PICTORIAL: Uganda Cranes qualify for Afcon 2019


A 77th minute goal by Patrick Kaddu ensured a place for the Uganda Cranes at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon.

The Cranes’ players celebrate with their coach

The Cranes played against Cape Verde’s national team – the Blue Sharks at the Mandela National Stadium Namboole near Kampala. The match ended 1:0 in favour of Uganda Cranes.

Soccer fans display placards in support of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine

The win left Uganda on top of Group L with 11 points.

An excited fan cheers on the Cranes

Cape Verde remained in the 3rd position with 4 points.

Cape Verde’s blue sharks that lined up against Uganda at Namboole