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“Do not Underestimate South Sudan” Coach Mckinstry Warns

“Do not Underestimate South Sudan” Coach Mckinstry Warns

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Uganda manager Jonathan McKinstry has warned that South Sudan will not be easy opponents in their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Cranes will face South Sudan – who have only been a CAF and FIFA member since 2012 – on November 12 and 16 as they look to keep their place at the top of Group B. “We want to maintain our group’s top position and we want to come out of these two South Sudan games still holding onto that first place spot,” McKinstry is quoted by The Sports Nation. “We know if we can pick up these maximum points that might be enough to seal off qualification depending on the results between Malawi and Burkina Faso. “But regardless of that we have to go on and put up a top performance because South Sudan has improved a lot basing on their last inter...
McKinstry Pleased with Uganda’s Team Dubai trip

McKinstry Pleased with Uganda’s Team Dubai trip

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The Cecafa champions chose to take a week-long training camp in the Middle East during the international break before returning home Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has explained why the Dubai training camp was more important than friendlies. The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) decided to take the Cranes to the Middle East for a week-long training camp ahead of a November double-header against South Sudan in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers. “Overall, I am very pleased with the camp we have completed in Dubai, it has been a very worthwhile six-seven day,” McKinstry said as was quoted by repoters. “We have done a lot of good work not only on the field but also in the classroom. “And this is something you don’t often get to do during internat...