It was a difficult time for Uganda's national football team, the Cranes, as they failed to secure a place for the AFCON 2021 after a narrow loss to Malawi 1-0 in the final qualifier match played in Blantyre. Uganda Cranes only needed a draw.
Malawi joined Burkina Faso in group B, displacing Uganda that held the second position after last week's draw at home in Kampala.
Malawi's sole goal came through a header from their strike Richard Mbulu at the 15th minute, getting past Uganda's goalkeeper Dennis Onyango.
Uganda dominated the play with fierce attacks but the home team stood still in their defense while also deploying time-wasting tactics.
The Uganda Cranes only needed a point in group B but the host were in for maximum points.
This is the third time Malawi wil...
The Uganda Cranes camp is in bouyant mood after more foreign based players arrived in the country and joined the team base at the Cranes Paradise Hotel in Kisaasi.
Joseph Ochaya (with the ball) in trainingOchaya was part of the team in the morning at the St Mary’s stadium- kitende whereas the other 3 who arrived after training could only be part of the evening stretching and conditioning session.
Players stretching in Sunday’s training sessionUganda will play host to Burkina Faso on Wednesday 24th March in the second last group B 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier game before taking on Malawi in the final group fixture four days later.A total of 18 players took part in the morning training session under the guidance of Assistant coaches Abdallah Mubiru, Livingstone Mb...
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The Uganda Hippos saw off the hosts in the final group game at Stade Olympique to progress to the knockout face.
Despite trailing at halftime, the team coached by Morley Byekwaso put up a spirited fight to score twice in the second stanza.
The hosts took the lead in the 40th minute through Silly Sanghare converting from the spot after Aziz Kayondo brought down Oumar Mbareck in the area.
However, Uganda rallied back through Steven Sserwadda and substitute Derrick Kakooza to claim all the points.
Sserwadda levelled matters at the hour mark after good interplay with Sam Ssenyonjo before the former drilled home.
Kakooza who came on for Najib Yiga, another substitu...
FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Rwanda on Friday inaugurating the FIFA Regional Development office-East Africa in Kigali.FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo joined other CECAFA region FA Presidents at the event.