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FIFA Rankings: Uganda Drop, South Sudan Rise As Top 10 Revealed

Uganda has dropped three places per the FIFA Ranking issued out on November 26. The team has lowered to 79th, with 1321 points. This, is largely due to the recent 2021 AFCON Qualifiers where the Cranes suffered a 1-0 defeat to minnows South Sudan in Kenya. The Cranes had beaten...
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The Young Players Changed The Game – Onyango Admits

Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango praised the "young" players as the team survived a South Sudan scare on Thursday. The Cranes, playing at an artificial turf, struggled to get things going before inspiration from the bench proved the difference. Halid Lwaliwa headed in the late winner in the 85th minute...
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Video: Watch Halid Lwaliwa’s Header Against South Sudan

Defender Halid Lwaliwa headed the winner as lacklustre Uganda Cranes finished it late past a well organised South Sudan side. Coming off the bench to fill injured Ronald Mukiibi's void, Lwaliwa marked his International debut with a bang. Ochaya Suspended For South Sudan Game In Kenya He slightly lifted his...
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Uganda Cranes Vs South Sudan: McKinstry Confirms Starting XI

Jonathan Mckinstry has named the Uganda Cranes starting XI to face South Sudan at St Mary's stadium, Kitende. Its a debut for right back Elvis Bwomono who plies his trade at English Side Southend United FC, the defender has been given a nod ahead of Nicholas Wadada. Captain Denis Onyango...
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AFCON Qualifiers: Mckinstry Aware Of South Sudan Threat

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan McKinstry is aware of the threat South Sudan will pose when the two sides meet on Thursday. The Cranes will fancy their chances against the minnows and nothing but maximum points will be expected against a team that sit bottom of the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers group...
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Onyango Raises Fears Ahead Of South Sudan Encounter

2021 AFCON QualifiersThursday, November 12*Uganda Cranes Vs South Sudan - 4pm(St Mary's Stadium, Kitende) Uganda Cranes captain Dennis Masinde Onyango has highlighted challenges ahead of the South Sudan tie in the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers at Kitende this Thursday. Onyango says that the match will be played in unfamiliar environment without...
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Another Cranes Player Pulls Out Ahead of South Sudan

Uganda Cranes forward Alexis Bakka has pulled out of the team that will face South Sudan in a doubleheader. The Swedish-based forward was among the 20 foreign based players summoned by McKinstry but has not honoured the invite after a reported injury. Bakka is the third player to pull out...
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Uganda Cranes Striker Bayo Confident Despite Challenges

Striker Fahad Bayo is confident that Uganda Cranes will overcome South Sudan despite the absence of fans. The Cranes play host to South Sudan this Thursday at St Mary's stadium, Kitende behind closed doors. According to CAF's COVID-19 protocol, all matches must be played behind closed doors,without spectators. Uganda Cranes...
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Sanyuka TV Beaten To Uganda Cranes Live Broadcast

Sanyuka TV has lost the battle to broadcast the Uganda Cranes Vs South Sudan AFCON Qualifier. The Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA, has handed the exclusive deal to Buganda's BBS Terefayina. Sanyuka TV, a product of Next Media, is the official broadcaster of the Uganda Premier League under StartTimes....
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Elvis Bwomono Reports As Cranes Foreign Based Players Hit 13

Defender Elvis Bwomono jetted in as coach Jonathan McKinstry nears full camp for Uganda Cranes. There are 13 foreign-based players in camp currently as Uganda prepares to face South Sudan this Thursday in AFCON Qualifiers at St Mary's stadium, Kitende. Captain Denis Onyango, Allan Okello and Timothy Awany are some...
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AFCON Qualifiers: South Sudan Lands In Uganda

South Sudan contingent are already in the country ahead of their AFCON Qualifiers with Uganda Cranes. The team of 32 members arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Sunday. The team is now accommodated at Imperial Botanical Hotel in Entebbe. Familiar names like Striker Tito Okello who recently joined Gor Mahia...
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Seven Foreign Based Players In As Cranes Take Training To Kitende

Uganda Cranes has shifted training base to St Mary's stadium Kitende. The team will conduct a single training session today, Monday November 9, FUFA has said. This follows a week-long training held at Lugogo with local based players. Consequently, the team of 22 Uganda Premier League squad was trimmed to...
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KCCA FC Holds Uganda Cranes In Practice Match

KCCA FC revealed more work for Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan McKinstry after a stalemate in the practice match. The encounter at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Saturday, ended 1-1. Brian Aheebwa put the Cranes team of locally based players in the lead but Julius Poloto pegged the side back inside the...
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Mckinstry Looking Forward To Maintain Top Spot

Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan Mckinstry says that he is not taking chance and looking forward to maintaining the group lead ahead of the double-header against South Sudan in AFCON Qualifiers. Uganda Cranes top Group B of the qualifiers with 4 points from a barren draw away to Burkina Faso...
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Milton Kariisa Expresses Readiness For Cranes Chance

Vipers winger Milton Kariisa dares to make it count if he gets the chance to be in the final Uganda Cranes squad to face South Sudan. The Cranes will face South Sudan in AFCON qualifiers doubleheader - Uganda hosts The Bright Stars on November 12th at Kitende before a return...
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