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SH660M: Museveni clears Micho’s salary, boosts Cranes

World Cup qualifiers Group  A :Libya, Guinea, DR Congo, Tunisia Group B: Zambia, Cameroon, Nigeria, Algeria Group C: Gabon, Morocco, Mali, Ivory Coast Group D: Burkina Faso, South Africa, Cape Verde, Senegal Group E: Uganda, Congo, Egypt, Ghana President Yoweri Museveni has boosted Cranes’ World Cup preparations and offered to …

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Uganda in Pot 4 of Africa Cup of Nations draw

Seeds Pot 1: Gabon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Algeria Pot 2: Tunisia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo Pot 3: Cameroon, Senegal, Morocco, Egypt Pot 4: Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Guinea Bissau Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Title-holders Ivory Coast, hosts Gabon and former champions Algeria and Ghana were named …

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Gabon president insists AFCON finals on course

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon president Ali Bongo has insisted that that the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) will go ahead in his crisis-ridden country. The CAN is due to take place from January 14 to February 5 next year but was thrown into doubt after violence broke …

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Parliament moves a motion congratulating Uganda Cranes

Parliament on Tuesday moved a motion to formally recognize Uganda Cranes for their recent triumph against Comoros that saw them qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time since 1978. There was a proposal each member of parliament contributes sh500,000 to support the Cranes. A Farouk Miya goal …

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Miya’s miracle

  How teamwork can bring glory to a nation Pass. Pass. Pass. Farouk Miya, the 19-year old who scored Uganda’s history making goal in Mandela National Stadium on Sept.04, should have passed the ball to teammate Oloya who looked better positioned to score. That is the game he had been …

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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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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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Why CAF has shifted Uganda vs Comoros to September 4, 5pm

Africa soccer governing body CAF has changed the fixtures of the last 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, placing matches of all the teams competing for the two best losers spots to Sunday September 4. Games involving Tunisia versus Liberia, Togo versus Djibouti, Mali versus Benin, DR Congs versus CAR, Uganda versus Comoros and Burkina Faso versus Botswana are now all scheduled for …

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