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McKinstry Names Seven UPL Players For South Sudan Encounter

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan McKinstry has made his final shortlist of locally based players for the South Sudan encounter. Uganda will host South Sudan at Kitende on November 12 before the return leg that will be played in Kenya four days later. The seven players have been selected from 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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Uganda Cranes: Derrick Nsibambi Joins Camp

Derrick Nsibambi becomes the first foreign based player to join the Uganda Cranes camp as the side gears up for the South Sudan double-header. Nsibambi returns to the Cranes folder after a long absence. His decent shift for Smouha, an Egyptian club he rejoined in Egypt this year, saw his...

Mawejje, Iguma and Juuko Chances For South Sudan Less – McKinstry

Tony Mawejje, Murushid Juuko and Denis Iguma have less chances of making the final team to face South Sudan, coach Jonathan McKinstry has said. The trio are some of the local based players that kicked off the training at Lugogo on Monday evening. Of the 22 players in camp, about...
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Uganda Cranes V South Sudan Doubleheader Rescheduled

Uganda Cranes' group B Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier double-header with South Sudan, has been adjusted, The-SportsNation has learnt. The late adjustment has been confirmed by South Sudan Football Association but FUFA is yet to make a communication. Uganda Cranes was initially scheduled to host South Sudan's The Bright Stars...
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Mckinstry Names Foreign-based Squad For South Sudan

November 9, 2020*Uganda Cranes Vs South Sudan November 17, 2020*South Sudan Vs Uganda Cranes Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has named the squad that will face South Sudan in an AFCON Qualifiers double-header next month. The team summoned consists of 20 foreign-based players, with about five or six from the...

South Sudan Name 10 Australia-Based Players In Squad To Face Cranes

South Sudan has named 10 Australia-based players in their provisional squad to face Uganda Cranes in AFCON Qualifiers double header next month. Central Coast Mariners forwards Abraham Majok and Kuol Alou Mawien headline the Australia based contingent. The squad of 37 also includes Chok Daniel Dau who plies his trade...

Mckinstry Weighs In On Dubai Camp As Cranes Return

Coach Jonathan Mckinstry has highlighted the importance of the recent camp as the Uganda Cranes returned from Dubai on Tuesday. Mckinstry says that the week-long camp will be key not only for South Sudan doubleheader but for a long run as well. "Overall, am very pleased with the camp we...

Cranes In Dubai: Jayden Onen Wants To ‘Make Mark’

Uganda Cranes attacking midfielder Jayden Onen says that he wants to make a mark on his first attempt with the team. Onen is with the team in a training camp in Dubai to prepare for the forthcoming doubleheader with South Sudan in the AFCON Qualifiers next month. This is the...

Nsibambi Turns Up For Smouha After Cranes Snub

Derrick Nsibambi featured for his Egyptian Club Smouha just days after turning his back on the National team. The striker declared that he will miss the Cranes camp in Dubai due due to a hamstring injury. Nsibambi posted: "Am to miss Cranes Dubai camp due to hamstring injury which I...

Cranes In Dubai: Trio Misses First Training Session

Three Uganda Cranes players missed the first training session conducted on Thursday night at the Jebel Ali training centre in Dubai. The three players are Alexis Bakka (Umea FC), Alex Kakuba (CD Cova Piedade) and Edirisa Lubega Torres (Paide). Bakka and Kakuba have consequently arrived on Friday morning while Edirisa...

Mckinstry ‘Very Disappointed’ With Mamelodi Sundowns

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry is displeased with Mamelodi Sundowns after the PSL champions refused to release Denis Onyango for national team duty. The Cranes captain was stopped from joining the team in camp with his club Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa citing several reasons, according to FUFA. Uganda is...

Uganda Cranes To Face UAE Giants In Friendly

Uganda Cranes will play UAE side Al Nasr as part of their ongoing training camp in Dubai, The-SportsNation sources have learnt. Al-Nasr is a professional association football club located in Dubai and plays in the UAE Pro League (Arabian Gulf League). The actual date and time for the friendly await...
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Cranes Leave Tonight As Eight Report In Dubai – FUFA

Uganda Cranes team of locally based players will finally leave tonight for their training camp in Dubai, FUFA has confirmed. "The local based Uganda Cranes players will fly out tonight (9 PM) aboard Emirates Airlines," FUFA has stated. The team was initially scheduled to leave on Sunday but were bounced...

CHAN Fixture: Uganda Cranes Face Rwanda In Opener

Group C Dates: *January 18, 2021 Morocco Vs TogoRwanda Vs Uganda *January 22, 2021 Morocco Vs RwandaUganda Vs Togo *January 26, 2021 Uganda Vs MoroccoTogo Vs Rwanda Uganda Cranes will face Rwanda in their opening group C game of the CHAN tournament on January 18, according to the fixture seen...
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Cranes Camp: Mckinstry Names Final Squad

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry named the final squad for the training camp in Dubai. However, the Sunday travel plans suffered a set back with the team bounced at Entebbe International Airport due to delay in processing the travel entry clearance to Dubai. FUFA Head of Communications Ahmed Hussein confirmed...

Cranes Camp: Kateregga Joins Dubai Contingent

Uganda Cranes midfielder Allan 'Dancing Rasta' Kateregga has joined the 13 players who entered residential camp at Cranes Paradise Hotel, Kisaasi. FUFA has confirmed the development. The midfielder plies his trade with Ebril Sports Club in Iraq. Cranes assistant Coach Abdallah Mubiru said: "Kateregga joined us from Iraq where he...
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Over 10 UPL Players Set For Cranes Camp In Dubai

About 12 or 14 players will be summoned for Uganda Cranes squad that is going to camp in Dubai in October. This, is contrary to the previous report that 30% composition of the team will be locally based. Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry earlier stated that travel restrictions may fail...
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