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FUFA president elected on CAF committee

By Damali Mukhaye. The president of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations Moses Magogo has been elected to the Confederation of African Football executive committee. This transpired at the ongoing CAF assembly which is being held in cairo, Egypt. Magogo beat the renowned Tanzania football administrator Loedgar Tenga in the elections which have been held in the assembly,when he attained 33 votes against 19 votes. Magogo becomes the first Ugandan to sit on this committee and he is likely to take over The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations as the president pending approval. Magogo’s wins means that more CAF projects and trainings will be coming to Uganda.

President hosts Uganda Cranes after AFCON exit

By Ritah Kemigisa. The President has given the Uganda cranes that made Uganda Proud in the ongoing AFCON $ 1M (about Shs 3.7 billion) as a token of appreciation for their good performance. Museveni made the revelation last night while hosting the delegation at state house Entebbe. He said the money is to be distributed among players and officials. He however called upon the team to continue training in order to develop stamina and endurance. The players are expected to return to their respective clubs for pre-season training. The cranes was crashed out of the tournament by Senegal. The cranes head coach Sebastain Desabre left the club over the weekend and was yesterday unveiled as the Pyramids FC coach Uganda …

Salah Scores as Hosts Egypt beat the cranes

Story By Bbc Sports Egypt maintained their perfect start to their Africa Cup of Nations campaign by beating Uganda in Cairo to advance into the last 16 as Group A winners. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah opened the scoring with a superb free-kick midway through the first half. Aston Villa’s Ahmed Elmohamady then doubled the Pharaohs’ lead before half-time with a powerful drive to keep DR Congo thumped Zimbabwe in Group A’s other game on Sunday, meaning Uganda progress as runners-up. Hosts Egypt go through to the last 16 with a perfect record having beaten Zimbabwe and DR Congo in their opening two group games.

Uganda on the brink of AFCON last 16 after Zimbabwe draw

By Ritah Kemigisa. Uganda Cranes earned a crucial point during the one all draw with the Warriors from Zimbabwe Warriors in an AFCON 2019 group A GAME played at the Cairo International Stadium last night. Emmanuel Okwi scored the opening for Uganda after the initial shot on target from winger Abdul Lumala was stopped by the goalkeeper in the path of the scorer. KhamaBilliat scored the equalizer in the closing moments of the first half. Speaking after the game, the cranes Head coach Sebastian Desabre applauded the cranes players for putting up a good show in the second half. On his part the Zimbabwe head coach Sunday Chidzambwa said his team did not put a good show because his boys …

King Oyo asks Cranes players to take Zimbabwe clash serious

By Ritah Kemigisa. The King of Toro kingdom, Omukama Oyo Nyimba kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has advised the Uganda cranes team not to underestimate any of their opponents in the AFCON tournament underway in Cairo, Egypt. Attending the cranes training session last night , King Oyo asked the team to use the same energy they used to defeat DRC in their first game to win their next game due tomorrow against Zimbabwe. “Never underestimate your opponent, always respect them but do not fear them, as you go for the next game, you kill them off. I know if we win our next game, we will have qualified, I know all of you have individual capabilities of taking us to the …