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 falls in FIFA rankings

After failing to earn a slot in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations finals, Uganda have dropped in the latest Fifa rankings released on April 7. The East African giants have dropped by a place and are now ranked 84th worldwide. The Cranes would have progressed had they picked a point in the last group qualifier against Malawi. However, after drawing…

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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 maiden win. “It is not…

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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 from the penalty spot after…

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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 two sides met on Thursday,…

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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 own area,” Onyango said. “Halid…

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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 doors. Lwaliwa replaced the injured…

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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. The Uganda Cranes team has…

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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 dire need of maximum points.…

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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 but KCCA FC levelled matters…

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