Uganda Cranes edge Tanzania in practice match

Uganda Cranes defeated Tanzania Taifa Stars 2-0 in the practice match played on Thursday evening. Tanzania was celebrating their national day at the Benjamin Mpaka National Stadium, Dar es salaam. The goals came from Ivan Asaba and Joseph Bright Vuni, both second half substitutes. Asaba scored in the 72nd minute and Vuni, a defender at Arua Hill netted the second…

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Uganda Cranes invited in Tanzania Independence Day Celebrations

Uganda Cranes will this week on Thursday, face Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in an International Friendly game. The game will be played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. It is part of events to commemorate Tanzania’s 60 years of Independence. Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has summoned a total of 18 locally based players that will travel to Tanzania on…

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Uganda beaten by Mali in final Group E clash

Mali have completed their Group E World Cup qualifiers on a high after defeating Uganda 1-0 at Agadir Stadium in Morocco on Sunday evening. Having already advanced with a match to spare, the game against the Cranes was a mere dead rubber. But the hosts opted to go for maximum points. Kalifa Coulibaly, who was also on target against Rwanda,…

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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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Uganda Cranes squad for Eastern Region tour named

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic has named the final 23 man squad. Micho’s side is slated to play the Eastern region select at the Mbale Municipal Stadium on Saturday. The team had the final training sesson on Friday at the Mbale Municipal Stadium. Ashraf Mugume, Sadat Happy Anaku and Rogers Mato are the three players that were added to…

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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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‘We have a lot to do’ – Okwi

Uganda captain Emmanuel Okwi believes they have a lot to do to be ready for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The East African heavyweights threw away a 1-0 lead to fall 3-2 to South Africa in an international friendly. The game was played at Johannesburg on Thursday evening. Goals from Evidence Makgopa (brace) and Bongokuhle Hlongwane inspired Bafana Bafana to…

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