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FUFA Confirms Departure Of Cranes Coach McKinstry

Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA, has confirmed departure of National team football coach Jonathan Mckinstry. The Federation had earlier refuted media claims on Saturday about the coach's sacking. In a statement released on Monday, FUFA says that they have reached an agreement with the Uganda Cranes coach. "The Head...
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FUFA Contemplating On Sacking Mckinstry

Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA, is set to make a final decision on the future of Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry. FUFA boss Moses Magogo has confirmed the development, saying that a technical team is examining McKinstry's results and a decision is set to be taken soon. This follows...

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...

Mckinstry Picks Positives From Cranes Poor Show At CHAN

Jonathan Mckinstry says that Uganda Cranes players earned experience from playing at CHAN despite an early exit. The Cranes lost 5-2 to Morocco and finished bottom of Group C. The side were poor throughout and had earlier looked blunt in a goalless draw with Rwanda before a 2-1 loss to...

Mckinstry Remains Positive Despite Loss To Togo

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry remains positive after the team's qualification chances despite painful loss to debutants Togo. The Cranes fell 2-1 to Togo on Matchday two to fall rock bottom of Group C at the ongoing CHAN 2020. Saidi Kyeyune scored a beauty but it was not enough on...

CHAN 2020: Mckinstry ‘Hopeful’ About Lwaliwa’s Return

Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan Mckinstry is hopeful that his captain Halid Lwaliwa will be fit for the upcoming fixtures at the ongoing CHAN tournament in cameroon. Lwaliwa missed the opening fixture against Rwanda as the Cranes registered a goalless draw. Mckinstry confirmed that the Vipers defender sustained an injury...

Mckinstry Defends Players After Frustrating Performance

Uganda Cranes Coach Jonathan Mckinstry has shielded his players despite a poor display in the goalless draw against Rwanda. The Cranes staged a lacklustre performance and were second best as they started their CHAN 2020 campaign with a point in Group C. Mckinstry was not convinced with the performance on...

Mckinstry Buoyant Ahead Of Reunion With Rwanda

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry is set for an emotional reunion with former pay masters Rwanda. Uganda face Rwanda tonight in Group C of the 2020 CHAN in Cameroon. Uganda Vs Rwanda: Preview, Probable Lineups and How To Watch Mckinstry was head coach of Rwanda Amavubi Stars since February 2015...
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CHAN: Uganda Cranes In Final Touches Ahead Of Opener

Uganda Cranes Coach Jonathan Mckinstry has hinted that the team is having final touches of their preparations ahead of their CHAN opener. The Cranes face Rwanda on January 18 before Togo and Morocco. Uganda kicked off their Preparations with a training camp at Lugogo before going to Cameroon for the...

Pre-Chan: McKinstry Pleased With Zambia Victory

The Uganda Cranes moved top of the Pre-CHAN tournament following a convincing 2-0 victory over Zambia on Monday, January 04. Viane Ssekajugo opened the scoring in the first half before the points were made safe by URA FC striker Steven Mukwala, late in the game. The victory takes Uganda to...
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Pre-Chan: Uganda Cranes Overcome Micho, Zambia

Monday, January 1*Zambia 0-2 Uganda*Cameroon Vs Niger - 8pm Uganda Cranes beat Micho's Zambia Chipolopolo to pick their first win of the ongoing Pre-CHAN Mini Tournament in Yaounde, Viane Ssekajugo scored the opener in the 25th minute when he bundled home from close range after goalkeeper Charles Kalumba spilled Ibrahim...

McKinstry Makes Ten Changes As Team for Zambia clash Is Named

Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has made 10 changes to the team that started against Cameroon last week, in the on-going CHAN pre-tournament. Having drawn 1-1 with the hosts on Friday, it was expected the changes would be made for the game against Zambia as the tournament is being...
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Uganda Vs Zambia: Preview And Probable Lineups

Monday, January 4*Uganda Vs Zambia - 6pm*Cameroon Vs Niger - 8pm Uganda and Zambia will go head to head in Yaounde, Cameroon at the ongoing Pre-CHAN Mini Tournament. Both sides picked a point in their respective opening games with the Cranes made to dig deep after going a man down...

We Are Not Here For Results – Mckinstry On Cameroon Draw

Ten-man Uganda Cranes came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Cameroon in the opening game of the 2021 pre-CHAN tournament on Friday. Banga Bienvenue put Cameroon in the lead when he headed in from a free-kick resulting from Ben Ocen in the 12th minute. Milton Karisa slotted home...

Pre-Chan: Mckinstry Names Starting XI To Face Cameroon

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has named his starting team for the Pre-Chan mini tournament against Cameroon. There is no place for expected Vipers trio Halid Lwaliwa, Paul Willa and Mohammed Shaban in the starting eleven. Joel Mutakubwa beats Alionzi Nafian and Tom Ikara for a place in the goal...
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Mckinstry Optimistic As Cranes Leave For Cameroon

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry is hopeful and confident ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon. The Uganda Cranes contingent of 25 players will on Monday depart to Cameroon at 3pm for the Pre-Chan mini tournament scheduled to start on January 1, 2021. Mckinstry says that the mini...
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Uganda Cranes: McKinstry Fires Fred Kajoba

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has fired his goalkeeping coach Fred Kajoba. Kajoba left Cranes camp to attend Church service on Christmas Morning without consent from the Northern Irishman, The-SportsNation has exclusively learnt. The furious Mckinstry reportedly told FUFA that Kajoba's departure from the team's camp goes against the regulations....

Uganda Kick Off CHAN Preparations With Classroom Session

Uganda started their CHAN Preparations on Monday with a classroom session at Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisasi. The players were taken through the introductions, sensitised about the objectives and goals of the camp and tournament. Ahead of CHAN, Uganda will take part in a Mini tourney due January 1-7 in...
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