Uganda improves by two places in latest FIFA rankings

Uganda Cranes has improved by two places in the latest Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) rankings. Uganda is now 73rd out of the 211 FIFA Member federations, with 446 points. In December, the country was 75th. The January 2018 rankings were released on 18th January from Zurich, the head quarters…

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Shaban ruled out of Uganda – Namibia CHAN 2018 tie

Shaban Muhammad has been ruled out of the crucial tie against Namibia at the CHAN 2018. The Cranes face off against Namibia in a game they must avoid loss. Shaban suffered an ankle injury in training and will not be part of the team. He is not feeling well. He…

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Juma defends goalkeeper Ochan after reckless howler

Ibrahim Sadam Juma has defended goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan following a howler against Zambia. The star called for unity stating ‘we lose and win as a team’. Experienced KCCA FC custodian easily conceded for Chipolopolo third goal. Sadam, who has played with Ochan since his young days insists he is a very…

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Desabre: Uganda Cranes will come good in the next two matches

Uganda Cranes’ group stage matches at CHAN 2018: Sunday, 14th January 2018: Zambia 3-1 Uganda Thursday, 18th January 2018: Uganda Vs Namibia – Marrakech Monday, 22nd January 2018: Uganda Vs Cote D’Ivoire – Marrakech Uganda Cranes newly appointed head coach Louis Serge Sebestien Desabre believes the team will come good…

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Zambia coach Nyirenda: I won’t be surprised if Uganda progresses

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda feels Uganda appeared the better team and may bounce back and qualify for the finals of the CHAN 2018 tourney. Nyirenda admitted it was a tough first half for his charges against Uganda but thanked them for showing character. “The first half was for Uganda,” he…

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Desabre disappointed with Uganda Cranes’ loss to Zambia

Uganda Cranes Coach Louis Serge Desabre was left disappointed after his side lost 3-1 to Zambia in the CHAN 2018 opener in Morocco on Sunday. Desabre’s men almost scored the first inside fifteen minutes but Allan Kyambadde shot direct at goalie Toaster Nsabata. “We had a good start and had…

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Uganda lose to Zambia in CHAN 2018 opener

CHAN 2018 (Group B): Zambia 3-1 Uganda Namibia 1-0 Cote D’Ivoire Uganda Cranes succumbed to defeat in their first CHAN 2018 encounter against Zambia on Sunday in Marrakech. Sebastien Desabre’s men suffered loss after Zambia took the lead through Lazarous Kambole in the 38th minute. Kambole placed the ball past Uganda’s goalkeeper…

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Uganda Cranes contingent safely travels from Rabat to Marrakech

CHAN 2018: Uganda Cranes Fixtures (Group B) Uganda Vs Zambia – 14th January 2018 (Marrakech) Uganda Vs Namibia – 18th January 2018 (Marrakech) Uganda Vs Ivory Coast – 22nd January 2018 (Marrakech) *The team checked in at the lavish Palmeraie Golf palace Hotel in Marrakech City on Thursday evening *All the…

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Cranes will be good to go against Zambia – Saddam Juma

Ibrahim Saddam Juma says the Cranes will be good to go against Zambia despite winning none of the two trial games prior to the CHAN 2018 kickoff. The Cranes open their 2018 CHAN campaign against the Chipolopolo in group B as they for the first time; seek to reach the…

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