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Cranes stop Ivory Coast in build-up game

Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | A penalty converted by Farouk Miya was enough to give Uganda Cranes a morale boosting 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in pre-Africa Cup of Nations Cup build-up match played in the UAE on Saturday. Miya struck the ball past Ivory Coast goalkeeper Guelassiognon Sylvain Gbohouo …

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Uganda too good for Lesotho, Nations Cup beckons

  Lesotho ?? 0 Uganda ?? 2 Tanzania 2 Cape Verde 0 Maseru, Lesotho | THE INDEPENDENT  | Two Faruk Miya goals in Maseru have put Uganda Cranes on the door-steps of a second Africa Cup of Nations finals. The two-nil away result Tuesday evening means only heavy consecutive defeats …

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Miya will be available for Niger tourney – Desabre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes midfielder Farouk Miya will be available when the national team takes part in a three nations tournament in Niger May 30 to June 2. Head coach Sebastien Desabre told URN in an interview at the Serena Hotel, Kampala on Tuesday night that they …

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FAROUK MIYA: Bring on the Egyptians

Thursday, 4pm Uganda ??  vs Egypt ?? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cranes striker Farouk Miya is confident Uganda Cranes will build on their strong start to the 2018 World Cup qualifiers despite recent changes to the team’s coaching staff. Speaking to, Miya said the departure of coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic and arrival of Moses …

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Standard Liege coach who sidelined Farouk Miya sacked

FILE photo of Miya in action for his Belgian side Standard Liege Lowly Standard sack Serbian coach who ignored Uganda’s Miya Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Standard Liege have sacked their Serbian coach Aleksandar Jankovic after the iconic Belgian top-flight outfit could only finish ninth in the regular season. “Negative …

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Uganda Cranes back home from historic AFCON

Uganda Cranes are back home after their historic return to the high table of African football – The African Cup of Nations finals. Uganda played three games, losing two and drawing their final game against Mali. They flew out of Gabon Thursday via Addis Ababa and arrived Entebbe Airport Friday …

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