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Sierra Leone Qualify To AFCON After 26-year Wait

AFCON QualifiersSierra Leone 1-0 BeninJune 15th/2021General Lassana Conte Stadium in Conakry, Guinea After waiting for 2t years, Sierra Leone returned to the continent's flagship competition for the first time since their second participation in South Africa in 1996. To reach the final tournament, Sierra Leone defeated Benin 1-0 on Tuesday...

Four Changes As Cranes Lineup For Malawi Tie Named

AFCON QualifierMalawi vs UgandaKamuzu Stadium, BlantyreMonday, 29-03-2021 @4pm Ibrahim Orit will make his first start for the Uganda Cranes senior team when they face Malawi at on Monday in a crucial 2021 AFCON Qualifier of Group B. The winger who came off the bench against Burkina Faso will be one...
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Malawi Vs Uganda Cranes: Preview, Stats And How To Watch

Group B of the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers Monday, March 29*Malawi Vs Uganda, 4pm (EAT)*Burkina Vs South Sudan PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts1 Burkina Faso (Q)523052+392 Uganda522131+283 Malawi521235−274 South Sudan (E)510425−33*slide to view full table Uganda Cranes will seek to squeeze out a needed result against Malawi in the decisive Group B of the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers. The...

We Were Unlucky – Mubiru On Draw Against Burkina Faso

Uganda Cranes coach Abdallah Mubiru says that his side was unlucky not to pick maximum points against Burkina Faso. The Cranes were held at home to the Stallions in a Matchday five fixture of the AFCON Qualifiers at St Mary's Stadium in Kitende. The result saw Burkina Faso qualify to...

We Are Still Hungry To Get Back To AFCON – Okwi

Uganda Cranes striker Emmanuel Okwi says that they still have hunger to play at another Africa Cup of Nations. The Cranes have two crucial qualification games against Burkina Faso (H) and Malawi (A) on March 24 and 29 respectively. Okwi, one of the senior members of the squad, has played...

CAF Dismiss CHAD From AFCON Qualifiers

Football governing body in Africa, CAF, has disqualified CHAD from the ongoing 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations, its official. CAF has announced the developments via their official website days prior to the penultimate games this week. This was inevitable after Chad Sports Ministry dissolved the country's FA recently this...

Mckinstry Shifts Focus To AFCON Qualifiers After CHAN Debacle

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has turned attention to 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following another early from CHAN. The Cranes bundled out of CHAN 2020 at group stage level, for a fifth straight attempt, after a 5-2 humiliating loss to defending Champions Cameroon. The Cranes staged a poor show...

AFCON Qualifiers: Four Countries Qualify – Groups Standings

From CAF Match Day 4 of the Cameroon 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers was concluded on Tuesday (17 November 2020), with four teams booking their tickets to join hosts Cameroon in the finals, now scheduled in January and February 2022. Holders Algeria, 2019 runners up Senegal, Tunisia and...

Kenya’s AFCON Hopes Dim In Comoros

Sunday, November 15*Comoros 2-1 Kenya Kenya Harambee Stars suffered a 2-1 loss to Comoros in the 2021 Group G Africa Cup of Nations encounter on Sunday. Ben El Fardou put the hosts in the 21st minute but the Harambee Stars leveled matters through Cliff Nyakeya in the 36th minute to...
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We Are Good To Go – Allan Okello Roars

Attacking Midfielder Allan Okello says that the Uganda Cranes are "good to go" ahead of the team's Monday clash with South Sudan. The Cranes are already in Kenya ahead of the Group B 2021 AFCON Qualifiers at Nyayo Stadium. Having needed a late winner at Kitende, the Cranes will have...
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Onyango Hopeful South Sudan Will Open Up

Monday, November 16*South Sudan Vs Uganda Cranes(Nyao Stadium, Kenya) Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango is optimistic ahead of Monday's clash with South Sudan. Disciplined at the back, South Sudan gave Uganda a hard time on Thursday at Kitende until the 85th minute when Halid Lwaliwa scored the only goal of...

Video: How Nigeria Threw Away Four-Goal Lead

Nigeria Super Eagles were at the poor end of an eight-goal thriller on Friday. The three-time AFCON winners squandered a Four-Goal lead to suffer a shocking 4-4 draw against Sierra Leone in a 2021 AFCON qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium. Alex Iwobi (2), Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze...
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Uganda Cranes 23-man Squad Off To Kenya

The Uganda Cranes contingent has left for Nairobi, Nairobi, this morning ahead of the AFCON Qualifiers Group B encounter with South Sudan. The two sides meet at Nyayo Stadium on Monday. TP Mazembe's Joseph Ochaya is not part of the squad - Suspended after picking his second yellow at Kitende....

Drama As Nigeria Squander Four-Goal Lead

Friday, November 13*Nigeria 4-4 Sierra Leone There was late drama as Sierra Leone battled from goals down to draw giants Nigeria in an AFCON Group L game. Nigeria, three-time AFCON champions (1980, 1994 and 2013) were on course for an emphatic win when they led 4-0 inside the first half...
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