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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......
AFCON 2021 Africa Uganda Cranes

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’......
Africa Total CAF Confederation Cup

CAF CC: Odongkara’s Horoya drawn in Confederations Cup group of death

Ronald Lusulire
The draw for the 2019 group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup took place on Tuesday, 12th November 2019 at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. A total of 16 teams qualified for the group stages after navigating past three qualifying rounds, and have been potted into groups A, B,......
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Ugandan Players Abroad: Kabugo enjoys colorful debut at Sebeta, Miya’s Konyaspor falls Ssenkatuka’s Mogreb Tetouan bows out of Throne cup

Ronald Lusulire
Ahead of the international break, it was yet again another action packed weekend for a number of Ugandan players abroad at their respective clubs as they registered different results. Ronald Lusulire followed them up to find out how they fared. In Ethiopia, defender Savio Kabugo made his debut for new......
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McKinstry intrepid, valorous, but can he walk the talk

Edward Raymond Komakech
It’s about time that Jonathan McKinstry earned his money’s worth. The youthful coach hasn’t been around too long but has already caught the admiration of many Ugandans with his thick Irish accent and disposition displayed particularly when making an appearance in public. If his demand in the public domain was......
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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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Jackson Mayanja parts ways with Tanzanian side KMC

Shafic Kiyaga
Tanzanian top division side Kinandoni Municipal Council (KMC) has confirmed their well kept secret about the sacking of head coach Jackson ‘Mia-Mia’ Mayanja. Mayanja joined Kinandoni in June and leaves barely four months into his one-year renewable contract. On Monday, the Cranes legend was not present as KMC picked up......
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CAF CC: Proline FC, victims of their own downfall or was it a step too high for them?

Ronald Lusulire
It has been a fun-filled and tremendous six month for Proline FC. They ended last season on a high, winning their first ever double in history, after winning the Uganda Cup and the FUFA Big League. Ultimately gaining a place amongst just three clubs to have won a double after......
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CAF CC: Uganda’s representatives fail at final hurdle, Kaddu’s Berkane make dramatic comeback

Herman Nnyanzi
Al-Hilal Ommurmdam who qualified for the group stages of the CAF Champions League will be the only representatives from the CECAFA region in the 2019/2020 edition.  The return leg of the play-off round qualifiers of the 2019/2020 CAF Confederation Cup were played over the weekend, with 16 clubs confirming their......
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CAF CC: KCCA endure difficult night in Algeria, as they crash out of the continent

Shafic Kiyaga
KCCA manager Mike Mutebi said that failure by his side to qualify for either the CAF Confederations Cup, and CAF Champions League group stages would tantamount into failure to achieve one of their prime objectives. KCCA and Mutebi had hoped that they would seal passage into the 2019/2020 Confederations Cup......

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