Uganda national football team


Uganda national football team

Infobox National football team
Name = Uganda
Badge = Uganda_Football_Association.png Nickname = The Cranes
Association = Federation of Uganda Football Associations
Confederation = CAF (Africa)
Coach = Bobby Williamson
Most caps =
Top scorer =
Home Stadium = Uganda's National Stadium
FIFA Trigramme = UGA
FIFA Rank = 87
FIFA max = 66
FIFA max date = April 1995
FIFA min = 121
FIFA min date = July 2002

Elo Rank = 98

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First game =)
Largest win =flagicon|Uganda Uganda 10 - 1 fb-rt|Djibouti (Kigali, Rwanda; 9 December, 2001)
Largest loss =fb|Egypt 6 - 0 Uganda flagicon|Uganda (Alexandria, Egypt; 30 July, 1995)
fb|Tunisia 6 - 0 Uganda flagicon|Uganda (Tunis, Tunisia; 28 February, 1999)
World cup apps =
World cup first =
World cup best =
Regional name = African Nations Cup
Regional cup apps = 5
Regional cup first = 1962
Regional cup best = Second place, 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. They have never qualified for the World Cup finals; their best finish in the African Nations Cup was second in 1978.

Uganda Football Achievements

:CECAFA Cup :::*8 Times Champion (1973, 1976, 1977, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2003)::*4 Times Runners-up

World Cup record

*1930 to 1974 - "Did not enter"
*1978 - "Did not qualify"
*1982 - "Withdrew"
*1986 - "Did not qualify"
*1990 - "Did not qualify"
*1994 - "Withdrew"
*1998 to 2006 - "Did not qualify"

African Nations Cup record

*1957 - "Did not enter"
*1959 - "Did not enter"
*1962 - Fourth place
*1963 - "Withdrew"
*1965 - "Did not qualify"
*1968 - Round 1
*1970 - "Did not qualify"
*1972 - "Did not qualify"
*1974 - Round 1
*1976 - Round 1
*1978 - Second place
*1980 - "Withdrew"
*1982 - "Withdrew"
*1984 to 1988 - "Did not qualify"
*1990 - "Withdrew"
*1992 to 2008 - "Did not qualify"

Notable players

*Andrew fimbo mukasa
*lulenti kyeyune
*Henry Kakooza
*Hassan Mubiru
*Tenywa Bonseu
*David Obua
*Charles Livingstone Mbabazi

Current squad

The following players were called for 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Niger on 7 September 2008.

Recent Call-ups

External links

* [http://www.fufa.co.ug Federation Of Uganda Football Associations]
* [http://www.fifa.com/en/organisation/confederations/associationdetails/0,1483,UGA,00.html?countrycode=UGA Uganda] at the FIFA website.


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