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Banned centre referee Kirangwa bounces back as an assistant referee

Clive Kyazze
Banned for five years before they were later reduced to six months referee Ronald Kirwanga will return from his suspension as an assistant referee. That’s according to the FUFA national referees nomination list for Kampala Regions that has 10 male referees, 10 male assistant referees, three female referees, and four......

McKinstry looking forward to coaching his agemates

Clive Kyazze
New Uganda Cranes coach Johnathan McKinstry is just 34 years old, and the chances of him coaching players his age or even older than him are quite high especially in Uganda’s football setting. However, that has never been a problem for a man whose international coaching career started at the......
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Khalifah calls for increased federation backing as COSAFA heroes return

Shafic Mutebi
The Uganda U-17 women national team coach Ayub Khalifah has called on the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) to make sure they continue with development programs to help the current U-17 team progress onto the U-20 level and beyond. Khalifah was speaking upon heroic return of the Uganda U-17......
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McKinstry wants to take Cranes to the 2022 World Cup

Clive Kyazze
FUFA had set their world Cup target to 2026, but new Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan McKinstry thinks otherwise, and wants to see the Cranes qualify for the 2022 edition in Qatar. The Irishman made the revelation on Monday morning, after he was unveiled as the new Uganda Cranes coach for......
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Exclusive: FUFA turn to Irish flavour for next Uganda Cranes coach

Clive Kyazze
 In the past, the Uganda Cranes’ dugout has had a Hungarian, Scottish, Serbian and French touch. Still without a permanent head coach currently, credible sources indicate that Irishman Jonathan McKinstry is set to be the next Cranes head coach. The reports are making rounds after FUFA confirmed at their 95th......
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FUFA President Magogo to step aside amidst corruption investigations

Shafic Kiyaga
Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA), President Moses Magogo is set to step aside as the head of the federation as investigations into a corruption case against him are carried out by football’s international governing body FIFA. According to reports, Magogo will step aside from his role as President to......
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‘We striked because FUFA wanted to take us for a ride’ – Captain Onyango

Clive Kyazze
When this website broke the story of the Cranes’ strike days to their 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 game against Senegal, their reasons were downplayed by FUFA. They were later forced to labour with explanations of what the code of conduct contained and how the ‘selfish......
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Twenty two summoned for Cranes regional match in Adjumani

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes interim head coach Abdallah Mubiru has summoned 22 players who will travel to west Nile for the Cranes na mutima exhibition match against the West Nile select team at Adjumani stadium on Saturday, 28th September 2019. A bulk of players who were summoned for the Cranes CHAN team......
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CHAN 2020: Win is just a cushion, we cannot celebrate now – Mubiru

Herman Nnyanzi
Uganda Cranes picked up an incredible 3-0 away victory over Burundi in the play-off round of the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) at the Intwari stadium, Bujumbura on Saturday evening. Vianney Ssekajjugo’s 13th minute strike, plus Muzamir Mutyaba and Mustafa Kizza’s second half goals were enough for the cranes to......
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Mubiru on the verge of reproducing Okee’s 1978 exploits

Clive Kyazze
Peter Okee remains the last local coach to guide Uganda Cranes to a major football tournament, and that was the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations. He nearly joined an elite class of the few local coaches who have won the continent’s biggest football tournament, but fell at the final hurdle.......

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