Uganda’s chance with extra slots for Africa at World Cup

Uganda’s chance with extra slots for Africa at World Cup

After knocking on the door several times, Uganda’s national football team, The Cranes will welcome news that the bureau of football’s world governing body, Fifa, has proposed that at least nine African nations can qualify for the World Cup when it expands from 32 teams to 48 in 2026. It  has recommended that the continent’s […]

EALA elections kick off amid disagreements from candidates

EALA elections kick off amid disagreements from candidates

As elections for members of the East African Legislative Assembly kick off today, several candidates have so far expressed discontent with the way the process is being conducted with some complaining about the way ballot papers are arranged. The Tuesday election has 47 candidates who want 9 jobs at EALA among which NRM is fielding […]

FIFA boss Infantino calls unprecedented African presidents meeting to oust Hayatou

FIFA boss Infantino calls unprecedented African presidents meeting to oust Hayatou

FIFA President Gianni Infantino expected to visit Uganda this week will meet more than 50 presidents of African football associations in an unprecedented summit in Johannesburg, officials said on Sunday.   Each of the continent’s 54 member countries has been invited to a day-long executive summit with Infantino, called to discuss general issues in the […]

BLOW BY BLOW: How Cameroon beat Egyptians to 2017 Afcon title

BLOW BY BLOW: How Cameroon beat Egyptians to 2017 Afcon title

Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home. Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, rising highest to power in […]

Museveni votes for Morocco to rejoin AU

Museveni votes for Morocco to rejoin AU

Uganda was among the 39 countries that voted for Morocco to be readmitted as a member of the African Union (AU) on Monday at the African leaders summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A source who followed the debate for Morocco to return to the continental body said that nine countries voted against it; the nine “were countries in […]

Beaten Uganda Cranes look to frustrate Mali | AFCON 2017

Beaten Uganda Cranes look to frustrate Mali | AFCON 2017

After seeing the Egyptions snuff out the last flickering embers of hope in Uganda’s fairytale return to the Africa Nations Cup over the weekend, group mates Mali are set to the sacrificial lamb heading into tonight’s encounter. Uganda Cranes Probable XI: Denis Onyango (GK), Denis Iguma, Godfrey Walusimbi, Hassan Wasswa, Murushid Jjuuko, Geoffrey Baba Kizito, Khalid […]

AFCON2017 PREVIEW: Zimbabawe look to upset Tunisia

AFCON2017 PREVIEW: Zimbabawe look to upset Tunisia

Tunisia goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi is a fitness concern having been forced to retire injured during the win over Algeria. Wahbi Khazri, who plays his club football for Sunderland, is set to keep his place after coming into the starting line-up against Algeria and putting in an excellent performance. While fellow attacker Naim Sliti boasts that […]

Uganda Cranes will upset Egypt – Hassan Wasswa

Uganda Cranes will upset Egypt – Hassan Wasswa

Experienced Uganda Cranes defender Hassan Wasswa Mawanda has said they are not under pressure ahead of tonight’s Group D game against Egypt in Port Gentil. The Cranes lost 1-0 to Ghana in the opening match at the on-going 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). But Mawanda said on Friday that they are not under […]

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