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CHAN 2020: Cranes targets substantial first leg advantage in Bujumbura

Herman Nnyanzi
Uganda Crane’s will be targeting to pick up a morale boosting first leg advantage over Burundi, in the play off round in the 2020 Total African Nations Championships (CHAN) qualifiers in Bujumbura on Saturday, September 21st. The two sides are just 180 minutes away from confirming their slots in the......
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CECEFA U20: Hippopotamus, Uganda’s identity unmasked

Clive Kyazze
When it comes to national football teams and nicknames, the ideas never fall far away from national emblems. This is notable here in Uganda where the senior team is named after the Crested Crane while the U-23 side is called the ‘Kobs’. The two creatures gracefully complete Uganda’s national symbol,......
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CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Madondo eager to prove worth after late inclusion in Cranes squad

Ronald Lusulire
Busoga United forward Joel Madondo was named part of the initial Uganda Cranes team that was preparing for the 2019 African Cup of Nations. But he pulled out of the squad as he underwent trials at Turkish side Ümraniyespor Since then, he has been left out of the cold in......
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CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Mubiru still has choices to make despite dropping six players

Ronald Lusulire
Uganda Cranes coach Abdallah Mubiru on Tuesday morning dropped six players ahead of the 2020 final CHAN qualification round first leg tie against Burundi this Saturday in Bujumbura. Proline FC midfielder Sam “Tiyo” Kintu, Onduparaka FC skipper Ghadafi Wahab, Kyetume FC goalie Joel Mutakubwa, Maroons right back Eddy Kampapa, Police......
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Uncle money remanded to Luzira prison over manslaughter

Shafic Kiyaga
Uganda Cranes and prominent football cheerleader Jackson Ssewanyana alias Uncle Money, has been sent to Luzira prison on remand on charges of manslaughter. He is accused of clobbering to death Tumusiime, a phone dealer at Mutaasa-Kafeero plaza in Kampala, on August 16, 2019. Ssewanyana was arrested and locked up at......
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CHAN 2020: Madondo, Alitho join Cranes squad ahead of Burundi duel

Shafic Kiyaga
Busoga United forward Joel Madondo and URA goalkeeper James Alitho have joined up with the Uganda Cranes team. The Cranes are preparing for their first round qualifier for the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) tournament against Burundi on Saturday 21st, September in Bujumbura. Madondo comes in to replace Proline FC......
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Turkey: Miya’s solo goal guides Konyaspor to first league victory

Brian Aheebwa
Farouk Miya’s 54th minute goal was all his new club Konyaspor needed to register their first win of the 2019/2020 Turkish Super League season. The Uganda Cranes forward scored the only goal of the game as Konyaspor edged Denizlispor 1-0 on Sunday a game which he played the entire 90......
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Mugabi excited for new challenge after penning short team deal at Motherwell

Brandon Matale
Uganda Cranes defender Bevis Kristofer Mugabi has revealed that he is excited for a new challenge after he agreed to a short-term deal with Scottish Premier League side Motherwell FC. The 6ft 3-inch central defender who can also play at right back has agreed a deal until January 2020 after......

Fifteen turnup for Cranes’ CHAN preps

Clive Kyazze
Its ten days to Uganda Cranes’ first leg of the final qualifying round of the 2020 African Nations Championship qualifier against Burundi in Bujumbura. The side has already started preparation, with their first training session held on Wednesday at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo where 15 players turned up for the morning......
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International friendly: Lukwago supreme in Uganda Cranes draw

Brian Aheebwa
Uganda Cranes goal keeper Charles Lukwago had a busy day in goal, as he pulled off sublime saves to deny Kenya’s Harambee Stars as both teams settled for a one-all draw at the Moi International Stadium on Sunday. The Cranes went into the lead inside the opening 20 minutes thanks......

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