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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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Malawi coach out to avenge for 2000 loss to Cranes

Shafic Kiyaga
The last time Malawi played the Uganda Cranes was close to 20 months ago, the game ended in a goalless draw. But that is just part of the long-standing rivalry between these two nations.   Nineteen years ago, Malawi were in Kampala for a 2002 African cup of Nations qualifier......
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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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AFCON 2021: Uganda hold on to pick up draw against Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes held on to pick up a vital point against a relentless Burkina Faso at the 4th August stadium, Ouagadougou, as they got their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign underway. The hosts seemed to have done enough homework about the Cranes, and that was on show in......
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AFCON 2021: McKinstry, Miya rally on the Cranes against Burkina Faso

Ronald Lusulire
Uganda Cranes’ quest for a third successive African Cup of Nations qualification gets underway tonight with a tricky away game against the Stallions of Burkina Faso at the 4th August Stadium in Ouagadougou. The Cranes have lost both their two outings in Ouagadougou, losing 2-0 in September 2004 in the......
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AFCON 2021: Moment of truth for McKinstry and his troops

Edward Raymond Komakech
It’s three years and eight months since the Cranes faced the Stallions at the Stade du 4-Août and in all sincerity, not much has changed in the Cranes ranks since. Eleven players from the team that last faced Burkina Faso back in March 2016 under the stewardship of Milutin ‘Micho’......
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AFCON: Defender Mukiibi pulls out of Cranes’ squad

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes defender Ronald Mukiibi has been ruled out of the Cranes two opening games of the 2021 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers. The Cranes will visit Ouagadougou to play Burkina Faso on Wednesday 13th November, before returning home on Sunday 17th, November to host Malawi at the Mandela National......
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AFCON Qualifiers: McKinstry goes for continuity ahead of Burkina Faso, Malawi ties

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan McKinstry on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 released a 25-man squad that will represent the country in the 2021 African Cup of Nations Qualifier games against Burkina Faso and Malawi. The Cranes will get their 2021 qualification campaign underway when they visit Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou......
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Cranes: FUFA confirm McKinstry’s backroom staff

Shafic Kiyaga
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has maintained Abdallah Mubiru and Charles Livingstone Mbabazi on the Cranes technical team but on an interim basis.  Mubiru and Mbabazi have handled the Cranes CHAN team on interim prior to the confirmation of Jonathan McKinstry as the Cranes permanent head coach.  The duo......

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