has earned his maiden senior national team call up as he was named part of the Cranes team that will prepare for the CHAN play-off return leg encounter against Burundi. The Cranes CHAN team will play Burundi in the return leg on 19th October,......
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CAF CC: KCCA not worried of Arab opponents

Herman Nnyanzi
KCCA FC head coach Mike Mutebi claims that his side is not worried of their Maghreb opponents in the 2019/2020 CAF Confederations Cup. The Uganda Premier League champions were placed against Algerian outfits Paradou AC in the two-legged tie of the playoff round of the competition. “We are not worried......
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FUFA President Moses Magogo pleads guilty to fraud

Shafic Kiyaga
Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) President Moses Magogo has been found guilty of fraud and corrupt resale of the 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets. In May 2017, Makindye East member of Parliament, journalist and proprietor of second division side Katwe United, Allan Ssewanyana petitioned FIFA’s Ethics and Integrity Committee......

McKinstry promises Liverpool’s Klopp game approach

Clive Kyazze
Ahead of his first outing as Uganda Cranes coach, Johnathan McKinstry has time and again talked about his target but he has always emphasized on how he plans to approach games and get results. The Irish from Northern Ireland will assemble a Cranes’ team dominated by foreign based players against......
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Kajoba back as Mubiru not part of Cranes Contingent for Ethiopia game

Shafic Kiyaga
International Friendly: Ethiopia Vs Uganda Cranes, Sunday, 13th October 2019, Bahrdar Town In a surprise turn of events, the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has confirmed former Uganda Cranes goalkeeping coach Fred Kajoba part of the Cranes travelling contingent for the friendly game against Ethiopia. The game is scheduled......
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Uganda players Abroad: Miya prolific, Kigonya heroic

Ronald Lusulire
It was yet again another action-packed weekend for a number of Ugandan players at their respective clubs in the diaspora but do you know how they performed? Ronald Lusulire followed them up to find out how they fared. Forward Faruku Miya continued to showcase his scoring prowess with a brace......

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