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CHAN 2020: Mubiru targets qualification

Herman Nnyanzi
After being appointed to lead the Uganda Cranes through the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers Police FC head coach Abdallah Mubiru is aiming at the final. Mubiru probably knows that anything below that will be failure to his side and all the local coaches ahead of his first......
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Kenya: Kasumba leaves Sofapaka

Kevin Kimani
Ugandan striker, Umaru Kasumba has left Kenyan Premier League side, Sofapaka, club president Elly Kalekwa has confirmed. Kalekwa admitted that the team’s bad financial situation wouldn’t allow him to offer Kasumba another deal. “Our financial situation is bad. We could not offer him another deal and we wish him all......
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Africa FUFA

Mubiru, Mbabazi named interim coaches ahead of CHAN qualifiers

Clive Kyazze
Just like they were in charge of the Cranes team that played and finished eighth at the 2019 COSAFA Championship, Abdallah Mubiru and Livingstone Mbabazi will be in the spotlight again. The duo together with goalkeeping coach Sadik Wassa will handle the Cranes ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship......
Africa FUFA

FUFA launches 2026 World Cup campaign, sacks national teams’ personnel

Clive Kyazze
The FUFA president Moses Magogo on Wednesday launched a campaign that will see Uganda qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup that will be hosted by three countries in the USA, Canada and Mexico. Magogo revealed this at the weekly FUFA press conference in Mengo, it was the first time......
Africa

Pyramids FC offer Desabre ‘open’ contract

Clive Kyazze
Egyptian money bags Pyramids FC grabbed former Uganda Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre from the jaws of rivals Al Ahly Sports Club before unveiling him on Monday, July 8th, 2019 at June 30th Stadium. What’s not clear though is the duration of the contract, it wasn’t stated at the unveiling as......
Africa

Kenya: Gor Mahia set to drop Ssekisambu

Clive Kyazze
Kenyan Premier League side, Gor Mahia is set to part ways with Ugandan attacker Erisa Ssekisambu according to reports. The former Vipers SC and SC Villa player in Uganda struggled in his first season with the Kenyan champions scoring a paltry five league goals that included a hat-trick against the......
Africa FUFA Opinions

What next for Cranes, with CHAN qualifiers looming?

Clive Kyazze
In three weeks’, time, Uganda will embark on the qualification campaign for the 2020 African Nations Championship, starting away against Somalia, between July 26th and July 28th, quickly followed by the return leg in Kampala, a week later, between 2nd and 4th, August. The Cranes though, are without a coach......
Africa

Exclusive: Desabre to join Egyptian money bags

Clive Kyazze
After stepping down as Uganda Cranes coach, Sebastien Desabre is on the verge of joining Egyptian money bags Pyramids. Football-256 can reliably report that Desabre will in the coming days put pen to paper for a yet to be disclosed period. Pyramids was founded 11 years ago as Al Assiouty......
Africa Africa Cup of Nations Uganda Cranes

End of an era – A look at Desabre’s 21 games in charge

Clive Kyazze
Friday, December 28th, 2017, Sebastien Desabre signed a three-year deal with FUFA to coach the Uganda Cranes, however, the contract was terminated in the interest of both parties according to the FUFA. We look back at the 21 games Desabre was in charge of the Cranes. January 6th, 2018: Uganda......
Africa

Kenya: Goalie Lule among nine axed by Posta Rangers

Kevin Kimani
Ugandan goalkeeper Martin Lule is among nine players who have been dropped by Kenyan Premier League side Posta Rangers heading into the 2019/ 20 Kenyan Premier League season. Lule, who joined the Mail-Men in March 2019 from National Super League side, St. Josephs FC was Posta’s first choice keeper for......

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