AFCON 2021: Ten-man Burkina Faso oust Tunisia to storm semis

Teenager Dango Ouattara scored the only goal and was sent off as Burkina Faso surprised Tunisia to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. Ouattara, 19, ran onto Blati Toure’s through ball, held off two defenders and cut inside before firing in. But he was then sent off in the 82nd minute for an elbow on Ali Maaloul. The Stallions,…

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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 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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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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Pictorial: Uganda Cranes training at Lugogo

Uganda Cranes has kicked off the preparation for the AFCON 2021 group B doubleheaders against South Sudan on the 12th and 16th November 2020 respectively. The group local based players are carrying out the training at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. In this article, Cyclone Times has brought you images for the players going through training courtesy of Fufa media.

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