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Mathias Kigonya confirms Forest Rangers exit

Ugandan goalkeeper Mathias Kigonya has confirmed his Forest Rangers exit as amidst rumours linking him with Azam FC. The Uganda international joined the Zambian Super League side two years ago on a two-year deal. He joined Forest Rangers from Kenyan top-flight side Kakamega Homeboyz. Through his Facebook page, Kigonya confirmed his exit from Zambia. “It is […]

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Johnathan McKinstry impressed with the Cranes team

The Uganda national team head coach Johnathan McKinstry is impressed with the level of competition he is seeing in the camp. Uganda Cranes is in preparation for the African Nations Championship (Chan) competition in Cameroon. The tactician has a full house and most of his charges have been with him in Central Africa since December […]

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Pre-CHAN: Uganda finish on a high note

Uganda Cranes completed their mission in Yaounde with positive results after posting a 3-0 win over Niger in the final match of the Pre-CHAN Mini Tournament. The tournament also attracted hosts Cameroon and Zambia. Milton Karisa got his name on the score sheet twice while Saidi Kyeyune netted the other in between the former’s brace. […]

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Steven Mukwala dumped out of Uganda Cranes squad

URA FC striker Steven Mukwala has topped the list of players who have been dumped out of the Uganda Cranes squad that is preparing for the forthcoming African Nations Championships (CHAN). Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has picked his final 25-man squad for the tournament in Cameroon. Apart from Steven Mukwala, BUL FC’s Joseph […]

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Pre-CHAN: Uganda edge Micho’s Zambia

Vianne Sekajugo and Steven Mukwala were on target as Uganda edged Zambia in a dominant 2-0 win in their second match of the Pre-CHAN Mini Tournament at Annex Omnisports Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon. Vianne Ssekajugo and Steven Mukwala scored in either half to hand the Cecafa nation victory over their former coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic’s […]

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Johnathan McKinstry – We are ready for CHAN

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry claims that his side is ready for the forthcoming African Nations Championship tournament. Uganda Cranes is currently in Cameroon for the mini-tournament that will prepare them for the final tournament. According to Johnathan McKinstry, his charges are highly prepared for this tournament. “We have been in camp for a […]

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Taddeo Lwanga set for Simba SC debut

Uganda Cranes midfielder Taddeo Lwanga is set for Simba SC debut according to reports from the club. Taddeo Lwanga who joined the club earlier this month is likely to feature for the side when they take on KMC FC on Wednesday. “This is because the mini-transfer window is open since December 15,” Simba SC confirmed […]

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Johnathan McKinstry – We didn’t underrate South Sudan

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has denied rumors that his side underrated South Sudan in their 1-0 loss. South Sudan edged Uganda Cranes during their Group B Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played at Nyayo Stadium on Monday. Tito Okello scored an all-important goal from the penalty spot as the Bright Stars secured their […]

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AFCON 2021: South Sudan edge Uganda Cranes at Nyayo

Uganda Cranes will have to wait before confirming their qualification to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 1-0 to South Sudan. Tito Okello scored South Sudan’s only goal during a group B duel at Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi on Monday. The former Vipers SC player scored in the 35th minute, a successful kick […]

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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 […]