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Cranes in Morocco, face Guinea in friendly test for Desabre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | New Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre gets a first chance to see his team in action when they take on Guinea in a friendly ahead of CHAN 2018. Saturday’s game in Rabat will be followed by another against Congo, before real action starts next week. At CHAN …

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PICTORIAL: Presidential send-off for Uganda Cranes to CHAN

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni have flagged off the Uganda Cranes team headed to the fifth African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals starting in Morocco on January 12. Uganda are drawn in Pool B alongside Zambia, Ivory Coast and Namibia. The team …

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CHAN: Desabre reduces Uganda Cranes squad to 27 players

Kampala, Uganda | FUFA MEDIA | Uganda Cranes Squad has been reduced to 27 players as the team continues with its preparations for the TOTAL 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Finals in Morocco. The players have enjoyed four days of non-residential training at both Namboole stadium and Maroons Stadium where …

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COMMENT: Basena should be applauded and developed

COMMENT | Moses Magogo | FUFA and the entire football industry applauds coach Moses Basena for having accepted to take charge of the Uganda Cranes at the sudden departure of Milutin Sredojević aka Micho. The job of head coach of the Uganda Cranes is one of the five hottest seats in …

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Frenchman Sebastien Desabre starts work as Cranes coach

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Frenchman Sebastien Desabre started his reign as new Cranes coach by visiting the national team’s training camp for the CHAN 2018 qualifiers. Uganda appointed  Desabre on Thursday as their new coach on a two-year deal to replace Milutin Sredojevic who resigned in July. “I …

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French coach Desabre steps down in Ismaily, set for Cranes job

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Frenchman Sebastien Desabre has resigned as coach of Egyptian Premier League side Ismaily, an indication that he will be unveiled as Uganda Cranes new head coach in Kampala on Thursday afternoon. Desabre is just 41 years old. Soccer governing body FUFA on Wednesday announced …

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Football: Ambitious Zanzibar eye Ugandan scalp in Cecafa semis

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Zanzibar are challenging for a first Cecafa Challenge Cup title in 22 years following their impressive run to the semi-finals of the nine-nation tournament. The competition’s surprise packages take on holders Uganda in the last four in Kisumu on Friday, knowing that victory would send …

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Nine-man Uganda hold Ethiopia 1-1 to reach semis

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Derrick Nsibambi was the hero for Uganda, as the Cecafa Challenge Cup holders came from behind to hold Ethiopia 1-1 and reach the semi-finals in Kakamega on Sunday. Nsibambi rescued the 14-time champions, who were in danger of being knocked out of the tournament after …

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