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FUFA issues statement on Micho

Soccer governing body FUFA has admitted it owes national coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic money in unpaid salaries but are committed to ensuring all his arrears are cleared. FUFA said it “shares his frustrations over the delay.” They explained that “during the costly AFCON 2017 qualification campaign, FUFA prioritized all the meager resources …

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Africa Cup of Nations winners and losers

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Guinea-Bissau winning a group in which they were expected to finish last was the biggest shock of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition that ended at the weekend. The tiny Portuguese-speaking west African country reached the finals for the first time at …

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Drama as Africa Cup finals line-up completed

List of qualifiers for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon: Tunisia (Group A winners) Democratic Republic of Congo (Group B winners) Mali (Group C winners) Burkina Faso (Group D winners) Guinea-Bissau (Group E winners) Morocco (Group F winners) Egypt (Group G winners) Ghana (Group H winners) Ivory Coast …

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LIVE: Excitement as Cranes fans storm Namboole

PICTORIAL: The nation expects. The stage is set. Will Cranes finally deliver in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Sunday when they take on Comoros?   ?? #MujjeTulumbe #CranesNamutima #UgandaCranes #PrayersUp ?? pic.twitter.com/fUJsrZwkT2 — Helena Mayanja (@QBDMaya) September 4, 2016   Is it too early to make one’s way to Namboole? …

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Why Cranes will need to stay calm in face of Comoros

  Sunday September 4 Mandela Stadium, Namboole Uganda vs Comoros 5pm The nation expects. The stage is set. Will Cranes finally deliver in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Sunday when they take on Comoros? Cranes coach Micho Milutin Sredejovic believes Uganda can finally make it, but like many long-suffering fans, knows …

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VIDEO: Comoros here for Uganda Cranes clash

VIDEO: Comoros might have nothing to play for but pride but that has not dampened the spirit of the players and fans alike. At the arrival of the first of the contingent to the country, they were welcomed by singing and dancing by their fans plus a promise to give it …

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Gabon Cup of Nations to go ahead despite riots – CAF

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The African Cup of Nations continental football finals will go ahead as scheduled in Gabon despite the wave of riots following president Ali Bongo’s re-election, African football authorities confirmed on Thursday. “There will be no change, we are following proceedings closely,” African football confederation media …

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