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Uganda Cranes to face Bright Stars in trial match today

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes and top tier side Bright Stars are set for a trial match today at the heart of Kampala at Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium. This will be the second test match for the Cranes who…

November 28, 2016

President Museveni expected to grace Cranes match on Saturday

By Robert Kayindi James President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is expected to grace the Cranes match against Congo Brazzaville in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Saturday at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. “His Excellency the President of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Kaguta…

November 10, 2016

Cranes goalie Onyango remains a major doubt for Congo Brazzaville clash

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes number one custodian, Dennis Masinde Onyango remains a major doubt for the team’s clash against Congo Brazzaville in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers slated for this Saturday, 12th November at Namboole stadium. Onyango…

November 10, 2016

Uganda Cranes fail Zambia test

By Robert Kayindi James At a poorly attended match, Uganda Cranes failed their test against Zambia as they lost 1-0 to the visitors in an international friendly match played on Tuesday evening at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. A first half…

November 9, 2016

Micho drops eight players as he trims Cranes Squad

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic dropped eight players on Monday as he trimmed the team ahead of today’s friendly tie against Zambia at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. The eight players asked to leave the camp…

November 8, 2016

Little time together and Low fitness levels cost us – coach Wasswa Bbosa

By Robert Kayindi James Kampala regional select coach Wasswa Bbosa blamed little time with his boys for the humiliating 6-1 loss to the Uganda Cranes on Saturday in the Cranes Namutima campaign that saw the two sides clash at Muteesa II…

November 7, 2016

Algerian referees to officiate over Cranes’ tie with Congo Brazzaville

By Robert Kayindi James Continental football governing body, CAF (Confederation of African Football) has assigned Algerians referees to officiate over the Cranes’ tie against Congo Brazzaville in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier that is slated for Saturday, 12th November…

November 3, 2016

Uganda Cranes edge KCCA FC in first training buildup

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes kicked off their official training on a high note on Wednesday evening as they edged league reigning champions KCCA FC by 1-0. The team is in preparations for three fixtures starting on Saturday, 5th November…

November 3, 2016

Coach Micho summons big squad ahead of Cranes’ ties with Zambia and Congo Brazzaville

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic has summoned a big squad of about forty players, composed of both international and local based players, for the national team ahead of ties with Zambia and Congo Brazzaville. He…

November 3, 2016

Uganda seeded in pot four ahead of the 2017 AFCON draws

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda has been seeded in pot four ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations draws. The Cranes beat Comoros 1-0 in their final qualification campaign game to return to the continental tournament after nearly four…

September 28, 2016