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Former Cranes captain, legend Jimmy Kirunda dies at 70

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Former Cranes captain Jimmy Kirunda,70 has died. According to Ahmed Hussein, the Communications Officer of the soccer governing body FUFA, Kirunda reportedly collapsed while walking in Bwaise, on the outskirts of Kampala Monday afternoon and was pronounced dead moments later. Flamboyant, disciplined …

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Uganda Cranes draw Rwanda, Kenya in World Cup qualifiers

Group A Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti Group B Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea Group C Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia Group D Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Malawi Group E Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda Group F Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola Group G Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia Group …

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Three arrested over Crested Cranes trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people in Kisoro district have been arrested over allegedly possessing Crested Cranes. The suspects are Dan Iradukunda 22 a resident of Bunagana in Muramba Sub County, George  Habyarimana 25, a resident of Gahiza in Buhozi parish Busanza Sub County and Hillary Tumushime, 28 …

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LIVE: Uganda 2 Malawi 0

⚽ FULL TIME Uganda 🇺🇬 2 (Emma Okwi -29th, Bayo -66th) Malawi 🇲🇼 0 ✳ AFCON 2021 Qualifiers Uganda 🇺🇬 – 4 Points Burkina Faso 🇧🇫- 4 Points Malawi 🇲🇼- 3 Points South Sudan 🇸🇸- 0 Points Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Cranes went top of AFCON qualifying Group B with …

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Uganda Cranes aim for Group B top spot today

⚽ Uganda 🇺🇬 vs Malawi 🇲🇼 ✳ AFCON 2021 Qualifiers ✳ Mandela Stadium, Namboole 4pm ✳ Entry Fees: 20,000/=, 50,000/= & 120,000/= Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes are confident they have what it takes to take charge of AFCON Group today when the host Malawi at Mandela National Stadium. …

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Okwi hits crossbar as Uganda Cranes settle for draw

⚽ AFCON 2021 qualifying result ⏺  Burkina Faso 🇧🇫 0 Uganda Cranes 🇺🇬 0 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | THE INDEPENDENT & CAF-ONLINE | The Johnathan McKinstry era as Uganda Cranes coach started Wednesday with a precious draw away from home to Burkina Faso. The home side was constantly in attack but their …

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LIVE: First AFCON test for McKinstry

⚽ AFCON 2021 qualifying ⏺ TODAY 10pm – Burkina Faso 🇧🇫 vs Uganda Cranes 🇺🇬 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | THE INDEPENDENT & CAF-ONLINE |  New Uganda Cranes coach Johnathan McKinstry faces Burkina Faso in a tricky opening match of the 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. Action starts this week in …

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New Cranes coach McKinstry makes debut in Ethiopia on Sunday

Ethiopia vs Uganda International Friendly, Sunday, Oct 13 Bahrdar Town Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Newly appointed Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry will handle his first game this weekend, when his team travel to Ethiopia for an international friendly. The 34-year-old former coach of Rwanda was appointed head …

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New Uganda Cranes coach McKinstry arrives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Rwanda national coach Johnathan McKinstry has arrived in Uganda and was immediately unveiled as Cranes’ new head coach. Currently ranked 80 in the FIFA World Rankings, McKinstry who is only 34 years-old, is taking on one of the top international positions in Africa. …

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MAGOGO: New Uganda Cranes coach to be named next week

  Adjumani, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soccer governing body FUFA will name a new Uganda Cranes national coach next week. Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president Moses Magogo told an annual general meeting in Adjumani that “we have gone through a process of looking for a new head …

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