‘We have a lot to do’ – Okwi

Uganda captain Emmanuel Okwi believes they have a lot to do to be ready for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The East African heavyweights threw away a 1-0 lead to fall 3-2 to South Africa in an international friendly. The game was played at Johannesburg on Thursday evening. Goals from Evidence Makgopa (brace) and Bongokuhle Hlongwane inspired Bafana Bafana to…

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Uganda switched off in second half – Mubiru

Uganda interim coach Abdallah Mubiru believes his charges were punished by Bafana Bafana after switching off in the second half.  Uganda lost 3-2 against South Africa in Johannesburg on Thursday evening in the friendly match. Goals from Evidence Makgopa, who scored a brace, and Bongokuhle Hlongwane inspired the hosts to a narrow victory over the Cranes. Uganda on the other…

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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 set to field U23 team in Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

Uganda is set to field Uganda Hippos in the annual Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup that will be held in Ethiopia.  The team did well in the U20 Africa Cup of Nations and reached the final where they fell 2-0 to Ghana. The decision to continue developing the youngsters for future assignments was reached in the annual Fufa Exco Meeting. “The…

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McKinstry was not the best for Cranes – Williamson

Former Uganda Cranes head coach Bobby Williamson believes Northern Irish coach Johnathan McKinstry was not the best option. The 35-year-old was fired by FUFA on April 19 after recent struggles that saw the team fail to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals. On top of this, they put up a poor show in the African Nations Championship in Cameroon.…

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Fufa confirms payments to Uganda Cranes players

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has confirmed payments to the players. The payments who did duty for the Cranes for a period of 33 months, from July 2018 to March 2021. Players payments have been a source of conflict between the federation and Uganda internationals, but now it has been sorted. In a document from FUFA, the highest-paid player was…

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Johnathan Mckinstry’s journey as Uganda cranes’ head coach

Irishman Johnathan Mckinstry has of today been fired as head coach of the Uganda Cranes

Irishman Johnathan Mckinstry has of today been fired as head coach of the Uganda Cranes despite his contract that states that he still has seventeen months to work following the September 2019 contract which gave him mandate over the national team for a time period of three years. Basing on an exclusive source from the Federation of Uganda Football Associations…

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Onyango will be a very big loss for Uganda – Williamson

Former Uganda Cranes head coach Bobby Williamson believes Denis Onyango’s retirement will be a big loss. Onyango announced his retirement on April 12, ending his 16-year international career.   Williamson worked with the goalkeeper during his time as Cranes coach from 2008-2013.  “Onyango is a quality goalkeeper who has been very influential for the national team,” he was quoted saying. “He…

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Magogo honors Wasswa’s retirement

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president Moses Magogo has paid a glowing tribute to Hassan Wasswa. The defender-cum-midfielder announced his retirement from the national team on Friday. According to Magogo, Wasswa always worked hard whenever he was turning out for the national team. “Well, done Hassan Wasswa,” Magogo wrote on his Facebook page on Sunday. “It is with great honour…

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Hassan Wasswa Mawanda Biography, Family and Networth

OFFICIAL - Hassan Wasswa Mawanda Retires from National Football

Thirty-three-year-old Hassan Mawanda Wasswa was born on 14th February 1988 at Nsambya Uganda. He is a Ugandan professional footballer who plays for both the Saudi Arabian team Jeddah and the Uganda Cranes where he has survived as a defensive midfielder and team Vice-captain for the last thirteen years until his retirement last night. On his Facebook page last night, Hassan…

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