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COSAFA U-17: Victory is our goal – Skipper Nalukenge

Shafic Kiyaga
A 29-man contingent featuring 20 players and nine officials has departed Entebbe international for Port Luis, Mauritius where they will take part in the inaugural Council of Southern African football Associations (COSAFA) U-17 women tournament. Women football in Uganda has taken huge strides since the national team played its first......
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COSAFA 2019: Nalukenge to captain team as 20-man squad is revealed

Shafic Mutebi
The U-17 women national team head coach Ayub Khalifah has revealed the identity of the final 20 players, that he will travel with on Wednesday, September 18th, to represent the country in the inaugural edition of the Council of South Africa Football Associations (COSAFA), U-17 women tournament in Mauritius. The......
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COSAFA U-17: Ayub worried over team’s defending despite second friendly win 

Shafic Mutebi
The U-17 national Women team head coach Ayub Khalifah is worried about the progress of his team despite picking up a win over FUFA women elite league select team on Sunday morning at the FUFA technical center Njeru. The Crested Cranes had a better outing against the Elite team than......
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Najjemba, Nalukenge make the headlines as Ayub Khalifah summons 30

Shafic Mutebi
New U-17 Head coach Ayub Khalifah has summoned 30 players as the U-17 women national team gets ready for the upcoming U-17 women COSAFA tournament in Mauritius. Fauzia Najjemba and Juliet Nalukenge who were part of the Crested Canes team that travelled to Ethiopia to play at the 2020 Olympics......
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COSAFA U-17: Uganda get tournament underway with Zambia test.

Shafic Mutebi
The fixtures for the 2019 edition of the Council for Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) women’s Under 17 championship to be held in Mauritius have been released. Uganda U-17 women national team, who were invited as guests for the tournament will kick off with a clash against Zambia at St.......
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COSAFA experience is career stepping stone for Anukani

Ronald Lusulire
Uganda Cranes teenage midfielder Bright Anukani has described his experience at the 2019 COSAFA tournament in South Africa as a stepping stone in his fast growing career. Talking exclusively to www.football-256.com from Durban, the soft-spoken silky midfielder asserted. “It was a great moment for me as a player and indeed......
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COSAFA 2019: The tournament prepared Cranes for CHAN – Mubiru

Herman Nnyanzi
Despite being knocked out of the 2019 COSAFA Cup without a single win, Uganda Cranes coach Abdallah Mubiru believes the tournament has prepared the team for the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers. Uganda Cranes lost 3-2 in penalties to Lesotho at the quarterfinal stage of the tournament after......
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COSAFA 2019: Uganda fail shootout test again

Ronald Lusulire
Penalty shootouts is something the Cranes have to focus on a lot more in training prior to tournaments incase they are to firmly standout while competing at championship. For the second successive time, the Cranes didn’t have luck on their side in a penalty shoot out, this time around losing......
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COSAFA 2019: Cranes with another chance to redeem themselves

Brian Aheebwa
The Uganda Cranes might not be playing for the COSAFA Cup after they were eliminated by Lesotho 3-2 on penalties but they have yet another opportunity for redemption when they play South Africa in a plate semifinal on Tuesday. Uganda who played to a goalless before falling to Lesotho take......
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COSAFA 2019:  Uganda to play South Africa in a plate semi final

Brian Aheebwa
Plate semi finals of the 2019 COSAFA tournament were staged to cater for the teams that will have lost their quarter finals at the tournament in Durban.  Having played just a single game each at the 2019 COSAFA Championship,  Uganda Cranes and South Africa will face off in one of......

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