CHAN 2020: Central Africa dominates quarters

The Central African Football Federations’ Union (UNIFFAC) registered the highest number of countries at the quarter-finals of Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon. Three countries from the region are in the last eight of the tournament designed exclusively for home-based players. This comes after the conclusion of the group phase of the 16-team competition. Hosts Cameroon, DR Congo and Congo…

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CHAN 2020: VAR to be introduced at the quarterfinals

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to introduce the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR). VAR will start working from the quarterfinal stages of the 2020 Total CHAN in Cameroon this weekend. The first match that will have VAR in this tournament will be on Saturday, 30 January 2021 between Mali and Congo. The game will be played…

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CHAN 2020: Morocco humiliates Uganda

The African Nations Championship champions (CHAN) Morocco humiliated Uganda to qualify for the quarter-finals of the tournament. Morocco won 5-2 at the Reunification Stadium in Douala on Tuesday night while to knock Cranes out of the tournament. This is the fifth time for Uganda to fall at the first hurdle of the CHAN on each of the five occasions they’ve…

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Johnathan McKinstry still optimistic despite Togo loss

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry claims that Uganda still have a chance of qualifying to the knockout stage in the ongoing African Nations Championship. The match ended 2-1 in favor of Togo to pick their first set of points at the tournament. It is the first time the Togolese are featuring in the tournament. Saidi Kyeyune’s 35 yarder goal…

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CHAN 2020: Zambia, Guinea kick off on high note

Guinea opened their TOTAL African Nations Championship campaign in style when they hammered Namibia 3-0 at the tournament in Cameroon on Tuesday. Horoya AC striker Yakhouba Barry was the hero after scoring two goals for the Syli National in their opening match of the tournament exclusively home-based players. Two first-half goals by striker Barry and his Horoya team-mate Morlaye Sylla…

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CAF 2020: Uganda share spoils with Rwanda

The East African neighbours Uganda and Rwanda played out to a goalless draw in a game of few clear-cut chances at the TOTAL African Nations Championship in Cameroon on Monday night. The regional rivals could not create the needed chances as they played cautiously in the second Group C match of the tournament at the Stade de la Reunification in…

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McKinstry targets semis at AFCON 2021

Uganda national team head coach Jonathan McKinstry claims that his main target is reaching semi-final at the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. According to the Irishman, his tenure as the Cranes gaffer will be considered a success. In addition, if Cranes finish in the last four in the next AFCON campaign.  “What I would consider as a successful tenure…

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