Uganda Cranes’ World Cup journey ends after a one-all stalemate Kenya

Uganda Cranes’ 2022 Fifa World Cup journey was ended prematurely by neighbors Kenya. Uganda shared the spoils with Kenya Harambee Stars in a 1-1 affair during a FIFA World Cup 2022 group E qualifier at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende. Forward Azizi Fahad Bayo scored a late equalizer to cancel out Michael Olunga’s opener on the hour mark. Uganda Cranes…

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2022 WCQ: Cranes Kick off preparations for Kenya, Mali matches

Uganda Cranes has kicked off the preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers with intense training. On Saturday, the first training session was conducted in the evening at the Omondi Stadium in Lugogo. Uganda will take on Kenya on Thursday 11th November 2021 at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende. “We need to take every match as it is and…

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Uganda Cranes out-smart Northern Region in tour match

Uganda Cranes overcame the Northern region select team 3-1. This was during a tour match played at the Kitgum Boma playground on Thursday, November 4th 2021. Midfielder Ibrahim Orit as well as two second half subsistutes Rogers Mato and Shafik Kuchi Kagimu netted the goals for the national team. Brian Obedi converted a penalty with 20 minutes to play for…

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Uganda Cranes team departs for Northern regional tour

Uganda Cranes delegation has on Wednesday morning left for Kitgum town ahead of the Northern region tour. The match is set for Thursday, 4th November 2021 at Boma playground. The delegation was led by the head coach Milutin Sredojevic alongside members of the technical staff. Others include FUFA referees’ manager Samuel Egesa and the event organizers Kibo Media officials. “We…

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Cecafa Cup: Uganda pitted in group A with Tanzania

Uganda has been pitted in group A of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup. The tournament is scheduled to be played from July 17 to August 1 in Ethiopia. Apart from Tanzania Democratic Republic of Congo who come in as visitors are the other team in the group. The hosts are in Group B with Burundi and Eritrea. Kenya is in…

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McKinstry makes Uganda Cranes return

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has returned in the Uganda Cranes dugout after a one-month absence. McKinstry has already started plans to help the team have a good 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign. McKinstry returns after Uganda Cranes failed to secure an Africa Cup of Nations ticket to Cameroon. “A busy day following up with Uganda Cranes players after their…

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Pictorial: Uganda Cranes preparations for Burkina Faso

Uganda Cranes commenced preparations on Saturday morning for the forthcoming game against Burkina Faso. Cranes will host to Burkina Faso on Wednesday 24th March in the second last group B  2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier game. They kicked off with a training session at Omondi Stadium, Lugogo before shifting to St. Mary’s Stadium Kitende where the game will…

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2021 AFCON: Uganda targets win to seal qualification

After Senegal confirmed its slot in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final tournament, Uganda Cranes also have a chance to confirm a slot on Monday as matchday four enters its second day. Uganda Cranes will confirm their third consecutive qualification if they manage a win against South Sudan at Nyayo National Stadium. When the two sides met on Thursday,…

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Jonathan McKinstry offers special training suite to players

CHAN 2020: Johnathan McKinstry picks positives for Uganda

Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan McKinstry has encouraged all players across the country to carry out individual training programmes in order to keep themselves fit. This comes at a time when many of the football events in the country including matches are called off due to the global concerns in regard to COVID-19 pandemic. According to McKinstry, during the lock-down…

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