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Denis Onyango – Artificial turf gave us hard time

Uganda captain Denis Onyango has admitted that Cranes players struggled against South Sudan because of the artificial turf. The East African giants struggled to overcome South Sudan courtesy of Halid Lwaliwa’s second half strike. “Most of us rarely play on the carpet, we have been used to Namboole, so everyone is a master in his […]

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Uganda Cranes edge South Sudan

Uganda Cranes registered a hard-fought 1-0 win against South Sudan team during the 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations 2021 group B qualifiers. The game was played at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on Thursday. Vipers SC defender Halid Lwaliwa headed home Faruku Miya’s free-kick in the 85th minute of the game played under closed […]

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Uganda Cranes welcome South Sudan in Kitende

Uganda Cranes will take on South Sudan in the matchday three of the AFCON 2021 group B qualifiers. The first game of the double header will be played on Thursday November 12th 2020 at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende. The return leg will be played on Monday, 16th November 2020 at the Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi. […]

International Sports
Islamists behead 50 people on football pitch

The militant Islamists have turned a football pitch into an execution ground when they beheaded more than 50 people in Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique. According to reports, the armed militants chopped up the bodies of victims and abducted women in a gruesome attack. The bodies of dismembered victims were found scattered across a forest […]

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Fred Kajoba confident ahead of Al Hilal game

Vipers SC head coach Fred Kajoba is confident that his team have whatever it takes to perform well in this edition of the Caf Champions League. In the first preliminary round, the StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions have been drawn with Sudanese giants El Hilal. According to the tactician, this is a good chance for […]

International Sports
Uganda Cubs squad narrowed

The Uganda National U-17 football team squad has been narrowed to 35 players as the team progresses with its preparations. The team is preparing for the forthcoming AFCON CECAFA Zonal U17 qualifiers in Rwanda. Under the stewardship of Head coach Hamza Lutalo, the players have now spent a week in residential training at both IUIU […]

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Fahad Bayo – Ugandans should expect the best

Uganda Cranes striker Fahad Bayo has promised fans the best when the team takes on South Sudan on Thursday. The Cranes will take on the Bright Stars on Thursday at the StartTimes Lugogo Stadium in the Group B of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. According to the forward, the team is ready and are in […]

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Uganda Cranes held by KCCA FC in a trial match

Uganda Cranes local-based players team played to a one-all stalemate with KCCA FC in a friendly match played at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. Cranes coach Johnathan McKinstry was using the game to determine his team’s preparedness. Uganda Cranes is preparing for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against South Sudan. Cranes opened the scoring through Brian Aheebwa […]

International Sports
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – I have long-term plans at United

Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists that he has long-term plans at the club. Despite increasing pressure following back-to-back defeats, Solskjaer is confident that he is still at Old Trafford. The Red Devils are 15th in the Premier League with only two wins from six matches played so far. United are reeling from […]

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Derrick Nsibambi joins Cranes camp

Egyptian side Smouha SC striker Derrick Nsibambi has joined Uganda national team ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Sudan. Nsibambi becomes the first foreign-based Crane to join the local contingent at the Lugogo StarTimes base preparing for the November 12 encounter. Nsibambi has been in fine form scoring three goals for the […]