Uganda national football team

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Uganda
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Cranes
Association Federation of Uganda Football Associations
Sub-confederation CECAFA (East & Central Africa)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Milutin Sredojević
Captain Andrew Mwesigwa
Home stadium Mandela National Stadium
FIFA code UGA
FIFA ranking 81 Increase 6 (14 August 2014)
Highest FIFA ranking 63 (September, October 2010)
Lowest FIFA ranking 121 (July 2002)
Elo ranking 86
Highest Elo ranking 40 (March 1978)
Lowest Elo ranking 129 (June 2005)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Kenya 1–1 Uganda Uganda
(Nairobi, Kenya; 1 May 1926)
Biggest win
Uganda Uganda 13–1 Kenya 
(Uganda; unknown date 1932)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 6–0 Uganda Uganda
(Alexandria, Egypt; 30 July 1995)
 Tunisia 6–0 Uganda Uganda
(Tunis, Tunisia; 28 February 1999)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 5 (First in 1962)
Best result Second; 1978

The Uganda national football team, nicknamed The Cranes, is the national team of Uganda and is controlled by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations. Their best finish in the Africa Cup of Nations was second in 1978. Serbian Milutin Sredojević is their manager.

Achievements[edit]

CECAFA Cup :

Competition records[edit]

World Cup record[edit]

Africa Cup of Nations record[edit]

Other Tournaments[edit]

Year Round
Kuwait 1989 Peace and Friendship Cup Runner Up

Recent results and forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Uganda all-time record against all nations[edit]

Coaches[edit]

[1][2]

Current squad[edit]

The following squad was selected for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against  Mauritania on 20 July 2014.[3]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Denis Onyango (1985-05-15) 15 May 1985 (age 29) 35 0 South Africa Bidvest Wits
1GK Robert Odongkara (1989-09-02) 2 September 1989 (age 25) 17 0 Ethiopia Saint George
1GK Benjamin Ochan (1989-09-18) 18 September 1989 (age 24) 9 0 Uganda Victoria University
1GK Ismail Watenga (1995-05-15) 15 May 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Uganda Vipers
2DF Andrew Mwesigwa (1984-04-24) 24 April 1984 (age 30) 64 6 Kazakhstan Ordabasy
2DF Godfrey Walusimbi (1989-07-03) 3 July 1989 (age 25) 55 3 Kenya Gor Mahia
2DF Isaac Isinde (1991-04-16) 16 April 1991 (age 23) 29 2 Ethiopia Saint George
2DF Denis Iguma (1994-02-10) 10 February 1994 (age 20) 27 1 Uganda Victoria University
2DF Joseph Ochaya (1994-05-02) 2 May 1994 (age 20) 10 0 Ghana Asante Kotoko
3MF Hassan Wasswa (1988-02-14) 14 February 1988 (age 26) 37 0 Uganda KCCA
3MF Moses Oloya (1992-10-22) 22 October 1992 (age 21) 27 0 Vietnam Bình Dương
3MF Brian Majwega (1992-11-07) 7 November 1992 (age 21) 25 3 Uganda KCCA
3MF Geoffrey Kizito (1993-02-02) 2 February 1993 (age 21) 22 3 Kenya Gor Mahia
3MF Ivan Ntege (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 (age 20) 8 0 Albania KF Tirana
3MF Luwagga Kizito (1993-12-20) 20 December 1993 (age 20) 6 0 Portugal Sporting Covilhã
3MF Farouk Miya 3 1 Uganda Vipers
3MF Allan Kyambadde (1996-01-15) 15 January 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Uganda Express
4FW Emmanuel Okwi (1992-12-15) 15 December 1992 (age 21) 41 17 Tanzania Young Africans
4FW Geofrey Massa (1986-02-19) 19 February 1986 (age 28) 40 12 South Africa University of Pretoria
4FW Hamis Kiiza (1990-12-10) 10 December 1990 (age 23) 26 5 Tanzania Young Africans
4FW Brian Umony (1988-12-12) 12 December 1988 (age 25) 24 9 Unattached
4FW Yunus Sentamu (1994-08-13) 13 August 1994 (age 20) 7 3 Democratic Republic of the Congo Vita Club

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zziwa, Hassan Badru (2009-05-25). "Rise and fall of Cranes coaches". The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  2. ^ "Rise and fall of Uganda Cranes tacticians". Soccer256 online. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  3. ^ "Uganda VS Mauritania: Micho releases three from Camp". Federation of Uganda Football Associations. 

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