Cranes Through to AFCON 2019, Tanzania Waits


Patrick Kaddu was the hero of the night as the Uganda Cranes qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament on Saturday. 

It was a full house at the forty-thousand-capacity Namboole Stadium as the Cranes team edged Cape Verde 1-0 to clinch a consecutive AFCON qualification. The win pushes the Cranes to the top of Group L with 13 points.

The group is, meanwhile still wide open after Lesotho beat Tanzania 1-0 on Sunday in Maseru.

Cranes Enter Camp Ahead of Lesotho Clash


The Uganda Cranes team entered their training camp at Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Friday, ahead of the Lesotho game in the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers.

The training has been conducted by locally based players of the Uganda Premier league and some of the U-17, U-20 and U-23 players. Sixteen players turned up for the first training session.

Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre together with his assistant Matia Lule monitored the training that was majorly based on shooting drills and stretching intended to meet fitness levels.