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Wasswa out to silence doubters

Brian Aheebwa
Hassan Wasswa Mawanda is one of the Cranes players who has faced a lot of criticism in the recent past, especially with his involvement with the team at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations. Why was he involved in the team together with Godfrey Walusimbi yet they had gone......
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Kenya part ways with national team coach

Kevin Kimani
Kenya FA, Football Kenya Federation has parted ways with national team head coach Sebastien Migne after just 15 months in charge of Harambee Stars. This comes a week after Kenya was knocked out of African Championship (CHAN) qualifiers at home by Tanzania through post match penalties. “Football Kenya Federation and......
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Desabre was more organized than Micho – Azira

Clive Kyazze
Uganda Cranes midfielder Mike Azira has played under the last two coaches to manage the Uganda Cranes, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic and Sebastian Desabre. And for some reason, much as Micho gave the midfielder his first shot at topflight while still at SC Villa in 2003, Azira doesn’t rate the Serbian......
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Kenya: Ndikumana ditches Sofapaka for Bandari

Kevin Kimani
Burundian keeper Justin Ndikumana is set to join Mombasa based Kenyan Premier League side, Bandari after parting ways with Sofapaka. The Burundian international who was part of the Swallows team at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt is among nine players who have left Sofapaka owing to the team’s......
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Transfers: Lwanga joins newly promoted Egyptian side

Ronald Lusulire
The 2019 post African Cup of Nations fruits are still following Uganda Cranes players with the latest to seal a move being midfielder Taddeo Lwanga. The former Vipers’ captain has joined newly promoted Egyptian premier league side Tanta FC for a period yet to be revealed.  Lwanga has been a......
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CHAN 2020: Burundi completes double over South Sudan to book date with Uganda

Ronald Lusulire
Uganda Cranes will play Burundi in the final qualifying round of the 2020 African Nations Championship after their 2-1 win over South Sudan at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Sunday. Following a 2-0 victory in the first leg in Bujumbura, the visitors came into this encounter with an advantage over......
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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......
Africa Cup of Nations

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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AFCON 2019: CAF blames its media team for announcing wrong referee for final

Herman Nnyanzi
Africa’s football governing body Confederation of African Football (CAF) has extended blame to its media team over announcing a wrong referee to handle the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations final. CAF’s chairman of Referees’ Commission Souleyman Waberi has explained the reason as to why a South African referee Victor......

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