• July 6, 2020

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Confirmation Of AFCON, CHAN Dates Relief To Players – Mckinstry

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has said that the confirmation of AFCON and CHAN dates comes as a relief to the Uganda Cranes players. CAF recently announced that CHAN will take place in January next year in Cameroon while AFCON will take place in 2021. “The confirmation by CAF of the CHAN Tournament for January […]Read More

Uganda Cranes: Kateregga Dissatisfied With Minister Obua’s Assurance

Midfielder Allan Kateregga is not contented with State Minister for Sports Hon Hamson Obua’s recent assurance about Museveni’s pledge to the Uganda Cranes. Obua, on Tuesday told the players via NTV that they should be patient because “we are following up, be optimistic that this particular pledge will be paid.” In response, Kateregga tweeted: “He […]Read More

You Will Be Paid – Minister Obua To Cranes Players

State Minister for Sports Hon Hamson Obua has assured Uganda Cranes players that they will be paid their pledge. This follows a recent campaign from the players who took to social media and reminded President Museveni of the pledge he had made. The President promised Uganda Cranes players $1M after the side reached AFCON round […]Read More

Andy Mwesigwa Gives Advice After Cranes Players Demand $1M

Uganda Cranes players during AFCON in Egypt. Nicholas Bamulanzeki photo Former Uganda Cranes captain Andy Mwesigwa has advised the players after they came out on Monday to demand the $1M from President Museveni. Spearheaded by captain Denis Onyango, the Uganda Cranes players took to social media to remind the President of the $1M promise he […]Read More

Uganda Cranes: We Haven’t Been Paid – Hassan Wasswa To

Uganda Cranes star Hassan Wasswa Mawanda has called out President Museveni saying that they haven’t been paid yet. Museveni promised Uganda Cranes players $1M after the team reached the round of 16 of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. Uganda reached the knockout for the first time since 1978 before they lost to Senegal 1-0 courtesy […]Read More

Only Job I Have – Geoffrey Sserunkuma On Retirement

Veteran forward Geoffrey Sserunkuma says that he is NOT thinking about retiring from football because it is the only job he has. Sserunkuma’s career stretches way back in the early 2000s, starting his journey with Wolves, then Horizon before joining Police FC in 2002. He has since played for about 13 clubs including stints abroad […]Read More

Andrew Fimbo Mukasa Asks For More Support

Former Uganda Cranes and SC Villa legend Andrew ‘Fimbo’ Mukasa has cried out for more help as he continues on his long road to recovery. Fimbo, is greatly known for his scoring exploits, with his 45-goal season in 1999 still yet to be broken. However, his career was greatly put to a dramatic and sad […]Read More

Mckinstry: Why Standard Of National Team Football In Africa Has

Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan Mckinstry says that African teams have started to develop tactically. The Northern Irishman was speaking with Leon Solms in Career Magazine about the African Football and the legacy of the 2020 FIFA World Cup on the continent. Born July 16, 2020, Mckinstry who signed for Cranes in September 2019, has […]Read More

Magufuli Hails Taifa Stars For Promoting Country’s Image

Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli has commended the Tanzania’s national football team, the Taifa Stars for a ‘tremendous job’ in promoting the country’s image. Magufuli was addressing the final session of the Parliamentary meeting in Dodoma. He also praised the whole sports, culture and entertainment sector. “I would like to commend all Bongo Flava artistes, […]Read More

Uganda Cranes May Return To Action In October

Uganda Cranes may return to action in October 2020 after CAF hinted on resuming the AFCON qualifiers before this year ends. CAF cancelled the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers in March and June due to Covid19 but CAF general secretary Abdelmounaim Bah has said that a return in October is in plan. Mujib Kasule Cries Foul After […]Read More

Bobi Wine Is My Hero – Uganda Cranes Star Allan

Uganda Cranes attacking midfielder Allan Kateregga has hailed musician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine. The Cranes star, commonly known as Dancing Rasta in the football circles, said that Bobi Wine is his Hero. Bobi Wine has received a lot of acclaim mostly from the youths especially since he joined politics. The ‘Kyarenga’ artiste recently revealed […]Read More

Heroes Day: Ranking Onyango’s Best Five Saves In Cranes Jersey

Heroes’ Day in Uganda takes place every 9th of June as the government honours some of its outstanding individuals that have dedicated their lives for the growth of the nation. Uganda Cranes captain and goalkeeper Denis Onyango is a sports hero in a special way after numerous individual performances. He has on many occasions carried […]Read More

Misagga Attacks Magogo For Abandoning Late Kirunda, Ex Players

Eng Ben Misagga has blamed FUFA boss Moses Magogo for ceasing to support Late Uganda Cranes captain Jimmy Kirunda and other ex internationals. The Ntamityobora boss, via his blog, revealed that he was dismayed by FUFA showing concern after Kirunda’s death “especially when they knew knew his health situation before hand.” “Moses Magogo, the discredited, […]Read More

Elvis Bwomono’s Southend Given Suspended Three-Point Penalty

Southend United, home of Uganda Cranes player Elvis Bwomono, have been given a suspended three-point penalty and fined £7,500 for breaching EFL regulations, BBC reports. Southend United plays in League One – a third tier after Premier League and Championship – of English football. The club was found guilty of over late payments to players […]Read More

Uganda Cranes Players Join “Blackout Tuesday” Movement

Uganda Cranes players joined other athletes around the world to take a blackout on social media on Tuesday. The players shared their grievances while posting blank boxes on their twitter handles. This is in response to the passing of George Floyd, an African American, who was suffocated to death by a heartless Police Officer. Emmanuel […]Read More

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of Former Uganda Cranes Coaches?

Uganda Cranes is the senior team football of Uganda managed by the Federation of Uganda Football Association. The team, yet to make a FIFA World Cup Finals appearance, has featured at AFCON, CHAN and CECAFA among other tourneys. The side was founded in 1922 according to FUFA records. Test your knowledge of the former Uganda […]Read More

Quiz: Who Am I? A Look At Uganda Cranes Former

In this quiz, test your knowledge of footballers to have played for Uganda Cranes. Which was the first Uganda Cranes game you watched? Who has been your best player to put on a national Jersey? The above may not count today. Below, is a quiz about the former national team players. Feel free to try […]Read More

Jimmy Kirunda: Police Fire Teargas At Funeral

Police was forced to use tear-gas to break up crowds at Jimmy Kirunda’s burial on Wednesday. Kirunda who captained Uganda Cranes for 10 years was pronounced dead on Monday, 25th May 2020 moments after collapsing at Bwaise in Kampala. The late was supposed to be buried at 2pm but all this was sabotaged after Police’s […]Read More

Jimmy Kirunda: Magogo, Football Fraternity Mourn Death

FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo leads condolences from football and sports fraternity to mourn the shocking death of Jimmy Kirunda. Kirunda, a former Uganda Cranes player who captained the national team for 10 years, died after collapsing while having a walk in Bwaise on Monday. The Football governing body in the country has confirmed that […]Read More

Paul Ssali: Fallen Jimmy Kirunda Irreplaceable

Jimmy Kirunda and Paul Ssali – Bukedde photo Former Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Paul Ssali has said that Uganda will never replace Jimmy Kirunda as he paid tribute to his former captain. Kirunda passed away on Monday when he collapsed while having a routine walk around Bwaise, a Kampala suburb. Ssali was the goalkeeper as Kirunda […]Read More