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 Why Uganda cranes players staged sit-down strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cranes are the second team together with Zimbabwe to go on a sit-down strike and miss training over alleged unpaid allowances at the on-going 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Nigerian team players also boycotted one of the …

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We must get sharp at goal – Desabre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes has qualified for the round of 16 at the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Although the Cranes lost 2-0 to hosts Egypt on Sunday night, Zimbabwe’s 4-0 loss top DR Congo in the other Group A game meant …

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UBC fails to secure Afcon broadcasting rights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several Ugandans took to social media on Sunday night to express their disappointment over the failure by the National Broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) to broadcast the match between Uganda Cranes and Egypt. Although UBC had resumed broadcasting the African Cup of Nations-Afcon on …

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2019 AFCON: D-Day as Cranes face DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cranes start their 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign against a tricky Democratic Republic of Congo side in a Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium on Saturday. Coach Sebastien Desabre’s side will be cheered on by a couple of …

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We have quality in Cranes – Onyango

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes skipper Denis Onyango has said the team has the quality to get to the later stages of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Onyango, one of the experienced players on the Ugandan team said their target is to make it …

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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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Magogo sets AFCON target for Uganda Cranes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Moses Hassim Magogo has said if the Cranes don’t make it out of the group stages at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), it will be termed a failure. Speaking to URN in …

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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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