We Can Scale Highest Peaks – Mckinstry On One-Year Anniversary

Northern Irishman Jonathan Mckinstry is buoyant as he marks one year as Uganda Cranes coach.

The 35-year-old gaffer was appointed as Cranes coach on September 30, 2019 to replace Sebastien Desabre who departed after AFCON in Egypt.

Mckinstry’s tenure at the helm has seen help Uganda Cranes win nine of 10 games so far – With a draw away in Burkina Faso the only dark spot.

“We are still in the early stages of our journey. But I believe that together; with unified Effort, effective Application & Discipline in our approach – we can scale the highest peaks,” Mckinstry has tweeted.

“Thank you to everyone who has played their part so far and for the continued support.”

His tenure started with an away against Ethiopia on October 13, 2019 in an International Friendly.

His last engagement saw Uganda Cranes beat Eritrea 3-0 at Lugogo to win the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.

Notably, he aided Uganda to another CHAN finals appearance and his main target is to take Uganda Cranes back to AFCON and a long-term project of a first World Cup appearance.

McKinstry holds a Uefa Pro Licence and has coached on four continents including Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

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