Tag : Uganda football news

Geofrey Massa

Former Cranes striker Geofrey Massa reportedly shot by police

Former Uganda Cranes striker Geofrey Massa has been caught on the wrong side of the law. According to a report by NTV Uganda, Massa had a run-in with police on Wednesday evening that ended in him being shot at. It…

July 13, 2017

Uganda Cranes Team

French Military Team set to face off with Uganda Cranes

By Our Reporter The French Military team jetted into the country on Monday ahead of their friendly match against the Uganda Cranes. The team which has already had several practice sessions at Mandela National Stadium is in town to face…

March 23, 2017

Emma Okwi fights for the ball with Eastern Select side player

Uganda Cranes beat Eastern Select side in Eastern regional tour

In preparation for World Cup and AFCON 2019 qualifiers, the Uganda Cranes team defeated the Eastern Uganda select team in the first regional tour of 2017 played at Kamuli Park Municipal Stadium in Kamuli, Eastern Uganda. Since 2015, the Uganda…

March 20, 2017

Denis Onyango

Uganda’s goalkeeper Denis Onyango named African Player of the Year

By Our Reporter Uganda Cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper, Denis Masinde Onyango has been named the 2016 CAF African Player of the Year based in Africa. The Ugandan shot stopper was crowned at an award gala held in Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday…

January 6, 2017

FUFA confirms friendly ties with Tunisia, Slovakia and Ivory Coast

By Robert Kayindi James Local football governing body, FUFA has confirmed Uganda Cranes friendly ties with north African giants Tunisia, European side Slovakia and AFCON reigning champions Ivory Coast ahead of the January 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon….

December 23, 2016

Uganda Cranes Team

FUFA in quest for 4 billion for Uganda Cranes ahead of AFCON 2017

By Robert Kayindi James The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) is in a quest for 4.39 billion shillings for Uganda Cranes ahead of the 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The development was revealed by the FUFA…

December 23, 2016

KCCA FC team

CAF Champions League: KCCA FC pitted against Angolan league defending champions

By Robert Kayindi James Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) has been pitted against Angolan side Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto ahead of the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions League. Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto is…

December 23, 2016

FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo

CID grills FUFA president over match fixing allegations

By Robert Kayindi James The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Tuesday, 20th December grilled the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president, Eng. Moses Magogo on allegations of match fixing. According to a police letter dated December 15th and signed…

December 21, 2016

Abdullah Mubiru , Vipers SC coach

Police FC name Abdullah Mubiru as head coach

By Robert Kayindi James Police Football Club have named former Kampala Capital City Authority FC tactician Abdullah Mubiru as their new head coach on a three year deal. Mubiru, who was sacked at Vipers Sports Club in mid-December following a…

December 21, 2016

Uganda Cranes training

Cranes kick off residential training as 27 players turn up on day one

By Robert Kayindi James A contingent of 27 players out of the 40 players summoned turned up on day one of the official kickoff of the Uganda Cranes preparation programme for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals that will…

December 20, 2016