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Match Preview: Liberia Lone Stars confront Uganda Cranes

  By Hawa Wesseh Fifa World Cup qualifications, especially if you live in Africa, where the sport enjoys a near religious following can be a spectacle. We are not talking about North America here that has basketball competing with baseball and football, [oops soccer as they say in the United States]. Or the Indian sub-continent that celebrates cricket to a passion. No, but the point here is football in Africa enjoys a near complete domination across the continent, so much so that Fifa qualifications as we will see this weekend…

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Cranes Hire “Micho” Sredojevic Ahead of Liberian Clash

  Micho, 43, joins Cranes on a two year deal to replace Scottish tactician Bobby Williamson, who was sacked after failing to steer the team to great heights Serbian tactician Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic was on Tuesday unveiled as the new Uganda Cranes coach on a two year renewable contract. The Cranes job fell vacant following the sacking of Bobby Williamson. The Scotsman, a record four time Cecafa winner, failed on his key assignment of taking the Cranes to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Speaking to the media…

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Reload: Cranes Fortify Fortress For Liberia Lone Stars

  By Hawa Wesseh Uganda is still hopeful it can win all of its three remaining three games and qualify for the 2014 Brazil Fifa World Cup ahead of its competitors, despite lying at the bottom of the log in group J. The cranes lost 2-0 away at the Monrovia Sports Complex to the “non-fancied Liberian,” national team when Scotsman Bobby Williamson and his boys were outgunned in Painesville with goals coming from towering Malaysian based forward Patrick Wleh, 36th mins, and South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns hit man Anthony Laffor,…

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Ugandan Cranes Vs Liberian Lone Stars

    By: Hawa Wesseh In preparation for the Federation of International Football [Fifa] world cup qualifications slated for Brazil next year, Liberia Lone Stars will faced the Uganda Cranes in Monrovia on March 24. Interim Coach Frank Jericho Nagbe named recently 12 overseas professionals and 25 local players. The list is expected to be trimmed to 23 players, but observers believed the overseas players list will remain as it is meaning cuts are expected to come from the other end. Nagbe, recently appointed on the recommendation of George Weah…

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