• July 9, 2020

Tags : Uganda Cranes

Mike Mutyaba: Uganda Cranes Star To Miss CHAN

Experienced midfielder Mike Mutyaba is ‘likely’ to miss the forthcoming 2020 CHAN tournament in Cameroon. The KCCA FC midfielder missed training on Monday morning to undergo medical tests after feeling unwell with his health on Sunday, FUFA has reported. The statement adds that Mutyaba will be under supervision by both his club KCCA FC and […]Read More

Uganda Cranes: Lukwago Making Steady Progress – Mckinstry

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry says the injured goalkeeper Charles Lukwago is making steady progress. The KCCA FC skipper suffered a left elbow dislocation with an associated small fracture to the lower part of the humerus bone, the club said then. This happened during the league game against Express FC in the 44th minute after […]Read More

It’s A Mess – Mujib Punches Holes In Mckinstry’s CHAN

Former Uganda Cranes player and Proline FC director Mujib Kasule has expressed his distrust in Jonathan Mckinstry’s summoned CHAN team. Kasule is the latest to reveal his discontent in the Uganda Cranes selection committee since the team was named. He said that KCCA FC midfielder Julius Poloto did not deserve a place on the team […]Read More

AFCON Qualifiers: Uganda Match With South Sudan Moved To Kenya

An aerial view of Nyayo national stadium which will host Uganda game with south Sudan in AFCON qualifiers Daily nation photo Uganda Cranes away game against South Sudan in AFCON qualifiers will be played at Kenya’s Nyayo National Stadium, reports have suggested. Uganda will host the Bright Stars on March 28 at Namboole before the […]Read More

Uganda Cranes: FUFA Cautions Allan Kateregga

Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has cautioned Uganda Cranes star Allan ‘Dancing Rasta’ Kateregga, it’s official. A statement from FUFA says that Kateregga is ‘sanctioned with a suspended four months ban’ without taking part in Uganda Cranes activities. The Dancing Rasta, who plies his trade with Erbil FC in Iraq, was found guilty by […]Read More

Uganda Cranes Squad: Salim Jamal Set To Bounce Back

Uganda Cranes Goalkeeper Salim Jamal. Monitor photo Goalkeeper Salim Jamal is set to bounce back in the Uganda Cranes fold ahead of South Sudan duel, The-SportsNation sources have learnt. On Thursday at FUFA house in Mengo, Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry will announce the squad to face South Sudan in AFCON Qualifiers. Jamal has been […]Read More

CHAN: Ndahiro Attributes Uganda Cranes Call-up To Hard Work

Derrick Ndahiro training with Uganda Cranes. FUFA SC Villa’s Derrick Ndahiro has said that it’s hard work that has led to his call up on the Uganda Cranes. The left back, cum winger, is among the young talented players, and he his first call at national team ahead of CHAN that will kickoff in Cameroon. […]Read More

CHAN: Four Miss Out As Uganda Cranes Start Training

Four out of the 34 Uganda Cranes players summoned for CHAN Preparations, missed out on the team’s first training session conducted on Monday Morning at Gems Cambridge International School Grounds, Luzira. KCCA goalkeeper Charles Lukwago was present but never trained due to a an injury. KCCA defender John Revita and Vipers’ captain Halid Lwaliwa are […]Read More

CHAN: Mckinstry Reveals Why He Left Out Gift Ali

Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan Mckinstry has explained why he left out KCCA FC midfielder Gift Ali out of the 34-man squad for 2020 CHAN. The decision to leave out Gigi, as commonly known, among other players, was met with negative critics from a section of analysts and fans after the player’s impressive display the player […]Read More

Gift Ali Opens Up After Missing Out On CHAN Squad

Gift Ali not part of CHAN squad to represent Uganda KCCA FC central midfielder Gift Ali says that he was disappointed but will continue working hard after missing out on the Uganda Cranes squad for CHAN. Social media and analysts showed their discontent after Gift Ali was left out of Jonathan Mckinstry’s 34-man squad. Gigi, […]Read More

UPL XI Overlooked By Mckinstry In Uganda Cranes CHAN Squad

Uganda Cranes head coach Jonathan Mckinstry summoned a 34-UPL-Player squad that will start training in preparation for the forthcoming 2020 CHAN in Cameroon. Injured goalkeeper Charles Lukwago, returning Milton Karisa and Herbert Achai were some of the surprise inclusion. The development left ‘social media coaches’ fuming after their so called ‘obvious choices’ like Gift Ali […]Read More

How Social Media Reacted To Summoned Uganda Cranes CHAN Team

The summoned Uganda Cranes provisional team to train for CHAN has been received with mixed reactions via social media. Many took to social platforms to express their views. Social media in Uganda, just like elsewhere, is one of the most powerful tool where fans communicate and air out their sports opinions. Read – A Look […]Read More

Uganda Cranes To Face Mali, Zambia In Pre CHAN Tourney

In preparation for the forthcoming 2020 CHAN tourney in Cameroon, Uganda will host a Three-Nation Tourney with Zambia and Mali national teams. This is slated for 17th-21th of March at Namboole. There will also be a testing match in the last week of March that will be against AFCON qualifier team which will also be […]Read More

Jack Komakech: Future Of Uganda Cranes In Safe Hands

Jack Komakech, courtesy photo Jack Komakech believes that he is the next Denis Onyango and dreams of playing abroad in five years time. But who is he? Komakech was born to Billy Okot and Florence Aciro on July 31, 2002 in Gulu Referral hospital, Gulu district. He has been playing with Football For Good Youth […]Read More

Uganda Cranes: Five Uncapped Players Who Deserve CHAN Call-up

Jonathan Mckinstry and his technical team are set to name the Uganda Cranes squad that will start preparations ahead of the 2020 CHAN slated in Cameroon to be played on April 4-25. CHAN is a biennial football tournament contested by 16 qualifying African national teams. The teams are composed exclusively of players who play in […]Read More

Uganda Cranes Asked To Play In Proposed Three-Nation Tourney

Shaban Mohammed (red) playing for Uganda U20 against Zambia. FUFA Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has inquired about Uganda Cranes availability to take part in a three-nation friendly tournament, a source has disclosed to this website. Zambia’s Chipolopolo, Uganda Cranes and Zimbabwe’s Warriors are the three nations to take part in the tourney, FUFA is […]Read More

2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Uganda To face Mali, Neighbours

Uganda Cranes have been pitted in a thrilling group E at the second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign. The Cranes will face top seed Mali and neighbours Kenya Harambee Stars and Rwanda Amavubi Stars. These will be played over six match-days, from 23 March 2020 to 12 October 2021 as a […]Read More

A Look At Uganda Cranes Best Team Of The Decade

Here, we take a look at the best players to have represented Uganda in this decade that has seen the team play two AFCON tourneys, won three CECAFA senior challenge championships, played at four Chan tourneys and two world cup qualifying campaigns. It’s a difficult task, but an interesting one. I have gone for longevity; […]Read More