Category : Uganda Cranes

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Mukwala, Ocen make initial 30-man squad for CECAFA Challenge cup

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan McKinstry has released an initial 30-man squad that will begin preparations for next month’s CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. Uganda will be the hosts of the 82nd edition of the CECAFA championships with the tournament due December 7th to 19th, 2019 in Kampala. The summoned players......
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The renaissance of Fahad Bayo

Herman Nnyanzi
A story that started at Lugazi, Fahad Bayo’s short football fairytale has been through the extremes, but his character as a person has been a pivot in ensuring that he stays afloat in the testing football sphere. As he reeled away to celebrate with the fans that turned out to......
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Okwi chasing Cranes’ all-time scoring record

Joel Anguyo Jolikiba
Uganda Cranes forward Emmanuel Okwi took his tally with the national side to 26 goals when he netted the opener against Malawi on Sunday afternoon during the 2021 AFCON qualifiers. Together with Fahad Bayo who scored in the second half, they helped the East African side win their first game......
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Onyango: We deserved to get maximum points

Ronald Lusulire
Uganda Cranes skipper Denis Masinde Onyango lauded his teammates for the great display against a high spirited Malawi Flames in their 2019 AFCON qualifier game at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Sunday. The Cranes marked their return to Namboole after a year with no action in front of their......
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Uganda vs Malawi: How they rated

Shafic Kiyaga
The Uganda Cranes marked a year since they last played at the Mandela National Stadium, with an emphatic 2-0 victory over Malawi, in what was head coach Johnathan McKinstry’s first game at home. Emmanuel Okwi gave the Cranes the lead in the 30th minute, brilliantly controlling Joseph Ochaya’s long ball......
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Cranes fans revel after 366 days of no action

Edward Raymond Komakech
Unfazed and nonchalantly is what best defines the manner in which Uganda Cranes fans, many of which clad in red sauntered into the stadium. Their locomotion carrying a body language of people who didn’t know what to expect inside the Mandela National Stadium, given that it’s been a staggering 366......
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AFCON 2021: Bayo, Okwi on cue to hand McKinstry victory on home debut

Shafic Kiyaga
Two goals in either half of the game by striker Emmanuel Okwi and Fahad Bayo were all that mattered as the Uganda Cranes downed the Flames of Malawi as the Cranes kept alive their chances of qualifying for their third consecutive AFCON tournament. The game which came 366 days since......
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McKinstry looking forward to electric atmosphere at Namboole

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has been in charge of two games since he took over coaching reigns of the national side. Both those games have come on the road though, with the Cranes picking up a victory over Ethiopia in his first game in charge before they picked......
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The little moments will matter, Onyango cautions Cranes ahead of Malawi game

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes take on the Flames of Malawi on Sunday in their first home game of the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, marking 366 days since they last played at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. It is a game of very much importance to the Uganda Cranes, as it......
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Uganda vs Malawi: A trip down memory lane, when Malawi last visited Namboole

Ronald Lusulire
On Sunday, it will be exactly 366 days since the Uganda Cranes last played at the Mandela National Stadium. The opponent was Cape Verde, with qualification to the 2019 African Cup of Nations at stake. When the Cranes do make the grand entrance into the expectedly filled to capacity Namboole......

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