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Onyango: We deserved to get maximum points

Ronald Lusulire
Uganda Cranes skipper Denis Masinde Onyango lauded his teammates for the great display against a high spirited Malawi Flames in their 2019 AFCON qualifier game at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Sunday. The Cranes marked their return to Namboole after a year with no action in front of their......
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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: 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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Portuguese replaces Clarence Seedorf as Indomitable lions head coach

Shafic Kiyaga
Cameroon’s Sports Ministry has confirmed the appointment of former Portugese footballer Toni Conceicao as the new head coach of Camerron national team the indomitable lions. Conceicao replaces former AC Milan and Dutch legend Clarence Seedorf who was sacked in July following Cameroon’s early exit from the 2019 Africa Cup of......
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AFCON 2019: The strongest team won the title – Cisse

Clive Kyazze
Algeria came for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations as the best team on the continent, Senegal were the second-best on the continent and it was no surprise that the two teams met in the final. At the end of the day Algeria came out on top with a......
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AFCON 2019: Algeria faced difficulties en route to Nations Cup glory

Clive Kyazze
No journey to the top is smooth, some hardships are visible for everyone to see, others are just happening from within and those affected internally find how to deal with them. It looks like the Desert Foxes have a similar story to tell as they lifted the 2019 Total Africa......
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AFCON 2019: Algeria are African champions for second time

Clive Kyazze
Not even once had Algeria scored first and lost a game at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations, in Egypt. That script never changed as they claimed a second Nations Cup trophy when they defeated Senegal 1-0 at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday.  The last time the two......

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