Defending African Nations Championship champions Morocco defeated Uganda 5-2 at the Reunification Stadium in Douala on Tuesday night to qualify for the quarter-finals, while sending the Cranes crashing out of the tournament.
Uganda, who had talked up their chances of progress before the campaign, have now fallen at the first hurdle of the Chan on each of the five occasions they've qualified for the tournament.
Soufiane Rahimi - who scored a brace - Hamza El Moussaoui, Abdelilah Hafidi, and Ayoub El Kaabi were on target for the defending champions, while Ibrahim Orit and Saidi Kyeyune scored for the opponents.
Morocco started the game on a high as they targeted an early goal to ease the pressure. They camped in the Cranes' territory, and in the eighth minute,&nbs...
Uganda Cranes officially ended their nine days training camp in
Dubai with a class session on Monday, 12th October 2020.
FUFA Executive Committee member Ronnie Kalema, who led the
delegation officiated over this session that lasted for one-hour session.
The Uganda Cranes players in Dubai during the capacity building session
Kalema, also the Uganda Football Referees Association (UFRA)
chairman handled this session targeted at capacity-building amongst players and
coaches based on important corner stone.
He stressed the essence of the players and coaches, to prove how
valuable they are to the beautiful game.
FUFA Executive Committee Member Ronnie Kalema
The former FIFA Referee promised more support on behalf of FUFA at
all costs to ensure they achieve their number one ...
As a way and need to
understand the players especially the foreign based stars much better in
different aspects, Uganda Cranes head coach Johnathan McKinstry has officially
started the Dubai training camp with a class session at JA Ocean View Hotel,
Dubai on Thursday afternoon.
The session that lasted for one hour was aimed at creating a
strong bond amongst the players in order to build a formidable team.
All the players for the first time converged together with UK
based Roy Jayden Onen and Elvis Bwomono who earned their first call to the
McKinstry further highlighted the importance of “TEAM” as Together
Everyone Achieves More-something the players digested.
While in Dubai, the Cranes will conduct more class sessions as
well as training on the field of play befor...
Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has released the 2020 TOTAL
African Nations Championship (CHAN) championship dates.
Uganda Cranes opens up against Rwanda on 18th January 2021 at the
Stade de Unification in Douala in a group C duel.
This will be followed by a match against Togo on 22nd January 2021
at the same venue and the final group game will be on 26th January 2021 against
The East African nation lead Group B with four points, like
second-placed Burkina Faso while Malawi are on three points, and South Sudan
Uganda local-based players have reported
to training in preparation for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers
and African Nations Championship (Chan) competition.
13 players reported to camp, hoping to be fit and stand a chance to be
considered for both competitions.
"Uganda Cranes' team players have, on Thursday, entered a
residential camp at [a hotel] in Kisasi ahead of the trip to Dubai," read
the information posted in the Federation of Uganda Football (Fufa) website.
"The team will fly out this Sunday at 5 pm... for a training camp
where they will be joined by the foreign-based ...