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Cranes line-up Ivory Coast in Afcon build-up

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes will face Ivory Coast in an International friendly match in the United Arab Emirates on June 15th. The two teams will use the match to prepare for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Head coach Sebastien Desabre made the announcement …

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Uganda draws Egypt, DRC in AFCON Group A

🌍 #TotalAFCON2019 GROUP A Uganda 🇺🇬 Egypt 🇪🇬 Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 DRC 🇨🇩 Spectacular Africa Cup of Nations draw throws up intriguing groups Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Uganda Cranes have been drawn in one of the toughest Africa Cup of Nations 2019 groups, where they will come up against Egypt, …

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Magufuli gifts Tanzania football team with land

  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP | Tanzanian president John Magufuli has gifted the national team players with parcels of land as a token for qualifying to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. On Sunday Tanzania thumped east African rivals Uganda 3-0 to reach the finals for the …

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Factfiles of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Factfiles of 24 qualifiers for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt between June 21 and July 19: Algeria Qualifying results: Benin 2-0 home 0-1 away, Gambia 1-1 1-1, Togo 1-0 4-1 Scorers: Bounedjah 3, Mahrez 2, Abeid, Attal, Bensebaini, Hanni 1 each Coach: …

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Cranes raring to go versus Tanzania

TODAY: Tanzania 🇹🇿 vs Uganda 🇺🇬 6pm, Dar Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes Coach-Sebastien Desabre and his captain Denis Onyango want to keep their winning momentum ahead of the African Cup of Nations. This is not good news for hosts Tanzania’s Taifa Stars that need …

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Ramadan pushes Africa Cup of Nations back by one week

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in June and July has been pushed back by a week to cater for the holy month of Ramadan, the tournament’s chief told AFP on Sunday. The four-week long event will now run from June 21-July 19 instead of June 15-July 13, …

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CAF confirms change In 2019 AFCON dates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has changed the dates for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). CAF communicated on Monday that hosts Egypt requested for a change of dates for the tournament that will attract 24 teams for the first time. “During …

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