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Government deserts Uganda Cranes, hangs them out to dry

By Robert K Circles As the National Football team, the Uganda Cranes prepare for double header with the Stallions of Burkina Faso in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers later this month; the government has deserted them according to reports reaching our…

March 18, 2016

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FUFA organises prayers for the national team ahead of Burkina Faso ties

By Robert Kayindi James The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has organised prayers for the national team ahead of a back-to-back fixture with Burkina Faso in the 2017 AFCON Qualifiers in Ouagadougou on 26th March and later in Kampala…

March 18, 2016

Emma Okwi once again summoned for national duty as coach Micho names his 30 man squad

By Robert Kayindi James With just ten days to the clash between Uganda Cranes and the Stallions of Burkina Faso in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers, the national team head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has named a 30-man squad. Among those summoned…

March 16, 2016

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FUFA offers Uganda Cranes tickets on a discount

By Robert Kayindi James Ahead of Uganda Cranes’ double clash with Burkina Faso in the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier, FUFA has embarked on a campaign to lure fans to Namboole stadium, come 29th March 2016. The match will…

March 16, 2016

A Uganda Cranes player and a West Nile select player chase after the ball during the Uganda Cranes regional tour at Onduparaka Grounds in Arua.

West Nile Emerges Victor in the Uganda Cranes Arua Regional Game.

The Uganda Cranes suffered their first defeat in the regional tour when they were thumped by the West Nile Select team 1 nil last weekend at the Onduparaka grounds in Arua. Last year, Airtel Uganda in partnership with FUFA and Nile Special,…

March 15, 2016

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FUFA needs Ugx 1.5 billion to prepare for Cranes’ fixtures against Burkina Faso

By Robert Kayindi James FUFA finance director, Decolas Kizza has revealed that the local football governing body needs 1.5 billion shillings to prepare for Uganda Cranes’ fixtures against Burkina Faso in the 2017 AFCON Qualifiers. According to Kizza, the money is…

March 3, 2016

Here is why Uganda Cranes need more than just prayers to qualify for the knockout stages

By Robert Kayindi James Uganda Cranes will today battle it out with Zimbabwe in the final group D game at the ongoing Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) in Rwanda. With Uganda sitting third on the log of pool D with just one…

January 27, 2016

Cameroon holds Uganda in final buildup friendly match

By Robert Kayindi James The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon held Uganda to a goalless draw in their final international buildup match played at FUFA Technical center in Njeru, Jinja on Wednesday. Both sides were in their final preparations for the Africa Nations…

January 14, 2016

Uganda Cranes share spoils with Gabon in international friendly

By Robert Kayindi James With less than a week to the kick-off of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Rwanda, Uganda Cranes have intensified their preparations ahead of the tournament. The Cranes played out to a one-all draw with Gabon…

January 11, 2016

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Uganda Cranes’ players vow to go past the group stages at the 2016 CHAN finals

By Our Reporter With just nine days left to the kick-off of the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kigali, Rwanda, Cranes’ players have expressed their commitment to take Uganda past the group stages as the country marks its…

January 8, 2016