CHAN 2020: Zambia through to the quarterfinals

Zambia have qualified to the quarter final stage at the on-going Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon. The Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic coached side booked a place in the knock-out stage after battling to a goalless draw against Namibia. This was their last Group D match played at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium on Wednesday. Zambia came all out from the…

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Tanzania edge Ethiopia in penalties to qualify for Afcon U-17

Tanzania have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) U-17 after defeating Ethiopia in the second semi-final match played on Sunday in the Zonal qualifiers on-going in Rwanda. The 10-man Tanzanian side showed more calmness to stop Ethiopia 4-3 in penalty shoot-outs at the Umuganda Stadium after the two teams had settled for a 1-1 draw in the 90…

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Uganda wins Cecafa U20 championship

The Uganda U20 national team have emerged as the winners for the 2020 Cecafa U20 Championship. This comes after their 4-1 win against Tanzania at the Black Rhino Academy in Arusha on Wednesday. The Hippos got the goals from Richard Basangwa, Steven Sserwada, Ivan Bogere and Kenneth Semakula. Meanwhile, the immediate former champions scored their only goal via Abdul Suleiman.…

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Uganda rise in Fifa World Rankings

Despite not getting involved in the recent international week, Uganda Cranes have moved up by a position in Fifa rankings. Cranes have retained their 1321 points, but are now placed in the 76th position globally.  The Johnathan McKinstry-led charges camped in Dubai during the international week. They are in preparations for their November Afcon qualifying double-header against neighbours South Sudan. Kenya…

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World Cup U17: FUFA rubbishes Tanzania’s allegations that Uganda fielded over-age players

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The Federation of Uganda Football Association (Fufa) has issued defense against Tanzania’s allegations that Uganda fielded over age players during their World Cup U17 qualifying match against Tanzania in Kampala on Saturday. Tanzania accused rivals Uganda of fielding over-age players during the return leg clash and even said they had reported to the relevant authorities to handle the matter. Uganda took advantage…

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Tanzania sore: accuses Uganda of age cheating

Tanzania sore: accuses Uganda of age cheating. Uganda’s 5-0 whitewash of Tanzania in Fifa ladies U-17 World Cup qualifier on Saturday has left the southern neighbors sore and crying foul, actually. Tanzania mentor Bakari Shime accepts his group was fixed in by the “development of Ugandan players from the 43rd moment” (when Uganda scored their first objective). However, Uganda progressed…

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World Cup U17: Our focus is now on Cameroon – Khalifah

The Uganda Women’s U17 national team head coach Ayub Khalifah claims that the focus of his side is now on Cameroon. Uganda won 5-0 against Tanzania on Saturday at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo, to eliminate them 6-2 on aggregate. Cameroon, on the other hand, booked their place to face the East African nation after hammering Sao Tome and Principe 6-0 in their…

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