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CECAFA 2019: Anukani too hot as Cranes hold on to defeat Burundi

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKisntry predicted a difficult game against Burundi ahead of their CECAFA Group A encounter at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo.  Despite the 2-1 Victory, Cranes looked dominant with McKinstry rolling out an offensive approach, starting with Shafic Kagimu, Allan Okello and Bright Anukani who are predominantly......
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CECAFA 2019: McKinstry wary of ‘wounded lion’ Burundi

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes get their CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup campaign underway against Burundi on Saturday December 7th at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. The Group A clash pits together two teams that last met in the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) play-off round qualifiers. Uganda under then caretaker boss Abdallah Mubiru, went on......
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CECAFA 2019: McKinstry reveals Cranes final 20 man squad for CECAFA

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has revealed the 20 players that will carry the nation’s hopes at the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.  Uganda will host the 40th edition of the championships, that gets underway, Saturday December 7th at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Only one player who played at......
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CECAFA 2019: Onyango, Wambani make Harambee Stars cut for CECAFA

Shafic Kiyaga
Defending champions Kenya have revealed their 20 man squad that will represent the nation at this year’s CECAFA senior challenge Cup due December 7th – 19th in Kampala, Uganda. Harambee stars veteran Joash Onyango who featured for the Harambee stars during the 2019 AFCON in Egypt makes the squad, which......
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CECAFA 2019: Zanzibar want to go one better, as they aim for regional triumph

Shafic Kiyaga
Zanzibar made a low profile entrance into the country at the start of the week, probably underlining their focus and determination to perhaps try and get their hands on the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. The island nation is one of the longest standing competitors in the tournament having joined the......
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CECAFA 2019: Much as winning is a must, McKinstry wants to improve performance

Clive Kyazze
Not so many coaches care about improving the technical and tactical abilities of their players, all that really matters to the majority is winning. How? is not an issue. Current Uganda Cranes coach Johnathan McKinstry is taking a different path, much as winning remains a priority, how he does it......
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CECAFA 2019: The last time Cranes won the Challenge Cup

Brandon Matale
Addis Ababa provided the setting for the 38th edition of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations, (CECAFA). Providing the perfect stage for Uganda to triumph for the 14th time in the tournament’s history. The action then commenced on 21st November, climaxing on 5th December, Addis Ababa, Bahir......
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A recap of the last time Uganda hosted the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Noah Walakira
The 2019 CECAFA senior Challenge Cup kicksoff this Saturday in Kampala, with the hosts Uganda optimistic of registering title number 15, by the time it climaxes on December 19th.   The championship returns to Uganda seven years since it was last hosted in the Pearl of Africa. Then the Cranes......
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CECAFA 2019: Kenya up to defend 2017 crown

Herman Nnyanzi
Kenya’s main target ahead of the 2019 Senior Challenge Cup will be retaining the title they won in 2017. And they will have to do that in the backyard of their rivals as the tournament is due in Uganda from 7th to 19th December. The Harambee Stars’ seventh triumph of......
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Organising committee confirm changes to CECAFA Challenge Cup schedule

Shafic Kiyaga
The 2019 edition of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations is only days away from getting underway in Uganda. The tournament is scheduled to take place from 7th to 19th December, for the first time since it was last held in 2017 in Kenya, with the Harambee......

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