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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Arua Hill wins the 2020/21 StarTimes FUFA Big League title

Arua Hill SC emerged as the Champions of the 2020/21 StarTimes FUFA Big League season. To emerge winners, the Leopards overcame Tooro United FC in the final played at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Tuesday. The closely contested game was graced by FUFA Executive Committee Member, Issa Magoola. He was the guest of honor alongside FUFA Deputy CEO-Football, Decolas…

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Juliet Nalukenge finalizes a move to Europe

Crested Cranes striker Juliet Nalukenge will play for Apollon Ladies in Cyprus. Nalukenge who turns 18 today put pen to paper on a two year contract with Cyprus’ most successful club. She has been playing for Kawempe Muslim where she has won a number of titles both with the club and school team. Nalukenge was the national U17 team captain…

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Gaddafi FC edge Proline to earn UPL promotion

Gaddafi FC became the third team to confirm their promotion to the 2021/22 StarTimes Uganda Premier League. They overcame Proline FC in the playoff final played on Tuesday at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru. Goals from Steven Munguchi and Frank Mulimi ensured the Soldier Boys secured promotion to top flight football. As early as the third minute, Munguchi had fired Gaddafi…

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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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Uganda switched off in second half – Mubiru

Uganda interim coach Abdallah Mubiru believes his charges were punished by Bafana Bafana after switching off in the second half.  Uganda lost 3-2 against South Africa in Johannesburg on Thursday evening in the friendly match. Goals from Evidence Makgopa, who scored a brace, and Bongokuhle Hlongwane inspired the hosts to a narrow victory over the Cranes. Uganda on the other…

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South Africa outsmarts Uganda in a friendly

South Africa came back to secure a 3-2 win over Uganda in an entertaining international friendly match. The game was played at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg on Thursday evening. Goals from Evidence Makgopa (brace) and Bongokuhle Hlongwane inspired South Africa to a narrow victory over the Cranes. Uganda Cranes scored through Ibrahim Orit and Abdu Lumala. South Africa were determined to bounce…

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Uganda set to field U23 team in Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

Uganda is set to field Uganda Hippos in the annual Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup that will be held in Ethiopia.  The team did well in the U20 Africa Cup of Nations and reached the final where they fell 2-0 to Ghana. The decision to continue developing the youngsters for future assignments was reached in the annual Fufa Exco Meeting. “The…

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McKinstry was not the best for Cranes – Williamson

Former Uganda Cranes head coach Bobby Williamson believes Northern Irish coach Johnathan McKinstry was not the best option. The 35-year-old was fired by FUFA on April 19 after recent struggles that saw the team fail to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals. On top of this, they put up a poor show in the African Nations Championship in Cameroon.…

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