Tag : Uganda Cranes news

Uganda cranes team

Uganda improves by three places in the latest FIFA rankings

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda has finally improved by three places in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, 14th July after being static for the last two consecutive months. For two months running, Uganda had been ranked 72nd but…

July 15, 2016

Uganda Cranes Striker Erisa Sekisambu races for the ball against Eastern Select side defender at Mbale Municipal Stadium

Eastern select team shocks Uganda Cranes in Mbale regional tour game.

The Uganda Cranes suffered another shock in the regional tours after the Eastern select side stole a draw from them in the dying minutes of the game at Mbale Municipal stadium last weekend. This comes after the national team were defeated in their…

June 28, 2016

Uganda Cranes training

Uganda Cranes in preparations ahead of the Eastern region tour

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes are under serious preparations ahead of the National team’s tour to the Eastern region of the country. The tour is part of the Cranes build up ahead of a very decisive game against Group…

June 22, 2016

Uganda cranes team

Uganda seeded in port four ahead of the 2018 World Cup Qualifier Group draws

By Robert Kayindi James The Uganda national football team, the Cranes have today been seeded in port four ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers groups draws. According to reports, the group draws will be held on June 24th, 2016….

June 9, 2016

Melvyn Lorenzo juggles the ball as teammates look during a training session.

Uganda Cranes kick off intense training, Lorenzo impresses

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes have kicked off intense training at Namboole stadium ahead of a crucial tie against Botswana in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations’ Qualifiers early next month (4th June). However, before the vital clash in…

May 26, 2016

Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic

Coach Micho names Werder Bremen striker in his Uganda Cranes 21-man Squad

On Wednesday morning during the weekly press conference at FUFA house in Mengo, Kampala, Uganda Cranes Coach Milutin “Micho” Sredojovic released a 21-man squad that will soon be starting preparations for two international fixtures. Among those named and very new…

May 18, 2016

Mixed reactions among football fans after Cranes fail to win at Namboole

By Robert Kayindi James Football is a game with three possible results at the start of every match. You can win, draw or lose. Yesterday, the Uganda Cranes shared the spoils with Burkina Faso on match day four of the 2017…

March 30, 2016

Uganda cranes team

Uganda Cranes share spoils with Burkina Faso at Namboole, remain second in the group

By Robert Kayindi James It was an epic tie as Uganda Cranes played Burkina Faso under floodlights on Tuesday evening at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole in the return leg of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers. The two sides shared the…

March 30, 2016

Uganda Cranes Team

President Museveni gives 300M to Uganda Cranes

By Robert Kayindi James His Excellence President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has extended financial support worth 300M to the Uganda Cranes as they prepare to play Burkina Faso in a back-to-back fixture on 26th in Ouagadougou and on 29th March in…

March 24, 2016

Farouk Miya

Uganda vs Burkina Faso match day tickets hit the market as Miya and Okwi join Cranes camp

By Robert Kayindi James With less than a week to Uganda’s game against Burkina Faso in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers, match day tickets have hit the market. Uganda hosts the Stallions on 29th March at Namboole Stadium, just three days…

March 23, 2016