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CHAN 2020: Vianney Ssekajugo Hopes to play starring role for Cranes at CHAN

Joel Anguyo Jolikiba
Uganda Cranes and Wakiso Giants forward Vianney Ssekajugo scored in both fixtures against Burundi during the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers as Uganda Cranes earned the right to participate in the tournament’s sixth edition in Cameroon. Fahad Bayo opened the scoring for the Cranes in the fifth minute of......
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CHAN 2020: Champions Morocco, Uganda and debutants Togo, All the 16 qualified teams

Shafic Kiyaga
The identities of the 16 teams that will compete for top honours at next year’s African Nations Championships (CHAN), have been decided after the conclusion of the qualification stage over the weekend. A total of 48 out of 53 registered Confederation of African Football (CAF) members entered the qualifying rounds,......
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CHAN 2020: Cranes look to seal fifth consecutive CHAN qualification

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For the fifth edition in a row, the Uganda Cranes have one leg in the African Nations Championships (CHAN) final tournament, when they host fellow East African nation Burundi at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo, on Saturday. The Cranes hold a three-goal advantage over their opponents tomorrow, thanks to goals from......
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CHAN 2020: Cranes CHAN team get preparations for return leg underway

Herman Nnyanzi
Uganda Cranes team will play against Burundi in the second leg of the play-off round qualifiers for the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) qualifiers on Saturday 19th October, at the Mandela National stadium, Namboole. A squad of 25 players were summoned to undertake preparations for the hugely anticipated game underway,......
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CHAN 2020: Watambala Earns maiden Cranes senior team call up

Shafic Kiyaga
Vipers SC youngster Abdul Karim Watambala has earned his maiden senior national team call up as he was named part of the Cranes team that will prepare for the CHAN play-off return leg encounter against Burundi. The Cranes CHAN team will play Burundi in the return leg on 19th October,......
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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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CHAN 2020: Cranes on verge of fifth consecutive CHAN appearance

Herman Nnyanzi
Uganda Cranes are just 90 minutes away from confirming their slot in the 2020 Total African Nations Championships (CHAN) after securing a crucial 3-0 away victory over Burundi in the first leg of the play-off round qualifier at the Intwari stadium, Bujumbura. Vianney Ssekajjugo scored early in the first half,......
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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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Former CAF President Issa Hayatou to make comeback in football governance

Brandon Matale
Former Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Issa Hayatou, will make a comeback to football governance, to help in organization of both the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) and the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Cameroonian Sports ministry has confirmed that Hayatou will act as a special adviser......
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Mutyaba makes Cranes’ Cut after five year absence

Clive Kyazze
You can call him Mike Mutyaba or Suleiman Mutyaba, one thing for sure, he is one of the best talents of his generation. Busting to the scene as a teenager in the early 2000s, Mutyaba was one of the players every national team coach at every level fancied to have......

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